Just another manic Sunday…

Hello buddies,

How do you feel this morning? Knowing that some people here are reading this post from the other side of the Atlantic, the question could be : how do you feel? Simply. But nevertheless it’s Sunday here in France. I’m sitting on my sofa with my daughter watching Barbie on the beach movie, thinking what we’re gonna do today.

And, I thought about the Bangles. This old girl band from the eighties is one of my favourite girl band (if you exclude hole). Yes, it’s really dated. Yes, it really sounds from the eighties. But yes, it is still some great songs. My favourite must be “walk like an Egyptian”. But today I share with you manic Monday.

I do love this song, don’t ask why, I really don’t know. Maybe it’s just the voice of the singer, maybe it’s the melody, maybe… I don’t know.

Hope you will enjoy starting your Sunday listening to the Bangles before having a manic Monday ūüėä

Cheers

Yes, she can!

“Yes, we can” c’√©tait le slogan de campagne de Barack Obama avant sa victoire √† la pr√©sidentielle. Ca c’√©tait avant. Dans le monde d‚Äôaujourd‚Äôhui, on se contente de la m√©diocrit√© d’un Trump qui d√©cide que le r√©chauffement climatique, on s’en fout… Aujourd’hui, il y a une tr√®s bonne nouvelle cependant. L’une de nos plus grandes fiert√©s nationales, la chanteuse Camille sort un nouvel opus “Ou√Į“. Ce disque aurait pu s’appeler “Non” tant Camille avait besoin de se r√©volter contre un monde qu’elle ne comprend plus. Elle n’est pas la seule!

“Yes, we can”, that was the headline of Barack Obama’s campain to be president. That was before. Now, Trump is on the white house with all his mediocrity, and simply decide that that climate change is not important… But today, there is such a good news nevertheless. One of our national celebrity, the singer “Camille” is back with a new album. That disk could have been called “No” as Camille needed to revolt agaisnt this world she does not understand anymore. ¬†She’s not alone!

Ce disque est salu√© par une grande partie de la presse musicale. Comme toujours dans ce cas l√†, j’√©tais sceptique (comme une fosse diront certains!). Mais je viens de l’√©couter. Et l√† alors l√†… j’ai √©t√© √©tonn√©. J’ai beaucoup aim√© et √©cout√© l’album le fil. Je le trouvais vraiment original et tout simplement tr√®s bon. Depuis, j’ai √©cout√© d’une oreille distraite les autres albums de Camille. Non pas qu’ils ne furent pas bons. Non. Mais je les trouvais un peu surfait, un peu surjou√©. Le personnage cr√©√© par l’artiste est int√©ressant, mais je trouvais que dans l’√©criture et sur les concepts, c’√©tait too much par moment. Mais √ßa n’engage que moi √©videmment.

So, this album has critcally acclaimed by the medias. As always in thos cases, i am sceptical. But i’ve just listened to it, it’s really good and original. So far, i’ve been half listening the lasts LPs from Camille. Not that they were not good, but i found them a little too much. The character conceived by the singer was a little bit too much for me. But it’s my own opinion.

Sur “Ou√Į“, Camille revient √† l’essentiel. Le chant et de belles m√©lodies. C’est assez a√©rien, mais aussi tellurique par moment. Il y a une atmosph√®re particuli√®re, peut-√™tre li√© au lieu d’enregistrement de l’album (elle a √©t√© en r√©sidence dans un monast√®re pour composer et √©crire l’album!). Ceci √©tant Oui est un grand disque. Comme il n’y en a pas l√©gion dans notre beau pays, √ßa vaut le coup d’en faire une critique, non? Les chansons alternent fran√ßais et anglais pour ne pas avoir √† choisir entre ces 2 langues. de toute fa√ßon les textes qu’ils soient ou non dans votre langue s’√©coutent aussi par la diction et le “flow” particulier de Camille.

On “Ou√Į“, Camille is back to basics. Singing and wrinting good melodies. The whole songs are a litlle atmospheric as well as telluric sometimes. It’s certainly in relation with the place the LP was created (Camille was in a monastery during all the conception of the songs!). So Ou√Į is a major Album. There is not so much great new Lps that come out in our Country, it’s worth to talk about it, isn’t it? The songs are half fench, half english. Anyway, no matter what the language,the songs can be listened only to feel them.

Pour finir, j’ai vu que Camille √©tait en tourn√©e. Je vous mets les dates en lien. A mon avis √ßa vaut le coup live!

As a conclusion, Camille is on tour right now. The links are available on her website below. I’m sure its a good show live.

http://www.camilleofficiel.fr/

Voici le clip de fontaine de lait pour vous faire une idée!

Bon WE!