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Saturday, October 22, 2016

salut mon ami !

i only ever mention another blog if it is really, really good so it brings me a lot of pleasure to tell you that after a long hiatus that spiked candy has returned to entertain us with her (mostly) french sixties obsession. it's got great articles, top playlists and some great new videos of chantal k, chantal g and stella. check it out :) 

Thursday, October 20, 2016

golden slumbers

i was listening to the ever wonderful 1992 vanessa paradis album for the first time in while today and was reminded of what a great song 'silver and gold' is - and that last line just makes it

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Sunday, October 16, 2016

walk this way

LIA PAMINA - SYCAMORE TREE
the much anticipated album from lia is just about to drop. so far, her appreciation and understanding of all the music we love (claudine, france, nancy, twinkle, jeanette) has shone through so brilliantly on the songs she's released or made available on youtube. so her album has a lot to live up to...!
the first song released 'walking away' was understated and heartfelt, the second song 'sycamore tree' sees lia channelling her inner claudine longet - it's cute, genuine and most of all not a pastiche. i can't wait for the album (pleased to see 'party in the night' will be on it too)

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