A totally groovy French soundtrack from the 60s – one that features a few very cool instrumental tracks, mixed with vocal numbers by a variety of different French rock artists – who almost give the set the vibe of an AIP soundtrack from the US at the time! Nicole Croisille does a ... (Soundtracks, French)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Back cover has some light aging. Front is great.)
A classic cheescake set from the 50s – and maybe one of the best records ever from singer Vicki Benet! Benet definitely sings in some of the French modes promised in the title, but she mixes in a fair bit of English language as well – although the musical arrangements are often able to ... (Vocalists, French)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original black label pressing. Cover has an ink stamp on the back.)
The original version of Brel's music, presented to American audiences – with translations by Mort Shuman and Eric Blau – and performances by Shuman, Elly Stone, Shawn Elliott, and Alice Whitfield. (Soundtracks, French)LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the booklet and insert.)
Jaques Brel —
Encore! ... LP Reprise, Mid 60s. Used ...
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US issue of a bunch of Jacques' classic French recordings for Barclay, with orchestrations by Francois Rauber. Cuts include classics like "Le Bigotes", "Les Fenetres", "Les Vieux", "Les Toros", and "Funeral Tango". The cover's got English ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A cool take on the music of this French soundtrack genius – a live orchestral performance, recorded at the Albert Hall – with solos by Lai upfront! Titles include "Vivre Pour Vivre", "Cinq Pour L'Aventure", "La Bonne Annee", "Tout Une Vie", " ... (Soundtracks, French)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Fantastic stuff, and one of our favorite soundtracks of all time! The score is filled with beautiful haunting melodies by Francis Lai, and the instrumentation includes spare spooky electric keyboards and organ, swirling churning strings, and a lone lonely trumpet. Plus, a few tracks have some very ... (Soundtracks, French)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of Francis Lai's best soundtracks from the 70's, and one of the few that live up to the greatness of his classic scores for A Man & A Woman and Live For Life. The instrumental tracks are moody and spare, with a cool European sound, and lots of nice keyboards and solo instruments. Tracks ... (Soundtracks, French)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
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 from a film starring Brigitte Bardot – mixed with other tracks that seem to foreground a version of the old west that's a bit playful – using ... (Soundtracks, French)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing! Cover has a bit of aging, but is nice overall.)