Goldfrapp We Are Glitter
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- Released: October 16, 2006
- Label: Mute U.S.
- 1.Satin Chic - (Bombay By The Shortwave Set mix)
- 2.Lovely 2 C U - (T. Raumschmiere remix)
- 3.Ooh la La - (Benny Benassi Extended remix)
- 4.You Never Know - (Mum remix)
- 5.Satin Chic - (Through The Mystic, Dimension 11 By The Flaming Lips mix, remix)
- 6.Number 1 - (Alan Braxe & Fred Falke Main remix)
- 7.Fly Me Away - (C2, 4 remix)
- 8.Ride a White Horse - (remix, Ewan Pearson Disco Odyssey Part 1)
- 9.Number 1 - (Mum remix)
- 10.Ride a White Horse - (Fk-Ek Vocal Version)
- 11.Slide In - (DFA remix)
- 12.Strict Machine - (We Are Glitter mix, Bonus Track)
Goldfrapp: The DFA, Alan Braxe & Fred Falke, M£m, T. Raumschmiere, The Flaming Lips, Shortwave Set, Benny Benassi.
Personnel: Allison Goldfrapp (vocals, synthesizer); Eric Kupper (keyboards); Will Gregory (synthesizer); Fillippo Moscatello (programming); Rob Rives (drum programming).
Audio Mixer: Ewan Pearson.
Audio Remixers: T. Raumschmiere; Benny Benassi; The DFA; Eric Kupper; Ewan Pearson; Fran‡ois K; Fred Falke; Alle Benassi; Alan Braxe; Mum; Carl Craig.
Recording information: World Of Apples, Berlin, Germany.
Photographer: Ross Kirton.
The aptly named remix collection We Are Glitter takes the singles from Goldfrapp's glam-tastic Supernature in a variety of directions, courtesy of remixers such as the Flaming Lips, Ewen Pearson, and M£m. About half of the reworkings take the songs in an even more dancefloor-oriented direction; the best of these, such as T. Raumschmiere's mix of "Lovely 2 C U" and the DFA's hyper-percussive take on "Slide In," offer a distinctive spin on the originals without obliterating them completely. The other half of We Are Glitter gives these songs more eclectic makeovers: in the Flaming Lips' hands, "Satin Chic" becomes a show tune from an interstellar musical, while C2's remix of "Fly Me Away" gives the song an urgency and edge that the album version lacked. M£m's spun-sugar, music box-like revamp of "Number 1" turns the song into a fairy tale lullaby that makes it another standout. Goldfrapp's own drums and guitar-heavy We Are Glitter remix of "Strict Machine" is a bonus track and a welcome addition for die-hard fans who had all of these remixes on the singles already. ~ Heather Phares
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