Archive for June, 2008

Vanessa Paradis – L’incendie

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Vanessa Chantal Paradis is a French singer and actress. Vanessa Paradis was discovered on the TV show L’École des fans in 1980. She recorded her first single La Magie des surprises-parties in 1985. Although it was not a hit, it paved the way for the song with which she would become internationally famous – Joe le taxi in 1987, while she was still only 14 years old.

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Heavenly – Virus (live)

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

Heavenly is a power metal/neo-classical metal band from Paris, France that was formed in 1994 by vocalist Benjamin Sotto and drummer Max Pilo. They were originally a cover band and played under the name of Satan’s Lawyer before evolving into a fully-fledged Helloween-influenced power metal outfit. Heavenly has their own official website fans can visit for more information and updates.

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France Gall – 5 Minutes D´Amour

Monday, June 16th, 2008

France Gall was born on October 9, 1947 and is a popular French singer. France Gall was married to, and had a successful singing career in partnership with French singer-songwriter Michel Berger.

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Henri Salvador – Chambre Avec Vue

Monday, June 9th, 2008

Henri Salvador was a French singer born on July 18, 1917 and died on February 13, 2008. He is credited with helping inspire both the bossa nova and the music video. He was among the first performers to set his songs to televised images, which prompted some in France to call him the father of the music video.

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