CD: Pop review: Robert Wyatt & Bertrand Burgalat, This Summer Night


This ear-catching collaboration with French composer/producer Burgalat serves as a trailer for the forthcoming reissue of Wyatt's back catalogue. The A-side's wonky electro-pop would not have been out of place at a mid-Eighties Red Wedge disco, but the Hot Chip remix takes the whole thing apart and puts it back together with a finesse worthy of disco maestro Walter Gibbons.


Ben Thompson

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