Artist: Starecase
Title: Bitter Little Pill
Label: Hope Recordings
By: Simon Jones | 9 December 2001
  • A1: Little Bit Of Pill Mix
  • A2: Radio Edit
  • B1: Little Bitter Pill Mix
  • B2: Full Vocal

Starecase "Bitter Little Pill"

Out Now on Hope Recordings

Starecase, aka Al Watson and Paul Crossman (who also produces as General Midi) hail from the south west UK city of Bristol, seemingly a hotbed for progressive music talent when you consider the likes of Massive Attack and Way Out West come from the same town.

Bitter Little Pill marks the first single to be taken from their forthcoming album 'Firstfloor', and marks a more diverse direction, into a breakbeat indie crossover achieved by utilising the vocal talents of ex-Spiritualized vocalist Sean Cook, to produce a catchy yet dancefloor friendly vocal.

For those who may be put off by the sound of this radio friendly cut, fear not, there are some club mixes on offer, the first being the Little Bitter Pill Vocal Dub which adds some funky bass and punchier production to proceedings, whilst the Little Bitter Pill Mix is a dancefloor anthem with its riffs and synths bubbling amongst the vocal and bassline.

An interesting precursor of what to expect from their forthcoming album and live shows, and easily accessible to Starecase fans and non fans alike.

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