3 CD set, full album plus This Machine and No Light EPs in a very special
digipack previously only available in the UK.
This very special 3CD package from The Naked and Famous – featuring the
full ‘Passive Me, Aggressive You’ hit album, plus ‘This Machine’ and
‘No Light’ EPs in a deluxe digpak cover.
“The Naked and Famous (name taken from a line in a Tricky song, not Paris
Hilton) have been putting in the hard yards for a number of years now. This
full-length debut follows the release of two "ahead of their time” EPs in
2008 that punched well above their weight and kept fans hanging out for more of
the band's unique synth pop-rock.
‘Passive Me, Aggressive You’ does not disappoint. From opening track and
lead single “All of This” the energy is consistent, engaging, and oozes
youthful optimism. “Young Blood” has just earned the band a Silver Scroll
nomination and on top of this they are up for a Critic's Choice award at the
N.Z. Music Awards in October.
Solid, simple drumbeats and bass lines set the cornerstone for dirty '80s
synth and distorted guitar hooks. The vocal duties are shared by Ailsa Xayalith
and Thom Powers, complimenting each other well, one never overpowering the other
whilst adding diversity and range to a record that is sure to be a perfect spin
for the coming summer months.