Album review

April March - Triggers

After an abortive set of demos recorded with Brian Wilson in the early-'90s, March fell in with French producer Bertrand Burgalat and recorded Chrominance Decoder, one of The New Yorker's Top 10 albums of 1999. Continuing in the same vein, Triggers revels in '60s and '70s French and American pop idioms, brought up to date by eclectic production and Tricatel's explosive house band A.S Dragon. Sung mostly in French, this is fabulously funky Francophile fun.

Rating: 4 / 10


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