Bodysnatcher

BODYSNATCHER is an atypical band, at the junction of styles and times, and unites variousmusical influences with a deep taste for cinema.

Electro sequences will remind of Violator (Depeche Mode), guitar riffs talk about The Cure, the sometimes crooning voice ranges from sensuality to agressivity, on a groovy melodic bassline.

A tincture of the 80’s is present in the music, concretised by an original and very successful cover of “Ghost Rider” from Suicide (duet with Chelsea from Norma Loy).

But the Ninth Floor is not a “last on line”, past-dwelling album, it imposes its own esthetic vision of music, a subtle proportion of “mid-tempo” Trip-Hop and Electro-Rock-mixed New-Wave, enhanced with jazzy vibes and old movie samples.

Every Bodysnatcher song (name comes from Robert Wise’s work) was conceived as the illustration of an imaginary “scène de genre”, recalling the memory of the live bands which, as they played during the first silent movies projections, underlied and intensified the atmospheres and the actor’s parts.

Here’s the soundtrack, make your own movie!




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The Ninth Floor

Rock Electro Wave / CD - 11 tracks
(Manic Depression)

The ninth floor
Play the game
Sci-fi
Open blind
Hide n sick
Emma Peel
Difference
Ghost Rider
Speed Bored
Sarah Connor
Of Mystery End

NEWS
2009-02-07 : Bodysnatcher - the video - at CINÉMA DES CINÉASTES
The video Clip "Science fiction", directed by PIXELSTREET (www.myspace.com/pixelstreet), will be projected at the "Cinéma des cinéastes" on Feb 07 09 with a selection of DAILYMOTION's best short movies.

The video is reaching 25 000 vues on Dailymotion and we'd like to thank all of our friends for support.

Cost : 4€ / Time : 12.00

"Le cinéma des cinéastes"
7 avenue de Clichy, Paris
Métro : place de Clichy
2009-01-22 : Bodysnatcher reviewed in IkEcht Gothic Reviews
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or in english...
2008-12-15 : Bodysnatcher reviewed in Magic
2008-12-10 : Bodysnatcher : The video
From the "Sci-fi" song, directed by PixelStreet Prod

2008-11-25 : Bodysnatcher reviewed in french webzine XSilence
Read the review in french or Google translated...