French folk rock-band Le Gop were originally shaped in 1989 to try out at a event in the suburbs of Paris. The initial line up presented a minimum of 10 musicians. It had been using their greatness of quantity they produced their name – Le Grand Orchestra Parisien, or Le Gop in shorthand. Nevertheless, as their amounts decreased they shifted from focusing on genuine traditional dances to improvising their personal material, albeit generally centered still on components of those same dances. The group, led by guitarist and founder Michel Le Cam, feature hurdy gurdy and fiddle furthermore to even more familiar rock components, and include previous people of both Malicorne and Ti Jaz. Their 1994 debut recording confirmed the guarantee shown on many European tours, with unique songs such as for example ‘Nuit De Gala’ and ‘Rendezvous’ motivating a positive essential response.