Homespun: Femme Fatality, One's Not Enough CD Review



In this week's Homespun, Christian Schaeffer reviews Femme Fatality's new CD, One's Not Enough, which is coming out on Stickfigure Recordings. He had this to say:

Like the Strokes' Is This It?, the album title One's Not Enough seems to be Femme Fatality's way of preemptively baiting a backlash — but really, boys, one album was enough. 2004's Never Had a Daddy was a fun dose of synths, drum machines and dumb-dumb club-kid lyrics that came at the tail end of electroclash's brief moment of ubiquity. The darkwave electro-pop duo's Eurotrash stage names and the intentionally ridiculous songs (like the prescription drug-referencing "Dr. K") allowed everyone to be in on the joke. Since that record's release, the band has broken up and reformed several times, only to reemerge with a new album on a respectable little indie label. The question remains: Are these guys for real?
Decide for yourself by reading the rest of Schaeffer's review, heading to Femme Fatality's CD release show on Saturday night, May 3, at the Creepy Crawl or by listening to/downloading two songs below:

MP3: Femme Fatality, "Lucky Lover"

MP3: Femme Fatality, "Connections"

-- Annie Zaleski