is the third studio album
by English electronic
. It was released in the United Kingdom on 22 August 2005 by Mute Records
, and received mostly favourable reviews. Most critics complimented its blend of pop
and electronic music, while others called it uninspiring. Supernature
was a top five album in Goldfrapp's native United Kingdom, and its lead single "Ooh La La
" was a top five single. In North America, where "Number 1
" was promoted as the first single, the album was released on 7 March 2006, but did not perform well on the charts.
The album represented a change in Goldfrapp's musical style and featured pop and electronic dance music
; inspirations were American disco
artist Donna Summer
and English New Wave
band New Order
received a Grammy Award
nomination in 2007 for Best Electronic/Dance Album
. In January 2006, the album was certified platinum
in the UK, and has sold one million copies worldwide as of early 2007.
Recording and production
contains music in the same pop and electronic dance styles featured on Goldfrapp's 2003 album Black Cherry
(especially Black Cherry'
s singles "Strict Machine
" and... Read More