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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

folk off - wednesday

MARIANNE FAITHFULL - HOW SHOULD I YOUR TRUE LOVE KNOW
from her pussywillows north country maid phase!

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Tuesday, April 29, 2008

folk off - tuesday

BRIDGET ST.JOHN - BACK TO STAY
imagine if nico was slightly happier - this may be what she would sound like!

Monday, April 28, 2008

folk off - monday

LINDA PERHACS - HEY, WHO REALLY CARES
wow. this is amazing. from the second this song starts - you'll be blown away.

this week is a folking great week- everything from the hebridean whispers of vashti, to the heroin soaked tones of nico, to the obscure and newly re-discovered greenwich village sound of linda. any doll with a whiff of folk gets a look in, so enjoy!

Sunday, April 27, 2008

precocious dolls - sunday

JODIE FOSTER - MA VIE C'EST CHOUETTE
well, if we are doing precocious children then surely she wins hands down. a goddess from the day she was born. skateboard and surf to this excellent 70's track.

Saturday, April 26, 2008

precocious dolls - saturday

JORDY - IT'S SO TOUGH TO BE A BABY / DUR DUR D'ETRE BEBE!
whether you loved this or hated it you can't deny it's total marvy-ness: it sounds like a baby on smack! (and it accompanied my many mashed nights in!)

Friday, April 25, 2008

precocious dolls - friday

SHEILA - DANS LA GLACE
oh sheila, can we really forgive that hair?

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Thursday, April 24, 2008

precocious dolls - thursday

OUR KID - YOU JUST MIGHT SEE ME CRY
ok, so they're not dolls, although it has been said they sound like girls! i was thrilled to find this song in a charity shop for 25p! An often forgotten number 2 hit from the late 70's. and because this week is precocious young talent week, it's given me a re-e-e-son to post it.
(seriously, i love this song!)

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

precocious dolls - wednesday

PATTY DUKE - DON'T JUST STAND THERE
classic teenage 60's dramarama, and if it's a game, she don't wanna play it!

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

precocious dolls - tuesday

JULIE DAWN COLE - I WANT IT NOW
i have no shame in admitting i know every word from this amazing song!

Monday, April 21, 2008

precocious dolls - monday

ALLEGRA - TOOTH FAIRY
if serge gainsbourg has met teenage hayley mills and given her drugs, then this would have been the result, and it is brill!

to find out more about this doll, visit www.tricatel.com

Sunday, April 20, 2008

mg week - sunday

MARGO GURYAN - SUNDAY MORNING
spend your sunday lazing with some sunshine pop.
this woman is a genius.

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Saturday, April 19, 2008

mg week - saturday

MARGO GURYAN - LOVE SONGS

Friday, April 18, 2008

mg week - friday

MARGO GURYAN - WHY DO I CRY?
why do she cry? find out!

Thursday, April 17, 2008

mg week - thursday

MARGO GURYAN - MOST OF MY LIFE
margo has true doll status : a tiny but brilliant musical output, a late 60's vibe, breathy voice, and her songs were even covered by other dolls; claudine longet, mama cass, astrud gilberto...

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Wednesday, April 16, 2008

mg week - wednesday

MARGO GURYAN - COME TO ME SLOWLY
everything about this song is marvy- the arrangement, her lyrics, her wispy voice...

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

mg week - tuesday

MARGO GURYAN - UNDER MY UMBRELLA
i love how she makes twee ideas about love so mesmerising!

Monday, April 14, 2008

mg week - monday

MARGO GURYAN - SOMEONE I KNOW
possibly the most marvy song about falling in love ever written.
(this was also the very first song posted on blowupdoll!)

Sunday, April 13, 2008

sv week - sunday

SYLVIE VARTAN - LE TESTAMENT
i wasn't going to re-post this- but then i just had to - it is so amazing. and i would failing in my duty if i didn't bring this to you!

Saturday, April 12, 2008

sv week - saturday

SYLVIE VARTAN - BALLADE POUR UNE FUGUE
there is no way you won't enjoy this one!

Friday, April 11, 2008

sv week - friday

SYLVIE VARTAN - IL FAUT TROUVER SON COIN DE CIEL
something to get you moving n grooving!

Thursday, April 10, 2008

sv week - thursday

SYLVIE VARTAN - BLAM BLAM BLAM
most of this weeks pictures were found at the brilliant sylvievartanshow.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008

sv week - wednesday

SYLVIE VARTAN - IL Y A DEUX FILLES EN MOI
one major complaint about sylvie is how difficult it can be to sort out the good from the bad- hopefully this week, i have done that for you- although there is enough great songs for a whole sylvie month!

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

sv week - tuesday

SYLVIE VARTAN - HOLIDAY
this was the first song that got me interested in sylvie- a gorgeous version of of the michel polnareff track.

Monday, April 07, 2008

sv week - monday

SYLVIE VARTAN - PAR AMOUR OU PAR PITIE
i had to start super sylvie week with her best ever song ; it still blows me away.

ready steady girl

CHRISTINE PILZER - NON, TU N'ES PAS SEUL
a massive thanks to graham at the amazing ready steady girls for helping us complete our pilzer collection.

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Saturday, April 05, 2008

french noughties - saturday

CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG - L'UN PART L'AUTRE RESTE
i couldn't do a french noughties week without my idol charlotte. i love her sulky, pouty bottom lip and her voice is gorgeous. this song rules!

Friday, April 04, 2008

french noughties - friday

BAMBOU ET LULU - NE DIS RIEN
serges girlfriend and his son song cover this gorge song from anna

Thursday, April 03, 2008

french noughties - thursday

DELANEY - SUR LA PLACE LILI BOULANGER
delaney! who? no idea! but this song will get stuck and in your head!

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

french noughties - wednesday

CALOGERO - SUIS JE ASSEZ CLAIR
yes! a non-doll!
for calogero, i'll make an exception and include him on blowupdoll. i think he is brilliant and i'm very excited to inform you that i am off to paris to see him in may! yay!

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

french noughties - tuesday

ALIZEE - FIFTY SIXTY
love this song all about warhol, nico, lou reed, the 60's and all things pop!