Saturday, February 11, 2012

Robert Charlebois - Charlebois (Fu Man Chu)


Year : 1972
Label : Barclay
Genre : Rock
Style : Pop, Psychedelic Pop

A timeless album of Robert Charlebois, his first LP signed for the french label Barclay recorded at RCA studio in Montréal, after seven years on Québecois label Gamma. Subtitled 'Fu Man Chu' which refers to the character created in 1912 by Sax Rohmer in the title song, it likewise represent the sixth & last album of his psychedelic period. Titles include the fancy mexican song Conception & the psychedelic suite Fu Man Chu. All music & lyrics by Robert Charlebois except those mentionned, recorded By Dave Green & Jules Perrotte.

  • Fu Man Chu is divided in three parts : the first  & second parts written by Claude Gagnon while Chu D'dans (interlude) is written by Michel Sabourin 

Robert Charlebois_vocal, guitar & electric piano
Marcel Beauchamp_electric piano & lead guitar 
Bill Gagnon_bass 
Michel Seguin_congas 
Michel Robidoux_acoustic guitar & twelve-string guitar 
Christian St-Roch_drums & organ
Terry King_violin

01. Trouvez Mieux
02. Conception
03. Le Mur Du Son
04. Fais-toi Z'en Pas
05. Fu Man Chu
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