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Felt Mountain
Leftfield, Downtempo, Ethereal
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1101 mb
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1905 mb
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1505 mb
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4.6 ★

Авторы текста и музыки. Will Gregory, Tim Norfolk, Alison Goldfrapp, Robert Locke. WMG (от лица компании "Mute/BMG"); BMI - Broadcast Music In. Warner Chappell, LatinAutor, PEDL, LatinAutor - Warner Chappell, Fintage Publishing BV, CMRRA, UBEM, ASCAP" и другие авторские общества (9).

Felt Mountain is the debut studio album by English electronic music duo Goldfrapp. It was released on 11 September 2000 by Mute Records. The album takes influence from a variety of music styles such as 1960s pop, cabaret, folk and electronica. Felt Mountain was generally well received by music critics, and was described as "simultaneously smarmy and seductive, yet elegant and graceful"

It is defined by its eerie yet enchanting mixture of cinematic strings, synths and Goldfrapp’s haunting vocals, taking influence from a variety of music styles such as 1960s pop, cabaret, folk and electronica. The album’s primary themes are deception, isolation, the oppressive wilderness and obsessional feelings, with a sci-fi tinge

Goldfrapp are an English electronic music duo from London, formed in 1999. Goldfrapp's second album Black Cherry, which incorporated glam rock and synthpop sounds into their music, was released in 2003.

Goldfrapp's Felt Mountain is that and more. Listening to this album brings to mind several other artists and genres; Annie Ross, Portishead, Momo, Jai, Burt Bachrach, Gregorian Chant, - even the Exotica soundtrack. I don't know much about Gregory and Goldfrapp, but their influences are blatantly discernable. This is normally a bad thing but, again, contrarily, and ironically, Goldfrapp possesses such refined taste and talent that they manage to create something new and satisfying.

Felt Mountain is the debut album by English electronic duo Goldfrapp. It was released in the United Kingdom on 11 September 2000 by Mute Records.

Together with umentalist Will Gregory, Goldfrapp wraps her unearthly voice around songs that borrow from '60s pop, cabaret, folk, and electronica without sounding derivative or unfocused.

Felt Mountain opens with "Lovely Head," a track that juxtaposes a shuffling drum beat and whistling that sounds like it could be 50 years old with futuristic analog beeps. Goldfrapp's voice, with all its warmth and expressiveness, sounds instantly familiar. And it retains this familiarity over the course of the album, excepting a throaty, Siouxsie-esque yelp or two in "Human," and a bizarre passage at the end of "Deer Stop," in which her voice is made to sound eerily childlike. Creepy, especially considering the sexual undertones present.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Lovely Head
Bass [Synth] – Nick BattBass Guitar – Adrian UtleyDrums – John ParishViolin, Viola – Stuart Gordon
A2 Paper Bag
Cello – Nick CooperDouble Bass – Mary ScullyDrums – John ParishHumming – Mute Male VoicesSynth [and Tremolo], Bass Guitar – Adrian UtleyUkulele [Baritone], Melodica, Koto – Andy DavisViola – Nick BarrViolin – Alexander Balanescu, Sonia Slany
A3 Human
Cello – Nick CooperPercussion – Rowan OliverPercussion [Metal] – Nick BattTenor Saxophone – Ben WaghornTrombone – John CornickTrumpet – Andy BushViola – Bill HawkesViolin – Jaquelline Norrie, Sonia Slany
A4 Pilots
Bass Guitar – Adrian UtleyCello – Nick CooperPercussion – Rowan OliverPercussion [Brushes] – Clive DeamerViola – Bill HawkesViolin – Jaquelline Norrie, Sonia Slany
A5 Deer Stop
Cello – Nick CooperDouble Bass – Mary ScullyViola – Nick BarrViolin – Alexander Balanescu, Sonia Slany
B1 Felt Mountain
French Horn – Steve MacAllisterSynth – Steve ClaydonViolin [Tremolo] – Stuart Gordon
B2 Oompa Radar
Brass Band – Flowers BandDrums – Tony OrrellFlugelhorn [Solo] – Andy Bush
B3 Utopia
Cello – Nick CooperDouble Bass – Mary ScullyDrums – Tony OrrellSynth – Steve ClaydonViola – Nick BarrViolin – Alexander Balanescu, Sonia Slany
B4 Horse Tears
Bass Guitar, Guitar [Tremolo], Drums – John ParishViolin, Viola, Violin [Solo] – Stuart Gordon

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Mute Records
  • Copyright (c) – Mute Records
  • Lacquer Cut At – Optimal Media GmbH – BF 93171


  • Design [Sleeve Design] – Alison Goldfrapp
  • Keyboards, Strings [Arrangement], Brass [Arrangement] – Will Gregory
  • Lacquer Cut By – JP
  • Vocals, Whistling, Keyboards – Alison Goldfrapp


Inner Sleeve:
All tracks written, performed, & produced by Will Gregory and Alison Goldfrapp.
Except *

All tracks recorded and mixed at home and at the bungalow except for: Human vocal recorded at Christchurch Studios. Deer Stop mixed at 'The Instrument'. Utopia mixed at 'Eden Studios'.
Additional Mixing: Utopia - Dave Bascombe, Human - Nick Batt, Deer Stop & Paper Bag - Kevin Paul. Additional Engineering: Nick Batt, Luke Gordon, Kevin Paul, David Lord.
*Human (Norfolk/Locke/Goldfrapp/Gregory) Bug Music Ltd/Copyright Control.
Inside photo of Will Gregory & front cover by Joe Dillworth, inside photo of Alison Goldfrapp by Anna Fox, landscape photography by Ⓒ C.L.Schmidt & Gunter Graefenhain, / britstock IFA.

Our many thanks to Steve Claydon, Colin Wallace, Daniel Miller & everyone at Mute, John Parish, Adrian Utley, Carole Pearson, Nick Batt, Anna Fox, Joe Dillworth, and all the musicians who played on this album.
Alison thanks Ma, Pa and Family, Sir Steve, all the old girls, Ennio, Hazel and all my mates xxxx.
Will thanks Carole Pearson, Hazel Grian & Sergio Leone.

Outer Sleeve:
Ⓟ 2000 Mute Records Ltd., a BMG Company
Ⓒ 2015 Mute Records Ltd., a BMG Company
Made in the EU.

Sticker states:
180 Gram
White Vinyl

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 414939 924460
  • Barcode (Scanned): 5414939924460
  • Label Code: LC05834
  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings side A): BF 93171 - 01 A1 JP STUMM 188X
  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings side B): BF 93171 - 01 B1 JP STUMM 188 X

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
Cdstumm188 Goldfrapp Felt Mountain ‎(CD, Album, Dig) Mute Cdstumm188 UK 2000
CDVIRD (WI) 565 Goldfrapp Felt Mountain ‎(CD, Album + CD, Comp, S/Edition) Virgin CDVIRD (WI) 565 South Africa 2001
S/N: 10171, S/N: 10172 Goldfrapp Felt Mountain ‎(CDr, Album, Promo + CDr, Comp, Promo) Samurai FM, Samurai FM S/N: 10171, S/N: 10172 Japan 2001
391.0188.20, Cdstumm188 Goldfrapp Felt Mountain ‎(CD, Album, RP) PIAS Benelux, Mute 391.0188.20, Cdstumm188 Europe Unknown
Cdstumm188 Goldfrapp Felt Mountain ‎(CD, Album) Mute Cdstumm188 Ukraine 2000

  • Samutilar
Shocking pressing... noisy, distorted in the loud parts.Not happy at all.I see others are praising this pressing but in my case it's a complete let down.I've had it with coloured vinyl now... totally crap.
  • SING
Are you certain you don't have this different white version (RSD):
  • Xaluenk
A truly phenomenal pressing. I never thought wax could sound this eargasmic!
  • Ger
As with the other reviews, my copy of this pressing sounds fantastic.
  • hardy
The rumors are true. This thing sounds fantastic. Light candles and hop in the bubble bath.
  • Qumenalu
Alison has a beautiful voice. It is on this album her voice rests most beautifully.It's a very strange - alien - album, beguiling with its beauty; under its surface many other creatures lurk. When you listen to the lyrics and strange noises, you notice the album is more experimental than it first seems with its seamless beauty.The whistling on Lovely Head is an example of the album's brilliance; it is timeless, the stuff of classics. (So good it could be exploited for a major commercial - luckily we can forget the product they were selling and the sound remains.) "Fascist baby" with a candy sweetener; this is an album to listen to and dream along with.[Regarding the white vinyl pressing; STUMM188X. Barcode: 5-414939-924460. Not the RSD pressing which some have complained about. It's rarely something with which I notice a difference, but the sound quality is astounding. Of course you have to turn the volume up from the CD setting. Volume up, the vinyl sounds better than the CD - gut reaction. It genuinely made me wonder . . . I am not a techno head, why can't they always get it right like this?]
  • Yggfyn
I pretty much stay right away from 180gram reissues, more often than not they are very disappointing, ( usual reasons, they can sound like someone has smothered your speakers with a blanket, they can sound way too tinny, sibilance issues, horrible distortion from being pressed too loud etc)Even though I have the original pressing of Goldfrapps Felt Mountain which has some serious distortion issues (whether it was a pressing fault or the fact I bought it 2nd hand and previous owner damaged it with a worn stylus or something I'm not sure) I thought this excellent album was worth taking a chance on with the 180 gram reissue even just out of curiosity.I have just purchased and listened to the european white vinyl 180 gram reissue and I am extremely impressed.It just felt right to my ears straight away, not pressed too quiet or too loud, no dreaded sibilance or inner groove distortion.The real test was the high frequency sounds, again very little to absolutely no distortion.I was even surprised at how well it handled the brilliant track Deer Stop, even the distorted vocals didn't get over distorted which is even more remarkable considering it closes out side 1 ( anyone familiar with vinyl will know that distortion is much more evident towards the end of each side)I think I heard maybe 2 very faint ticks on the whole album and background noise was almost non existent, it was beautifully quiet throughout.No vinyl pressing is ever going to be perfect there's always gonna be some surface noise, distortion, sibilance etc, either there will be very little and hardly noticeable,somewhere inbetween or alot, that's just the nature and charm of vinyl, but the quality of the pressing and how it's treated on repeated spins can make a huge difference.In closing I would definitely recommend this european 180gram reissue to anyone who wants this album on vinyl, hopefully a vinyl reissue of Goldfrapps Seventh Tree can be done this well, I'd buy it in a flash.
  • Cointrius
Amazing quality. This is probably one of the best sounding albums that I own (not that I have a large collection). The white vinyl is also gorgeous in and of itself. So glad that one of my favorite albums turned out this good.
  • Mardin
Thanks y'all for the comments here and on the other vinyl re-releases about the quality.I waited and waited and now I am listening to a perfect copy (STUMM188X) and I am very happy!
  • Kagrel
At last... 2 copies I've tried of this european Mute release, both PERFECT.After returning 3 terrible copies of the american RSD LPs (all were noisy as hell), This is the one to get!
  • Peras
first time ever and I mean really for very first time there is a pure vinyl without any surface noise and clicks pops and any kind of bad experience! ......superb piece of vinyl!!!!