Archive for November, 2008

Les Rita Mitsouko – C’est Comme Ça

Monday, November 24th, 2008

Les Rita Mitsouko was a French pop rock group formed by guitarist Fred Chichin and singer Catherine Ringer. The duo first performed as Rita Mitsouko at Gibus Club, Paris in 1980. They went on to become one of the most successful musical acts of the 1980s in France.

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2be3 – Step by Step

Monday, November 17th, 2008

2Be3 was a French boyband that was active in 1996 – 2001. 2Be3 was formed in 1996 and comprised three childhood friends from Longjumeau: Filip Nikolic, Adel Kachermi and Frank Delay. Inspired by English bands like Take That and Worlds Apart, the group produced 3 studio albums and various compilations before disbanding in 2001.

Ivanov – Les Nuits Sans Soleil

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Ivanov is a French band, one-hit wonder, composed of Aliocha Berman, Walter Troiaoni, Patrick Laithier, Gilles Petitjean and Yves Renaud. The band had its greatest hit in 1989, with Les Nuit sans soleil, which earned a Silver disc and reached number 7 on the French SNEP Singles Chart, in which it stayed for 16 weeks. The next single, Aventurier, released in 1990, and the album Casser le destin, were not unsuccessful. Band’s members were both writers and composers of their singles.

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Tri Yann – Franzozig

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Tri Yann are a French band from Nantes (Breton: Naoned) in the départment of Loire-Atlantique, Brittany, who play traditional Breton Celtic music. The band was founded in 1971 by Jean Chocun, Jean-Paul Corbineau and Jean-Louis Jossic – all of whom remain members – hence the suggested name of Tri Yann an Naoned (English: Three Jean’s of Nantes), Jean and Yann being respectively the French and Breton versions of the name John).

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