mercredi 13 mars 2013
Jane Birkin was the muse and lover of Serge Gainsbourg and became world famous for their duet "Je t'aime moi non plus" and the controversy that followed.
After the death of Gainsbourg stepped Birkin among spotlights to come to focus on writing and her ceaseless work for humanitarian charities. At the request of fans, however, she took the microphone in hand again and took aim at the Gainsbourg-testament to the widest possible audience.
And she did, in the most diverse forms: Serge in pop, Arabesque, for classic quartet, with 14 musicians, with 6 musicians, ... Birkin had everything taken out, so she thought. Until the disaster in Japan took place exactly two years ago, in March 2011: the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in Fukushima grabbed her so hard that she decided immediately to fly and do where they excel: the repertoire of Serge Gainsbourg new to life. Of these concerts is now a live registration recorded for release. Chante Jane Birkin Serge Gainsbourg "Via Japan" is an adventure that unexpectedly resulted from solidarity for Japan. It is also an opportunity to breathe new life into the magnificent texts of Gainsbourg, with new jazzy and rhythmic arrangements and a setlist of cult songs.
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