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Georgia: Seeking Thrills review – a bold British hymn to hedonism | Alexis Petridis’ album of the week

Delivered... Alexis Petridis | Scene | Thu 9 Jan 2020 1:00 pm

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The singer and producer has absorbed Chicago house, Robyn-style pop and dub reggae, and refashioned them into an album about being ‘consumed by night’

The photo on the cover of Georgia Barnes’s second album seems telling. At first glance, it looks like one of those classic late 80s/early 90s club shots that get ageing acid house veterans moist-eyed with nostalgia. If you were hopelessly prone to romanticising, you might imagine that the people in it were dancing to a track made by Barnes’s father Neil, one-half of progressive house pioneers Leftfield. But it isn’t anything of the sort. On closer examination, it’s not a vintage photo of a rave but of a kids’ party; a 1988 image by photographer Nancy Honey, titled St Stephen’s School Disco, Bath.

Related: Georgia: the DIY producer zooming up the Radio 1 A-list

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