REVIEW album Pete Beat The Strange Museum

Pete Beat's Therapeutic New Album "The Strange Museum"

The Strange Museum

Pete Beat

British musician Pete Beat has just released his latest album, "The Strange Museum," and it's an absolute gem. Self-taught and self-produced, Pete has been honing his craft for over a decade, and it shows in the quality of his music.

One of the standout tracks on the album is "Sweet Elan", a soulful and thought-provoking song about unrequited love. Written eight years ago, Pete finally recorded it for this album, and it's a hauntingly beautiful piece that lingers in your mind long after the music has stopped. The lyrics are deeply emotional, depicting a lifetime of lost love, and Pete's vocals are filled with raw emotion that hits you right in the heart.

But what makes "The Strange Museum" truly special is the story behind it. Pete shares his experience of being diagnosed with schizophrenia, from arriving at the hospital to the diagnosis itself. The album is a testament to the fact that it is possible to fully recover from mental illness, and Pete's honesty and vulnerability in sharing his story is commendable. The album's title is a nod to the psychiatric hospital where Pete was detained in 2010, and the cover art captures the otherworldly feeling of that experience.

In addition to the music, Pete Beat has also included a unique and creative element in the album - an Android/Windows game that allows fans to explore a world, interact with characters, and collect items that contribute to two songs on the album that can be remixed. It's a fun and interactive way to engage with the music and adds an extra layer of enjoyment to the album.

Overall, "The Strange Museum" is a therapeutic and powerful album that showcases Pete Beat's musical and creative talents. His ability to weave personal experiences into his music is both moving and inspiring, and the album is a testament to the healing power of creativity. Don't miss out on this charming record that has the potential to be one of the highlights of the year.