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Wonderful Electric - Live In London [DVD] [2004] <b>DVD</b> ~ Goldfrapp
21 of 24 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful Electric, 23 Sep 2004
I have liked Goldfrapp since Felt Mountain first appeared on the shelves in HMV, every song is charged with sexuality and emotion-though it wasn't until I saw them live at the Hammersmith Apollo last year that I truly loved them. Seeing Alison on stage should be one of the seven wonders of the world. She is so energetic live, so beautiful and ethereal. Its not until you see Golfrapp live that you realise that some of the most unusual and sublime sounds on their records are actually electronically enhanced samples of Alisons voice- you will be amazed at what she does on 'lovely head' and 'utopia'. Anyone who likes their records, but has never seen them live NEED this DVD. Many artists should… Read more
Black Cherry ~ Goldfrapp
Black Cherry ~ Goldfrapp
21 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars wolflady sucks my brain!, 29 April 2003
Felt mountain has been my favourite album for around two years now, and after hearing the new live tracks on their last tour, I was expecting more of the same from Black Cherry. The title track, deep honey and hairy trees do have the same lush strings and mountain range ambiance as felt mountain, but are actually the weakest tracks. What remains is stomping, glam-rock electronica, twisted vocals and big beats! The vocals are less weimar and more kylie-gone-bad! Twist is such a cool pop song- think one of the minogue sisters duetting with aphex twin and singing about oral sex. Stand out tracks are train, strict machine and tiptoe. The impossible has happened- felt mountain avalanched x