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Drowning in a Sea of Love

4.7 out of 5 stars 9 customer reviews

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  • Audio CD (20 Mar. 2006)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Border Community
  • ASIN: B000E6ENQC
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 121,972 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Our product to treat is a regular product. There is not the imitation. From Japan by the surface mail because is sent out, take it until arrival as 7-14 day. Thank you for you seeing it.

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Format: Audio CD
This CD is contains some of the lushest soundscapes ever created. I've read elsewhere that it is refreshing to hear some electronic music that isn't so pretentious to render itself unlistenable, and I think that is true. What Nathan Fake has done here is fashion an album that draws from several of it's peers (Lemon Jelly, Boards of Canada et al) and actually moves the game forward.

The beats that often form the backbone of the tracks are quite hip-hop in their orientation (see highlight 'The Sky Was Pink' for what I mean) and this actually juxtaposes really well with the synth noodlings swirling around them. Somehow the melodies always swing back into place neatly, after seeming to disappear off into the sonic ether. There is also quite a lot of variety in amongst the fluffiness and hints of Bjork ('Fell'), Vitalic ('Grandfathered') and Aphex Twin (bits and blobs throughout) and this holds your attention well.

At various points during this album I am reminded of children's cartoon music, or early Amiga/C64 game music, and I think it's to Fake's credit that this manages to not grate or seem like a novelty. It also manages to bridge the gap successfully between mellow and upbeat, as at home soundtracking a Saturday night out as a Sunday afternoon in.

The definite highlight to this record is the slow fade up and lolloping beat of 'The Sky Was Pink'. It is somewhat disappointing that there are not more tracks that stand out like this, and whereas other tracks like 'Bumblechord' and 'Long Sunny' are fine and dandy, they do tend to merge into the overall scheme of things. Luckily for Fake, and us the listeners, the scheme is a good one.

This definitely matches up to my favourite electronic album of last year, Boards of Canada's excellent 'Campfire Headphase', and hence fully deserves a four-star rating.
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This really is a superb album. It was eagerly anticipated having heard a couple of tracks and it has not disappointed.

There is so much in it with hints and flavors of many great things: ethereal noodlings, heavy percussive moments and twinkly electronic glitches. Individual components often sound familiar but as a collection the album is downright refreshing.

My only fear is that within a matter of weeks/months, bits of this album, particularly the opening track 'Stops', will become the soundtrack to many a telecommunications commercial - mark my words!
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Format: Audio CD
I was eagerly awaiting the release of this album, and it proved even better than my expectations.

Right now James Holden's Border Community label can do no wrong and this album has only strengthened that reputation.

Its refreshing to hear an electronica album written around melodies and soundscapes rather than technology and complex sampling.

Surprisingly it also transfers seemlessly to the dancefloor, definatley worth buying and hearing live if you can.
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I chanced upon catching Nathan Fake perform live with Vincent Oliver on visuals at the National Film Theatre in London a couple of weeks back and was blown away by their performance.

They were kind of a support act for the "superior" I:Cube who performed afterwards, and the simple and non-pretentious style of Fake's music and Oliver's visuals shone through as a beacon of wank-free electronica, something I really appreciate in this genre.

Back to the album, this CD represents all that is good in nostalgic (Boards of Canada-like), rocky (My Bloody Valentine-like), boppy (Lemon Jelly-like) electronica. Great stuff!
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By A Customer on 31 Mar. 2006
Format: Audio CD
Electronica has never sounded so fresh and inspiring from one person, even at the lowly age of 20 odd, Nathan has proved himself as being at the forefront of his chosen art. Previously this genre has been dominated by Fourtet and Caribou, the latter being one of the greatest albums of last year, but with this sumptuously beatiful album, it blows (nearly) both of them away.
Listening to Drowning in the sea of love is exactly that, warm, fuzzy, intricate and at times too good to be true. There are so many layers and soundscapes in here, that with each and every listen, it's almost impossible to discover them all - fact! These have all been beatifully and organically melted together in an awesome aural stew, how does he does it, who knows? to be frank, who cares, this is awe inspiring, top drawer stuff.
If you want to own an album filled with pure quality, buy this. If you want to own the perfect summer, wide smiled album, buy it now. If you want to own one of those albums that will never fail to amaze, then don't delay.
With obvious influences including Fourtet & caribou also taking in two lone swordesmen & My bloody valentine, this album will please many from a wide aray. It will also make you a better person - scientific fact.
Let the hazy days of summer start early and invest in the works of a genius, before advertising agencies and TV clip researchers catch on.
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