Aphex Twin – Windowlicker.

In 1999 the NME called Single Of The Year correct when they gave the accolade to Richard D. James (Aphex Twin) for Windowlicker.

A disorientating single that is very hard to describe. Sounding like a slowly strangled submissive cat Windlowlicker is a very unique sounding record.

It is elevated by the Chris Cunningham video which is sheer genius. Entering the U.K. Top 20 (16) the record is one of Warps best-selling singles ever – and deservedly so. Bizzare tech- rock- head-fuck (hey I tried to pigeon-hole it) the track sounds like lulling back into a dream that switches from bliss to nightmare at any given point. From sketchy near garage to pure nightmare rock. It’s up there with the best ever releases from Aphex Twin. One man on a mission to toy with your senses. He succeeds…

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