The Siren's Call

ROSS KIRTON

OOH LA LA: Singer Alison Goldfrapp strikes a Dietrich pose, and has the voice to match

Alison Goldfrapp's new single, Ooh La La, entered the British pop chart last week at No. 4. Glamorous pictures of her — often resplendent in peacock tail, gold platform heels and nothing else — are spread across major newspapers and magazines, alongside gushing reviews for Supernature, her album released this week. So what does Britain's favorite electro-rock diva do on her day off? "I'm going to buy a wastepaper bin," says Goldfrapp, speaking by phone from her home in Bath in southwestern England. "I'm very excited about it, actually."

It's a rare break from her carefully constructed...

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