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Goldfrapp: Supernature (Mute)

Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, September 2005

GOLDFRAPP took a big chance when they abandoned the swoonsome muzak of 2001's Felt Mountain for the kinky machinery of 2003's glamtastic Black Cherry. Few had anticipated the switch from the neo-John-Barry soundscapes of 'Utopia' and 'Lovely Head' to the dirty flirtation of 'Train' and 'Twist'. Verve and yearning merged on Black Cherry in songs of spellbinding sexiness.

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