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No matter how provocative, edgy and anti-hero the guy was, every French person of every age loved and still loves Serge. He isn’t like anyone else. For many French people, Gainsbourg belongs in their national heritage alongside wine, the Tour de France, gastronomy and the Eiffel Tower!


His influence on pop music is enormous. Numerous national and international artists of today are indebted to him, including Beck, Air, Nouvelle Vague, Sonic Youth, Vive La Fête and Goldfrapp. He was both a top composer and a top lyricist with a real gift for wordplay. This collection from the late fifties / early sixties recalls the era when the world became acquainted with Gainsbourg’s brilliant songs like La Poinçonneur Des Lilas, L’Eau A La Bouche and Black Trombone.

Serge Gainsbourg - Avant Gainsbarre

SKU: 8719039005536
  • A1. Le Poinçonneur Des Lilas
    A2. Baudelaire
    A3. Intoxicated Man
    A4. Ce Mortel Ennui
    A5. L'Anthracite
    A6. L'Eau À La Bouche
    A7. Black Trombone
    A8. Le Claqueur De Doigts

    B1. La Chanson De Prévert
    B2. L'Alcool
    B3. Viva Villa
    B4. En Realisant Ta Lettre
    B5. Mambo Miam Miam
    B6. Du Jazz Dans Le Ravi
    B7. Requiem Pour Un Twisteur
    B8. Adieu, Créature

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