Album Review: Brief Episodes of Joy by Arthur Loves Plastic

Album Name: Brief Episodes of Joy
Artist: Arthur Loves Plastic
Year/Label: 2008 / Independent
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Review by Anna Maria Stjärnell

Bev Stanton’s project returns with another album of electronic joy. As before longtime collaborator Lisa Moscatiello joins her. She sings on the strident, club-friendly opener I Want You.

Naked has more of a languid feel and will probably suit chill out sessions fine.

Friendly Fire has Moscatiello on vocals again and she brings her usual sweet tone to soft but far from edgeless work.

The album concluded with ALP remixing Techno Squirrels who have been reviewed here by Amy.

Unbelievable is in this version a soft song with the vocals a ghostly echo.

It’s another great album by ALP.

Posted on April 22, 2008

Track Listing
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1 I Want You
4 Naked
5 Lesian Gang
6 Love Me Right
7 Friendly Fire
8 It’s Never Gonna Stop
9 Looking for a Prince
10 Killer Bees
11 Black Cloud
12 Smile
13 Unbelievable (ALP vs. Techno Squirrels)

[Arthur Loves Plastic Official Site]


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