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✨✧ Benjamin BiolayNegatif ... CD
Virgin (France), 2003. Used 2CD ... $5.99
Brilliant work from one of the most exciting talents in French music of the past decade – the amazing Benjamin Biolay, a singer with a sound that's steeped in the traditions of Serge Gainsbourg, and a producer with a style that brings together countless classic French pop elements! This 2CD set is Biolay's masterpiece – a rich tapestry of strings, beats, acoustic instrumentation, and the occasional electronic touch – all wrapped around lyrics that are as gentle as they are sinister! Titles include "Chaise A Tokyo", "Glory Hole", "L'Autocar Planche", "Nuits Blanches", "Chere Inconnue", "Holland Spring", and "Little Darlin". CD

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Serge GainsbourgL'Essential Des Albums Studio – 14 Albums Originaux 1958 to 1987 (12 CD set) ... CD
Philips/Universal (France), Late 50s/1960s/1970s/1980s. New Copy 12CD ... $52.99
Amazing music – at an equally amazing price! The set features every studio album ever recorded by Serge Gainsbourg – monumental sounds that completely transformed the world of French music in the 60s and 70s, and have gone on to have a global impact well into the 21st Century! The sounds here are amazing right from the start – a mix of jazz, Latin, and other hip modes – all set to playfully sinister lyrics by Serge – which get even better as the 60s move on, and Gainsbourg dips into fuzz, funk, and other amazing elements to push out some far frontiers in his music! The 70s sees some great electronics, classic collaborations with Sly & Robbie, and gives way to some surprisingly great 80s material towards the end of Serge's too-short career. Box features 14 albums on 12 CDs – with records that include Du Chant A La Une, No 2, L'Etonnant Serge Gainsbourg, No 4, Gainsbourg Percussions, Initials BB, Jane Birkin/Serge Gainsbourg, Histoire De Melody Nelson, Vu De L'Exterieur, L'Homme A Tete De Chou, Aux Armes Et Caetera, Mauvaises Nouvelles Des Etoiles, Love On The Beat, and You're Under Arrest. CD

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VariousI Love Serge – Electronicagainsbourg ... CD
Universal (France), 2001. Used ... $1.99
The groovy French pop of Serge Gainsbourg gets the remix treatment! After years of being sampled by hip hoppers, referenced by post-rockers, and claimed as an influence by a wide range of singers and instrumentalists – Serge Gainsbourg's finally breaking into the mainstream of modern music with this tasty batch of remixes from some of Europe's best producers. Of course, ol' Serge is probably rolling over in his grave at the thought of the project – but from our end of things, the whole thing sounds pretty groovy! Titles include "La Bas C'est Natural" remixed by Faze Action, "Ballade De Melody Nelson" remixed by Howie B, "Bonnie & Clyde" remixed by Herbert, "Je T'Aime Moi Non Plus" remixed by Dzihan & Kamien, "Requiem Pour Un Con" remixed by The Orb, "Marabout" remixed by Bob Sinclair, and "Lola Rastaquouere" remixed by Chateau Flight. CD

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Anne PigalleEverything Could Be So Perfect (2CD edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
ZTT/Salvo (UK), 1985. New Copy ... On June 8, 2015 (delayed)
One of the more unusual albums on ZTT from the 80s, but one of the most compelling too – the only full length set we've ever seen from singer Anne Pigalle, a vocalist who moves easily between French and English lyrics, in a lush summation of the best continental pop of the time! The sound is a lot less electronic than usual for ZTT – orchestrations arranged by Richard Niles, topped with great work on piano and organ from Nick Plytas – all to set up Anne's breathy vocals with an early 80s new romantic take on French chanson. There's a nicely world-weary feel to the whole thing, one that makes for a bit more depth of feeling than usual for ZTT – and titles include "The 1000 Colours Waltz", "He Stranger", "Looking For Love", "Why Does It Have To Be This Way", "A Crack In The Ocean", and "Via Vagabond". CD

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✨✧ Serge GainsbourgL' Homme A Tete De Chou (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1976. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Serge Gainsbourg's best albums ever – a set that we love every bit as much as his Melody Nelson classic, or his killer records with Jane Birkin! The set was recorded in the mid 70s, and it features amazing orchestrations from Alan Hawkshaw – backings that are even better than Hawk's previous sound library work, and which are filled with loads of cool spare moogy and electronic bits filtering in and out of the mix! Some tracks bubble with the same brooding brilliance and funky touches that you'd find on the Melody Nelson album – and others have a uniquely spacey quality that's unlike any of his other work! Tracks include "Transit A Marilou", "Aeroplanes", "Variations Sur Marilou", "Premiers Symptomes", and "Lunatic Asylum". A great record – and one of the first of Serge's that we'd recommend! CD
(Out of print. Includes obi!)

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✨✧ VariousLe Pop 2 ... CD
Groove Attack (Germany), 2004. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pretty great little collection of tunes from the contemporary French pop scene – which is quite strong, catchy and diverse – at least as far as this batch chronicles! What really stands out here is how profoundly jazzy the tunes are – looking back to the sultry, easy groove of the strongest 60s inspirations but with a very contemporary electronic sheen. Of course you can hardly go wrong with a set of tunes that features a contribution from the wonderful Coralie Clement – her "Samba De Mon Coeur" is featured, and it's a wonderfully nice surprise how strong many of the other cuts are. We'll certainly keep our eyes peeled for full lengths from these artists! 16 tracks in all: "Ca Alors" by Pascal Parisot, "Les Yeux Tout Autour De Ka Tete" by Jerome Miniere, "Charlotte" by Romeo, "Tunis" by Holden, "Le Canon Des Sourds" by Lazzi, "Si J'Etais Toi" by Mickey 3D, "Facile" by Toma and more. CD

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