I'm a Cliché Turns Five
- Words: Jennifer Marston
In 2004, Parisian producer Cosmo Vitelli started his I'm a Cliché imprint, and thus came a slew of singles by artists like Simian Mobile Disco, Quiet Village, and Yuksek. Five years and a whole lot of music later, the label is unveiling its first-ever compilation, and, as celebratory label collections often are, Moments of a Crisis is a two-disc package where past and future meet.
Disc One collects I'm a Cliché classics from the last five years (like SMD's "The Mighty Atom") while the second disc offers brand-new material exclusive to the release. For wax junkies, a vinyl sampler will also be available, featuring six tracks.
And while we await the compilation's release date (July 21 for digital download, September 8 in physical format), Vitelli and Co. have leaked a new number by Azari & III. It will appear on the second disc of Crisis, but we have it here for listening right now:
Azari & III - "Hungry for the Power"
Moments of a Crisis:
Disc One: Overtime
01 Bot'Ox - "Crashed Cadillac"
02 Uncle O - "Jutiper Menace"
03 Entertainment - "U1988"
04 Runaway - "Putting in the Overtime"
05 Simian Mobile Disco - "The Mighty Atom"
06 Cosmo Vitelli - "Converted"
07 Yuksek - "Everywhere in Town"
08 Dirty 30 - "Disco Apocalypto"
09 Cosmo Vitelli - "Converted"
10 Runaway - "Dead Dog Farm"
Disc Two: Holiday
01 Electronicat - "Purple and Green"
02 The Fear - "JMH (Mark Broom Edit)"
03 Uncle O - "Shaft in Russia"
04 It's a Fine Line - "Grease"
05 Etienne Jaumet - "Pour Nadia"
06 Bot'Ox - "Car Jacked"
07 Orestt - "Dx-Eq"
08 Azari - "Hungry For the Power"
09 Canyons - "Blue Snakes"
10 Runaway - "Your League"
11 I Olic6 - "Drown Dogs"
12 Bogus - "Holidays"
13 Entertainment - "Bley C"
Moments of a Crisis Vinyl Edition:
A It's a Fine Line - "Grease"
B1 Orestt - "DX-EQ"
B2 Electronicat - "Purple and Green"
A Canyons - "Blue Snake"
B1 Runaway - "Your League"
B2 Azari & III - "Hungry For the Power"
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