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Charlélie Couture

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CharlElie Couture, defining himself being a polymorphic musician, is a single it wouldn’t end up being fair to lessen to his sole recordings since he also was a article writer, a painter, a drawer, along with a professional photographer. However, since he was discovered by Chris Blackwell in 1980, Couture provides released a lot of information, showcasing an individual sort of pop/rock and roll, with some synth pop sometimes, and displaying several atmospheres, crafted lyrics, along with a quite singular tone of voice. Considering information, as an subject, like a complete masterpiece of design, he was bought at every single stage of the producing, using his flexible skills from creation to sleeve style. Open-minded, Couture offers traveled a whole lot and resolved down in NEW YORK in 2004 after some ’90s Australian and Chicagoan encounters. Born Charles-Élay Couture in Nancy on Feb 26, 1956, he graduated from Nancy’s Artwork School, already able to handle various artistic actions, including composing, painting, pictures, and composition. He previously got a few of his functions exposed at the first age group of 15, and by enough time he had completed his formation, he previously produced an artists-trust known as “Regional ? Louer” and created an article on traditional and pop tradition crossovers. Like a musician, he began recording and liberating self-produced materials in 1978, with 12 Chansons Dans la Sciure. He got help for his following record, 1979’s Le Pêcheur, nonetheless it wasn’t until 1980 that he discovered a recording agreement, being noticed by a minimum of Island Information’ Chris Blackwell himself, seduced by CharlElie’s unusual vocal consistency and intriguing highlight, and producing Couture the first-ever French designer to indication to his famous label. The very first born of this newfound cooperation was 1981’s traditional Poêmes Rock and roll, encountering critical compliment along with a warm open public welcome, thanks a lot, among other characteristics, to the strike one “Comme un Avion Sans Ailes.” All across the ’80s, he continued recording studio room and live functions at an extraordinary pace, like the soundtracks to Tchao Pantin (offering his buddy Coluche) and La Salle de Bain (offering his sibling Tom Novembre). In 1990 and 1991, he additionally documented two LPs in Australia (Melbourne Aussie and Victoria Nature), before coming back home with brand-new influences, particularly within the painting field, and, concentrating on multiple actions, released a couple of much less effective recordings. In 1997, he surely got to Chicago to record an seriously blues-influenced LP, Casque Nu, and made a decision to relax in NEW YORK in 2004, from where he released two information: 2004’s Twice Vue and 2006’s New Yor-Coeur).

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth February 26, 1956
Profession Actor, Photographer, Author, Painter, Singer-songwriter, Film Score Composer
Education École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts
Nationality American, French
Parents Jean-Pierre Couture, Odette Michel
Siblings Tom Novembre
Music Songs La Ballade Du Mois D' Août 75, Un jour les anges, L'Histoire du loup dans la bergerie, Aime-moi encore / au moins, Toy Story: Je suis ton ami, Local Rock, Pochette surprise, Etrange bazar, La suprême dimension, Demain ailleurs, Aime moi encore, L'amour au fond, Partie sans rien dire, "Tchao" les nuits sont trop longues, Mon amour interdit, Crocodile point, Tu m'as pas dit d'ou tu venais, Ma marseillaise, La Vague, Tu joues toujours, Running Man / Melbourne, Media Panic, Violente passion, Longtemps, longtemps, T'en va plus t'en va pas, Comme si on y croyait, L'histoire de Bernard, Oublier, Je M'attache À Toi, Do Not Disturb, Suria devi, Les Anglais en vacances
Albums Poèmes Rock, FORt rÊVEUR, Pochette surprise, Immortel, Island Colors, New YorCœur, Solo girls, 3 Folies Live, 109 Poèmes Électro, Quoi faire ?, Solo Boys
Nominations Cesar Award for Best Original Score
Movies So Long, Stooge, The Moderns, ...à la campagne, Antonio’s Girlfriend, The Bathroom, La Confesse


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Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Comme un avion 2002 as CharlÉlie
Du côté des filles 2001 as CharlÉlie
Jeu de vilains 1999 Short
Ça boum 1998 Short
...à la campagne 1995
Au nord de l'hiver 1993 Documentary
Couples et amants 1993
La petite amie d'Antonio 1992
Le langage des fleurs 1989 Short
Le crime d'Antoine 1989
La salle de bain 1989
Taxi Boy 1986
Suivez mon regard 1986
Tchao pantin 1983
La confesse 1979 Short

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
La petite amie d'Antonio 1992 performer: "Chemins croises" / writer: "Chemins croises"
Histoires de la maison bleue 1989 TV Series lyrics: "Histoires de la maison bleue" / performer: "Histoires de la maison bleue"
The Moderns 1988 performer: "Parlez-moi d'amour" 1930, "Paris la nuit / Selavy", "I Swear I Do", "Dada je suis" / writer: "Paris la nuit / Selavy", "I Swear I Do", "Dada je suis"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Opération Bugs Bunny 1997 TV Movie
The Moderns 1988 L'Evidence (as Charlelie Couture)
Suivez mon regard 1986 Le Christ

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Moderns 1988 musician: piano, Orchestre Moderne - as Charlelie Couture / performer: songs - as Charlelie Couture

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One of Us 2012 Short executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Thé ou café 2009-2012 TV Series Himself
CharlÉlie Couture, les statuts de sa liberté 2011 Documentary Himself
La traversée du miroir 2009 TV Series Himself
Tenue de soirée 2007 TV Series Himself
Campus, le magazine de l'écrit 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
L'impossible mister Dieudo 2003 Video documentary Himself
Je suis venu(e) vous dire 2003 TV Series short Himself
Qui veut gagner des millions? 2003 TV Series Himself
Vivement dimanche 2001-2002 TV Series Himself
Questions pour un champion 2002 TV Series Himself
Les enfants de la télé 1997-1998 TV Series Himself
Les enfants de l'Olympia 1997 TV Movie Himself
Taratata 1993-1995 TV Series Himself
Vincent à l'heure 1995 TV Series Himself
Champs-Elysées 1982-1990 TV Series Himself
C'est encore mieux l'après-midi 1985 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Les années Sigma: la provocation amoureuse 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1984 César César Awards, France Best Music (Meilleure musique) Tchao pantin (1983)


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