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CD (Item 525793) Bungalow (Germany), 1998 — Condition: Used
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Very groovy little album by this current Japanese group that has a cool retro sound that's peppered with influences from French pop, bossa nova, and other sources – filtered through a modern production angle that gives the music a bit of an electronica twist. Before you say "Wait, not another kitschy Japanese band packaged up and sold to us Westerners!", check this one out, and be pleasantly surprised. FPM have got a lot more up their sleeves than other bands of this ilk, and the music holds up in a way that's not just "cute", and which offers the richness of the group's best influences. Plus, there's vocals in English and French, all very nice, and cool little surprises, like a remake of "Steppin' Out", plus originals like "Pura Saudade", "Bon Voyage", "Allen Ginsberg", and "First Class '77". Very groovy, and a real treat for the Easy Generation! (Out of print.)  © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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