Freitag, 18. Februar 2011

Percy 500:À bout de souffle

Bonne soirée.Part.5 of the Percy 500 hits the Beat Clubs of Paris.We listen to Yé-yé Boys & Girls that influence the modern Music till today.Naïve female singers like France Gall,Françoise Hardy & Jacqueline Taïeb that sang about innocent Themes.For Example in '7 Heurs Du Matin' Jacqueline Taieb wishes for Paul McCartney to help her with her English homework.France Gall with her odd Song against english Beat Music.The young singer Stella mocks the pseudo Beatnicks of her time ("When the Bohème are bored in their blue jeans, they ask their father for a job in his factory").While most male Artists were harmless, romantic boys singing mostly ballads and love songs.The 5 Gentlemen wrote a critical song about the then super-popular model Twiggy: „Little princess in the kingdom of cover girls, but your big sad eyes are crying“. The main message being that all the fame and money in the world can’t help you when you’re lonely... The Masterminds Michel Legrand,Jacques Dutronc & Serge Gainsbourg are represented with own Songs & some of their works for other Artists such as Anna Karina,Brigitte Bardot & France Gall.This Compilation woulden't be complete without „Psyché Rock“ by Pierre Henry.This out of this World Tune has been sampled and remixed millions of times, most notably by Fatboy Slim. It's the absolute Anthem for both early Electronica and French Beat Lovers. Amusez-vous

1.Francis Lai-Marseillaies generique/2.France Gall-Made in France/3.5 Gentlemen-Twiggy/4.Sophie Mansart-Au Secours Aidez-Moi/5.Règis Barly-Faux Beatnick/6.Jaqueline Taiep-7 Heures du Matin/7.Nino Ferrer-Les Cornichons/8.Alice Donna-C'est Pas Prudent /9. Jean - Paul Keller-Ca c`est arrange/10.Chantal Goya-Il Court Les Filles/11.Michel Polnareff- La Mouche/12.Chorus Reverendus-Dans Son Euphorie/ 13.Andre Brasseur-Pow Pow/14.Gregory-Je fais la la la/15.Patrica Carli-L`amour en Cage/16.Eddy Mitchell-Vieille Fille/17. Pierre Henry-Psyché Rock/18.Erick St. Laurent-Le Temps D'Y Penser/19.Richard De Bordeux-La Droge/20.Stella-Nouvelle Vague Blues

1.Michel Legrand-Pop Fashion/2.Les Parisiennes-Y`a comme un defaut/3.Nino Ferrer-Les hommes a tout faire/4.Suzanne Gabriello-Z'avez pas lu Kafka/5.Antoine-Ne T`en fais pas pour ceux-la,ils Revent/6.Gillian Hills-Cest Le Garçon/7.Michel Legrand-Tout feu tout Femme/8.Brigitte Bardot-Ne me laisse pas l`aimer/9.Larry Greco-C'est Fini,Bien Fini/10.Liz Brady-palladium (the hip)/11.Les Gypsys-Prolétaire/12.Anna Karina-Roller Girl/13.Monty-Une Fois/14.Sullivan-Hashish Faction/15.Serge Gainsbourg-Requiem pour un C.../16.Antoine-Un Autre Autoroute/17.Marie Laforet-Manchester et Liverpool/18. France Gall-Christiansen/19.Mary-Christine-Sûr de toi/20.Luc Pena et son Orchestre-Spring à Liverpool

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1 Kommentar:

  1. Great, great, great ♥ I very much like the spirit of this one.. It's quite lively and chic~ The soundtrack to late night parties for the Seriously Hip, perhaps, complete with some guy intent on supplying random bongo solos no one asked for, exactly, but are still met with the polite reception of "Sure, why not? Go ahead"(bongos were given their fair amount of showcasing with some of these songs, for sure~ never in solo, exactly, but still) ..That's what can perfectly envision as I listen to these songs, anyway~

    And yet another version of "Spinning Wheel", I see! Repackaged with lyrics in a different language and with completely different subject matter(or so I'm told courtesy of translators. they say "Vieille Fille" means something like "Spinster".. hmm! sounds like content I can relate to, then :D), but with an almost identical arrangement to the version I'm familiar with.. a bit of a shame you weren't able to find more covers of that song than just two.. that could have been an additional thread to tie these mixes together, apart from theme! '"Spinning Wheel"'s from Around the World' :D It was interesting to hear a French version of "For Your Love" too.. which I'm guessing also has a difference in content from the version I know, since "Une Fois" means "Once", so.. It's possible.

    And on that note. Thank you for including such an extensive, delightfully educational/informational write-up to preface this mix, in addition to compiling and sharing the mix itself.. It helped to enhance the listening experience quite a bit. Additional dimensions through expanded comprehension, you know? Like, it would have completely gone over my head, what "7 Heurs Du Matin" concerns lyrically.. that is Adorable though, now knowing. Instead of wanting to become a Beatle, or date a Beatle, she simply wanted personal English Tutoring from a Beatle. Ah!
    The information about "Psyché Rock" was quite interesting too, but sadly, despite the fact it's been sampled and remixed extensively, I was completely unfamiliar with that song :( ..Meaning I know zilch about early Electronica and French Beat, I imagine. Oh...

    Another Educational something I learned courtesy of this mix and your selections! Do you remember how I recommended the manga "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure" to you, and mentioned something about how a lot of the characters have names and powers that are music referential? Well. One of the guys in that manga has the last name of "Polnareff", and before now I wasn't sure if that was also music referential, because I wasn't familiar with any musician who had name.. Now I know that it's _got_ to be a reference to Michel Polnareff. ..Unless there were/are multiple Polnareff's in the Music World. I bet not though, and it _is_ a reference to that Particular One. Hmm! I feel a little bit smarter for now knowing this too, I've got to say :D Professor Percy, Broadening the Minds of the Masses One Mix at a Time ♥ Always deeply appreciated~