La Marseillaise: All you need is love


For some reason (no idea why), the French national anthem, the famous Marseillaise made an appearance on Twitter’s trending topics today in France.

The subject reminded me of the great version by Serge Gainsbourg, a version that goes against all the bullshit of war and all the blood that drips out from this amazing song, leaving behind only the beauty of the melody.

And, since the subject is La Marseillaise being transformed and reinterpreted by pop icons, here’s another very famous version of the song.


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I’m Gabriela Mudado, a Brazilian girl who has been in love with French tunes since… well, ever! I started a blog about French music (in Portuguese) in 2008 and recently decided to create an English version of it.

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