Discovery: Melpo Mene

Melpo Mene is a Swedish pop artist with an ear for a catchy melody, as latest track Once Had It All shows.

By Jane Howkins

It’s quite a poppy track but Once Had It All also has quite a folky feel to it, featuring a beautiful piano and guitar melody. There is something very haunting about the track and the time sequence provided by the percussion sounds almost jazzy. Melpo’s soft vocal style works well with the music, giving the song a dreamy feel. The instrumental part that appears after the chorus is stunningly beautiful – I would have included it in my top ten songs for the year if I had heard this track before compiling the list. Have a listen to Once Had It All below and see what you think!