Rarely does the pairing of two people cause such intrigue, fascination and obsession; yet the relationship between the inimitable Jane Birkin and enigmatic Serge Gainsbourg has long captivated the public imagination. 365 more words
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The Limiñanas, the perfect accompaniment to a post-coital cigarette. Prepare to don a pair of sunglasses and let The Limiñanas transport you back to the 1960s with thirteen tracks of seductive French joie de vivre, please don’t be surprised if you end up in their boudoir plastered on Châteauneuf-du-Pape and given the night of your life, while Serge Gainsbourg watches in the corner with a nonchalant smile. 239 more words
10″ on Jazzman (JMANLP064)
The French chanson is a song that’s as inextricably linked to French culture as crêpes, croissants and cognac.
Their poetic, romantic lyrics are set to music that’s characterised by following the rhythms of the French language rather than those of English, and have been used as serenades since time immemorial.