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Alain Bashung

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Genre:Rock, Pop
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Songs:188
Albums:26

Most popular songs

# Song LSI Rank
1S.O.S. Amor lyrics
2Toujours Sur La Ligne Blanche lyrics
3Faisons Envie lyrics
4Kalabougie lyrics
5J'ecume lyrics
6F-A-N lyrics
7C'Est Comment Qu'On Freine ? lyrics
8Un Âne Plane lyrics
9Le Secret Des Banquises lyrics
10L'Eau Et Le Vin lyrics

Most popular albums

# Album LSI Rank
1Double Best Of [2014]
2L'Homme À Tête De Chou [2011]
3Osez Bashung [2010]
4Dimanches À L'Élysée [2009]
5Bijoux Bijoux [2008]
6Bleu Pétrole [2008]
7La Tournée Des Grands Espaces [2004]
8L'Imprudence [2002]
9Talents Du Siècle Part 1 [2001]
10Talents Du Siècle Part 2 [2001]

Biography

Alain Bashung (real name Alain Claude Baschung) was a French singer, guitarist, harmonicist & actor, born on December 1, 1947 in Paris, France & dead on March 14, 2009 in Paris. Abandoned by his father, he grew up in Wingersheim, learnt harmonica & performed in a school choir. At 12, he went back to Paris & discovered rock, imitating American singers & founding his first band. After lots of 7", concerts & collaborations, success didn't come. In 1979, he released his album Roulette Russe, including his first hit "Gaby Oh Gaby".
Alain's rock came on & in 1981, the follow-up Pizza included his second hit "Vertige De L'Amour", loved by his fans. After that, he left commercial music & did surprising albums, from Play Blessures in 1982 to Fantaisie Militaire in 1998, Alain became a great French artist. In 2001, he recorded "Cantique Des Cantiques" with his wife Chloé Mons & in 2008, he released Bleu Pétrole. In February 2009, he received 3 Victoires De La Musique : "Best Album" for Bleu Pétrole, "Best Tour" & "Male Artist". In March 2009, he died of lung cancer at 61 years old & he has been buried at Paris' Père-Lachaise cemetery.

Writing and production credits
Iván El Tiempo De Iván (CBS Discos Inc.)
Florent Pagny Recréation (Mercury France/Universal)
Vanessa Paradis Bliss (Barclay)

Filmography
Nestor Burma, Détective De Choc (Jean-Luc Miesch) - 1982
L'Ombre Du Doute (Aline Issermann) - 1993
Mon Père, Ma Mère, Mes Frères Et Mes Sœurs... (Charlotte De Turckheim) - 1999
Je Veux Tout (Guila Braoudé) - 1999
La Confusion Des Genres (Ilan Duran Cohen) - 2000
Félix Et Lola (Patrice Leconte) - 2001
L'Origine Du Monde (Jérôme Enrico) - 2001
La Bande Du Drugstore (François Armanet) - 2002
Le P'tit Curieux (Jean Marbœuf) - 2004
Arthur And The Invisibles (Luc Besson) - 2006 (voice)
J'Ai Toujours Rêvé D'Être Un Gangster (Samuel Benchetrit) - 2008 (himself)

Television
Le Cimetière Des Voitures (Fernando Arrabal) - 1983

Musical DVDs
À L'Olympia - 2009 (recorded at L'Olympia, Paris)
À L'Arrière Des Berlines - 2009

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