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Strange Words And Weird Wars

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Strange Words And Weird Wars
Strange Words And Weird Wars


Following on from her critically lauded 2013 album Crystal World, Marnie continues to develop her very own take on a modern pop sound through the release of Strange Words And Weird Wars. Comprised of ten pulsating tracks, Strange Words And Weird Wars showcases the most impressive elements of Marnie's incarnation as a solo artist along with those that made her band, Ladytron, one of the most respected pioneers in electronic music; soul crushing synths are wonderfully accented by hook-laden choruses as Marnie boldly explores up-tempo electro dream-pop. The ability to effortlessly play with genres becomes more and more apparent as you work your way through what is such a sonically impressive record. Tracks such as album opener, the unashamedly melodic 'Alphabet Block', nods to contemporary pop artists; think an electro-pop fusion between La Roux and Kylie. 'Girls' expertly creates the immediacy of Ladyhawke's best work, with 'Electric Youth' channeling 80's mall pop; a glorious guilty pleasure and one of the stand-out tracks on the album. Introspection comes in the form of the shoegaze-inspired 'A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night', giving the air of an unreleased b-side from a cult vampire movie, while forthcoming single Lost Maps is a pop classic in the making; a single that should be heard on dance floors all over the world. Influenced by life, love, loss, politics and all things 80's pop, Marnie has created an album that has an intelligence and a depth behind what, on the surface, is a melodic contemporary pop record.


  1. Name
  2. Alphabet Block
  3. Bloom
  4. G.I.R.L.S
  5. Electric Youth
  6. A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
  7. Lost Maps
  8. Summer Boys
  9. Little Knives
  10. Invisible Girl
  11. Heartbreak Kid
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