Stereolab – Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night

Originally released in 1999 on Elektra Records

2013 reissue on 1972 Records (This pressing sounds ok but I’ve heard the more recent Warp reissues or the originals are preferred)

Format: LPx2


Style: Progressive Pop, Space Age Pop

Influences: Kosmische Musik, Bossa Nova, French Pop, Lounge

Vibe: Spacey, Lush, RetroFuturistic, Catchy, Groovy, Motorik, Nocturnal, Uplifting

Musical Attributes: Melodic, Headphone Album, Odd Time Signatures, Studio-as-an-Instrument, Progressive, Lyrical

Lyrics: Philosophical, Political, Communist, Bi-Lingual (English and French)

Instrumentation: Synthesizers, Vibraphone, Drums, Electric Bass, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Brass, Strings, Keys (Organ, Clavinet, Harpsichord, Wurlitzer)

 

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