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GoldfrappElectronic pop duo Goldfrapp are back! Alison Goldfrapp and synth man Will Gregory return with their long-awaited sixth studio album (due out late summer) and are headlining this Somerset House Summer Series gig in July. They've been on the music scene for over a decade, their 2000 debut album, Felt Mountain, was followed by a change of direction with their 2003 dance music hit Black Cherry. But even before that Alison Goldfrapp was providing the vocals for the likes of Tricky and Orbital. Key moments in Goldfrapp history include touring the States with Depeche Mode and a Grammy nomination for Best Electronic/Dance Album with 'Head First'. Their live shows are often visually arresting - while touring in 2004 Goldfrapp appeared in a white dress wearing a horse tail while backing dancers wore deer heads, and that was in the days before Lady Gaga had been invented.

 

About Somerset House

Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, as well as the Embankment Galleries (which replaced the Hermitage Rooms and The Gilbert Collection - the latter re-opened at the Victoria and Albert Museum in June 2009). More about Somerset House

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Temple Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Embankment Underground Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Blackfriars Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
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Drury Lane NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
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    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Goldfrapp
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    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
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    London > Education > Careers Services
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
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    40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 5 minutes from Goldfrapp
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
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    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Goldfrapp
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Belvedere Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from Goldfrapp
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as Goldfrapp
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as Goldfrapp
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Two Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Goldfrapp
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    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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    Wild Life Drawing: Birds Of A Feather: WorkshopWild Life Drawing: Birds Of A Feather: WorkshopThe aim of the drawing classes is to inspire a sense of appreciation and understanding for animals.2015-05-30T11:00:00+01002015-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
    Category: event
    Free EventOn Soon
    The National Art & Design Saturday Club Summer Show
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    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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    BBC Radio 4 Four Thought: TalkBBC Radio 4 Four Thought: TalkAn evening of talks debating the top topics that matter to us today.2015-06-11T18:00:00+01002015-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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    Free EventOn Soon
    BBC Radio 4 Four Thought: Talk
    Unseen Waterloo: The Conflict RevisitedUnseen Waterloo: The Conflict RevisitedPhotographer Sam Faulkner presents a series of imagined portraits meant to depict soldiers who served at the Battle of Waterloo.2015-06-12T10:00:00+01002015-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
    Category: event
    Free EventOn Soon
    Unseen Waterloo: The Conflict Revisited
    Unseen Waterloo: The Conflict Revisited Spotlight ToursUnseen Waterloo: The Conflict Revisited Spotlight ToursLearn about the effects of the famous conflict.2015-06-17T13:30:00+01002015-06-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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    Free EventOn Soon
    Unseen Waterloo: The Conflict Revisited Spotlight Tours
    Unseen Waterloo: The Conflict Revisited Stendhal And The Battle Of Waterloo: TalkUnseen Waterloo: The Conflict Revisited Stendhal And The Battle Of Waterloo: TalkAn informative talk.2015-06-18T19:00:00+01002015-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
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