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Some say that Gainsbourg, himself, wasn’t exactly a great singer and did no interpreted his songs in the best way possible, and that is the reason why, during his lifetime, he did no achieve worldwide fame he so much deserved. I disagree to that. I really think Gainsbourg knew exactly how to sing his songs and the fact is that in all of the covers of his songs, the ones I like the most are those that show a resemblance on the way he originally sang. Drawing made by Vincent Lefebvre But that’s a matter of taste, and everyone is…

Well, I guess it’s time for the year lists (OK, I admit, I’m a little late). 2011 was very good year for French music production, therefore, deserves a well thought list. There was new records by Bénabar, Alain Souchon, Coeur de Pirate, Camille, Claire Denamur, Thomas Doutronc Laurent Voulzy, a tribute to Gilbert Bécaud and even Christmas album of Michel Legrand. The reason I decided to illustrate this post with the pretty fine face of Coeur de Pirate is because she was the artist of the year. The young talented Canadian released a record the shone a little brighter on…

It was announced, during the end of the last week, the nominees for this year’s edition of the award Les Victoires de la Musique. Since in 2010 and 2011, I’ve been doing some predictions in my Portuguese blog, I guess this became some sort of tradition (which I’m now doing in English). I only listed below the categories I’m interested in. In case you want to see the whole list, just click here. So here’s my predictions for this year’s big winners. My predictions are the ones in bold. The award ceremony will be held March, 3. Let’s wait and see! Best Male Artist Benjamin…

The TV show Nouvelle Star is a sort of a French version of American Idol and it started in 2003. Just like the American version, the show is more focused on pop music and, most of the artists shown there are only able to maintain themselves in the hit parades for as long as one summer. However, sometimes, the show surprises us all and reveals real talents. Probably, the most successful case is Julien Doré. He was the winner of the 5th season of the show and, after that, he managed to make himself respected by the critics (making them…