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Alain Bashung

Alain Bashung songsMost popular Alain Bashung songs (see all 185 songs)
1S.O.S. Amor lyrics
2Toujours Sur La Ligne Blanche lyrics
3Faisons Envie lyrics
4Kalabougie lyrics
5F-A-N lyrics
6C'Est Comment Qu'On Freine ? lyrics
7Un Âne Plane lyrics
8Le Secret Des Banquises lyrics
9L'Eau Et Le Vin lyrics
10Ma Petite Entreprise lyrics

Alain Bashung albumsMost popular Alain Bashung albums (see all 26 albums)
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
Pictures

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