Archive for October, 2008

Billy Ze Kick – Murder Death Kill

Monday, October 27th, 2008

Billy Ze Kick were a French pop band formed in 1990 comprised of young members. Formed as Billy Ze Kick Et Les Gamins En Folie, they split in 1994 after only one album. The singer Nathalie Cousin continued with a solo album under the abbreviation BZK. They reunited again in 2000, releasing a new album on the next year, and remaining active as of the end of 2006.

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Ange – Quasimodo

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Ange is a French progressive rock band formed in 1970 by the Décamps brothers, Francis (keyboards) and Christian (vocals). They were initially influenced by Genesis and King Crimson, and their music is quite theatrical and poetic. You can visit their official website (it’s in French) for more information about the band.

Alizée – Fifty Sixty

Monday, October 13th, 2008

Alizée Jacotey (born August 21, 1984) is a French singer. Born in Ajaccio, Corsica, she goes by the stage name Alizée—the feminine form of alizé, the trade wind. She was discovered by Mylène Farmer, following her winning performance in the talent show, Graines de Star, in 1999. While collaborating with Mylène Farmer and Laurent Boutonnat, Alizée released two albums—both of which were hits inside and outside of France.

10 Rue d’la Madeleine – Vive la Commune

Monday, October 6th, 2008

10 Rue d’ la Madeleine is a French Alternative rock, based in Nimes, Languedoc-Roussillon. The Style is a mixture from Ska, Punk and Chanson. The language of the songs is french, the song Vive La Commune won an award for its video clip. The band was formed in 2006. The current line-up of the band are:

  • Brad Bronstein (Vocals)
  • Bill Nuggets (Guitar)
  • Mike Flanagan (Bass)
  • Andy Burke (Drums)
  • Peter Goldberg (Violin)
  • Eddy Flin (Clarinet)