“Drew,” the single from Goldfrapp’s upcoming album Tales of Us, is a mellow whirlpool of Alison Goldfrapp’s whispered vocals and Will Gregory’s plucked guitar with a hint of spaghetti western foreboding. It’s far removed from the treacly synth-pop of Goldfrapp’s previous Head On, and a promising foundation for what will be Goldfrapp’s only U.S. performance this year (with Wordless Music Orchestra, who are sure to fill arrangements around Goldfrapps’ singular ethereality with lush orchestral accents).

Tue., Sept. 10, 8 p.m., 2013

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