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Arabesque

CD (Item 991882) EMI (France), 2003 — Condition: Used
Just Sold Out!

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One of the greatest albums we've heard from Jane Birkin in years – a haunting set that revisits older classics, with a whole new sound! Jane's working here with titles written by longtime partner Serge Gainsbourg – classics like "Valse De Melody", "Elisa", "Couleur Cafe", "La Javanaise", and "Les Dessous Chics". But instead of just re-recording them, she's re-pitched all the titles to have a very strong Middle Eastern feel – working with Arabic musicians to take the original tracks by Serge, and flesh them out with an even more haunting and otherworldly feel. Really great stuff – and proof that Jane's still growing tremendously as an artist!  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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When you purchase a Used CD you can expect the disc to be free of all but the lightest of surface marks, the case to be clean (we often change the cases ourselves), and the booklet to be in good shape. Used CDs may show some signs of use but if there are significant details or defects we will list them underneath the item — just like we do with LPs — so look there for notes on cutout marks, stickers, promo stamps or other details.

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