Life in Cartoon Motion On Life in Cartoon Motion , his giddy debut, Londoner Mika is an amalgam of nearly every saucy Brit to falsetto his way down the… Life in Cartoon Motion On Life in Cartoon Motion , his giddy debut, Londoner Mika is an amalgam of nearly every saucy Brit to falsetto his way down the… 2007-03-27 Mika Pop
Music Review

Life in Cartoon Motion (2007)

AT HOME ON THE DANCE FLOOR Mika's Life in Cartoon Motion is covered wall-to-wall with his disco-pop influences
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AT HOME ON THE DANCE FLOOR Mika's Life in Cartoon Motion is covered wall-to-wall with his disco-pop influences
EW's GRADE
B+

Details Release Date: Mar 27, 2007; Lead Performance: Mika; Genre: Pop

On Life in Cartoon Motion, his giddy debut, Londoner Mika is an amalgam of nearly every saucy Brit to falsetto his way down the pop pike, from Freddie Mercury to Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears. C'mon, play the matching game! What is ''Big Girl''? An update of Queen's ''Fat Bottomed Girls''! How about ''Relax''? A Bee Gees-ish shout-out to Frankie Goes to Hollywood! Nothing quite matches the crystal-shattering exuberance of hit ''Grace Kelly,'' but singing along doesn't get much cheerier than with this Cartoon.

Originally posted Mar 30, 2007 Published in issue #928 Apr 06, 2007 Order article reprints