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Carla Bruni ‘Enjoy The Silence’

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Carla Bruni ‘Enjoy The Silence’

The 49-year-old former first lady, Carla Bruni, releases her fifth album French Touch, produced with composer-producer David Foster, on 6th October on Verve Records. The record is a collection of covers which includes Carla Bruni's interpretation of songs by ABBA, The Rolling Stones and The Clash and is her first English-language release. Bruni has released a video to accompany her version of Depeche Mode's 'Enjoy The Silence'. Carla Bruni ...

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23/05/2017
23/05/2017
DBFC ‘Jenks’

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DBFC ‘Jenks’

Ahead of the release of their debut album Jenks and after two singles 'Sinner' and 'Jenks', the duo DBFC have released a video for the latter. The video is directed by Fred Pruchon and shows the band on stage, haunted by a mysterious woman. The duo define their style as 'psychotronica' - a swirling mix of club sounds, rock and psychedelic pop. ...

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17/05/2017
17/05/2017
M.I.L.K. ‘A Memory Of A Memory Of A Postcard’

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M.I.L.K. ‘A Memory Of A Memory Of A Postcard’

After several singles ('If We Want To', 'Following The Sun' or  'U And Me') and two years in the studio, Copenhagen's purveyor of refreshing pop M.I.L.K. has finally released his debut EP A Memory Of A Memory Of A Postcard via Capitol France. The EP is unfolded through a visual project, including a video installation, six music videos, a photo series and a European exhibition tour in London, Paris and Copenhagen. Follow the project here. ...

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12/05/2017
12/05/2017
Fishbach ‘Un Autre Que Moi’

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Fishbach ‘Un Autre Que Moi’

Rising French star Fishbach releases the 'Un Autre Que Moi' EP in the UK today via A+LSO and Entreprise. It includes 4 songs including the title track, gorgeous ballad 'Y Crois-Tu', 'Invisible Désintegration De L'Univers' and 'Night Bird (Petit Monstre)'. The latter is the oldest track, drawn from her debut French EP, and demonstrates that her brooding pop vision and dark charisma have been in place from the beginning. Fishbach will be...

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12/05/2017
12/05/2017
Las Aves ‘Antistar’

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Las Aves ‘Antistar’

Hot on the heels of the UK release of the Die In Shangai album, Parisian trio Las Aves have released a new single and video 'Antistar', written while they were on tour. The song denounces sexism in the music industry, of which Géraldine Baux had been a victim, delivering a message of independence and freedom for women. The video is directed by Vik+ Kev, (Victoria Hespe of The Pirouettes and the film maker Kevin Elamrani-Lince) and shows Las...

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10/05/2017
10/05/2017
Las Aves ‘Die In Shanghai’

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Las Aves ‘Die In Shanghai’

Dynamic electronic pop trio Las Aves' debut album Die In Shanghai, out last year in France on Cinq7 and produced by Dan Levy of The Dø, is now available in the UK via Republic Of Music. To accompany the release, the band will also be unveiling a brand new track 'Antistar', produced with dance producer Timothy 'Q' Wiles, in mid-May. The band are not to be missed live and will be back in the UK for a special show on 19th May at The Waiting Ro...

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05/05/2017
05/05/2017
Her ‘Swim’

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Her ‘Swim’

The duo Her have just released a brand new video for latest single, 'Swim ft. ZéFire'. Directed by Liswaya, it stars French actress Diane Rouxel who, according to the band, symbolises all of the strong and powerful women who continue to rise up in the face of injustice. In their own words, the video is about "the people who are standing up in these dark times due to politics, gender, or health issues, which are subjects that we feel strongl...

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07/04/2017
07/04/2017
Alma: France’s Eurovision Star For 2017

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Alma: France’s Eurovision Star For 2017

Following the huge success of Amir, France’s representative in 2016, Alexandra Maquet , aged 28, known professionally as Alma and signed to Warner Music France, will be representing France in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with the song 'Requiem', penned by songwriter Nazim Khaled. Alma came to the Institut Français in South Kensington at the weekend during the All About Piano festival to tinkle the ivories and answer some questions. W...

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05/04/2017
05/04/2017
New French Names For Great Escape & Liverpool Sound City

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New French Names For Great Escape & Liverpool Sound City

The final French acts have been announced for The Great Escape festival while first have just been unveiled for Liverpool Sound City. The last four artists added to The Great Escape's line up are Fishbach, Julien Gasc, Møme  and Papooz, joining the other names previously announced. For Liverpool Sound City, it's KillASon, Clément Bazin, Cleo T and Rocky. A host of exciting names that promise to make it a great year for live music made in Fr...

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Oui Love #2 @ Birthdays, 17th May

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Oui Love #2 @ Birthdays, 17th May

The second Oui Love night, which is once again in collaboration with Rockfeedback and The Line of Best Fit, is coming up on 17th May and features three new artists to get very excited about. France's new dark star Fishbach mixes DIY synthwave and grandiose mainstream pop; English-language rapper KillASon has killer hooks, inventive production and lyrical dexterity to back up his undeniable charm; and Franco-Welsh duo Fauna Twin create tangle...

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