John Foxx and The Belbury Circle – Empty Avenues
Occupying the overlapping fictional worlds of The Quiet Man and Ghost Box, Foxx’s unmistakable voice is elegantly framed by the haunting pastoral electronics of The Belbury Circle
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Like all Ghost Box records, it comes in Julian House’s elegant and luxurious packaging, with variant covers for the CD digipak and 10” vinyl versions. PLEASE NOTE: The free download code offer for this product has now expired.
Foxx’s latest collaboration is such an uncanny fit that, in a way, it feels strange it hasn’t happened sooner. Dreamy and romantic, English but profoundly other, songs like ‘Empty Avenues’ and ‘Time Of Your Life’ are both inviting and intriguing, finding a shared space between two well-defined aesthetic universes.
…neon sombre, rainy day replicas of Junior Boys’ transatlantic glide, experienced through the world weary conscience of David Sylvian. Arguably the label’s finest effort.