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Le Roi Est Mort, Vive Le Roi!

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Le Roi Est Mort, Vive Le Roi!

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Virgin
genre:
Electronic

We gave it a D+

Enigma’s first two albums have notched a combined 78 platinum awards worldwide, and ”MCMXC a.D.” spent more than five years on the Billboard album chart. Michael Cretu’s third release, Le Roi Est Mort, Vive Le Roi!, is yet another synthesizer-heavy mix of Gregorian chants, moody atmospherics, lyrics rife with existential platitudes, and well-trodden ’90s dance rhythms. It sounded okay in 1990, but now it’s just embarrassing. D+