Fantastic Plastic Machine ‎– The Fantastic Plastic Machine

- The track 'Philter (In Viaggio Attraverso L'Australia)' differs between the original & german editions of the album. The original is about 5:21 while the other (vocal version) lasts 5:50.
- Two remixes are available on the US and German editions, but they are different. On the US version, they are: 'Dear Mr. Salesman (Remix 4 Ya By DJ Me DJ You)' and 'Pura Saudade (Optiganally Mix)'. On the German version, they are: 'L'Aventure Fantastique (Recycled Soft Rock)' and 'Pura Saudade (Nova Bossa Nova) (Laxmikant)'.
- The original version of 'Fantastic Plastic World' is available on he Japanese and Korean editions of the album. The US and German editions features the 'Voice 'N' Baroque' remix instead.

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April 30, 2011
referencing The Fantastic Plastic Machine, CD, Album, EMN 7008
This album is catchy, upbeat and fun, combining a wide variety of sounds from different genres like jazz, lounge, house and pop. It's got a sense of humor that is silly and quirky. It is simply a great album to listen to.


April 23, 2004
referencing The Fantastic Plastic Machine, CD, Album, EMN 7008

<I>The Fantastic Plastic Machine</I> is The Fantastic Plastic Machine’s US debut. Makes sense, doesn’t it? It’s a wild mix of disco, lounge and 70s psychedelic pop that the Japanese seem so adept at. “L’Aventure Fantastique” is club-ready; it’s so peppy, you’ll be high for a week. There’s lots of kookiness on display here; for instance, what’s up with the lyrics of “Dear Mr. Salesman”? (Answer: they’re not meant to be taken seriously.) Their cover of Joe Jackson’s “Steppin’ Out” is pure genius, an all-time lounge classic. “Philter” sounds suspiciously like a reimagining of an Italian movie theme. A few tracks are slightly clunkier than others (“Please, Stop!”), but overall, the album is tremendous fun and spirited.