Nouvelle Vague - 3

Nouvelle Vague - 3
Nouvelle Vague - 3
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
Availability: Out Of Stock (Contact Us to know when this product will be available again)
Label (Code): PIAS Recordings (PIASR161LP)
Special Attributes: Comes with fold out insert (poster)
Release Date: 2009
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"A third offering from cover artists supreme, Nouvelle Vague, shifts away from Brazilian bossa nova and towards America's musical hinterlands to take its classy covers credo in new and nimbly delightful directions." (

"...Fresh torture for rock purists perhaps, but there's little in the French collective's latest makeover of canonical hits to get worked up about. Their raison d'etre is less to reanimate their source material than to wink knowing musical references before fading tastefully into the background. Smooth pseudo-country predominates over their trademark bossa nova flourishes this time and Ian McCulloch is among a handful of the original songwriters who twine around dreamy chanteuses to endorse the project. But only "God Save the Queen" - a brilliant study in dead-eyed ennui - is striking enough a reworking to merit praise or contempt.." (Read more:

Track List

A1 Master And Servant    
A2 Blister In The Sun    
A3 Road To Nowhere    
A4 All My Colours    
A5 The American    
A6 Heaven    

B1 Parade     
B2 Metal  
B3 Ca Plane Pour Moi    
B4 Our Lips Are Sealed    
B5 God Save The Queen    
B6 Say Hello Wave Goodbye
B7 So Lonely  

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