Alien Skin

The Paul Fucito blog reviews 'Don't Open Till Doomsday'

The Paul Fucito blog reviews 'Don't Open Till Doomsday'

by Paul Fucito
27 Mar 2008

For fans of electronic music the release of George Pappas' debut solo album under the name Alien Skin could not be more welcome. Pappas is best known as the synth-wizard for my favorite Aussie band, Real Life (whose lead singer David Sterry is also working on a solo album for Cleopatra Records as we speak). George's soundscapes on Don't Open Till Doomsday are wonderfully moody and his excellent vocals capture the best of Depeche Mode's Martin Gore without sounding like a clone. Mid-tempo, ethereal, hypnotic aural goodness which I cannot recommend enough. Great work George, this a brilliant work and it is so good to hear new material from you (and of course I'm also looking forward to David's album as well) ..."

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