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Platinum Coils


Download links and information about Platinum Coils by The Monochrome Set. This album was released in 2012 and it belongs to Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 38:30 minutes.

Artist: The Monochrome Set
Release date: 2012
Genre: Rock, Alternative
Tracks: 12
Duration: 38:30
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No. Title Length
1. Hip Kitten Spinning Chrome 3:16
2. I Can't Control My Feet 2:46
3. Waiting For Alberto 3:21
4. On My Balcony 3:41
5. Free, Free, Free 2:18
6. Mein Kapitan 4:56
7. Cauchemar 3:21
8. They Call Me Silence 2:12
9. Les Cowboys 3:58
10. Streams 3:05
11. I'm Happy To Be Here 3:43
12. Brush With Death 1:53



In the British post-punk milieu in the first half of the ‘80s, The Monochrome Set was the odd band out. Instead of stark, doomy sounds, the group trafficked in tuneful, sharp ‘60s–style pop with witty lyrics, coming off like the Thatcher era’s answer to The Kinks. After splitting in the mid-‘80s, The Monochrome Set became active again in the ‘90s, but Platinum Coils is the band’s first outing since 1995’s Trinity Road. It’s as though no time at all had passed since the glory days of albums like Eligible Bachelors. Ever-wry, winningly sardonic singer/lyricist Bid still sounds like he’s on a break from some satirical ‘60s Peter Sellers film. Guitarist Lester Square’s eloquent, angular riffs still sparkle like the buttons on a brocade coat. And whether the band is banging out a perky ode to irresistible motion (“I Can’t Control My Feet”) or digging into a mysterious, minor-key spy-movie vibe (“Waiting for Alberto”), it continues to display an infectious mastery of smart, sophisticated pop.