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First UK show for Arnaud Fleurent-Didier

First UK show for Arnaud Fleurent-Didier

Gallic iconoclast makes live debut in the UK

Arnaud Fleurent-Didier: Hacking at the sacred cow of Mai 68Clement Pascal

Arnaud Fleurent-Didier’s La Reproduction was one of the most striking albums of last year. The news that he and his band are playing the UK for the first time next week at the Institut Français is exciting as La Reproduction was more than great musically. It was also a cultural benchmark, putting the Mai 68 generation under the microscope and taking them to task for being inward-looking – they made great mayonnaise at the expense of paying attention to their kids.

Arnaud Fleurent-Didier’s La Reproduction was one of the most striking albums of last year. The news that he and his band are playing the UK for the first time next week at the Institut Français is exciting as La Reproduction was more than great musically. It was also a cultural benchmark, putting the Mai 68 generation under the microscope and taking them to task for being inward-looking – they made great mayonnaise at the expense of paying attention to their kids.

Fleurent-Didier is rooted in a tradition and unafraid of revealing it

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