Pop review: Peaches: I Feel Cream

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In the first 30 seconds of the fifth Peaches album, Merrill Nisker places her musical alter ego in a nutshell, rhyming, in her tongue-in-cheek fashion, about electroclash, trashy sex and having a beard and a moustache. Like the aforementioned genre, Peaches's pet themes began to lose their fizz half a decade ago. Some of that fizz is regained on I Feel Cream. Simian Mobile Disco mixed the album and their influence shows in the title track, a svelte dancefloor beast. "Lose You" reveals unexpected vulnerability in the brazen Canadian. Her flipside is indulged to the filthiest full, however, on "Billionaire".

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