Couture, Couture, Couture

  • Record Label: Sub Pop
  • Release Date: Sep 28, 2004
Metascore
69

Generally favorable reviews - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. It's yet another example of talented people looking backward for inspiration and getting stuck there.
  2. Q Magazine
    60
    Stylish nightlife pop. [Dec 2004, p.148]
  3. Under The Radar
    60
    For all their merits, Frausdots suffer from the same affliction that plagued Beachwood Sparks. They mimic the sounds of the past and do little to improve upon them. [#7]
  4. Mojo
    60
    Revives the windswept drama of Porcupine-vintage Echo & The Bunnymen. [Dec 2004, p.99]
  5. While some of the tracks on the album may get bogged down in their own slumped posture, tracks like "The Extremists," "A Go-See," and "Soft Light" are instantly palatable and give a take on the '80s which says, blame the decade, not the music.
User Score
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  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
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  1. NeilG
    Feb 19, 2005
    8
    If the Earlies can make the best of year list Frausdots should be contenders this year as it is an infinetly better record with genuine If the Earlies can make the best of year list Frausdots should be contenders this year as it is an infinetly better record with genuine melodies.Brent Rademaker has made a record of charm and obvious talent , entirely undeserving of it's mid range scoring.At times it's psychedelic pop achieves real greatness and deserves far more recognition than it is currently getting. Full Review »