2005, Acidsoxx Musicks, USA
Album CD 12 t. 59:48
Guests : Richard Cuvillier (cornet, trumpet), Laurent Rigaut (alto clarinet , tenor sax), Léa Claessens (voice, violin), Martin Granger (analog synth., ride cymbal), Julie (voice).
Falter Bramnk : voice, keyboards, sampler, guitars, flute, percussions, accordion, home tapes...
“How do you get the heart back inside the girl after you've repaired it and cleaned it up? You can't. You have to build huge walls of sound instead. Falter Bramnk is back with 12 new tracks of up-tempo psycho-pop (?) lovesongs, featuring 2 romantic poems originally set to music by Irish composer Frank Lambert”.
[Fans of Wyatt or the toy-pop scene, the two being unrelated but intersecting occasionally should lend an ear. Minimal Romance is an excellent production that irradiates creativity.]
(François Couture, All Music Guide)
"...opus inclassable, sensible et onirique" (Magic #96)
[...At an hour, individuals have to be ready for anything to come out of left field; simply having the disc one when one is cleaning is not an adequate form of defense. With all the different styles, "Minimal Romance" is quite like the grab bag, with each track revealing much different in the ways of Bramnk's influences.]
[Dreamy, jarring, rambling, atmospheric, jazzy, psychedelic and studded with a cornucopia of sounds ranging from electronics to clarinets, saxophones and violins, Minimal Romance is an hour-long, mostly downtempo stream-of-consciousness journey that is uneven almost by nature, but which I think ultimately adds up to a pretty good album.]
(Matt P. , Ground and Sky)
[...Frenchman Frank Lambert has a knack for constructing a challenging set of tracks, getting only just so bizarre without straying too far from the moderately adventurous listener's comfort zone. It features elements of RIO, ambient, and oddball pop, all in Lambert's musically off-beat vision.]
(Mac Beaulieu, Exposé)