Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Musique Pour Vous Romans



Django Reinhardt and the Hot Club of France - Minor Swing
FACT: Reinhardt is portrayed in the opening sequence of the 2003 animated film Les Triplettes de Belleville.

Francoise Hardy - Tous les Garcons et les Filles
FACT: Hardy is mentioned in a poem by Bob Dylan "Some other kinds of songs" on the cover of his LP "Another Side of Bob Dylan", released in 1964.

Serge Gainsbourg - Ford Mustang
FACT: Reggae star Bob Marley was furious when he discovered Gainsbourg made his wife Rita Marley sing erotic lyrics.

Yann Tiersen - La Noyée
FACT: Critics sometimes compare him to Erik Satie, Philip Glass, Nino Rota, Mogwai, Steve Reich, and the Penguin Café Orchestra for their musical proximity.

Cocteau Twins - Lorelei
FACT:To-date, they have been cited as notable influences by such diverse artists as Prince, Madonna, Annie Lennox and Perfect Circle.

Air - Mer Du Japon (Teenagers Remix)
FACT: Air wrote and played the music of the album 5:55 by French actress and singer Charlotte Gainsbourg, which was released in August 2006

Charlotte Gainsbourg - 5:55
FACT: Charlotte performed the spoken introduction (a sample from The Cement Garden) on Madonna's 2001 single "What It Feels Like for a Girl"

Stereo Total - C'est la Mort
FACT: The band has covered songs by Sylvie Vartan, Françoise Hardy, Serge Gainsbourg, The Rolling Stones and The Beatles.

Kraftwerk - Tour De France
FACT: One of Laura's FAVS. Yay fwen!


FINAL THOUGHT:
-This music goes well with a nice bottle of red wine.
-Perhaps it can be shared with someone you like.
-It's not suitable to share with someone you don't like.
-If you like it and I like it then we like it.


Posted by MAZ

2 comments:

  1. Yodog...Thanks for the Krafterk Misty.

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  2. Merci beaucoup for the Francoise Hardy!

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