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The albums have been graded on the most common grading system used in Finnish schools. Where 4 is the worst, and 10 is the best. The final score for the album is most of the times the average for all of the tracks, though it can also change if the reviewer wishes so. The Super Eurobeat Non-Stop albums will be reviewed as full collections, and the individual songs won't be reviewed, unless they are completely new. Though Euromach and JGTC albums for example will have complete song by song reviews.
The grading system simply goes as ie. 4- (3,75), 4 (4), 4+ (4,25) and 4 (4,5) and the next one again would be 5-. A simple system we have over here in Finland.
  Super Eurobeat 111

1.Dave Rodgers - Ale' Japan (A-Beat C)
It's been a while since Dave opened up a SEB by himself, and here he is again with another song. Those of you who like his voice and energy then you will be treated for a real jewel as this song is pretty damn catchy and energetic as well. The song reminded me a lot of Matt Land's style for some reason, but it's not a huge surprise as they work on the same lebel and have same production values. Not a classic like some of Dave's songs but a solid hit in the good old fashion.
Rating : 9

2.Lolita - One In A Million (A-Beat C)
A-Beat C throws in another big time player to do just the same as Dave did. Lolita hasn't so far not once displayed us any sings of slowing down or losing her touch, and so this time we also get a really catchy happy feel-good song that will blow most of us away. The energy is present to the maximum and Elena Gobbi's vocals sound marvellous like everytime. The song's real highlight is the catchy chorus that is not only catchy but also really easy to remember and it'll get stuck in your head for sure.
Rating : 9

3.Kasanova - Passion And Love (Time)
The usual routines are repeated with also this song. Some of us probably remember Kasanova and the songs we've heard before, so you can actually expect to hear exactly the same thing over again. Unlike with the 2 previous artists, I never really fancied the thing that Kasanova has going on, so therefore this song didn't either really open up for me. The c-melody and the chorus work well and the sounds are alright, but there's just something about the song that doesn't make it appeal.
Rating : 7+

4.Priscilla - New Love (Delta)
I am not sure if I just hear things but everytime this song kicks off I keep on hearing some Movie theme in the sounds but I can't say which one. The typical Priscilla happy style is suddenly gone and we get a song on the lines of Rose or Norma Sheffield and that was a huge shock to me. The amount of female artists doing happier songs is not big enough, and when even Priscilla turns to the dark side and releases a calm and serious song things are looking gloomy, shame on you Delta.
Rating : 6

5.Giselle - Colours Of My Love (Time)
Avex saves the day by presenting a happy song after the slight shock the previous song caused. Time isn't technically the happiest of the labels but it's nice to hear them turn the happiness-gear on every now and then. Giselle is one of the few Time names that seems to do a more kiddy and cheery style and that's exactly what I like. The song itself isn't the best one around but it is blessed with a really happy and energetic chorus.
Rating : 7

6.Norma Sheffield - One Day (A-Beat C)
For some reason the people at Avex really must love Norma Sheffield as we get her songs so frequently. I am not sure if the amount of closet-fans is huge but at least I am not one of them. This time we get more Norma whisper-y vocals over light midtempo backgrounds, a huge change of pace alright. The song itself is pretty good though, as the melody is really nice and at least the chorus sounds effective, a good song on her standards, but not a hit for sure.
Rating : 7+

7.Matt Land - Invisible (A-Beat C)
As a contrast to Norma we get the fresh male vocalist from the same label. Matt Land has created a solid trademark for his songs that are : Energy, Catchiness and Quality. Invisible is yet another song by the handsome vocalist who was wise enough to leave Time-Records and move to A-Beat C. The song itself is really catchy and in particular the chorus is good, but it's not exactly as perfectly produced and put together as I would've anticipated. A great song, just not a bull's eye.
Rating : 9+

8.Speedman - Speed Lover (Delta)
A title like this, both the artist and the song can you expect to hear a bad song? I at least was expecting for quality and that's what I got, just slightly wrapped up differently than I would've thought. Delta have specialized in energetic and distinctive styles and I was expecting a slightly heavy Niko-ish style from the song but then the song revealed to be a synth-based rather upbeat hyper song. A cool song on most levels, but the backgrounds could've been more meaty.
Rating : 8

9.Helena - Love And Pride (Time)
It's not everyday that Time really displays a variable and an effective soundworld in their songs, so I have to admit that I was really surprised by Helena. The intro for the song is stunningly good as it combines acoustic elements, whistling and mechanic beat to a really cool combination. The song itself also is really high on eurobeat level (not just on Time) as it goes from slow beats to a faster pace and it doesn't gag at any points, so it sounds really good. Surprisingly good production values and great vocals, a great song that is also one of the better ones on the album.
Rating : 9+

10.Madison - Mission Of Love (Delta)
Delta shows us another effective style, this time by a female vocalist. Delta rarely is satisfied with producing the same thing over and over again, so they like to do experiements. Mission Of Love sounds like a song that would well fit some male vocalist, but as they included female vocals in it, it sounds distinctive and really good. A good chorus combined with great backgrounds and a lot of edge, we have a hit in our hands.
Rating : 9

11.Arena 69 - Space Jam (Time)
More confusing titles, if somebody who didn't know eurobeat and was browsing through different titles in the eurobeat history, I bet they'd think there are a gazillion covers in this genre. Time does another surprising move as they include a really upbeat and happy-happy song and this time with male vocals. The song has a nice melody and cool backgrounds but the thing that ticks me off is the use of vocoder, the vocals would've probably been a lot better without the annoying edit. A good song, just needs better vocals.
Rating : 8+

12.Rose - Wonderful Love! (Time)
From all of the Rose songs this must be one of the speediest ones I've heard. The vocals are much more hyper than we've come to expect from her, and also the melody is really fast even on eurobeat standards it's fast, when most of the times her songs have reminded more of a typical pop, now she's moving on solid eurobeat ground. It's really great to hear faster materials from Rose it's just a pity that the song isn't really special in the end, it sounds good for a while but doesn't live through a lot of replay, but I hope she will release more fast materials in the future as well.
Rating : 8

13.Overload - Foxy Lady (Time)
Overload is back with another song after a really long time. We get a new style that has similarities to the one they did back in the SEB80's, we don't have another huge hit like Black Out in our hands, but still a very effective song that is much speedier and energetic than vast majority of Time. A nice song with good vocals and a catchy chorus, not much to say.
Rating : 8+

14.Marlene - Celebrate (A-Beat C)
Marlene appeared on 2 Euromach albums and I right away noticed that the vocalist was Elena Gobbi back then, so I was expecting to hear her on this song as well, but what did I get? Somebody who sounds much different (but at the same time really similar!). I am not sure if this is what Elena's real voice sounds like or have they just edited it a lot. Well anyways, this song hasn't got the edge or the energy of the other Marlene songs I know, like the classic Call Girl. Not a bad song, but it won't get stuck in your head or have any real highlights that would light more interest.
Rating : 7

15.D.Essex - Dancing Crazy (Delta)
Another song I got affiliated with on ParaPara Paradise performances and I had a big nostalgy-trip when I heard the intro. The name of the song was naturally in my memory but I just couldn't combine the melody with the song right away, but only a few chords were needed to get me back to the good old days. A great D.Essex song that is definitely from the better end. Catchy vocals, great sounds and a great chorus overall. Definitely worth of getting familiar with.
Rating : 10-

16.Karen - Come & Get Me (A-Beat C)
A-Beat C presents us with one of the most powerful female vocalists they have to offer, Karen's voice is so strong and distinctive that it's really easy to notice her from the songs she sings in, she hasn't achieved the classic status that Elena Gobbi celebrates, but still she should also have her solid circle of fans. Come & Get Me reminds me of eurodance and dancepop more than eurobeat, if the synth and fast beat weren't there, this song would've been a huge hit back in the 90's in Finland for sure. A great song by a great vocalist.
Rating : 9-

17.Powerful T. - My Fire (A-Beat C)
A new name on SEBs (though that I already know as I go from the newest to the oldest), and definitely a new vocalist as well. Powerful T. has a really distinctive sound and his vocals go up and down which might disturb some listeners but once you get used to it, it actually sounds really cool in it's unique way. The song has a serious Mega NRG Man sound to it because of the heavy use of electric guitars and slightly rougher backgrounds, so perhaps we're getting a younger generation here.
Rating : 8

18.TRF - Boy Meets Girl (Eurobeat Mix)
And with the familar style the album is finished off by a J-Euro artist, and now we have a real hit in our hands. The song Boy Meets Girl is an ending theme for the cool anime-series Daa! Daa! Daa! and naturally this is the eurobeat mix of the original song. The song has a really cool soundworld and also great vocals, and it's everytime nice to hear Japanese vocals in contrast to all of the English. A great way to end the album.
Rating : 9

Final Words :
For some reason this album didn't light me up fully at any point. The album had some really good songs like Dancing Crazy, but as whole I didn't enjoy it that much even though the level was pretty solid thorough it. I can't point out why this album just seemed slightly boring to my ear, perhaps it's just missing the energy and the faster pace that I would love to hear more often. But anyways the album has a really good level in comparison and the grade is still pretty good, and it might move a bit up or down in the future once I get more time to give the album some airplay.

Final Score : 8+

Reviewed by Bore