There couldn't have been any doubt over a lead single from This Is Normal -- "Ladyshave" is an instant winner, a distorted organ/shuffle beat combination calling to mind the Charlatans' underrated second album Between 10th and 11th. GusGus has bigger fish to fry, though, with Daniel Agust's usual deceptively cool delivery making a great contrast to the warmth of the music, though every so often he bursts through with just enough soul. Two further remixes appear -- Roy Davis, Jr.'s "lady soul" version turns the song into ...

Ladyshave [US] 1999, Warner Bros.

UPC: 093624461821

CD single