Metronomy - The English Riviera

Metronomy	 - The English Riviera
Metronomy	 - The English Riviera Metronomy	 - The English Riviera
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Because Music (BEC5772894)
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Release Date: 2011
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"The English Riviera is a challenging but ultimately rewarding effort which cements Mount's reputation as one of Britain's most intriguing pop mavericks." (

"...In concept though, ‘The English Riviera’ is a deep sea of ideas and imagination: a far-flung, limitless dreamworld full of romance, nostalgia, lovers’ tiffs and good old-fashioned shagging. It’s a world where the dreary, potato-headed charm of Mount’s childhood home of Devon is reimagined as a glamorous lullaby sung in the bedrooms and bars of Monte Carlo and Cannes. This being Joe Mount, the new world still rattles and creaks with the quirks and inherent Englishness of his native Totnes, but let’s face it, when you’ve been rocking the same patchy ginger beard and schoolboy curls since your first record dropped in 2006, life’s never going to be a Stella advert. Everything about this album boils down to escape. From recording in a studio for the first time (‘Pip Paine (Pay The £5000 You Owe)’ and ‘Nights Out’ were both recorded in Mount’s bedroom, with only a soundcard upgrade to separate them) to Mount’s move to Paris (he splits his time between France and London) – it all adds up to a man on the move, and from the first squawks of seagulls that introduce the 37-second-long title track, you know that the intention is to sweep you off on the journey with him..." (Read More:

Track List (Listen the album in full)

A1 The English Riviera
A2 We Broke Free
A3 Everything Goes My Way
A4 The Look
A5 She Wants
A6 Trouble

B1 The Bay
B2 Loving Arm
B3 Corinne
B4 Some Written
B5 Love Underlined 

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