Friday, February 08, 2008

Cover: Gainsbourg Revisited (1)

Brigitte Fontaine
France (Rock/French Pop)

The SOM exclusive track :
Brigitte Fontaine - La Valse de Mélody
Original version taken from 1971 Serge Gainsbourg album "L'histoire de Mélody Nelson". Recorded live at Le Fou du roi (France Inter) in 2006.

Stupid Operation :
Little Annie - Jane Birkin = Brigitte Fontaine

Recordings :
Brigitte Fontaine is a famous French (crazy) singer. She released a new album in 2006, "Libido". She can be consired as a sort of female Serge Gainsbourg.

One song to buy :
"Le nougat" (from "French Corazon")

One video to watch :
Brigitte Fontaine - Le nougat (video)


More :
Myspace

Buy her music :
Amazon (US) / ITunes (France)

1 comment:

janevc. said...

Yep!!
Brigitte Fontaine is fabulous!
I just bought her cd Libido, and like it a lot.
But Kékéland and Brigitte Fontaine est... are also one of my favorites!

have a nice evening!