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Pointless Shoes [Explicit Lyrics]

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All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
With expectations riding high after the success of his debut EP, Boy from Brazil retreated into the studio and meticulously crafted Pointless Shoes, and the results easily surpass the quality of his first release. The immediate comparisons to a multitude of things from the '60s and '70s are inevitable: crunched-out fuzz-laden guitars equally drawn from surf music and post-punk, crunchy drums and vocal deliveries owing equal influence to the B-52's and the Cramps. Two years in the making, Pointless Shoes is all this and more wrapped in a 58-minute excursion through pulp novels, vintage horror movies, and Russ Meyer flicks rubbed with Tigerbeat6's signature digital polish. ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
With expectations riding high after the success of his debut EP, Boy from Brazil retreated into the studio and meticulously crafted Pointless Shoes, and the results easily surpass the quality of his first release. The immediate comparisons to a multitude of things from the '60s and '70s are inevitable: crunched-out fuzz-laden guitars equally drawn from surf music and post-punk, crunchy drums and vocal deliveries owing equal influence to the B-52's and the Cramps. Two years in the making, Pointless Shoes is all this and more wrapped in a 58-minute excursion through pulp novels, vintage horror movies, and Russ Meyer flicks rubbed with Tigerbeat6's signature digital polish. But much to Boy from Brazil's credit, he never overly reaches for any one influence or directs his homage to any one particular era. It's wonderfully erratic and a challenging listen for even the staunchest of electronic music fans.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/30/2005
  • Label: Tigerbeat6
  • UPC: 751937511724
  • Catalog Number: 117

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Collision (3:31)
  2. 2 Rubber and Fur (3:29)
  3. 3 Sick Eyes (3:24)
  4. 4 Pocket Rocket Queen (3:43)
  5. 5 La Claqueur de Doigts (3:06)
  6. 6 High Heels, Go-Go Boots and Platform Shoes (3:57)
  7. 7 Caligula Rock (3:23)
  8. 8 I Just Wanna Fuck (1:56)
  9. 9 Mainliners Sect (4:13)
  10. 10 Treason to Defeat (3:58)
  11. 11 The Right Thing to Do (0:14)
  12. 12 America (3:53)
  13. 13 Condoléances (4:49)
  14. 14 Americacacat (16:48)
  15. 15 2001 Live Video
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Boy from Brazil Primary Artist
Christoph De Babalon Electric Bass
Angie Reed Vocals
Nicole Morier Drums, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Synthesizer Bass
Conrad Standish Bass
Pascal Stoffels Electric Bass, Electric Guitar
Tico Zamora Guitar, Soloist
Technical Credits
David Essex Composer
Serge Gainsbourg Composer
Gonzales Producer
Christoph De Babalon Composer, beats
Patric Catani Composer, Producer
Nicole Morier Composer, Booklet Design
Boy from Brazil Composer
Razi Barakat Booklet Design
Jean Baptiste Filleau Videography
Danuta Gramse Booklet Design
Pascal Stoffels Composer, Producer, Engineer
Sabina Maria VanDerLinden Cover Art
Tico Zamora Producer
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