Miss Kittin And The Hacker* ‎– Champagne! E.P.

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Tracklist

A1 Gigolo Intro 1:52
A2 Frank Sinatra 3:51
A3 The Grey Area 5:16
B1 1982 5:17
B2 Gratin Dauphinois 3:31
B3 Gigolo Outro 2:02
Bonus Track
B4 Dirty Talk 2:05

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© 1997
Mise en bouteille à Chateau Fontaine/Brooklyn.
Made in Germany.

Comes in a generic brown, die-cut sleeve.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 718752 951166
  • Distribution Code: EFA 29511-6
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched): A Gigolo 11 EFA- 29511-6 cut by pole @ D+M
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched): B Gigolo 11 EFA 29511-6 cut by pole @ D+M

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johnGROND

johnGROND

November 7, 2014
"Frank Sinatra" was used very effectively on Danny Tenaglia's Global Underground mix "010: Athens"...
maroko

maroko

November 19, 2009
Put this old favorite on today and I have to confess the A side tracks still amaze me. After the brief intro, Frank Sinatra, The Grey Area and 1982 are three top notch electroclash classics with ballsy attitude and funny vocals. Miss Kittin has never sounded this entertaining again, while the catchy and popish melody on 1982 earned it heavy radio and club rotation. Frank Sinatra, quite probably the duo's most known tune ever, has badd ass production and Miss Kittin crushing your ego with arrogant and inimitable vocals.
The B side I don't fancy that much since, after all, I am not that big of an electro head. Gratin Dauphinois is a straight up instrumental electro number, and despite a tremendous and pumelling bass line, on a whole I don't recall playing it too much. In comparison to the pure fun displayed throughout the A side, this is too sudden of a change in mood and sound. The Gigolo Outro is not that different from the Gigolo Intro, while the last bonus track, Dirty Talk, is back on track, though way too short. A very playful and easily accessible melody with Miss Kittin's vocals absolutely dominating here. Unfortunately, it all comes to an end way too soon.
Overall, this is a good one, though I would recommend getting their debut album "First" before this any day of the week. It contains two of the best tracks from this EP (Frank Sinatra and 1982), as well as two fistfulls of similar tunes. The influence of this should not be underrated though, as I seriously doubt these two would have ever gotten the recognition they did if it weren't for Gigolo who gave them a chance. Good start to what would soon become an internationally recognized and well respected musical partnership.
jussumen

jussumen

January 14, 2003

agreed - a classic , i don`t think the strange attraction , that Miss Kittin`s voice surely has , comes across better than on this release . People , who got the first pressings from early GIGOLO 12"es should hold on to them - they will get very expensive one day - Arnold Schwarzenegger won a trial , not to use his picture on the covers of the early GIGOLO records - that`s why there is Sid Vicious`s picture on the Gigolo records now ..
hog

hog

January 2, 2003
on some recent pressings they printed 'Gigolo 09' on the label, which is wrong. the font is also thinner. besides; mine has a yellow cover instead of a brown one, with an ean-code-label 0718752951166
MrFonktrain

MrFonktrain

May 24, 2002

dirty talk is a much too short cover of the italo-disco-smasher by Klein&Mbo. Imho the track where Miss Kittin's strange voice sounds best.
servo

servo

May 23, 2002

frank sinatra still sounds badass! caught derrick carter last monday at Baktun-tronic treatment in nyc. he rocked this track i have long since abandoned! leave it up to derrick to drop this record and keep it fresh! this ep is still great. its been a while!