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Genre-smashing musical pioneers Goldfrapp announce their brand new single ‘Rocket’ to be released through Mute on 8th March 2010. Fizzy with inspiration, ‘Rocket’ is a goose-bump brilliant tune and is taken from the duo’s fifth album ‘Head First’, released on 22nd March.
Courtesy of Mute.