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Goldfrapp: Felt Mountain

Review by Dan Gennoe, Q, October 2000

OWING NO SMALL debt to an era when chilling strings and abstract electronica followed Michael Caine’s every move, and French pop was effortlessly romantic, the ...

"The Mercury prize? Oh God, that would be great. I deserve something"

Profile and Interview by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 4 May 2001

Singing sensation Alison Goldfrapp tells Dave Simpson why her time has come. ...

Goldfrapp: Music That's Going Places

Report and Interview by Evelyn McDonnell, Miami Herald, November 2001

FORMER ENGLISH country lass Alison Goldfrapp could have had a record deal years ago, if she hadn't bothered her pretty head with petty matters like ...

Goldfrapp: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Live Review by Chris Roberts, Uncut, February 2002

GOLDFRAPP, WHO like The Dandy Warhols have reason to be grateful to mobile phone ads, remain an enigma, despite burgeoning popularity. ...

Goldfrapp: Black Cherry (Mute)

Review by 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 ...

Goldfrapp: An Interview

Interview by Ken Scrudato, SOMA, March 2003

IT'S NOT EASY being an "it" girl, especially when most of those proclaiming it have little clue as to what "it" is. Most often, "it" ...

Popping The Cherry: Goldfrapp's Glam Adventure

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, April 2003

AFTER THE post-triphop, Shirley-Bassey-meets-Stereolab masterpiece that was 2001's Felt Mountain, Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory have bravely opted to change direction. Their new single 'Train', ...

Down Boy!: Goldfrapp: Black Cherry (Mute) ***

Review by Toby Manning, Q, May 2003

Sultry ambient diva gets dark electro makeover ...

Goldfrapp: Black Cherry (Mute) ****

Review by Jim Irvin, MOJO, May 2003

Second album from sultry singer/musician Alison Goldfrapp and musical partner Will Gregory. ...

Goldfrapp: Supernature

Review by Dorian Lynskey, The Guardian, 12 August 2005

LAST WEEK, Gyles Brandreth gave an entertaining account of his first attempt to become a Conservative MP. Fresh out of university and bursting with his ...

Goldfrapp: Tales Of The Supernatural

Interview by Ian Watson, The Scotsman, 13 August 2005

ABOUT A year and a half ago, Alison Goldfrapp finally snapped. ...

Goldfrapp: Supernature (Mute)

Review by 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 ...

Goldfrapp: Brixton Academy, London

Live Review by Ian Watson, Yahoo! Music, October 2005

SHE LOOKS LIKE a dying android. As played by Prunella Scales. And not just any dying android as played by Prunella Scales either. She's the ...

Goldfrapp: Manure Rather Than Manicure

Interview by Jude Rogers, The Guardian, 25 January 2008

After past glam excesses, Goldfrapp are turning to nature for inspiration. Jude Rogers heads for their country retreat and hears why they are English eccentrics ...

Goldfrapp Get It Together In The Country: Seventh Tree

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Observer Music Monthly, February 2008

The duo Goldfrapp, huge in their native Britain, have confounded fans of their staple glam-disco sound with the "psychedelic folk" of their new album. ...

Goldfrapp: Seventh Tree (Mute)

Review by John McCready, The Word, March 2008

Country Casuals: Farewell to Equus Goes Rollerdisco and "Hello trees, Hello flowers" as Goldfrapp undertake their own bucolic Relocation, Relocation ...


Profile and Interview by Pete Paphides, The Times, 11 April 2008

JUST BECAUSE Goldfrapp's new single is a sunny pop tune that goes by the name of 'Happiness', it doesn't mean that Alison Goldfrapp holds any ...

Alison Goldfrapp

Interview by Lois Wilson, MOJO, June 2008

The eldritch folk siren, in her own words and by her own hand ...

Rock Stars Storm the Movie Soundtrack World

Overview by Graeme Thomson, The Guardian, 19 November 2009

From Goldfrapp to Badly Drawn Boy, from Karen O to Nick Cave, more and more big names are lining up to write music for films. ...

Goldfrapp explore the shadows

Interview by Nick Hasted, The Independent, 6 September 2013

After 15 years of glam-pop, the duo's new album sees them channelling the spirit of film noir. They tell Nick Hasted where the sequins went. ...


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