Goldfrapp ‘Alive’ Video

Goldfrapp are out with the music video to their new single ‘Alive’, off the English electronic music duo’s fifth studio album ‘Head First’, out now on Mute Records. Watch it via Vevo below the cut. (more…)

Goldfrapp ‘Rocket’ Video

Goldfrapp 'Rocket' single cover

Goldfrapp are out with the music video to their new single ‘Rocket’, off the British electronica duo’s fifth studio album ‘Head First’, out March 22nd via Mute. Watch the Kim Gehrig directed video via YouTube below.

Alison Goldfrapp Thanks Fans For 43rd Birthday Wishes

Alison Goldfrapp checked in with fans on the official Goldfrapp.com blog, talking about how she celebrated her 43rd birthday, which was on May 13th. The English electropop singer writes:

Hi! Wanna say thank you so much for all your gorgeous birthday messages and fantastic endeavors!!! I was really touched! I had a lovely birthday, I went out for a meal in the eve and celebrated with just a couple of close friends at a crazy looking Japanese place in London. It’s Sunday 24th and the sun is shining, I gotta get out amongst the trees my lovelies, hope you have fun in the sun!

Happy Holidays From Goldfrapp

Goldfrapp checked in with fans on their blog at MySpace (@goldfrapp) on Tuesday (December 16) with the following message:

Hello everybody

Sorry we haven’t managed to film a special message for you this year, probably all our gallivanting round the planet and other things, time seems to have runaway and now we are off on our holidays, but before we do that we wanted to say a big thank you to you all for helping making our year a fabulous one!

Thanks for all your support, messages and general presence.

We wish you all great holidays and a wonderful New Year!

All love Alison and Willxxxxxxx
P.S We will be finding a hut again in the new year to start writing, so we’ll keep you posted on how things are going x.

Goldfrapp Releasing ‘Seventh Tree’ Special Edition

Goldfrapp checked in with fans on their blog at MySpace (@goldfrapp) on Wednesday (September 17) with the following message:

Hey Deers

We’re happy to announce that Goldfrapp are releasing a Special Edition of the Seventh Tree album on Mute, hitting the streets on 27 October. Coming out on CD with a bonus DVD, the Special Edition will contain the complete original album on CD plus new album artwork and photos. Here’s the DVD track listing!!!

Live at De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea:
Clowns (Instrumental) Behind The Scenes / Happiness / You Never Know / Caravan Girl / Monster Love / Little Bird

Videos
A&E / Happiness / Caravan Girl

TV performances
Clowns / Road To Somewhere

We’ve arranged preview clips of the audio for a couple of tracks for you.

Goldfrapp Perform On World Cafe’s ‘Lillywhite Sessions’

Goldfrapp appeared at the latest in World Cafe’s ‘Lillywhite Sessions’ series from Avatar Studios.

On the group’s British sensibility, Will Gregory said, “It’s difficult to kind of know how other nationalities regard one. It’s very interesting. One’s always intrigued to hear what Englishness is. I suspect it’s moved on a bit from bowler hat and a copy of the Times. We can’t help but be English because we are. It think that we do have a sort of quirky sense of humor probably and also I think we like an eccentric.. I think that is something that English people like to do their own thing and go from their own nutty directions and not follow the trends.”

Alison Goldfrapp suggested there were American influences on the new album, explaining, “Sunshine is quite a foreign thing. I mean we talked about a lot of ’70s American films and kind of that hazy Californian sunshine and I suppose maybe more of an atmosphere was the sound that we were kind of (aiming for).”

Listen to a replay of the show aired Wednesday (July 9), featuring performances of ‘A&E’, ‘Road to Somewhere’, and ‘Eat Yourself’, as well as a discussion with host David Dye, via NPR.org below the cut. (more…)

Goldfrapp ‘Happiness’ Video

Goldfrapp 'Happiness' single cover

Goldfrapp are out with the video for their new single ‘Happiness’, the second release from the British electronica duo’s fourth studio album ‘Seventh Tree’, out now on Mute Records. Watch it below.

Goldfrapp ‘A&E’ Audio

Goldfrapp 'A&E' single cover

Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory of Goldfrapp have posted the lead single off their upcoming album ‘Seventh Tree’ on their MySpace player. ‘Seventh Tree’ is due out February 26th on Mute Records. Listen to ‘A&E’ via YouTube below.

Merry Christmas From Goldfrapp

Alison Goldfrapp close-up, wearing a head bandage as a joke in response to reports she's gotten plastic surgeryAlison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory have prepared a couple of very special Christmas messages for fans, filmed in the back streets of N1 in London on Wednesday (December 19). The duo are set to release their new album ‘Seventh Tree’ in February.

“Hello everybody. Merry Christmas and I just want to say thank you to all the fans who donated money for my operation. Thank you,” Alison Goldfrapp said while wearing a bandage on her head, a humorous reference to stories suggesting she’s had plastic surgery.

Watch the pair perform what appears to be an original holiday tune, not named, below.

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