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The great website Pure Charts announced yesterday that the song chosen to be the single that will promote the homage album dedicated to Gilbert Bécaud is the amazing The day that the rains came down, interpreted by German singer Ayo (accompanied with the band Readymade FC). The record was released in December last year (in the 10th anniversary of Bécaud’s death) and features covers with the voices of heavy weights of the French chanson such as Alain Souchon, Olivia Ruiz, Renan Luce and Alex Beaupain. However, in my opinion the best version is really the one sang by Ayo. Check it out.

It came out last Monday the latest Olivia Ruiz’s project. It’s an album with only 6 standard jazz covers that will be sold exclusively online. The record is already available for sale in the French iTunes store. Here are the tracks: 1. Have yourself a merry little Christmas 2. Sing sing sing 3. Bewitched 4. The more I see you 5. What’s this 6. Girl talk To listen to pieces of the songs you can also visit the Red Star Orchestra official website. For the event of the release of the digital record, there was a third teaser (remember I…

The talented and cute French singer Olivia Ruiz has prepared two great news for this January. The first one is the movie Un jour mon père viendra, where she interprets a bride that is forced to hire an actor to play her father in her wedding. The movie will be released tomorrow in the French theaters. Here’s the trailer (in French): However, the most interesting piece of news isn’t her debut as an actress in a feature film, but the announcement she made this week on her Facebook fan page: the cute frenchie told her fans that they could look…

Olivia Ruiz posted today on her Facebook page a teaser for the release of her awaited record with covers of para standard do jazz. The same one I announced here last week. The video has the ever so cute face of Louis Armstrong being dubbed in French and saying good things about Olivia Ruiz. Check it out.

Gilbert Bécaud was and incredibly important figure in the history of French chanson. His nickname Monsieur 100 000 volts was due to his electric presence on stage – specially in his favorite venue: the Olympia, in Paris – the singer remained popular for 50 years and was responsible for great immortal songs that were know worldwide. Bécaud had some of his songs translated into English and was recorded by people from the first rank, like t Frank Sinatra, Nina Simone, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Elvis Presley, Neil Diamond, Sonny and Cher, and James Brown. Not bad, right? His most famous…