Album review

Client

Known as Client A and Client B, this female electro-pop duo deliver deadpan anthems in undiluted Northern accents. It's as if the backing singers in The Human League have locked Phil in a cupboard and taken over the machinery. The title track is the most effective, on which they come on like robotic call girls whose superior services you might regret using. But despite some inventive electronic tinkering, the pose wears a bit thin through repetition.

Rating: 3 / 10


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The 46th (And Last) Playlist Of 2014


Sorry I didn't manage to post a playlist last week; a combination of germs, deadlines and various other professional/seasonal distractions meant that I ran out of time.

Here, though, is our last office list of 2014, with lots of strong new entries. A few highlights...