| October 22, 2003|
Whaddup A.. '?!
22 October 2003
| Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock, Teen pop, Urban contemporary|
Melly Goeslaw, Ahmad Dhani, Titi DJ
Agnez Mo albums, Pop music albums
And the Story Goes is the fourth studio album and the debut adulthood's album by Indonesian singer Agnes Monica, released in 2003 by Aquarius Musikindo. The album, ..And the Story Goes, not only reach a high result in sales (double platinum) but also shows that Agnes Monica has done a perfect transition from a children singer to an adult singer. Along with the album, NEZindaHood (Agnes Monica’s official Dancer) was born.
"Bilang Saja" (English: Just Say) is the first single of the album. The pop rock song criticizes men who will always do everything to get what they want without knowing the problems they have caused, as shown in the first verse of the lyrics Lelaki terkadang selalu ingin memaksakan apa yang mereka inginkan untuk memiliki, sebelum semua menjadi semakin masalah (Men sometimes want to forcefully [get] what they want to be theirs, before all gets into trouble). The music video, however, draws hip hop influences.
Penned by Indonesian pop singer-songwriter, Melly Goeslaw, "Indah" (English: Lovely) is an R&B/urban-influenced pop song. Released as the second single, the protagonist of the song demands her lover to give his love and convinces him that he will not regret loving her. The music video for "Indah" is influenced by hip hop dance and culture.
"Cinta Mati" (English: Love to Death) was released as the third single. The song was written and features Indonesian pop rock record producer and singer-songwriter Ahmad Dhani. In the song, the protagonists of the song tell how big their love is, as they sing Cintaku sedalam samudra/setinggi langit di angkasa/kepadamu/cintaku sebesar dunia/seluas jagad raya ini/kepadamu (My love is as deep as ocean/as high as the sky in the space/for you/My love is as big as the world/as large as this universe/for you). The music video for the song features both artists singing with Agnes singing in the coldness and Ahmad Dhani singing and playing piano surrounded by fire.
Another Melly Goeslaw-penned track, "Jera" (English: Chary), was released as the fourth and final single of the album. The lyrical content shows that she is chary to love because her lover's decision to dump her. The music video shows a cold relationship with random scenes of Agnes singing in the rain and darkness.Dessy Fitri – Vocals (background)
Andi Rianto – String Arrangements
Steve Smart – Mastering
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