Saturday, March 21, 2009

La Rue Kétanou's in the Street

The new album of La Rue Kétanou, A Contre-Sens released!

La Rue Kétanou - Derrière ses cheveux longs (Behind her long hair, about a girl who's been raped)

Some French classics

Enjoy these videos uploaded and translated by Lightning494.

One of the most beautiful song of Edith Piaf: La Foule (cover of a peruvian waltz)

An early hit of Serge Gainsbourg, in chanson style, before he decided to sing pop: Le poinçonneur des Lilas

A great song of Brel: Les Vieux

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Bye bye Alain

Alain Bashung by Ludovic Carème

Yesterday, the great singer Alain Bashung has passed away. He was 61. With He was one of the few to achieve both commercial and critical success. Fantaisie Militaire, Osez Josephine, Chatterton, and l'Imprudence were widely acclaimed as masterpieces of French rock.

Gaby Oh Gaby (1980)

Vertige De l'Amour (1981)

Ma Petite Entreprise (1994)

La Nuit Je Mens (1998)

Volontaire -with Noir Désir (2000) / song written in 1982

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Pissing In The Grass

The new single of Ignatus, Dans l'Herbe, from his 2009's LP Je remercie le hasard qui. The movie clip is really nice too.

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Xavier Plumas goes solo

The singer-songwritter Xavier Plumas (leader of Tue-Loup) has released his first solo LP: La Gueule du Cougouar. Here's the single, Ne Demanderai Rien (Will ask nothing).

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Some news

Oxmo Puccino aka the Black Jacques Brel is back with a really good new single, 365 Days, of his upcoming LP "L'arme de Paix" (The Peace weapon).

Alain Bashung, the dark Prince of French Music is the winner of the Victoires de la Musique (Music's Victories) for his LP Bleu Pétrole. He has received11 awards since 1986! Camille, Arthur H and Rokia Traoré were also awarded. Good news actually, since the Victoires de la Musique are used to award cheesy artists.