Goldfrapp ‎– Head First

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Mute ‎– 9442-2
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Tracklist

1 Rocket 3:51
2 Believer 3:43
3 Alive 3:28
4 Dreaming 5:07
5 Head First 4:30
6 Hunt 4:34
7 Shiny And Warm 3:58
8 I Wanna Life 4:13
9 Voicething 4:44

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  • Barcode: 724596944226
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): DIDX-247296 1 A01
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): DIDX-247296 1 A02
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1, 2): IFPI L327
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 50F8
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 50E3

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CDSTUMM320, 5099962621229 Goldfrapp Head First(CD, Album) Mute, Mute CDSTUMM320, 5099962621229 UK & Europe 2010 Sell This Version
CDSTUMM320, 5099962621229 Goldfrapp Head First(CD, Album, Unofficial) Mute (2), Mute (2) CDSTUMM320, 5099962621229 Russia 2010 Sell This Version
50999 6262122 0 Goldfrapp Head First(CD, Album, Promo) Mute 50999 6262122 0 Argentina 2010 Sell This Version
9442-1 Goldfrapp Head First(LP, Album, 180 + CD, Album) Mute 9442-1 US 2010 Sell This Version
none Goldfrapp Head First - Instrumentals(CDr, Album, Promo) Mute none UK & Europe 2010 Sell This Version

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scoundrel

scoundrel

March 3, 2013

Goldfrapp's HEAD FIRST mines a new vein of pop: the 80s! And right from "Rocket," the album revels in its shiny synths with plenty of that retro feel: "Alive" sounds like the track Olivia Newton-John never got to record. "Dreaming" and "Hunt" could be the soundtrack for 'Silk Stalkings,' but the title track goes back to perkiness. Alas, overall, it feels as if something is missing on the album, and that's the sense of exploration that Goldfrapp does so well. This album doesn't too many surprises, and it's a bit of a shame. The muttered vocals of "Shiny and Warm" move in the right direction but it's not until "Voicething" that we get to see Goldfrapp playing with their sound -- and succeeding. Let's hope they plunge head first in yet another direction.