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Registration date : 2009-06-26
|Subject: AU BORDEL - Souvenirs de Paris . ( Oh my ... ) Tue 2 Nov 2010 - 14:47|| |
Hey babes ,
I guess anna already posted something about this very record before ( maybe months before , dunno ) BUT I just have to do this since I support the suggestion of Vx to split the topic " what are you listening to right now ? " in different posts about bands and artists ( do I get this right ? ) .
I'm urgin' you guys to have a listen to this record .
It's heartbreakin' , It's beautiful , It gives you the ultimate thrill , It's gay ...
Gay meaning "joyful" here . Not GAY - GAY . Although ... Yes , well ... If you don't speak french or even understand this language , it's gonna be quite complicated to get the point of the song " Mon homme " ( track number 14 ) I'll translate the title : " My man " . This very song's been originally written & sung for/by a woman who was called Mistinguett . If I'm not mistaking .
Sung by Arletti as well .
In the movie "Les Nuits Fauves" the actor Denis D'arcangelo sung a bit of this song too , in a Café . ( Here's the link )
It's about a woman who absolutely LOVES her man even considering he's a hell of a scum , beatin' her , stealing money from her , drinkin' and all . Absolute mad obsessive love .
The lyrics are not so amazing but the voice , the way it's sung by a man in " Au bordel (...) " ... Wow .
The track list ? There you go :
Der Wind hat mir ein Lied erzählt*
Ah Les Femmes!
Pigalle en Mai
Tu Me Plais
Elle Me Dit
Falling in Love Again
Elle Faisait du Strip-Tease
L’Amour des Hommes*
Fleur de Joie*
Valse de Melody*
Noël Akchoté ( direction )
Sasha Andres* ( voice )
Dom Farkas ( voice )
Erico Vanzetta ( voice )
Charlie O ( voice , piano, organ )
Lol Coxhill ( voice and saxophone )
Christophe "Disco" Minck ( bass and harpsichord ) .
SPECIAL LOVE FOR THREE SONGS :
- Der wind (...) originally sung by Zarah Leander , many artists probably covered this song , Nina Hagen included . Yes she did , she souldn't have . That's my opinion .
- L'Amour des hommes .
- Assez .
It's classified as Jazz music . It's real jazzy , that's for sure .
But I think it's a KICK ASS rock'n'roll record in the way it's been recorded , the way the songs were interpreted / played .
And Sasha Andres ( current band : HELIOGABALE ) has a deep , sometimes rasping voice . Makes you feel like you are in a bath tub with soaps froth and all . Smokin' cigarettes while waitin' for the next client to show up .