Your tears don't shake my world like Britney Spears.

LISTEN: Goldfrapp – Melancholy Sky

Alison & Will are back with “Melancholy Sky”, the new single off their forthcoming career retrospective LP “The Singles”. One of the two new tracks on the compilation, “Melancholy Sky” is a languid, mellow number in the vein of “Seventh Tree” era, married to ’60s girl-group pop percussion. It also features a nice string arrangement and horn section, and of course, Alison’s unmistakable, crystalline vocals.
As always, it’s lovely on its own, as far as stopgap tracks go, but I kinda prefer the pastoral “Yellow Halo”. This album will be their last with EMI, and whichever direction they decide to take next, it should be interesting. Though if Alison’s beautiful Twitpics are any implication, their hearts are still wholeheartedly with nature. Stream the new song below, and check out the video for “Yellow Halo” too.

 

 

 

Buy the single.
Pre-order the album.
More on Goldfrapp.

Advertisements

2 responses

  1. Pingback: Video: ‘Yellow Halo,’ por Goldfrapp « Rose Darkspleen's Music Blog

  2. Lovely.

    January 14, 2012 at 7:47 AM

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s