Archive for the 'Serge Gainsbourg' Category

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

weeeeiiiirrrrddd. Hawkins’ “Constipation Blues” with Serge Gainsbourg . Indeed, an inspired pairing.

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Serge Gainsbourg cut “Requiem pour un Con” in 1968 for Jean Gabin’s film Le Pacha (see clip below). Forty years later Casey Dienel, under the nom de tune, White Hinterland, released the Francophone, six song, Luniculaire ep. I’ve been revisiting the collection for the first time since its release – specifically Hinterland’s take on “Requiem.” […]

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Wanted to share this video, but embedding has been disabled (visit YouTube to view). A favorite — Bardot and Gainsbourg at their most whimsical. MP3: Serge Gainsbourg :: Comic Strip _____________________________________________________________________________________

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

AD is giving away a copy of  Light In The Attic Records vinyl reissue of Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin’s Je T’aime… Moi, Non Plus. You know you want one. Like the Kristofferson giveaway last month, I will choose the winner at random. Also, the first two winners I chose last time never replied to […]

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Light In The Attic Records again delivers another ace reissue, this time with 1971’s Histoire de Melody Nelson, the recording that first turned me on to all things Serge Gainsbourg.  It is understood amongst those who count themselves fans of late ’60s and early ’70s French pop that Melody is unquestionably the artist/provocateurs high-water mark. […]