- Summary: What could possibly be more relevant in 2003 than an 80s band covering their favorite hits of the 60s, 70s, and 80s? Tracks here include Peter Gabriel's "Solsbury Hill," Buddy Holly's "Everday," and The Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star."
- Record Label: Mute
- Genre(s): Rock, Pop, Electronic, Alternative
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Erasure do the Ronettes' "Walking in the Rain" almost as well as Cheryl Ladd, they do Buddy Holly's "Everyday" better than James Taylor, they prove that one man and one man only was meant to sing "Can't Help Falling in Love," and they tart up Peter Gabriel something fierce.
UrbThe results have a better chance of ending up in mom's Volvo than your iPod. [Jan 2003, p.76]
Q MagazineSo ill-conceived and shoddily executed it could well finish them off altogether. [Feb 2003, p.102]
tinehMar 18, 2003What can I say? I just adore it.
anwyunJul 11, 2006Simply Great, the masters of synth-pop did it again!!
FernandaBNov 27, 2003This album is just fantastic, from the first to the last track. Erasure said they wanted to pay tribute to their idols and I can't think This album is just fantastic, from the first to the last track. Erasure said they wanted to pay tribute to their idols and I can't think of a better way of doing it. I gotta say, I listened to the original songs and there's no way I would have ever liked most of them. That of course, before the "erasure-touch"!… Expand
MarkTJan 5, 2004Brilliant interpretations by the duo responsible for keeping synth-pop alive.
Aug 17, 2017I found this album unlistenable, and I consider myself a huge Erasure fan, having bought all their albums as they came out. This was aI found this album unlistenable, and I consider myself a huge Erasure fan, having bought all their albums as they came out. This was a completely unnecessary album, and their covers were just not very interesting. Video Killed the Radio Star sung in a computer voice? Why???… Expand
RobW.Sep 25, 2007Poor, poor work, unoriginal and terribly dull.
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