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On Écoute: Yann Tiersen

Composer for Amélie and much, much more... Hands up who loves the film Amélie (known to the French and purists as Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie...

On Écoute: Thibault Cauvin

Gifted guitarist goes to the movies… You may not have heard of him, but 36-year-old, Bordeaux-born Thibault Cauvin is probably the most successful French classical...
Rock en Seine 2017

Rock En Seine Festival in Domaine De Saint-cloud

Along with more than 120 other French music festivals, Rock en Seine is committed to making events happen this year, vowing to be back...

On Écoute: Charlotte Gainsbourg

Being famously shy (or shyly famous) has never hampered Charlotte Gainsbourg. The 46-year-old is one of France's humblest sweethearts, despite a life in the limelight...

Read the Signs: Rue des Dames in Paris

The convivial Parisian street with many stories to tell Word has it, it's the place to be when the clock strikes aperitif o'clock. Rue des...

On Écoute: Jeanne Added

Between her ’80s-style synth, English lyrics and peroxide-blonde crop, Jeanne Added stands out from the crowd...which is exactly why she was named Female Artist...

On Écoute: Alain Souchon

Evergreen, ever wistful chanteur rides on. Award-winning Alain Souchon, performing in his trademark skinny black tie with shirt unbuttoned at the neck, is in no...

On Écoute: Charles Aznavour

Perhaps France’s greatest ever singer-songwriter Charles Aznavour sang of love, but also of nostalgia and the tragedy of lost youth. Here we revisit a musical...

On Écoute: French Kiwi Juice

Liquid beats for the beach (or anywhere, really) Why French Kiwi Juice? Because the man behind the moniker, Vincent Fenton, is half French and half...

On Écoute: L’Indécis

Unwind with the chill-hop master For those unfamiliar with chill-hop, welcome to your initiation. C'est simple. Find a snug nook, slip on your best pair...