V for Victory by Romy Conzen, Is An Album Created by An Incredibly
Talented Group of Rockers
Released On Bongo Boy Records in The USA
The other day, the good folks at Bongo Boy records sent me an album by singer/songwriter
Romy Conzen. I was immediately intrigued as the name of the album is V for Victory and that is
a pretty confident name for a record. I was also intrigued for another reason; Bongo Boy has a
very long reach and Romy comes from Belgium. That, in my humble opinion, is pretty cool! The
Internet has truly opened doors to bands that would, in the past, have had a very difficult time
getting attention outside of their own region. I once reviewed an album by a metal band from
Iran! Amazing isn’t it? So, it is with great anticipation (and a slight craving for a waffle) that I
cue up V for Victory.
1. Going Down 3:38 - Oh yeah! I dig this.
The beginning starts off kind of like the
theme from Charlie Brown and the Pea-
nuts, except this is played by very tight
metal musicians. The band opens up and I
am nodding my head in extreme approval.
These cats ROCK. There are moments of
melodic quasi-silence in which Romy’s
powerful voice takes center stage - excel-
lent pipes.I even dig the odd synth, alien
invasion sounds that pop-up in the last
third of the song. It reminds me of some-
thing Bowie would have done. Overall,
great opening track!