The Orb - Pomme Fritz

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  1. Pomme Fritz (Meat 'n Veg) (9:02)
  2. More Gills Less Fishcakes (8:01)
  3. We're Pastie To Be Grill You (7:12)
  4. Bang 'er 'n Chips (7:44)
  5. Alles ist Schoen (7:26)
  6. His Immortal Logness (2:04)

Island, 1994

It's only a little album, but even so it's a let-down after the brilliant Ultraworld and UF Orb. Maybe I just don't get it, but it sounds as though it was just chucked together, without any cohesive inspiration. It's a bizarre bunch of strange human voice and sound effect samples, and feels like it was a just a platform for footling around randomly in the studio with audio effects. I even thought there was something up with my personal stereo when I first listened to it! The sparkly textures of the first track are its one redeeming feature.

October 13, 2003

5 out of 10

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