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Saturday, August 12, 2017


it's not an exaggeration to say i cry a tear every time i hear this song. 
it must be the saddest song ever written

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Friday, August 04, 2017


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young gun...go for it!

great song and a kick ass clip too

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017

femme fatale

i was beyond thrilled to learn there a few extra genevieve waite songs around - they can be found on the 'andy warhol presents...man on the moon. a john phillips space musical! there are 5 new songs on the cd plus this little oddity which makes me laugh. if you want to read about this disastrous - but i think totally wonderful musical read this

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hello there

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mary mary

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Sunday, July 30, 2017

finger lickin good

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vive la france

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

i miss you, someone

i was so excited to discover this. 
i LOVE cloetta paris and miss her terribly. i LOVE sally shapiro and miss her already too. so it's amazing to find this original(?) demo(?) version of an early sally song.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

yes yes yes

a bit of soft disco for you. i'm all about the uncoordinated choreography on display!

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Saturday, April 08, 2017

why do they take so long????

i miss melanie laurent
i miss berry 
i miss marie espinosa 
i miss charlotte gainsbourg 
i miss alka balbir

hurry up please

Saturday, March 11, 2017

jakie jakie spend this winter with me...

i have no idea if anyone reads this blog anymore! anyway, even if it's just me - here's a song for me that i only just discovered that i love and i think will be a firm favourite of mine for many years to come. thanks me for finding it!

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Friday, March 10, 2017

really saying something


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Saturday, March 04, 2017

in the darc

why on earth didn't i know about this????? anything with france galls voice is always a joy

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Monday, February 27, 2017

francoise vs france

big thanks to sierra who alerted me to this cover version of the gall/berger mid 70s classic

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Saturday, January 28, 2017


with big thanks to the ever marvellous Nonosserie Nonosserie youtube channel

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Sunday, January 01, 2017

music of the year

here is the list of all my favourite music from 2016.  in summary it's my usual mix of melancholy french music and pulsating scandinavian pop!

there has been some fantastic music, some disappointments, some music i've appreciated but not fallen for and lots of e.p.s.  

please get in touch if you have anything to recommend to me- 
i feel like there must be some great french music that has passed me by!

so, in no particular order...

music of the year

a mix of english and swedish language songs. she co-wrote adam lamberts 'welcome to the show' but her solo version on here is far superior. if the title track had a video i'd have posted that but instead i'll post the song which first grabbed my attention (love singing along 'BA! BA!)


music of the year

the word "fuck" in every track, great songwriting, honest, taking pop music to another level.
 and she found time to masturbate on film(!)


music of the year

released in 2010 but only discovered by me this time last year - this album is probably my most played album of the year. wonderful on every level, every song is great. her speaking/singing captures everything i imagine her to be like. i cannot recommend this enough