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Francis Cabrel

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Varied since it is definitely, the music of Francis Cabrel never strays definately not his basic songwriting tools: the classical guitar and mild reflections about life. His obvious tone of voice and clean acoustic guitar are ever the concentrate of his tunes. Around this primary he weaves modern folk, blues rock and roll, French pop, clean jazz, and also classical noises. His lyrics have obtained much interest among French-speaking viewers and critics, and his albums sell well in those circles. His design in addition has sparked a revival appealing in acoustic music in France. Cabrel’s participation in music started at his lycée (supplementary college) in southwestern France. Influenced by Bob Dylan’s music, he trained himself to try out guitar. He became a member of up with an organization known as the Maïna Pub (later on transformed to les Virginys) which protected songs from the Beatles, the Rolling Rocks, and Jimi Hendrix. The group ultimately sublimated, and Cabrel started performing single and focusing on his very own materials. In 1974, he inserted a competition for vocalist/songwriters within the southwest France and strolled apart with first place. The mentioned prize was the chance to record a 45 one, however the judges had been so impressed they asked him to record an LP rather. The resulting record, Les Murs de Poussière, premiered in 1977. Cabrel and his record firm had been displeased using the audio and achievement (respectively) from the record, but Cabrel transferred to Paris and continuing to perform in public areas. He released his second record, Les Chemins de Traverse, in 1979. The next single from your recording, “Je l’Aime ? Mourir,” obtained the eye of French listeners, and Cabrel became nationally identified. In the first ’80s, Cabrel released Fragile (1980), Carte Postale (1981), and Quelqu’un de l’Intérieure (1983); these albums produced hits and offered well in France. Of these years Cabrel constructed an target audience in Quebec also by touring both single along with a music group. Having garnered substantial success along with his three earlier albums, Cabrel transformed his speed and approach within the middle-’80s. He released a live recording (Cabrel Open public) in 1984, a studio room record (Photos de Voyages) in 1985 along with a compilation (w-87) in 1987. He transferred back again to southwestern France, create his very own studio, turned even more of his focus on his family members, and released albums of brand-new material in a relaxed pace. He continuing this design in the past due ’80s and with the ’90s with Sarbacane (1989), d’Une Ombre ? l’Autre (a 1991 live three-disc established), and Samedi Soir sur la Terre (1994). Each discharge was greatly expected in France and Quebec, and everything sold well. Both albums of primary materials (Sarbacane and Samedi Soir sur la Terre) do especially well, and each proceeded to go multi-platinum. Hors-Saison premiered in 1999 carrying out a 5-calendar year break and Cabrel backed it having a nationwide tour and an extraordinary 10-day time stint in the Olympia in Paris. Through the early area of the noughties, Cabrel got part in some concerts entitled Autour du Blues alongside worldwide artists such as for example Patrick Verbeke, Tanya Saint Val and David Johnson. Pursuing these displays his tenth record, Les Beaux Dégâts, premiered in 2004. The recording featured a fresh powerful to Cabrel’s sound having a brass section getting his songs alive and included a visitor efficiency from Autor du Blues tour-mate David Johnson. Carbel came back in 2008 with Des Roses et des Orties which undertook a range of politics and social conditions that resonate highly throughout the whole record. He also included a small number of French adaptations of function by Bob Dylan, Creedence Clearwater Revival and J.J. Cale.

Quick Facts


Full Name Francis Cabrel
Date Of Birth November 23, 1953
Profession Guitarist, Politician, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter
Nationality French
Children Aurélie Cabrel, Manon Cabrel, Thiu Cabrel
Parents Denise Nin Cabrel
Siblings Martine Cabrel, Philippe Cabrel
Music Songs Petite Marie, La Corrida, Je t'aimais, je t'aime, je t'aimerai, L'Encre de tes yeux, Je L'aime à Mourir, Encore et encore, Il Faudra Leur Dire, C'est écrit, Samedi soir sur la terre, Si algun dia la ves, Gardien de nuit, C'était l'hiver, Sarbacane, La dame de Haute-Savoie, La Robe & l'Échelle, Je pense encore à toi, La cabane du pêcheur, Répondez-moi, Elle écoute pousser les Fleurs, La Fille qui m'accompagne, Octobre, Partis pour rester, Des hommes pareils, Dur comme fer, Les Murs de poussière, Les Chemins de traverse, Le Loir et Cher, Tout le monde y pense, Assis sur le rebord du monde, Je te suivrai, Ma Place dans le trafic, Automne
Albums In extremis, L'In Extremis Tour, Vise le ciel, Les Beaux Dégâts, Samedi soir sur la Terre, Double Tour : Électrique & acoustique, Photos de voyages, La Tournée des Bodegas, Hors-saison, Fragile, Les Chemins de traverse, Des roses et des orties, Cabrel public, L'Essentiel 1977-2007, 77-87, D'une ombre à l'autre, Quelqu'un de l'Intérieur, Carte postale, Les Murs de poussière, Sarbacane, Algo mas de amor, Fragile (Remastered)
Nominations NRJ Music Award for Francophone Male Artist of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Male Artist
Movies Wonderful Times, Coup de feu, Autour Du Blues Meets Larry Carlton & Guest Robben Ford


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1 Has his look-alike puppet in the French show Les guignols de l'info (1988).
2 French singer.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
No me la puc treure del cap TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Manuel García: En vivo - Teatro Caupolicán 2011 2011 Video writer: "La tinta de tus lágrimas"
Los Archivos del Cardenal TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
The Last Circus 2010 performer: "La quiero a morir" / writer: "La quiero a morir"
La chanson de l'année 2004-2007 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
C'est quoi la vie? 1999 performer: "Animal" / writer: "Animal"
L'âge des possibles 1995 writer: "C'est écrit"
Broadcast News 1987 performer: "L'Edition Speciale" / writer: "L'Edition Speciale"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
La case de l'oncle Doc 2015 TV Series documentary 1 episode
Une époque formidable... 1991
Sarbacane tour 1990 Video documentary
Coup de feu 1983 Short

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Le soldat Rose 2006 TV Movie Gardien de nuit

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A French Guy Named Saba TV Mini-Series special thanks - 1 episode, 2016 very special thanks - 1 episode, 2015

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Les copains d'abord 2016 TV Series Himself
Vivement dimanche 1999-2015 TV Series Himself
La chanson de l'année 2004-2015 TV Series Himself
C à vous 2015 TV Series Himself
La fête de la chanson française 2005-2015 TV Series Himself
L'anniversaire de Jacques Dutronc en Corse 2015 TV Movie Himself
Chabada 2011 TV Series Himself
Les Enfoirés 1992-2010 TV Series Himself / Himself - Singer
Vive les comédies musicales! 2009 TV Movie Himself
Les grands gamins 2008 TV Movie Himself
Le grand journal de Canal+ 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
20 heures le journal 2006 TV Series Himself
Tout le monde en parle 2006 TV Series Himself
Spécial 'Fête de la musique' 2005 TV Special Himself
Podium 2005 TV Series Himself
Sylvie Vartan, au rythme du coeur 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Vivement dimanche prochain 2004 TV Series Himself - Main Guest
Autour du blues 2001 Documentary Himself
Victoires de la musique 1998-2000 TV Series Himself
Tapis rouge 1999 TV Series Himself
Téléthon 1995 TV Series Himself
Si on chantait 1995 TV Series Himself
Le spectacle acoustique 1992 Documentary Himself
Sarbacane tour 1990 Video documentary Himself (Vocals)
Champs-Elysées 1982-1989 TV Series Himself
Embarquement immédiat 1987 TV Series Himself
C'est encore mieux l'après-midi 1987 TV Series Himself
Stars 1981 TV Series Himself
Numéro 1 1979-1981 TV Series Himself / Himself - Host
L'école des fans 1981 TV Series Himself
Les nouveaux rendez-vous 1980 TV Series Himself
Music-Hall à Provins 1980 TV Series Himself
Les rendez-vous du dimanche 1979-1980 TV Series Himself
Palmarès 1979 TV Series Himself
Collaroshow 1979 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
No me la puc treure del cap 2012 TV Series Himself
Vivement dimanche 2007 TV Series Himself
Les 40 ans de la 2 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself

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