A great collection of groovy French pop! Although BB's best known in this end of the world for her acting, she actually cut quite a few great records in France during the 60s – and this set includes 20 of them! Some of the work is recorded with Serge Gainsbourg, or with his assistance ... read moreCD
Genius early work from Pierre Barouh – the artist best known for his contribution to the film A Man & A Woman, but also the owner of the legendary Saravah Records label – one of the grooviest imprints around! The set is a real move forward from Barouh's earlier material, which was ... read moreCD
A beautiful love letter from Dee Dee Bridgewater to her adopted home of Paris – sung in French, and with a feel that's quite different than much of her recent work! The style here wonderfully mixes together bits of jazz and more traditional chanson – in a style that recalls some of the ... (Vocalists, French)read moreCD
Brigitte Fontaine & Areski —
Le Bonheur ... CD Saravah (France), 1975. Used ...
Perhaps one of the most hauntingly beautiful albums by the team of Brigitte Fontaine and Areski – although we'll admit that we love all of them almost equally well! If you haven't heard their records, we can't even begin to describe them – but let us just say that they feature fragile ... read moreCD
A great little album from Serge – possibly his last truly genius record, and one with a very unusual twist! The album was recorded in Jamaica with production from Sly & Robbie – very much in the late 70s, big-business reggae mode – but done with Serge's usual flair for the ... read moreCD
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Excellent Francoise Hardy album from 1968, with cool 60's arrangements that never get too overblown, and which provide a perfect showcase for her haunting vocals. The set includes some great material, like Leonard Cohen's "Suzanne", Serge Gainsbourg's "L'Anamour", Jobim's " ... (Now Sound, French)read moreCD
Francoise Hardy —
Soleil ... CD Virgin (France), 1970. Used ...
Two unusual western scores from French maestro Francis Lai – an artist who's usually better known for his romantic soundtracks of the 60s and 70s! Les Petroleuses has a nice variety of sounds – some of the slinky, sexy, Euro-styled numbers you'd expect from Lai in the early 70s, and ... (Soundtracks, French)read moreCD
A wonderful soundtrack to this overlooked Claude Lelouch film from the mid 70s – a sweet and sentimental comedy that's supported by a tremendous score from the great Francis Lai! Lai's working here in an evocative style that's almost a blend of his work on Vivre Pour Vivre and Passager De La ... (Soundtracks, French)read moreCD
(Out of print.)
Souad Massi —
Deb ... CD Universal/Wrasse (France), 2003. Used ...
(Out of print.)
Souad Massi —
O Houria ... CD Universal/Wrasse (France), 2010. Used ...
2 of Morricone's best soundtracks ever! We mean it! If you've ever wanted to get into Morricone's work, but didn't know where to start, pick this CD. It's got the fantastic score to the film Le Casse (released in the US as The Burglars), with a number of extra tracks that weren't on the original ... (Soundtracks, French)read moreCD
20 tracks by one of the grooviest French arrangers of the 60s! Andre Popp is best known to the English speaking world for his late 60s, super-huge, easy instrumental hit "Love Is Blue" – but in France, Popp had his fingers in many different styles of music, from soundtracks, to ... (Now Sound, French)read moreCD
A massive amount of work from French maestro Franck Pourcel – one of the most popular leaders of the mainstream easy scene of the 60s and early 70s – and a strong proponent of mixing heavy strings with groovier rhythms! The bulk of the set focuses on Pourcel's hits for Capitol/EMI in ... (Now Sound, French)read moreCD