Posted in music | tour dates on August 5, 2013


Goldfrapp will release their sixth album, Tales from Us, on September 10. That's the cover art above. While the duo, fronted by Alison Goldfrapp, have become known for their electro-glam stompers, the first single from the new record is the delicate and cinematic "Drew." You can watch the beautifully shot (and somewhat NSFW) video for the song below.

Goldfrapp will play a NYC release show at Beacon Theatre on September 10 as part of the Wordless Music Series. It will be their only U.S. appearance this year and they'll play with the Wordless Music Orchestra. Tickets go on sale Friday (8/9) at 9 AM with an AmEx presale starting Thursday (8/8) at 9 AM.


Goldfrapp - "Drew"



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Comments (13)

75 bucks, really?

Posted by Anonymous | August 5, 2013 2:21 PM

aren't record release shows usually supposed to be relatively intimate?

Posted by Anonymous | August 5, 2013 2:33 PM

Last NYC appearances were Hammerstein 3yrs is a little smaller...not to mention, it's the only U.S. date at all.

Posted by Funderburgh | August 5, 2013 3:34 PM

New album is another sleeper. They really need to get back to the uptempo stuff.

Posted by Anonymous | August 5, 2013 7:32 PM

Just because something isn't "uptempo" or doesn't contain any electro-glam stompers like Black Cherry or Supernature doesn't mean it's a "sleeper". Tales of Us falls in between their more acoustic/heartfelt albums Felt Mountain and Seventh Tree. It's a beautiful and haunting album. If you fall asleep listening to it maybe you oughta to stick to Katy Perry or something like that.

Posted by Anonymous | September 4, 2013 1:27 PM

we wuz there. great voice, maybe the best in 3 previous shows i have seen. good lyrics. well played, but dull music. its just not enough variety.

Posted by Anonymous | September 10, 2013 11:58 PM

Much of the pop music these days is missing the powerful emotions that are a part of the human experience. This song has the feeling of mystery, wonder, and awe along with the ability to bring some feelings of nostalgia into your heart, nostalgia from fond memories of some past events in your life. 

Posted by Dylan | February 21, 2014 11:57 AM

I knew Goldfrapp existed but until Later ... with Jools this week I'd never heard them. Now I'm hooked.

Posted by Rodriguez | March 6, 2014 8:49 AM

this video was perfect! great job

Posted by MassagemTantricaCuritiba | March 18, 2014 11:00 AM

Best albums of 2013 Goldfrapp 'Tales Of Us" and Woodkid "The Golden Age". Both are master pieces!!!

Posted by Yahir | May 14, 2014 5:37 AM

It's a beautiful and haunting album. If you fall asleep listening to it maybe you oughta to stick to Katy Perry or something like that.

Posted by massagem tantrica | August 15, 2014 8:46 PM

I heard Goldfrapp for the first time in a coffee shop in Amsterdam back in 2006. Ever since they've been one of my favorite groups. It's a shame they don't get as much attention as many of their talentless peers. Writing a song this beautiful does not just happen everyday.

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