Here we find a funky Gainsbourg, back from the near-dead, with Alan Parker on chicken scratch, wah-wah guitar, KPM’s Alan Hawkshaw on keys, Chris Karan on percussion and a rhythm section on lock.
Bay area duo Sugar Candy Mountain returned late last month with the release of their fourth long-player, the 13 track psych-pop that is Impression. Recorded with Papercuts’ Jason Quever, the record maintains the aesthetic touchstones of previous work, yet organically expands their sonic palette. For this installment of the Lagniappe Sessions, the group take on the nonpareil oeuvre of Serge Gainsbourg.
weeeeiiiirrrrddd. Hawkins’ “Constipation Blues” with Serge Gainsbourg . Indeed, an inspired pairing.
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, […]
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 _____________________________________________________________________________________
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 […]
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 […]