Goldfrapp were never trailblazers; but nor were they cynical copyists. They were simply a very good electronic outfit who happened to appear at a time when the market was right for a combination of atmospheric electronica and the confident, dark sensuality that Will Gregory and Alison Goldfrapp crafted and espoused.»
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electro-pop icons goldfrapp release 'the singles', a career-spanning overview featuring tracks from their five critically acclaimed albums, alongside two brand new songs written especially for this release: 'yellow halo' - a slow building synth-pop wonder, and the introspective and defiant new wave ballad 'melancholy sky'. 'the singles', is the first compilation from the band, taking in the cinematic electronica of their mercury shortlisted debut album 'felt mountain', through the electro glam of 'black cherry', the grammy nominated, half-million selling dance pop of 'supernature', the pagan, electro-folk of 'seventh tree' and last year's, top 10 album, the hands-in-the-air, retro-futuristic 'head first'.
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