Friday 19th of November 2010
Harking back to Soft Cell, 'All Over The Front Page' is a return to the land of synth-pop in which attractive new wave electronica can decorate lyrics with some social commentary baked in.
The sparkly keyboard sounds and smooth synths all slide over an appropriately slow beat, with the chorus sounding equally angelic and plaintive.
There is certainly nothing wrong with the song, or the slick recording. I don't know if this style is coming around again, but certainly the original couple of years didn't produce a massive amount for fans of the genre, so they might be rather pleased to have something new to get their teeth into.