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Sunday, July 01, 2007

don't let the pop stop

can anyone recommend any french music (boy,girl or bands) from the past few years?
a particular artist? song? album?
i'm looking to update my french pop!
all suggestions appreciated and investigated!

40 comment(s):

Jil Caplan - new record

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 01 July, 2007 18:02  

Dondolo - Dondolismes

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 01 July, 2007 18:36  

oh yes, dondolo is great
also check out lizzy ling, brisa roche, hiripsime, florent marchet, and oliva ruiz.

By Blogger randyhate, at 01 July, 2007 19:00  

Hi Mordi. You should also try Saint Privat (marvellous easy-lounge-pop with gorgeous singer Valérie :-)


By Anonymous Anonymous, at 01 July, 2007 19:47  

Nothing really out of the ordinary and you've probably already heard 'em. I'm gonna go ahead recommend these anyway, just in case you missed them:
* Camille Ta douleur
* Alizée J'en Ai Marre
(Youtube links)

By Blogger dan s., at 01 July, 2007 22:56  

thanks- there are quite a few new names to me so i'll do some research!

and of course i LOVE alizee- although it's been a while she has released anything.

I like some camille songs- ta douleur was a good choice though!

i'm liking some of the new zazie album and am looking into calogero, indochine too.

By Blogger mordi, at 01 July, 2007 23:13  

carla bruni and les breastfeeders

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 01 July, 2007 23:23  

Mordi, How do you feel about Bertrand Burgalat? http://www.tricatel.com/
Allegra is great. Etienne Daho? Katrine? Francoize Breut? Dominique Ain? Perhaps you'd like Coralie Clement or Keren Ann. BTW, Thanks for blogging Blow Up Doll. Great!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 02 July, 2007 06:57  

Benjamin Biolay

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 02 July, 2007 08:53  

Le Volume Courbe

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 02 July, 2007 09:09  

Je dirais Carla Bruni


ou Dominique A

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 02 July, 2007 12:57  

The Plastiscines

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 02 July, 2007 17:26  

Ehm, you still are visiting my blog (www.fillessourires.com), are you?

By Blogger Guuzbourg, at 02 July, 2007 20:53  

Mareva Galanter, even though you've probably already checked her out.

I love this blog!!

By Blogger Destiny, at 02 July, 2007 23:05  

jordy rules, and i see he's got a new album.

By Blogger cj, at 03 July, 2007 00:33  

Emily Loizeau me semble etre la derniere merveilleuse production francaise. Clip merveileux, cover originale, duo interessant, album riche, etc..

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 03 July, 2007 08:30  

Sylvie Vartan - Da doo ron ron ITALIAN VERSION!!!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 03 July, 2007 12:30  

Emilie Simon, Diam’s, Daniel Darc, Coralie Clément, Françoiz Breut, Camille Bazbaz, Nouvelle Vague, M, Katerine, Paris Combo, Miossec, Thomas Fersen, Dominique A, Vincent Delerm, Keren Ann, Ilona Mitrecey, TTC, Sanseverino, Mickey 3D.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 04 July, 2007 07:31  

Zazie, Camille, Emilie Simon, Charlotte Gainsbourg

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 04 July, 2007 17:38  

Emily Loizeau's album L'autre bout du monde was pretty good. Bénabar is always funny. I love Jeanne Cherhal's stuff. And finally, Prototypes are a great french electro indie band.

Thanks for sharing great music! Long may it continue!

By Blogger Rob Whatman, at 04 July, 2007 20:29  



By Anonymous Anonymous, at 05 July, 2007 07:17  

Paris Combo , Serge toujours Serge Gainsbourg, Benjamin Biolay, Camile,

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 05 July, 2007 19:31  

If not done already, you should listen to Christophe Willem, last year's pop idol winner.. he is just amazing..
To Amel Bent too, first album.
To Alex Beaupain and his great soundtrack for Les Chansons d'amour the best french movie for 2007..
Anaïs too "The cheap show"
And Lio for her last year's wonderful melancholic album..
You'll thank me ;-)

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 06 July, 2007 00:27  

ysa ferrer " mes reves " " a flash in teh night " diam's feat vita " confessions nocturnes " ( very funny )
an so' " tu m'jures tu l'repetes pas "

you would love helena lemkovitch , she made covers of 60's band in the late 80's i think ..it s pretty hard to find ..
France La gale
oh yeah and there were this iconic squat / underground band called Les brochettes , who split and made Ming and singer is solo now " Arolde "
there were / are great

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 06 July, 2007 01:40  

Coralie Clement, Benjamin Biolay, Karen Ann, Carla Bruni, Charlotte Gainsbourg!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 06 July, 2007 23:59  

Anne Pigalle!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 07 July, 2007 08:10  


there are many names here that i am already really familiar with:
charlotte, etienne, alizee, camille, karen ann, biolay, clement,serge, zazie...


there were also MANY suggestions that i wasn't familiar with- so thanks everyone.

so far, the artists i like the most are:
madamoiselle k
vincent delerm
florent marchet
olivia ruiz


By Blogger mordi, at 07 July, 2007 09:19  


Some great singers (all female) from the past few years:
-Zazie (I love the new album "Totem", and her second one, "Zen" is still the best)
-Rose (Some great songs, my favorites are Ciao bella, La liste, Pauvre con)
-Axelle Red (amazing, last album "jardin secret" is one of the best; and a great mix of J'ai fait un rêve came out as a single some years ago)
-Vanessa Paradis (her new song Divine Idylle is magnificent)
-Coralie Clément (first album Salle des pas perdus is one of my all time favorites)
-Charlotte Gainsbourg
-Véronique Sanson (her last album Longue Distance is still very nice; new tour is plannes for 2008)

If you'd like to hear some tracks of those artists, just mail and I'll send you the mp3.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 08 July, 2007 09:37  

christophe's 'Double Je' is a suresot for you. i'm totally obsessed nowadays by Saule's album Vous Etes Ici. Jeff Buckley meets Brel.

By Blogger Guuzbourg, at 08 July, 2007 09:47  

suresHot, that is

By Blogger Guuzbourg, at 08 July, 2007 09:48  

I strongly recommend "Tom Poisson ... fait des chansons".

By Blogger Achteinhalb, at 10 July, 2007 22:44  

"Ame Strong"- Combat des sens
"Marc Gauvin"- Les tam tam de l'amour
"Marc Gauvin"- la femme légère

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 14 July, 2007 10:25  

how about Raphaël, and his album CARAVANE, you could check also Pierre Lapointe or Les Cowboys fringants, who are from Canada...

greetings from mexico

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 15 July, 2007 21:14  

Stephane Mondino - St.Lazare

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 16 July, 2007 15:16  

I'm surprised no one mentioned Phillipe Katerine

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 16 July, 2007 17:19  


By Blogger Marten Mantel, at 16 July, 2007 23:21  

Gérard Manset (Royaume de Siam, Paradis, Y'a une route)

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 19 July, 2007 22:26  

Les 5 gentlemen, a great 60's french band...

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 23 July, 2007 18:33  

i gotta say anggun,calogero and though not everyone likes her,nadiya

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 01 August, 2007 15:28  

mick est tout seul
les rita mitsouko!

By Blogger Enderoute, at 08 August, 2007 12:47  

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