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Emotional Technology is the fourth studio album by electronica artist BT. Transitioning towards a more pop music oriented sound, the album features some of BT's more commercially successful releases, including " Somnambulist Simply Being Loved ", "The Force of Gravity" and "Superfabulous".
The album's intro consists of a backwards sample of "Satellite", the closing Ráno Jedu Dál - Various - Souhvězdí Gott Vol. II of Movementfollowed by reversed samples of "Somnambulist" and "Dark Heart Dawning" from Emotional Technology.
Shortly after "Somnambulist", the album moves from its pop-oriented sound into a more experimental direction, containing introspective lyrics and song structures and samples not normally found in trance music at the time the extended breakdown section of "P A R I S" features a galloping horse and a choir, while "Communicate"'s chorus drops the beat entirely.
Emotional Technology also found Transeau writing several epic rock songs in the vein of "Satellite". Several of these songs would later be replaced on the Special Collector's Edition release. Emotional Technology received mixed reviews from critics. At Metacritic, the album received an average score of 61 out ofbased on 7 reviews. The album charted at on the Billboardmaking it BT's highest charting album to date. Burufunk had previously remixed "Somnambulist" for when the song was released as a single in May Toksin has since released remixes of "Superfabulous" and "The Great Escape" on his website.
He has also remixed "Shame" in his live shows. The album had only one official single, which was " Somnambulist Simply Being Loved ". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Electronica pop. Archived from the original on Retrieved Rolling Stone. Slant Magazine. Retrieved 17 July Retrieved 18 August Billboard charts.
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