Album review: Vitalic - 'Flashmob' Vitalic Tickets

Less chic and more bleak from the masters of disco

Album review: Vitalic - 'Flashmob'

It’s been four years since the French electro maestro escorted us into the dirty, dark depths of some intimidatingly chic European discotheque. And not much has changed since then. The title track hangs heavy with a claustrophobic beat; [b]‘Terminateur Benelux’[/b] feels like being glassed with a disco ball as the spiralling synths spin around a stampede of cowbells; the whirring buzz of [b]‘See The Sea (Red)’[/b] is like being taken out dirty dancing then politely ushered home. In truth, the majority of this largely monotonous second outing becomes a one-size-fits-all affair, and you’re left digging around in this hallucinogenic haze for a new high. Sadly, it’s the sexy-by-numbers [b]‘Poison Lips’[/b] that sets the standard here.

[b]Kate Allen[/b]

[i]What do you think of the album? Let us know by posting a comment below[/i]

To rate this track, log in to NME.COM

To read all our reviews first - days before they appear online - check out NME magazine, on sale every Wednesday


Please login to add your comment.

More Videos
More Vitalic
Vitalic Tickets
Date/Time Venue Seetickets Viagogo

Buy Vitalic Tickets

from £15


back to top

Date/Time Venue Town/City Seetickets Viagogo
03 Apr 2015 The Reading Rooms Blackscroft, Dundee

Buy Vitalic Tickets
from £15


Latest Tickets - Booking Now
Know Your NME

NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM