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Têtes Raides

Originally a punk rock act influenced from the Clash and much more traditional rock elements like the Stones and Chuck Berry (below its original moniker, Tet Red, the group was known for live covers of these artists), Têtes Raides ultimately moved into even more acoustic and traditional French territory (consuming even more domestic influences, such as for example Jacques Brel and Les Négresses Verts), mixing straight-ahead rock with French music stylings through the midpoint from the 20th century. Led by vocalist and visual developer Christian Olivier, Têtes Raides quickly became a crucial success, and making use of their 1st album, Not Inactive But Bien Raides, in 1987, begun to garner a favorite following aswell. Besides constant recordings, Têtes Raides acquired a popularity for concert events that were outrageous theatrical, circus-like affairs. The group, which would ultimately amount seven, released 14 albums from 1989 on, with 2007 viewing the release from the full-length Banco.

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