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Goldfrapp: Black Cherry (Mute)

Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, 2003

JUST WHEN WE thought there was nothing left in the moribund corpse of trip-hopping soundtrack Euromuzak, along came Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory to breathe extraordinary new life into its petrified limbs. So farewell then, Stereolab. And adieu Portishead while we're about it.

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