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Little Boots / Nocturnes
Album:Nocturnes Collection:General
Artist:Little Boots Added:06/2013
Label:On Repeat Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2013-07-01 Pull Date:2013-09-02 
Week Ending:25 Aug18 Aug28 Jul14 Jul
Airplays:1111

 Recent Airplay
1.Aug 22, 2013:The Doldrummer
Motorway
4.Jul 10, 2013:Meow After Midnight
Motorway
2.Aug 14, 2013:Meow After Midnight
Confusion
5.Jun 26, 2013:Minding The Gap - farewell.
Motorway
3.Jul 25, 2013:The Doldrummer
Strangers

Album Review
Grumpy Sean
Reviewed 2013-06-26 
Second full-length release from Victoria Hesketh (formerly of Dead Disco), which was held up for at least a year to sort out record label machinations and resulted in a pseudo-self-released arrangement. "Nocturnes" is a major improvement over her debut album, "Hands," which had been studio-polished to the point of removing all traces of organic matter. Taken as a whole, the album is quite comparable to the danceable side of recent Saint Etienne releases, with a clear focus on making songs that are already being remixed for the indie dance clubs. Clear (if slightly thin) female vocals, all music sampled or synthesized. No FCCs.

1. * med(-), totally worships / apes Saint Etienne
2. * med(-), great chorus, totally built for remixes
3. med, somewhat disjointed between verses and chorus
4. med(+), languid but moving groove
5. * med, pure disco
6. * med, slightly dark verses contrast with bright chorus
7. med, pseudo-inspirational, tries too hard
8. med(-), sounds borrowed from an 80s teen movie soundtrack
9. med-, chill-out tune
10. med, another well-performed Saint Etienne rip

Track Listing
1.Motorway 6.Every Night I Say A Prayer
2.Confusion 7.Crescendo
3.Broken Record 8.Strangers
4.Shake 9.All For You
5.Beat Beat 10.Satellite