No Baudelaire, Just Glitter Lust

Goldfrapp’s ongoing project of reissuing their albums on vinyl has given me a good chance to revisit those records (all of which I have obsessed over to some degree) and write about them a second time, if only to see how time has treated the music, and to gauge my own visceral reaction to it […]

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The Best Albums of 2017, #9

                    9. Goldfrapp, Silver Eye (Mute) One thing I’ve always enjoyed about Goldfrapp is how they never like to repeat themselves, instead preferring to shift gears, no matter how commercially successful the previous album was. Not only does it speak volumes about the integrity Alison Goldfrapp […]

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The Best Albums of 2013, #7

Goldfrapp, Tales of Us Following the career of the duo of Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory has been one of the most rewarding experiences I’ve ever had as a music fan. Here’s a project that has so consistently surprised listeners time and again with a sound so amorphous, but for all the variety the vision […]

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The Best Singles of 2013, #14

Goldfrapp, “Annabel” It wouldn’t be a year-end singles countdown without a Goldfrapp song, would it? After all I’ve been gushing about Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory’s music since 2001 now. Interestingly, “Annabel” is by far the most underrated single the duo has ever released, nothing but Alison, an acoustic guitar, and the subtlest touch of […]

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