Album Review: Toys in Coin Machines by Flutter

Album Name: Toys in Coin Machines
Artist: Flutter
Year/Label: 2003 / Alphabasic Music

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Review by Anna Maria Stjärnell

Flutter is colorful, catchy and fun synth pop music. Vocalist Christine Ingaldson has a dynamic voice and real star quality.

“Come with Me” is brash and up-tempo and has an early eighties sounding vibe.

“Soft Lullaby” gives Ingaldson a chance to use her vocal range and she knows how to use it.

“Sleepwalking” is a would-be hit with an irrepressible chorus and a sassy vocal.

“4th Day” starts with a great spoken word bit in the vein of Laurie Anderson but is ends up being more pop than that would imply, as Ingaldson dissects a failed relationship.

“Be Together” is like Pet Shop Boys fronted by Gwen Stefani on a good day.

This is a lively and sparkly pop record.

Posted on January 6, 2005

Track Listing
1. 50 Cent Ring
2. Come With Me
3. Soft Lullaby
4. Sleepwalking
5. Keep Me
6. Naked
7. 4th Day
8. Bad Idea
9. Citygirl
10. Itch
11. Be Together
12. My Nocturne (hidden Track)

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