- 25 Sep 20
Superb offering from dance-pop luminary.
The global pandemic has effectively silence the dance music world. No wonder the most poignant moment on Róisín Machine arrives on 'Shellfish Mademoiselle', when Murphy sings, “how dare you sentence me to a lifetime without dancing.”
Just as well, then, that the Irish dance-pop queen has crafted an album that makes for enormously compelling listening in any environment. Whether you're at home washing the dishes, or – hopefully at some future juncture – partying in the depths of a Berlin nightclub, the music has a rapturous quality. With Murphy's intoxicating vocals underpinned by killer grooves courtesy of DJ Parrot (Crooked Man), the record feels at once nostalgic and intensely modern.
Covering most of the disco rhythms, from the funky ‘Incapable’ to the '70s-inspired stomper ‘Murphy’s Law’, Róisín Machine is a spellbinding effort, boasting some of Murphy's best work yet.
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