In , Butler teamed up with DFA's Tim Goldsworthy to release the "Classique" single; the following year he returned with "Blind," an out-of-nowhere mind-melter featuring the voice of none other than Antony Hegarty, of Antony and the Johnsons.
Shortly thereafter, Hercules and Love Affair released their eponymous debut album, with Antony's space-castrato voice the undeniable centerpiece on an album brimming with springy arpeggios, lugubrious bass lines and bright, brassy horns.
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Retrieved July 5, Rocktails in Spanish. Hercules and Love Affair. But it's a drag. I say just wrap the album up with 'Visitor'. Leave on a high note. As for this US version, we get a bonus disc of remixes, and they're fine. But we all know the original versions are where it's at.
The extra 3 songs are very good and make the bonus material worthwhile, especially the track 'Revenge'. All I know is I like it. There are plenty of reviews out there about the album. It's nothing like the first album. This is mainly due to the fact that Andy Butler enlisted help from new vocalists for this album. On the US edition, 3 new tracks are added which really give this album a more complete feel. All three additional tracks are housey electronic and are more of the type of tracks I expected after seeing Hercules' very housey beat driven live set right before this album came out.
I recommend getting this US edition of album which also includes all the remixes of the first two singles. I'm not really excited by these mixes because for the most part they are dubs and I prefer remixes to contain most if not all of the vocals. Lastly, why isnt the amazing "Step Up" being released as a single? This is a major highlight on the album and features vocals from Kele Bloc Party. See all reviews. Top reviews from other countries.
Not their best album but still a great funky listen. Report abuse. So many little gems in here, this is a cd for making love to, for chilling, for having fun. Customers who bought this item also bought. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Hercules And Love. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Get free delivery with Amazon Prime. Back to top. Get to Know Us. Amazon Payment Products. English Choose a language for shopping.
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