Monday, 8 June 2009

Review - Lucky Elephant - Edgar / Lucky Elephant (Single)

Lucky Elephant - Edgar / Lucky Elephant (Single)

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6 out of 10

So, Gorky's with a French singer, then. Your appreciation of Lucky Elephant may stand or fall on how you take to vocalist 'Manu' Labescat and his half-spoken, half-droning nasality. Nowt wrong wi' tune, though - a cheekily shimmering piece of Summery bounce with more than a little North Africa about it. The eponymous second half of the double-A is a quirky instrumental which wouldn't sound out of place on the soundtrack to an episode of Charlie and Lola. Happy happy, joy joy.


1. Edgar
2. Lucky Elephant

1 comment:

arthur said...

Lilting instrumental takes you floating away on a summer breeze. The vocals take a bit of getting used to, but they keep these happy tunes from become cliched and too kooky. Buy it now, you won't regret it!