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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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DRAGONETTE PRESS QUOTES

NATIONAL PRESS
“Think Gwen Stefani fronting The Killers” – The Daily Star

“If you like the Scissor Sisters you’ll love this lot” – The Daily Star

“The missing link between Gwen Stefani and Dita Von Teese” NME

“The new-wavish ‘Take It Like A Man’ and futuristic torch song ‘True Believer’ are two of the most fearsome choruses NME has heard all year” NME

“…sure to takeover where Britney Spears left off..” – The Sun

“Take It Like A Man… is a masterclass” Sunday Times Culture

“An album that barely puts a foot wrong” Sunday Times Culture

“The debutants swagger into contention with infection insouciance and total commitment. Gwen Stefani, watch your back” Sunday Times Culture

“Martina from Dragonette brings a sass and confidence all to often missing in pop” – Music Week

“Dragonette will make the perfect summer soundtrack” – Observer Music Monthly

“They look smart, sound sophisticated and write clever pop tunes full of sex and stories” - Observer Music Monthly

“ In an era of mainstream bands ‘with a twist’, Dragonette present an irresistibly straightforward approach to pop” – Observer Music Monthly

“Take It Like A Man’ is threatening to dominate the summer airwaves, and the album Galore, is the definition of brilliant 2007 pop” – Observer Music Monthly

“Martina and Dan make smart, sassy state-of-the-art pop with an eighties electro edge” – The Independent

“It won’t be long before everyone else gets dragged into their net” – The Independent

“Dragonette are a rock band that play pop songs, We Love!” – Out In The City

“A Toronto four-piece, Dragonette are like Goldfrapp without the ropey singer and effortful Pastiche” – Sunday Times Culture


“Monsters Of Pop” – Attitude

“21st Century Eurhythmics” Uncut

“All-permeating, twinkling pop” In Style magazine

“Their debut is an entertaining confection, blending essence of girl group and slyly rude lyrics with everything from electro (I Get Around) and dreamy balladry (Another Day) to the novelty Get Lucky” Q Magazine

“They’re hell-bent on shoehorning prime Dandy Warhols sexrock into a snug Kelly Clarkson straightjacket” The Fly
**** The Fly

“They’ve got fizzy pop for blood” The Fly

“You need it all” The Fly

“This wicked new pop outfit blends ‘80s glam with the hi-tech sexiness of Basement Jaxx and Sugababes” Nuts

“Louche and poppy” Financial Times

“Razor-sharp hooks” The Times

“Galore is a sleek, modern pop album with smart [adult] songs” Independent

ONLINE

“Think Peaches-lite meets Pat Benatar” – The Guardian online

“Your new favourite band” Popjustice

“The album, Galore, is full of pop music the way that pop music should be: overblown, daring, and incredibly charismatic” #1 Hits From Another Planet (blog)

“With Goldfrapp AWOL and Gwen’s star in the descendant, they could clean up. In a dirty way.” – The Guardian online


REGIONAL PRESS

“The splendid Dragonette are about to change the image of Canada for all time… they are the very last word in electro-pop and sassy as a sassy thing from Sassytown.” The Herald

“This flaming hot new band are set to rule the charts in 2007.” Sunday Mail

“Dragonette produce spankingly good electropop that’s slick and sleazy… If the record-buying public have any taste, Canadian pop super-heroes Dragonette will be huge this year.” Manchester Evening News

“Dragonette are definitely on the up…expect radio to be full of these guys.” Birmingham Mail

“Electro-pop act Dragonette are tipped to set the music scene on fire” Daily Record”

“Watch out for support act Dragonette, a Canadian couple trading in sexual energy and Eighties synth-pop and poised to follow the Scissor Sisters.” Brighton Argus

“Unashamedly fun electronic pop monsters” Newcastle Evening Chronicle

“Dragonette give it all they have got and end their stint with plenty of admirers, me included... Lead singer Martina struts across the stage and has a really commanding presence. Imagine No Doubt mixed with the surreal sound of Aqua and the guitar of Franz Ferdinand- this is Dragonette.” Manchester Online

“Danceable, bright and poppy, we will be hearing a lot more from this foursome” Birmingham Post

“Flirty vocals, shock tactic synths and grinding guitar make this debut single a pop contender” Burton Mail

“It’s feisty; it’s frosty; and if it was a Sunday afternoon cake it would be a fondant fancy. Yes, it’s that good. (Single Of The Month)” The Crack – North-East

“With so many bands in the UK dressing down, it’s refreshing to see a band who raid the dressing up box before they hit the stage” Sunday Sun (Newcastle) - Misc


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