Felt Mountain peaked at number fifty-seven in Goldfrapp's native United Kingdom, and was certified gold in October 2001. In 2001, the album was shortlisted for the Mercury Prize, an annual music prize awarded for the best British or Irish album from the previous year.
Recording and production
Goldfrapp signed a recording contract with London-based record labelMute Records in August 1999. The pair began recording their debut album over a six-month period, beginning in September 1999, in a rented bungalow in the Wiltshire countryside. The recording process was difficult for Alison Goldfrapp, who was often alone and disturbed by the mice and insects in the... Read More