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Michel Berger

Michel Berger rates among France pop music’s most acclaimed and prolific songwriters, despite the fact that the majority of his most successful functions have been produced famous by additional performers, from France Gall to Johnny Hallyday. Co-creator of Starmania, author of many film scores, involved with humanitarian causes, Berger was …

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Noir Désir

French alternative music group Noir Désir shaped in the middle-’80s, made up of vocalist/guitarist Bertrand Cantat, guitarist Serge Teyssot-Gay, bassist Frédéric Vidalenc, and drummer Denis Barthe. The group’s 1st EP, Ou Veux-Tu Que J’Regarde, premiered in 1987. 2 yrs later on, Noir Désir released their debut full-length, Veuillez Rendre l’Âme …

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Jean Leloup

Québécois rock and roll provocateur Jean Leloup was the top exponent from the Francophone pop renaissance from the 1990s, getting evaluation to Lou Reed for his seedy imagery and aloof vocals. Delivered Jean Leclerc in Sainte-Foy, Quebec, on, may 14, 1961, he spent the greater section of his youth in …

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Superbus

French rock-band Superbus was shaped in 1999 by frontwoman Jennifer Ayache (the child of celebrity Chantal Lauby) upon her come back from a seven-year stay static in the U.S. Guitarist Michel Giovannetti and bassist François Actually co-founded the initial lineup, with guitarist Patrice Focone and drummer Guillaume Roussé later on …

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Nino Ferrer

Self-indulgent chameleon or professional of creative disguise? You should, Nino Ferrer demonstrated himself to become ever the “homme a tout faire” (jack port of all investments) he agitatedly sang about in his theme melody towards the French tv series Agence Interim. Ferrer was a past due bloomer from the French …

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Dionysos

French pop/rock and roll group Dionysos began like the majority of high-school rock rings do, yet possess finished up somewhere completely different. The four close friends Mathias Malzieu (vocals, acoustic guitar), Eric Serra-Tossio (drums), Michael Ponton (acoustic guitar), and Guillaume Garidel (bass) arrived collectively in 1993, playing displays at regional …

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Michel Polnareff

Known for his eccentric nature, French pop songwriter Michel Polnareff made a hype for himself in the first to middle-’60s when his debut one, “La Poupée Qui Fait No,” rocketed to the very best from the French graphs, nonetheless it was his early-’70s launch, Polnareff’s, that cemented him a location …

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Véronique Sanson

The very first thing that involves brain when evoking French singer/songwriter Véronique Sanson is her voice. A warm, passionate, relaxing tone of voice, both uplifting and deep, in conjunction with great piano playing, a mixture that summons evaluation with famous brands Carole Ruler, Laura Nyro, or Janis Ian. However despite …

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Isabelle Boulay

Isabelle Boulay vaulted from success within the theatrical stage and in tv to international popularity among the leading Francophone pop divas of her generation. Created July 6, 1972, in Sainte-Félicité, Quebec, Boulay spent a lot of her years as a child around her parents’ cafe, where she frequently performed towards …

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Mathieu Boogaerts

Mathieu Boogaerts can be an acclaimed France substitute singer/songwriter whose eclectic design pulls from Afro-pop and reggae in addition to indie electronica and folk music. Delivered in 1970 in Fontenay-sous-Bois, Île-de-France, France, he produced his commercial documenting debut in 1995 using the four-track maxi-single Ondulé Spécial on Remark Information, followed …

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