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shit, 'Little Lies' not 'Everywhere'

O Supermanchiros (blueski), Friday, 6 February 2009 16:06 (eight years ago) Permalink

three weeks pass...

Just today saw his video for in step. It's brilliant (prolly nsfw tho), I've also had a hard time shaking this song off of my system. I wonder if he's a huge popstar somewhere across the globe.

Moka, Tuesday, 3 March 2009 07:02 (eight years ago) Permalink

the "hits" keep comin'

tuomasters at work (blueski), Wednesday, 4 March 2009 00:56 (eight years ago) Permalink

Better Off isn't his strongest song, but the Tim Pope-directed video is dope as fuck.

Johnny Fever, Wednesday, 4 March 2009 08:05 (eight years ago) Permalink

In Step has burrowed its way deep into my brain.

The Devil's Avocado (Gukbe), Monday, 9 March 2009 17:09 (eight years ago) Permalink

four months pass...

similar problem to la roux with this album - songwriting actually not bad (likewise the production) but you have to get over his vocal style which i can just about do half the time - the other half he sounds too much like Justin Darkness.

admittedly still listening (ooh 'Vacant Heart' samples Mclaren's 'Madame Butterfly'...), but i like the idea of him more as songwriter and producer then singer/star on this evidence.

unban dictionary (blueski), Thursday, 6 August 2009 20:54 (eight years ago) Permalink

just heard some of this after maybe avoiding it because of "frankmusik"

sounds good but his voice just makes me think he has a funny-shaped mouth

conrad, Friday, 7 August 2009 09:54 (eight years ago) Permalink

i should clarify this is definitely better than la roux lp

the m/ar/r/r/s sampling one could be a fun single

unban dictionary (blueski), Friday, 7 August 2009 10:43 (eight years ago) Permalink

At some point soon, JLC might build on Confessions On A Dancefloor and produce an album for an act that doesn't completely suck shit but that day doesn't seem to be getting any closer.

Matt DC, Friday, 7 August 2009 10:49 (eight years ago) Permalink

i didn't even realise he's credited with the whole thing and assumed Turner composed most of this (and chose the samples) as much of it doesn't seem characteristic of Price really (which is weird to write because of all the 80s refs and electro elements)

unban dictionary (blueski), Friday, 7 August 2009 10:53 (eight years ago) Permalink

(Turner as in Frank)

unban dictionary (blueski), Friday, 7 August 2009 10:53 (eight years ago) Permalink

wtf steve, frankmusik is not frank turner!

Background Zombie (CharlieNo4), Friday, 7 August 2009 11:33 (eight years ago) Permalink

oh, but apparently his real name is vincent turner. CONFUSING.

Background Zombie (CharlieNo4), Friday, 7 August 2009 11:34 (eight years ago) Permalink

Also confused as to where Justin Lee Collins fits into all this.

JimD, Friday, 7 August 2009 11:44 (eight years ago) Permalink

Not too sure about the album as a whole, but In Step, Better Off As Two and (especially) 3 Little Words are absolutely brilliant. The album version of the latter in particular has Price all over it, to great effect - there's an 80s fairlight style stab he uses which is such a simple addition but it works brilliantly.

Bill A, Friday, 7 August 2009 11:51 (eight years ago) Permalink

That one that samples "Golden Brown" oddly reminds me of Sulk-era Associates.

Stevie T, Friday, 7 August 2009 11:54 (eight years ago) Permalink

done done is great, not sure if it's on the album tho

NI, Saturday, 8 August 2009 14:55 (eight years ago) Permalink

one year passes...

Ah, so that's the end of Frankmusik then.

You don't come back from a collaboration with Far East Movement any better for it.

Johnny Fever, Friday, 22 April 2011 20:07 (six years ago) Permalink

Who's careers have Far East Movement killed?

The Sunspots In Your Eyes Are Actually Cataracts, Mr. Rudich (AWALL), Friday, 22 April 2011 21:16 (six years ago) Permalink

No one that I know of. Frankmusik is a test case, and he fails.

Johnny Fever, Friday, 22 April 2011 21:18 (six years ago) Permalink

(Dev didn't previously and still doesn't have any career to speak of, so she can't really be considered.)

Johnny Fever, Friday, 22 April 2011 21:18 (six years ago) Permalink

nine months pass...

Ha! Just saw he's killed the Frankmusik name, vacated his contract, and is now recording demos again as Vince Did It.

So...I was right?

Johnny Fever, Saturday, 18 February 2012 16:22 (five years ago) Permalink

two years pass...

2 1/2 years later I just remembered him, went on Spotify and found he's released two albums since this thread was last active. I'm listening to By Nicole right now (from this year) and it's like the dictionary definition of "decent".

Johnny Fever, Friday, 7 November 2014 17:49 (three years ago) Permalink

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