Electric Sound Of Summer

I pointed you in the direction of Fuxa back in the Spring, who recorded this beautiful, blissed out version of the Fun Boy Three/Go Go’s Our Lips Are Sealed. Whispered vox, analogue keys, primitive percussion, effects.

Something reminded me of it the other day and I realised I hadn’t gone looking for the album, which came out in May. It’s called Electric Sound Of Summer, and that title describes it pretty well. It’s got wooziness all over it, the aural equivalent of the sun going down over a beer garden when you’ve had exactly the right amount to drink and everything feels good. On the other hand there’s a sadness about it too. The sun will soon disappear behind the trees, a chill in the air, Autumn’s just around the corner. Lovely stuff.

As well as the aforementioned cover there’s a ten minute version of Suicide’s Cheree, a cover of a Daniel Johnston song (below) and guest spots from Dean and Britta (from Luna and Dean and Britta), Seefeel’s Sarah Peacock, and members of Spiritualized, Spectrum and Spacemen 3.

Some Things Last A Long Time

2 Responses

  1. What fucking sun! and I was unaware of any fucking summer either

  2. Equivalent of. I didn't say it actually happened this summer.

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