Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Jane Birkin - Serge Gainsbourg


Year : 1969
Label : Fontana
Genre : Rock
Style : Pop

Serge Gainsbourg at his summit with this Baroque pop album, his ninth LP, the first recorded with Jane Birkin (a half album Serge Gainsbourg/Jane Birkin) which alternates songs sung by him, by Jane and by both. This emblem of the french Pop was recorded at the prestigious studio Chappell (track 2 & 6) and Fontana (track 1, 2 to 5 and 7 to 10) in London at the end of 1968. Titles includes the big hit, the Gainsbourg's anthem, Je T'Aime... Moi Non Plus (first recorded in duet with Brigitte Bardot in 1967 but never released), new versions of L'Anamour (first written for french singer Françoise Hardy), Sous Le Soleil Exactement (sings by Anna Karina in 1967) and  Les Sucettes (written for France Gall in 1966). Music composed by Serge Gainsbourg except  Jane B by Chopin (Prélude n°4 op.28) and Elisa by Michel Colombier.  Arranged & conducted by Arthur Greensdale except Elisa & Manon  arranged by Michel Colombier.                 

01. Je T'Aime... Moi Non Plus
02. L'Anamour
03. Orang Outan
04. Sous Le Soleil Exactement
05. 18-39
06. 69 Année Érotique
07. Jane B
08. Elisa
09. Le Canari Est Sur Le Balcon
10. Les Sucettes
11. Manon 

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