Thursday, February 23, 2012

Serge Gainsbourg - L'Homme A Tête De Chou


Year : 1976
Label : Philips
Genre : Rock
Style : Pop, Avantgarde

The fourth and last concept album after Histoire De Mélodie Nelson, Vu De L'exterieur (1973) and Rock Around The Bunker (1975). It's likewise the final collaboration of Serge Gainsbourg with british arranger/keyboardist, Alan Hawkshaw and the associated line-up. As his previous albums, Serge Gainsbourg combines Rock Avant-garde with poetry and music instilled by his predecessors as evidenced the reggae tune, Ma Lou Marilou, which was inspired by a passage from Ludwig van Beethoven' Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, op. 57. All tracks composed by Serge Gainsbourg & arranged by Alan Hawkshaw, recorded at Mercury studios in London & Paris.

Alan Hawkshaw_keyboards, synthesizer
Brian Odgers_bass
Dougie Wright_drums
Alan Parker & Judd Proctor_ electric guitar, accoustic guitar
Jim Lawless_percussions
Claire Torry, Jean Hawker, Kay Garner_vocals

01. L’homme A Tête De Chou
02. Chez Max Coiffeur Pour Hommes
03. Marilou Reggae
04. Transit A Marilou
05. Flash Forward
06. Aéroplanes
07. Premiers Symptômes
08. Ma Lou Marilou
09. Variations Sur Marilou
10. Meurtre A L’extincteur
11. Marilou Sous La Neige
12. Lunatic Asylum


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