February 21, 2008
Goldfrapp your time is up.
Must say I’m very disappointed with the new Goldfrapp album, fortunately they posted the songs onto myspace so I can save myself some money by not buying it.
There was a noticeable evolution between their last three albums and I must admit I was really looking forward to the new one. I could honestly say I probably looked forward to new Goldfrapp albums more than the last few Depeche Mode releases.
I was really hoping that they would continue with innovating electronic music but alas they have decided on a lo-fi/folk/guitar/acoustic type affair.
This is somewhat of an assumption but I’m guessing the delays surrounding this release came about as they were struggling to find a way forward with their sound, and rather than churning out Supernature mark II they decided to radically change their sound. I admire them for wanting to change and the songs are still great, but I’m sorry it’s just not my cup of tea.
As a teenager I had an odd rule about buying music, if it had guitars in it, I wouldn’t buy it. I think I’m invoking this rule again.
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