Darkly fluid like ink and inviting like absinthe, “J’ai plein de trucs à faire” is a ghostly afterimage along the autoroute and the neck-tingling, Gainsbourg-esque new single from Paris’ mysterious Tentative. Out courtesy of Marc Collin’s Kwaidan, streaming links for it are here.
Tag: french pop
Jeanne Balibar: “June Bilobar”
Parisian actress and musician Jeanne Balibar has announced the release of her next album D’ici là tout l’été, and the mind-bending, intergalactic “June Bilobar” is its stellar first single. Streaming links for this track are here, and the LP arrives on June 9th courtesy of Midnight Special Records. Via Les inRocks.
New York City’s April March has just announced a new collaborative album with elusive French duo Staplin appropriately entitled April March Meets Staplin, and above you can be swept away by its sharp, joyful “Parti Avec le Soleil”. The LP arrives care of Velvetica Music on May 5th, and pre-saving information for it is right here.
Jeanne Added: “Antidote”
Reims, France’s Jeanne Added has joined considerable creative forces with photographer and director Diane Sagnier for the elegant, relaxed new video for the stately, romantic “Antidote”. You can buy vinyl, CD and bundled versions of the By Your Side album from which this track is taken from her webstore, while additional options are at this link. Via Les inRocks.
Laure Briard: “Ciel mer azur”
A sweetly-sly nod to the bossa nova style with a glowing, modern heart, “Ciel mer azur” is the softly-celebratory newest single from Toulouse’s Laure Briard. The enchanting track is one of ten on Ne pas trop rester bleue, the LP she releases through Midnight Special Records on February 10th. You can pre-order vinyl, CD and digital editions of it now from Bandcamp, while those lucky enough to be in Paris on May 16th can find tickets for the album’s release show right here.
London’s chic and promising Iraina Mancini has re-imagined her arresting “Undo the Blue” single in French, illuminating it in Gallic musical history and Continental elegance. You can find streaming links and all manner of information about her by following this link, and she has plenty on Bandcamp, too.
Caressed by an ageless, midnight-violet, yé-yé mystery, “Je me laisse tomber” is the luxurious, beguiling brand-new single from Helena Noguerra — a musician and actress from dreamy Brussels, Belgium. Streaming links for this are here, and the release of her Fleurs bleues, noces noires LP is forthcoming.
Jeanne Added: “Hey Boy”
Luscious, intimate and always in control, “Hey Boy” is the gently rippling, restful and long-awaited new single from Reims, France’s Jeanne Added. There is no word at the moment on any upcoming full-length, but for now you can find a bounty of streaming and download links for this track right here. Via Les inRocks.
Juliette Armanet: “Tu me Play”
Stylish and seamless as it smolders, “Tu me Play” is the marmalade-tinted, honey-sweet latest single from Lille’s Juliette Armanet. You can buy physical copies of her most-recent album Brûler le feu either from her webstore or from FNAC right now. Via Les inRocks.
Marie-Flore: “Mal Barré”
A pastel-hazed dream in a neon-lit discothèque, “Mal Barré” is the cinematic, divine brand-new single from Parisian composer and musician Marie-Flore. A bounty of streaming options for this track can be found right here. Via Les inRocks.