Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
Vicious Circles: Best of
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock
Best of? Heck yeah!
(5 out of 5 stars)
"This should be your first exposure to Die Form. (pronounced, "D Form") As the back cover reads in part, Die Form can best be described as: 'techno-sex music, industrial electro-dance or more experimental futurist constructions'. This album is of course, a best of album, one you should pick up without hesitation, if you're into any type of techno and/or industrial/electro music."
Elain P's voice is fabulous!
Yumi | LA CA USA | 06/27/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I don't care for Phillipe Fichot's voice.It sounds like Skinny Puppy- (which I like because there is humor to that rasping voice and his lyrics).
I admire Fichot's concept, but his singing does'nt work for me. There is a track called Kagami.. which means mirror in Japanese, I believe its sung by a Japanese woman and it is hauntingly ghostly.
My favorite songs are Cantique and Kagami.
On their album Duality, I love Rain of Blood, which is sung by Elain P."
Weak Cleopatra comp; get HISTORIES instead...
charles thomas | CA United States | 02/17/2005
(2 out of 5 stars)
"Now, Die Form are one of my favorite bands, but I must say that they are treated pretty badly on this meager Cleopatra compilation. It would appear that Cleopatra only bothered to get the licensing for DF's work under the Hyperium label, and while this material is unquestionably fantastic, it is by no means the entire story. Almost completely absent is DF's back catalogue with little European indie labels like Normal, Danceteria, and Parade Amoureuse (which makes up over half of their recorded output), as well as Philippe Fichot's pre-VISIONARY GARDEN solo projects.
The two-disc HISTORIES is a much more complete overview of the band's work, so as VICIOUS CIRCLES is out-of-print anyway, let it sink into obscurity and pick up HISTORIES instead.
NOTE: I would have given this three stars, if only for the inclusion of "Masochist 2," which is a great reworking of an old DF track, but seeing as how that's available on HISTORIES as well, there didn't seem much point..."