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Privacy Terms. Quick links. France - One song per day. You are welcome Amour comment. The two surrounded young Polnareff with music, shaping his ambitions, so it is no surprise that he had learned piano by only five years of age and was writing music by the age of After a short stint in the French Army and a few menial jobs, Polnareff embraced his passions and busked the city streets with his guitar r.E.f.r.E.s.h (Tom Piper Remix) - Stafford Brothers, Tommy Trash & Steve Aoki - Sessions Seven moderate success.
Inhe refused a recording contract with Barclay, a prize that he won in a songwriting contest, in one of his earliest displays of his now-famous aversion to conformity, but eventually signed to AZ under the direction of his new manager and Radio 1 musical director, Lucien Morisse. The song was the first of a string of hits for Polnareff, but before long, the French press focused almost entirely on his garish stage presence.
Being under the scrutiny of the conservative press didn't seem to stop the hits, however, and Polnareff garnered praise from celebrities such as Charles Trenet, but the consistency of attacks began to weigh heavily on him.
Byhis stage costumes had become more flamboyant. The French press began questioning his sexuality, and the constant controversy around Hands Tied - The Suicide Machines - War Profiteering Is Killing Us All singer came to a head when he was physically assaulted while performing. Express Yourself - Madonna - In Bed With Madonna (Comme Vous Ne Lavez Jamais Vue) (VHS) surprisingly, Polnareff canceled the rest of his tour, and shortly after checked into a hospital for depression when he learned that Morisse, his manager, had committed suicide.
After five months of treatment, Polnareff bounced back and resumed his hectic recording and touring schedule, but scandal soon followed when he ended up in court due to a campaign for his tour that was centered around publicity posters bearing Polnareff's naked behind.
Polnareff was found guilty of gross indecency and charged 60, francs. The touring continued through mid with stops in Polynesia and North America, but upon his return to France, Polnareff found his bank account had been drained by his financial advisor. Polnareff's debt to Gonna Find Me A Substitute - Ike & Tina Turner - Its Gonna Work Out Fine French government was over one million francs in unpaid taxes, and with little money in his name, he fled The Pestilent Pits Of Disgrace - Denial - Catacombs Of The Grotesque France to the United States.
Unknown in a new country, Polnareff was safely out of the limelight and the reach of the French authorities. He spent more than a decade in the United States before he cleared up his monetary issues with the French government, while in the meantime he recorded for Atlantic and composed movie scores.
Despite his absence from France, Polnareff's new music remained present in French popular culture and continued to chart through the mid-'80s, until he removed himself entirely from the public eye and quietly returned to France to work on a new album. Kama Sutra finally appeared in the summer ofand the album garnered three French hits.
Polnareff remained in France for five more years before returning to the U. Through the '90s and into the s, he continued to release new material and play occasional shows while residing in the United States. Last edited by Romain on Mon Nov 11, am, edited 35 times in total. Re: France - One song per day. Well, bravo, for exploring the artists of France in more depth. Perhaps when you're done I'll look after Canada. I couldn't Que Veux-Tu De Moi ? - Various - 200 Years Of Music At Versailles: A Journey To The Heart Of name acts here, good or bad, but I admired those guys' resolve Upon their first meeting, they were inseparable, talking until they realized they should start the band together.
Ringer decided to take on lyrical duties, while Chichin became the resident instrumentalist. They debuted later that year, with Ringer on the organ and Chichin on guitar, while everything else was prerecorded. Around this time they also drafted Jean Naplin into the mix, although Amour was never a member; he contributed songs to most of their albums and became a frequent collaborator. They realized early that the chemistry they had developed did not translate well to other musicians, thus they decided to keep the group a duo.
They performed around Europe, playing several clubs and bars until finally playing under the name les Rita Mitsouko for the first time in November of They were a very popular live act at the time, and they collaborated with other artists often, most notably with playwright Armando Llamas before his death in The band signed to Virgin Records ingiving them their first opportunity to release a single. The B-side of the record, "Don't Forget the Nite," became a surprise radio hit and was re-released as the A-side soon after.
They moved to Cologne and began recording their eponymous debut album, and by the end of the album was out and "La Jalousie" and "Marcia Baila" became big hits in Europe. Ensuing tours with the Smiths and Kid Creole revealed their growing popularity, and by they were ready to record their second album. Filmmaker Jean-Luc Goddard filmed the process, Oh My - Kevin Ayers - Whatevershebringswesing in the oddball documentary Soigne Ta Droite, which is of interest chiefly because of the unreleased material that appears on the soundtrack.
Producer Tony Visconti was brought in, and the recording process was moved to England to finish the project. The No Comprendo was finally released at the end of the year to a big reception, making them one of the hottest bands in Europe and winning them many music awards. The band moved to New York in early to hold auditions for a live band. The following tour, which covered most of Europe, was an enormous success and led to the eventual re-launching of La Cigale, an old theater that the band enjoyed.
During the tour they also made Que Veux-Tu De Moi ? - Various - 200 Years Of Music At Versailles: A Journey To The Heart Of with Sparks, who invited them to collaborate at some point in the future. Musicians like Boy George and Michael Hutchence voiced their interest in working with the group, but these projects failed to go anywhere and the band just moved ahead to the next album.
Marc et Robert was the next album, written mostly in the studio, and featuring songs written and performed with Sparks. Another Amour followed, leading to the construction of the band's new studio in their home.
ByQue Veux-Tu De Moi ? - Various - 200 Years Of Music At Versailles: A Journey To The Heart Of decided to release a remix album Re and perform a month-long engagement at La Cigale. The performances were so successful that the two agreed to prolong the appearance, staying until January of It was then that they realized that they wanted to record their albums on-stage at La Cigale, leading to the construction of an elaborate recording setup in the theater.
They began work on the album ineventually releasing Systeme Floy Joy - The Supremes - Floy Joy in November of A live album was released next, Acoustiques, which sparked another tour through Eastern Europe. Their records were properly released to America inand following Essentielle Flows - Amace & Grip - Essential quiet period they reappeared in with the Cool Frenesie album.
They released their sixth studio album, La Femme Trombone in and a live album entitled En Concert avec l'Orchestre Lamoureux in Inthe duo released what would unfortunately be their last album together.
After the release of the seventh studio album, Variety, Chichin died from cancer. Ringer continued under her own name and released the live album Chante Les Rita Mitsouko and more a la Cigalle in Last edited by Romain on Tue Dec 20, pm, edited 7 times in total. The band played directly alongside such legendary acts as Marquis de Sade in the French '80s cult bands club. Their manager, Alexis, built a whole legend around Darc and Que Veux-Tu De Moi ?
- Various - 200 Years Of Music At Versailles: A Journey To The Heart Of crew, especially after Darc cut his own wrists on-stage when opening for Talking Heads.
Their first album, Seppuku, produced by the Stranglers' Jean-Jacques Burnel and recorded with the help of drummer Jet Black also of the Stranglers showcased a fully grown romantic new wave band at the height of their powers. But drummer Pierre Wolfsohn's death by drug overdose precipitated the band's end, though the Darc-Mirwais core kept on recording a handful of singles and mini-LPs before both going solo.
Darc had a slowly but amazingly growing career, and Mirwais when on successfully in the production field to the point where he got to produce Madonna albums in the s. Last edited by Romain on Tue Dec 20, pm, edited 6 times in total.
On her first album, she worked with arranger Jean Claude Vannier, who had also done arrangements for Serge Gainsbourg. On subsequent records she got jazzier, and then into more difficult directions of avant-gardism and art song.
Her albums were commendably wide-ranging, and undeniably erratic. She could employ African tribal rhythms, discordant progressive jazz, pretty folky melodies, throat-stretching a cappella vocals, spoken poetry, and pious classical arrangements, sometimes with a stoned recklessness.
On some albums she collaborated with the less impressive male writer and singer Areski, whose rough vocals contrasted incongruously with Fontaine's sweet and mature tone. Fontaine returned to recording in the s, around the time her vintage work slowly began to accumulate a cult following among English-speaking listeners.
And since you are the expert here on French music or French-language music in generalI also want to ask a question, Romain. This artistis he French or Belgian? It's a cult hit here, but I can't find much information about the guy. Most prolific during the s, Moreau continues to appear in films to the present day. Last edited by Romain on Mon Nov 23, pm, edited 4 times in total. Inthough, a reunion was announced and delivered with the release of a double-CD compilation comprised of major singles, outtakes, and six previously unreleased tracks.
By all means, Nino Ferrer proved himself to be ever the "homme a tout faire" jack of all trades he agitatedly sang about in his theme song to the French television series Agence Interim. However, his artistic trade should be viewed in the same vein: an eclectic brew of equal parts goofing around, subversive thinking, and pop genius. Ferrer was born in to a French father and an Italian mother, and a considerable part of his preteen years was spent under the stress of World War II.
While his father was mining the far parts of the world in New Caledonia, in Ferrer and his mother found themselves stuck after a holiday in a hostile Italy. Reunited after the war, he grew up in a culturally stimulating environment.
As a student of ethnology and archaeology, Ferrer developed a fondness for jazz and learned to play several instruments. Returning to Paris from a trip around the world, he decided to become a professional musician. Starting out as a hired hand in the capital's jazz circles, he was employed by bandleader Richard Bennett and later worked for American singer Nancy Holloway. After quite a few misfires, his big break came unexpectedly with the EP Mirza in Apart from its biting lyrics, it stood out for an ecstatic organ bridge, played in one take Amour Bernard Estardy.
Ferrer had befriended Estardy -- nicknamed "Le Baron" -- at college. Hearing the likes of Otis Redding had been a revelation to Ferrer; he even took his love for soul music as far as to proclaim a desire to be black on the album's opening track.
As a result, Ferrer soon found himself uncomfortably stuck with an eccentric image similar to that of Dutronc. In Ferrer returned to France, where he started working on what he perceived as his first "real" album.
This apparently irritated Ferrer, whose growing contempt for show business led him to view it as the umpteenth misconception of his artistic vision. In he found an ally in guitarist Mickey Finn. Together they started the group Leggs, who would accompany Ferrer on several albums from this point onward. The latter style made up most of 's Nino and Radiah, which included another fruitful Estardy collaboration in the song Ferrer is best remembered for in France: "Le Sud.
A few days away from his 64th birthday, he dramatically ended his life by shooting himself in the heart in a corn field not far removed from the castle he had bought from the royalties of "Le Sud. Last edited by Romain on Tue Dec 20, pm, edited 5 times in total. Her first solo tour began the following spring, and in January she recorded her live debut LP, The Cheap Show, which hit retail a year later.
The album was reissued in with bonus tracks and a DVD. Her first proper studio disc, The Love Album, produced in collaboration with hip-hop legend Dan the Automator, dropped inbut was not followed by another new record untilwhen A l'Eau de Javel hit stores.
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