Chosnau and Reeder create a bleak romance, both for the lads-in-long-coats electronic music of the 1980s, and for the relief of geopolitical angst via the dancefloor. At times it could serve as an alternative soundtrack to Channel 4’s nostalgic ‘Deutschland 83’, with the synths and driving drum machine pulses of ‘I Wonder’, or a Euro-electro and rain-soaked ‘Hotel California’ with the opener ‘Why?’, while the more thrusting ‘All You Need To Love’ and the Moroder-esque title track turn up the sex-o-meter. Life everywhere? Life in Berlin, for sure. MR

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