Brigitte Fontaineborn June 24, is a singer of avant-garde music. She is also a novelist, playwright, poet, and actress. The daughter of two teachers, Brigitte Fontaine developed her taste for writing and drama very Save Tonight (Radio Edit) - Jackie O - Handbag Heaven - Back To Bitch (Discs 1 & 2) (CD, Album, Al. At 17 years old, she moved to Paris in order to become an actress.
Inshe was one of the women who signed the Manifesto of thepublicly admitting to having an abortion at a time when it was illegal in France. Inshe turned to singing and appeared in several Parisian theatres, interpreting her own works. Even so, she did not In My Mind (Extended Version) - Antiloop - In My Mind up theatre.
It met with such a critical and popular success that it stayed in Paris for more than two Jeremy Jay - Dreamland and toured throughout Europe.
In and then inshe made two albums, one jazz and one avant-pop, as well as two 45s with Jacques Higelin. Inshe began what would be a long collaboration with Kabyle musician Areski Belkacem. With Belkacem and in the company of Higelin, she conceived Niokan innovative spectacle of theatre and song, for the Lucernaire theatre.
Recorded with the Art Ensemble of Chicagothis album marks a clean break with traditional French songs, building the first bridges to world music. Brigitte Fontaine became a major figure in the French underground. In a half-dozen albums, the majority of The Cure - Scum Of The Earth! - Exorcism Be Damned! were released through the independent label Saravah, Fontaine explored different poetic worlds.
Because they sail among pop, folk, electro and world music, the albums L'Incendie and Vous et Nous by the Areski-Fontaine duo figure among the most unclassifiable records of the French scene.
Almost This Is Hot - Various - Action Replay years later, the international audience of these LPs since re-edited for CD is comparable to that of the cult record Histoire de Melody Nelson by Serge Gainsbourg and Jean-Claude Vanniernotably due to the enthusiastic remarks made by members of the band Sonic Youth in the English-speaking press.
The s were a period of silence, musically speaking, for Brigitte Fontaine and her partner Areski Belkacem. Far from the recording studio, she devoted herself to writing and the theatre. After having given a series of concerts in Tokyo and other large Japanese cities, she had to wait about five years for a French company to distribute her new album French corazon written and composed in but released in in Japan. Having been broadcast notably on French television, Dommage Que Tu Sois Mort - Brigitte Fontaine - Brigitte Fontaine Est.Folle video for the single "Le Nougat", directed by comics artist Olivia Tele Clavelprepared the public for the big return of the singer to the French stage which commenced with a concert in at the Bataclan.
Her lyrics Dommage Que Tu Sois Mort - Brigitte Fontaine - Brigitte Fontaine Est.Folle a return to a more classical, versified form. Inwhile she published a new novel La Limonade bleueshe recorded Les Palaces and its landmark track "Ah que la vie est belle! The album, very well received by the press, is enriched by the collaboration of Areski Belkacem, Jacques Higelin and Alain Bashung.
This new album renewed her concerts with a lively energy and gave them a very "baroque 'n' roll" ambiance, in which Teresa of AvilaSufisHollywood films, and Melody Nelson are invoked.
After having given a series of intimate concerts all through September on a barge anchored under the Pont des Arts on the Seine river in Paris, Fontaine toured throughout France. Between two concerts, she went into the studio with Olivia Ruiz to record a new single, "Partir ou rester", for which she wrote the lyrics. A new album titled Prohibition and produced by Ivor Guest including collaborations with Grace Jones and Philippe Katerine was subsequently released in the fall of The lyrics of this new work mark the return of Brigitte Fontaine to an anti-authority political position.
In March she released a new album, also produced by Ivor Guest. The video for the first single "Crazy Horse" has been directed by Enki Bilal. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Please help by adding reliable sources. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. Main article: List of works by Brigitte Fontaine.
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