7-10-09 French Wave
I first visited
I saw lots of exotic stuff – posters everywhere for Serge Gainsbourg – and I did not know who he was – “Je T’Aime…Moi Non Plus” only a distant memory. I think the posters were promoting one of his reggae albums. I saw records by Charlelie Couture and Lio. We were all very into Lio – especially her first album.
A few years later, I visited
My good friend Gilles used to send me music videos from
From the age of being sent French music videos, I really liked Les Escrocs (“Assedic”), Katerine (“Mon Coeur Balance”), Jean Louis Murat (“Le Col De La Croix Morand”), Mr. Oizo (“Flat Beat”) et al.
Ever listen to any of this stuff? Or do you think that
I was really sad when Fred C. of Les Rita Mitsouko passed away recently. Having seen them live, I felt a bit closer to them than some other French acts. I’ve seen
In the new century, I mostly see new French CD’s when I visit
And I recently got an email from Etienne Daho’s site saying he’s now signed to Capitol Records, and he has either a 45 or CD Single of him having a duet with Katerine…