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  Kassav - Best of
by OM 7 December 2008
Creators of « zouk » music, Kassav promoted his music style for 30 years worldwide, selling millions of records. The founders, (...) More

  Neg Marrons - Liens sacrés
by Ben 2 November 2008
Former members of Secteur A, Ben J, Jacky Brown, and Djamatik created a band called Neg Marrons to develop their own style based on (...) More

  Maurice Chevalier - Valentine
by Michael 23 July 2008
Maurice Chevalier, with a double career as an actor and singer, is still one of the most famous French artists in the world. The (...) More

  Claude François - Autrement dit
by Michael 19 March 2008
With 70 millions albums sold, Claude François is one of the most famous French-speaking artists of the 1960s and 1970s. Born in Egypt in (...) More

  TTC - 3615 TTC
by Ben 2 July 2007
Creative genius or bad old-fashioned « nuts », the collective band called TTC provokes radical comments on their third album. Teki (...) More

  Air - Pocket Symphony
by FMX 16 March 2007
Discovered with the song « Sexy boy » in 1998, Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoit Dunkel are today the most famous artists from Versailles. (...) More

  Edith Piaf - La vie en rose
by Olivier Marteau 8 November 2006
Born on December 15, 1915 in Belleville (Paris), Edith Giovanna Gassion is the daughter of Anita, an Italian-Kabyl singer known as Line (...) More

  MC Solaar - Le tour de la question
by Ben 29 September 2006
Claude M’Barali is born in Dakar (Senegal) on March 5, 1969. His parents immigrated from Tchad to Villeneuve Saint-Georges, one (...) More

  Charles Aznavour - Greatest hits
by Olivier Marteau 23 March 2006
Micha and Knar Aznavour, immigrants of Armenia, gave birth to Charles in Paris on May 22, 1924. Before becoming one of the most famous (...) More

  Nadiya - 16/9
by Ben 15 October 2005
2005 French Music Award winner for the best rap/R&B album, Nadiya is a « warrior » who takes life as a daily fight. Her first record (...) More

  Serge Gainsbourg - Gainsbourg forever
by OM 25 August 2005
Lucien Ginszburg, born in 1928, became a myth in the typical Chanson. Singer, writer, director, actor,... he’s also famous for (...) More

  Carla Bruni - Quelqu’un m’a dit
by OM 28 June 2005
Carla Bruni was a huge success in 2003. Born in Turin in 1968, she became a super-model and has now succeeded in proving her singing (...) More

  Clémentine - Long courrier
by Philippe Bessière 1 March 2005
She’s the most famous French singer in Japan; but only in Japan. Covering some French classic songs, adapting international songs (...) More

  Saint Germain - Tourist
by FMX 10 June 2004
After the success of « Boulevard » published by F.COM in 1995, Ludovic Navarre, better known under the pseudonym ’St (...) More

  Dalida - Revolution
by Michael 1 June 2004
Come back of the forever Diva’s for our preferred French speaking "varieté" music style. Of Italian origins, born in Egypt, Dalida (...) More

  MC Solaar - Cinquième As
by Anne Littardi 23 May 2004
Born in Senegal, the French rap poet appeared in 1990 with the title « Bouge de là » which won a « Victoire de la musique » award in (...) More

  Benjamin Biolay - Rose Kennedy
by OM 31 April 2004
At 28 years old, he became famous co-writing with Keren Ann Henri Salvador’s « Jardin d’hiver » album which accumulated (...) More

  Saian Supa Crew - KLR
by Ben 20 April 2004
«Angela», the biggest French speaking hit of the year 2000 ? Brightly mixing Rap, Zouk , R’nB, Ragga and Soul this group released (...) More

  Little Rabbits - Radio
by LeonTieff 18 April 2004
After the «Dedalus» (1993), «Grand public» (1996), «Yeah !» (1998) and «La Grande musique» (2001) albums, the Little Rabbits came back (...) More

  Grand Popo FC - Shampoo victims
by Philippe Bessière 10 April 2004
Fruit of the dynamic label ATMOSPHERIQUES which gave us Mellow or Herman Düre, this new electronic band took on the name of African village (...) More

  Joe Dassin - Ses plus grands succès
by Michael 8 April 2004
Who never hummed one of Joe Dassin’s songs ? His hit songs are numerous, from funny songs like Les Daltons, A Paris en vélo, Le (...) More

  Henri Salvador - Chambre avec vue
by OM 18 March 2004
Henri Salvador, son of Guadeloupe natives (French West Indies), born in French Guyana, has not forgotten that he started in the French (...) More

  Charles Trenet - Le fou chantant
by Michael 6 March 2004
This tribute to Chanson started his career in the 30’s. His successful songs are many : «Y’a d’la joie», «Boum», «Je (...) More

  Mirwais - Production
by FMX 18 January 2004
In 1980, TAXI GIRL released two new wave titlles «Mannekin» (which became the name of their own label) and mainly the hit «Cherchez le (...) More

  Bertrand Burgalat - The Ssssound of mmmusic
by Philippe Bessière 11 January 2004
The album title sounds like a rocket taking off. Who then is this famous Bertrand ? He became known as the boss of TRICATEL. This young (...) More

  Bob Sinclar - Champs Elysée
by FMX 13 December 2003
Chris «the French kiss» was known untill 1998 as one of the two founders of LA YELLOW PRODUCTION, reference label for the « French (...) More

  Collection d’Arnell Andrea - Villiers-aux-vent
by Philippe Bessière 25 November 2003
Representatives of the English label 4AD in France in the 80’, DEAD CAN DANCE was well-known for its gothic and cold sounds. (...) More

  Autour de Lucie - Faux mouvement
by AnnL 18 October 2003
The first album L’échappée belle came out in 1994 under the label Le Village Vert bringing a breath of fresh air to French pop. With (...) More

  Tanya Saint-Val - Ansanm’
by Ben 21 September 2003
Some days I’m pissed off like everyone else ! My cure : I take out my Tanya Saint-Val CD. There are two possible outcomes, (...) More

  Bérurier Noir - Enfoncez l’clown
by OM 12 September 2003
«We reject the system. Prison awaits us. We are the rebels. They won’t catch us». After having founded their own independent (...) More

:: Features
  Les Misérables, Starmania, Notre Dame de Paris
by Olivier Marteau 19 January 2006
LES MISERABLES / MIS remains one of the most popular musicals in the world. The adaptation of Victor Hugo’s famous novel made (...) More

  French Punk New Wave 1975-1985
by Olivier Marteau 20 January 2005
Ignored for a long time in the past, the French punk music is now the subject of books and CD compilations. Legendary names are now (...) More

  Gilbert Becaud
by Olivier Marteau 4 August 2004
He was one of the last ones of the " grande chanson française” (great French chanson) in the 50s, an unprecedented voice known and (...) More

  Charles Trenet
by Olivier Marteau 18 June 2004
He was the soul of Narbonne, the South of France voice, one of the greatest representatives of the Chanson for millions of French (...) More

:: Francophone Music Videos
  Video: Henri Salvador «Zorro est arrivé»
by Anne Littardi 24 February 2008
The video «Zorro est arrivé» represents very well the diversified character of French singer Henri Salvador. This song, from the album (...) More

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