Brigitte Bardot & Others —
Bardotmania ... CD El (UK), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 2 CDs ...
More of a celebration of Brigitte Bardot in general than a straight collection of her own recordings – a really cool 2CD package that features music from famous Bardot films, some tracks sung by Bardot herself, and a few other numbers by different singers too! The orchestrations are lush at ... read moreCD
Benjamin Biolay's looking a bit strung out on the cover, but the music here is as warmly charming as ever – a sublime modern French take on territory first explored by Serge Gainsbourg in the 60s! Biolay's production, as always, is impeccable – a beautiful blend of warmth and grit, ... read moreCD
No baby pop here, as France Gall is all-woman throughout – one of the best of the French female pop singers of the mid 60s, working here with an upbeat, groovy sound throughout! Backings are by the great Alain Gouraguer, who gives the record a tightly jerking kind of feel – a sound ... read moreCD
Great work from one of the jazziest, hippest French singers of the 60s! Includes some great small combo backing with Maurice Vander on piano and Eddy Louiss on Hammond – plus larger groups led by Michel Colombier, Christian Chevallier, and Vander! LP, Vinyl record album