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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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