Coco Electrik

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Coco Electrik
Coco Electrik.jpg
Coco Electrik singer Anne Booty
Background information
Origin London
Genres Electronica
Pop
Years active 2004–present
Labels Tummy Touch
Oscillation Records
Website Official site
Members Anne Booty
Paul Harrison
Additional live members
Daniel Whittaker
Adam de Gruchy
Martin Dean
Past members Mat Ducasse of Skylab (band)
Milan Simic

Coco Electrik is an electropop band and musical alias of Australian (now UK based) singer, musician and songwriter Anne Booty[1] and producer Paul Harrison aka Royal Appointment.

History[edit]

Coco Electrik first surfaced with Your Love Is Gum,[2] a split single with then label mate Tom Vek. A series of acclaimed singles[3] followed on Tummy Touch Records and Anne's own label, Oscillation Records. In 2007 they released debut album Army Behind The Sun. She has also lent vocals to Acoustic Ladyland’s much praised[4] Cuts & Lies single from their album Skinny Grin, been featured on the soundtrack to The Coen Brother’s Burn After Reading[5] and cult Australian drama Underbelly[6] and remixed by Brooklyn wunderkind Kotchy and The Phenomenal Handclap Band as well as being remixed by, amongst others, Mickey Moonlight (Ed Banger Records) and Skylab (band). "Apple Pie" (Skylab Remix) by Coco Electrik currently soundtracks Target Australia's Effortless Denim campaign.[7]

2010/11 has seen the release of their second album "White Ink" [8] (8/10 Vice Magazine). The albums was written and recorded by Coco Electrik catalyst Anne Booty and long-term recording partner Paul Harrison (Royal Appointment) and features appearances from George Demure (Output Recordings, Tirk Recordings) Kreeps (Output Recordings) and Pete Wareham (Acoustic Ladyland, Polar Bear). The album was mastered by Robert Harder.[9] Their single "Your Love Is Gum" features in episode of Fox 8's Australian drama Slide (TV series).

2013: Pussyfooter (Ju.Do Remix) by Coco Electrik[10][11] soundtracks the Target USA Fall Style campaign that premiered during every ad break of the 2013 Emmy Awards.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Army Behind The Sun (OSC002CD), Oscillation Records (2007)
  • White Ink (OSC005CD), Oscillation Records (2010)

Singles[edit]

  • "Your Love Is Gum" (TUCH111), Tummy Touch Records (2004)
  • "Paint It Red" featuring Whitey (musician)[12] (TUCH122), Tummy Touch Records (2005)
  • "Sex Shooter" (TUCH126), Tummy Touch Records (2006)
  • "Apple Pie" (OSC001), Oscillation Records (2006)
  • "Tainted Love EP" (TUCH2001), Tummy Touch Records (2007)
  • "Sasparilla Kiss" (OSC003), Oscillation Records (2007)
  • "Shine A Light" (OSC004), Oscillation Records (2009)
  • "Fire & Ice" (OSC005), Oscillation Records (2010)
  • "Black Widow" (OSC007), Oscillation Records (2011)

Remixes[edit]

  • "She Made It Easy (Coco Electrik remix)" by Kotchy (CIV002), Civil Records (2008)
  • "Dim The Lights (Coco Electrik remix)" by The Phenomenal Handclap Band (TUCH2023), Tummy Touch Records (2010)
  • "Distrust feat. Faris Badwan (The Horrors) (Coco Electrik remix)" by Black Devil Disco Club (LODWN020IT), Lo Recordings (2011)

Appears On[edit]

  • Touch Tones 2 (TUCH 107 CD), Tummy Touch Records (2004)
  • Vice #7 (Volume 3 Number 6), Vice Magazine (2005)
  • Musique Boutique, Pioneer (2005)
  • Skinny Grin by Acoustic Ladyland (VVR1043682), V2 Records (2006)
  • Touch Tones 3 (TUCH2004CD), Tummy Touch Records (2007)
  • Under The Covers, Tummy Touch Records (2007)
  • Gym Music From Burn After Reading, Tummy Touch Records (2008)
  • Touch Tones 1, 2, 3 And 4 Boxset (TTBOX001), Tummy Touch Records (2008)
  • She Made It Easy (Coco Electrik Remix) by Kotchy, Civil Records (2008)
  • Spencer Product Presents: Product No.2, Buzzard Gulch Music (2010)

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "Coco Electrik Discography at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2011-08-07. 
  3. ^ Blatchford, Thomas (2006-08-04). "Coco Electrik - Apple Pie / Releases / Releases // Drowned In Sound". Drownedinsound.com. Retrieved 2011-08-07. 
  4. ^ John L Walters (2006-11-30). "CD: Acoustic Ladyland, Skinny Grin | Music". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2011-08-07. 
  5. ^ "Gym Music from Burn After Reading by Various Artists - Download Gym Music from Burn After Reading on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. 2008-09-08. Retrieved 2011-08-07. 
  6. ^ "The music of Underbelly". Channelnine.ninemsn.com.au. Retrieved 2011-08-07. 
  7. ^ "Target Effortless Denim Campaign‏". YouTube. 2010-02-09. Retrieved 2011-08-07. 
  8. ^ "She's Electric". Artrocker. Retrieved 2011-08-07. 
  9. ^ "http://www.discogs.com/Coco-Electrik-White-Ink/release/2386156". 
  10. ^ url=http://diffuser.fm/target-fall-style-2013-commercial-song/
  11. ^ http://whatsongisinthatcommercial.com/target-commercial-song-fashion-styles-targetstyle/
  12. ^ "Coco Electrik - Army Behind The Sun (CD) at Discogs". Discogs.com. 2007-06-25. Retrieved 2011-08-07. 

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