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by Feu Follet

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"New & Notable: French artist Feu Follet returns with a collection of hooky, synth-driven tracks that bubble & pop like the best ’80s new wave." - Bandcamp (USA)

"Albert Blaising has done it again, a wonderful, creative album with 10 fantastic, elegiac tracks. [...] Fans of wave sounds will be richly rewarded and everyone who longs for beautiful sounds should explore the world of Feu Follet. It's definitely worth it. [...] Right away you can hear that [Alban] has left his potential guests plenty of room for their own interpretations, since the singing is in the foreground, which makes the songs shine so authentically. I especially noticed that with the songs with Isabelle Baumann, because these ingenious, enchanted tracks were implemented very successfully in the style of Chandeen or CHVRCHES. But "On The Switch" and "Somebody Else" (feat. Vlimmer) as well as "The Pillar" and "Tamamo" (feat. Pat Aubier) are undoubtedly among the highlights of the record." - BLACK Online (GER)

"An absolutely enjoyable work. With his voice,[Vlimmer] gives typical darkwave traits to songs such as "On The Switch" and "Somebody Else", both of which are electro/synthpop creations with a retro cut, but well equipped with nuances ranging from new wave to indie rock, where the most nervous "Second Chance" explodes with a post-punk surge reminiscent of the very first and embryonic Cure. Isabelle Baumann also returns vocally, putting her seal first on two of the best moments of the opus (the soft dream-pop of "Speed Of Life", with the airy and electric refrain, and the fascinating night electro of "Into The Night "), and then on the more experimental ones in which the singing passes through the effects, such as the retro-electro of" Under The Trees "and the concluding" In The Depth Of The Wave". [...] Pat Aubier sings on songs with a wider scope ("The Pillar" and "Tamamo"), structured around electronics that are never too invasive and always careful to leave room for indie nuances. rock or darkwave." - Darkroom Magazine (ITA)

"Its value, its atmospheres, its held stylistic largesse and its cachet, all notorious. [...] A beautiful identity [...] estimable. [...] Since he started, Alban Blaising has brilliantly imposed his touch and his approach, personal and imaginative. [...] On The Switch (ft. Vlimmer) serves elegant and rather celestial electro, with light notes on dark vocals. It takes well, Speed Of Life (ft. Isabelle Baumann) then extends the appeal by asserting, for its part, a form of serene and venomous trip-hop which, suddenly, gives us the pleasure of raising its pace. Sharp guitars, sounds as often conclusive do the job, without ever failing. We have known much worse, not with Feu Follet, but with all those groups whose sanitized releases pollute the musical space. [...] The Pillar (ft. Pat Aubier) marries the songs, wonderful, with enthusiasm and, recurring fact, beauty in the game, dark and melodious at the same time. Somebody Else (ft. Vlimmer), looking like a very alert Depeche Mode, shines as much and deploys some welcome 80s sounds." - Muzzart (FRA)

"12/15 - The music is escapism as much as it is a reality-based situation report. Here musical brightness meets the gloom of content and tonal elegance meets expansive musical compositions. This music invites you to dream, just as it can be the soundtrack for waking up. [...] From dreamy synthpop, as in "Speed ​​of Life", to driving, almost jittery post-punk, as in "Second Chance", to the spooky "Tamamo", the songs cover a wide range of feelings and moods. And yet the album never seems torn. Rather, the feeling gradually arises of accompanying the artist on a journey through his own world of feelings and thoughts." - musikreviews.de (GER)

"Once again succeeds in producing an atmospheric wave pop album strongly inspired by the 80s. One where the songs are similar and yet different and despite the different guest contributions, the 10 songs on this album still manage to make one beautiful, especially dreamy whole. Feu Follet is quirky and self-confident" - Dark Entries (BEL)

"[S]hiny compositions with captivating, enchanting, catchy atmospheres that touch on genres such as post-punk, dreampop, wave, folk goth and witch house. [...] [G]enerous, elegant electro songs with light notes on dark vocals. A heavenly beautiful and dark album, in which we want to wander around for a while. [...] There are enough new wave and indie rock elements intertwined to nuance an own style from what we already heard in the eighties." - Luminous Dash (BEL)

"8/10 - sepulchral sounds [...] Japanese style chiming bells and gentle synths to open things up calmly and serenely [...] goth synth pop with one eye on the dancefloor [...] a rather warm feel to it [...] little Bowie influence [...] slinky synthpop [...] swirling synths with glistening guitar lines [...] pulsing modular synths [...] slow and deliberate vocals [...] bewitching vocals that sound a bit like Dagmar Krause singing on Babble on a delicious and far too short song [...] starts as a slow ambient piece before the drum machine kicks in and the vocals start to whisper and then sing about what happens Under The Trees almost being recited as a poem in a rather intoxicating way [...] rather dark clouds gathering vocals over the crystalline synths [...] The album closes with double tracked vocals and some cool tambourine over the glistening synth pop as we bob and weave in the sea." -Whisperin' & Hollerin' (IRE)

"Feu Follet moves on exploring the influential path of 80s Wave-Pop. The songs have been composed by guitar playing and electronics. Together with the vocals it often creates an evasive sensation reminding me of Cinematic music.The album is an easy listening experience, which sounds as an evasive retro-like Wave-Pop experience. The songs “The Pillar” featuring Pat Aubier and “Under The Trees” featuring Isabelle B. Baumann both are my favorites. “The Pillar” definitely sounds like the best cut I’ve heard from this project. It has a great elevating effect." - Side-Line Magazine (BEL)

"Alban Blaising returns. Atmospheric, sinuous, dynamically fluctuating" - Obsküre (FRA)

"First single is the melancholy and hypnotic “Somebody Else”, featuring Vlimmer’s Alexander Donat on vocals. Touches of Depeche Mode, OMD, and New Order come through beautifully, with Donat adding a sense of urgency to the already gorgeous and longing track. Blaising builds from post-punk building blocks, but never relies on nostalgia to keep us around. We stay here in Feu Follet’s world because it’s one we are comfortable in; it feels like home." - Complex Distraction (USA)

"Intoxicating and evocative, thought provoking [...] Heavy, surreal swaying motions spin off-kilter, warped synth chimes with dragging and stumbling beats, sentient sonorous bass vibrations, and high-pitched untuned frequencies around a dramatic dual vocal interplay, stirring aching emotional angst, distant distressed echoes, and nervous celestial taunts with the mercurial whims of mellow piano key melodies and tumultuous surges of uncertain dread." - White Light / White Heat (ITA)


released July 29, 2022

All songs written by Alban Blaising
Mixed by Alban Blaising
Lyrics by the respective singers

Artwork by Alban Blaising


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