Eye Contact is a beautiful, fragile, fading echo of the eighties. It's the sound of somebody catching sight of that decade out of the corner of their eye, in a dream. Nothing captures the essence of the eighties quite as comprehensively as the humble synthesiser; and that instrument dominates Gang Gang Dance's excellent new album, shimmering, shining and billowing gloriously.
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