- Audio CD (8 July 2002)
- Number of Discs: 1
- Format: Enhanced
- Label: Universal / Island
- ASIN: B000069HGV
- Other Editions: Audio CD | MP3 Download
- Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (43 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 32,701 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)
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With their name inspired by a French lyrical term for the sound of swishing skirts, a sound said to have driven men delirious with desire at the Folies Bergères, Frou Frou's debut album Details is suitably delicate, languorously sensual and deliciously evocative. One half breathless singer-songwriter Imogen Heap and the other uber-collaborator Guy Sigsworth, Frou Frou are a coupling of fine pedigree. Having worked with everyone from Seal, to Bjork and Madonna (cowrote "What It Feels Like For A Girl"), Sigsworth's decision to reunite with Heap following his contribution to her 1998 debut album I Megaphone is well judged.
Combining Sigsworth's electronic post-dance rhythms, naturalistic post-digital melodies and Heap's pre-bed honeyed vocals, Details glows with listless charm, effortless equanimity and an infectious joie de vivre. While tracks such as "Breathe In" and "It's Good To Be In Love" are both as gloriously uplifting as a dreamy cloudless summer morn, the romantic lyrics are self-explorative enough to keep the listener firmly rooted in reality. As Heap implores on "Dumbing Down Of Love": "music is worthless unless it can make a complete stranger break down and cry". A brave statement, but Details while beautifully emotional, is far more likely to raise a smile. --Christopher Barrett
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Songs such as the opening 'Let Go' and 'shh' are perfect examples of how technological music can also be emotional. Neither too heavy nor too sparse, Sigsworth's futuristic sounds, decorative bass lines and sweeping string arrangements both showcase Heap's voice and create the warmth of the album. Other notable songs range from those with that 'feel good factor': 'Breathe In, Only Got One and Hear me Out' to those with a darker undertone such as 'The Dumbing Down of Love and Psychobabble which clearly echoes Sigsworth's past collaboration on Bjork's 'Debut' and 'Homogenic' albums.
This album will undoubtedly find its way into the hands of those who actively look for different kinds of music. 'Details' offers technology driven music at its very best and is truly unique in sound and feel and I doubt any other album will come close to the standard set by this one. All in all, despite the many criticisms people may have, this album is a rare gem, masterpieces such as this are rarely seen!
Imogen Heap (Singer/Songwriter) makes this album memorable. Her voice is a perfect match for the haunting melodies. I have never heard anything as individual as Frou Frou. You will fall in love with Imogen's voice and if you do I recommend her Debut solo Album - 'Speak For Yourself.'
I can't sing the praises of Imogen and Frou Frou enough, you need this album!
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To this day, this is the only album I ever stumbled across at a listening station in a record store. I was blown away. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Karl Martinu
She's a genius - Imogen Heap. One of the truly amazing women in popular music. Stunning lyrics, great voice, imaginative conception. A true high creative.Published 9 months ago by A. Evans
This is a fantastic album - her voice is superb and the recording is excellent and is probably the best quality cd in terms of sound which we currently own!Published on 14 Feb. 2014 by Ev
I only found this by looking for any solo material from Ms Heap - I loved her vocals with Jeff Beck. Read morePublished on 9 Dec. 2013 by J. R. Wilde
I CAN`T BE SUBJECTIVE ABOUT THIS ALBUM, BECAUSE I LOVE IT SO MUCH, SO I CAN`T PROVIDE A CONSTRUCTIVE REVIEW. Read morePublished on 3 Sept. 2013 by Camac.