Goldfrapp is a British duo that produces electronic music. The band was formed in 1999 when singer Alison Goldfrapp, which until then had worked primarily with Tricky and Orbital, some demos gave it to the film composer and keyboardist Will Gregory.
2000 brought out her Goldfrapp produced by PJ Harvey producer John Parish debut album Felt Mountain, which was based on such diverse influences such as synth pop, classic film music and folk music. It was very well received by critics. Three years later, Black Cherry, which is much edgier and more hectic as well as greater emphasis on the drum beats. On August 22, was released in 2005 with Supernature Goldfrapp 's third album. Ooh La La, the first single from it, beginning of August 2005 debuted at # 4 on the UK charts, making it far Goldfrapp 's most successful titles. 2006 saw We Are Glitter, an album of remixes from Supernature. The fourth studio album, Seventh Tree, was released in Germany on 22 February 2008.
The band was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize in 2001 and won at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2003 the award for the best website.
In addition, Goldfrapp have also written the music for the film My Summer of Love (2005) Pawel Pawlikowski of.
On 19 March 2010, the fifth studio album Head First was published, the style is based on the synthpop of the 1980s. The first single Rocket reached in the UK, although only number 47 in Germany, however, number 32, making it the most successful single of the duo in Germany. It was also known that Goldfrapp have collaborated with Christina Aguilera for her album Bionic. On September 6, 2013, the album Tales of Us was published.
For a detailed overview see Goldfrapp / discography.
- 2000: Felt Mountain
- 2003: Black Cherry
- 2005: Supernature
- 2008: Seventh Tree
- 2010: Head First
- 2012: The Singles