Once upon a time, Andy Bell decided he wanted to do a cover album on his own. Now, several years later, Erasure releases one of their funnest albums ever.
For me, personally, this was a hoarde of awsome songs that just blew me away. I'm too young to have heard many of the originals and in my opinion, I think Erasure at least matches, if not surpasses the ones I have heard.
Just a few minutes into the first song and you know that there's something different about this album. Wether you've heard the songs or not, there is an aire of nostalgia in the compositions. For me, this just makes the songs all the more enjoyable. They sound familiar but sound genuinely Erasure.
The album itself seems to be divided into two main parts. The first half of the album, "Solsbury Hill" through "Walking in the Rain", has that undeniably dancy, upbeat sound that you just can't help but sing along to. The second half, "True Love Ways" through "Goodnight", have a slowy more pensive sound. And the song that should have been labeled "bonus Track", "Video Killed the Radio Star" concludes the album. Many disreguard this song as one of Erasure's worst, but I personally love this song and the robotic voice is just a little quirk that I can't get enough of.
In the end, this Album is a five-star, but it loses a point for being much too short.