Fat And Frantic - Arcade Amusement EP

Published Friday 15th July 2011
Fat And Frantic - Arcade Amusement EP
Fat And Frantic - Arcade Amusement EP

RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 117022-18289
LABEL: Independent
RRP: £3.99

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

This EP heralds the return - at least for a short season - of those crazy iconoclasts from Bristol who in a time long past were telling how a wife hovered her husband's head. F&F's two recent download singles are here together with various mixes (which in truth are pretty superfluous to requirements). The "Paradise" single is a summery confection which is pleasant enough with Jon Soper's lead vocal gliding effortlessly over the acoustic guitar accompaniment but in truth it isn't hugely memorable. Much better, and a possible radio hit, is "Fruit Machine" which has all the laconic wit we know and love and over a cod ska rhythm features Jon plaintively intoning "all I needed was a triple cherry". Listen out for it on CR radio.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Paradise (Radio Edit) [Listen]
2. Paradise (Extended Mix) [Listen]
3. Paradise (Instrumental) [Listen]
4. Paradise (Without Lead Vocals) [Listen]
5. Fruit Machine (Radio Edit) [Listen]
6. Fruit Machine (Instrumental) [Listen]
7. Fruit Machine (Without Lead Vocals) [Listen]

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