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theartsdesk Radio Show 25 - with bohemian chanteuse Anne Pigalle | reviews, news & interviews

theartsdesk Radio Show 25 - with bohemian chanteuse Anne Pigalle

theartsdesk Radio Show 25 - with bohemian chanteuse Anne Pigalle

A tour of Soho, Montmartre, bohemians, Paris jazz, punk, Mano Negra and Malcolm Mclaren

Anne Pigalle: trés chic

This edition of Peter Culshaw’s periodic global music radio show features guest special guest Anne Pigalle. A flâneuse and doyenne of the urban demi-monde, she came to our attention recording for ZTT Records in the 1980s and ran Soho nights at the Café de Paris, did Japanese commercials for Jean-Paul Gaultier, and a series of innovative albums including Madame Sex.

She recently won the best art film award for the multi-media project Ecstase at the Portobello Film Festival 2019, the film based on her recent and probably best album of the same name. Her numerous activities, like a forthcoming art workshop in Hackney on November 11 can be found at her website. Not impressed by current French pop like Christina and the Queens or Daft Punk, she prefers to look back to when Paris was capital of the arts in the last century to look forward: this show features French music from chanson, to punk, prog, Parisian based African music to classical, jazz and swing.  


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Malcolm McLaren   Paris is Jazz


Rachid Taha    Rock El Casbah


Anne Pigalle    Black Dahlia


Charles Trenet    Boum


Noir Désir   Le Vent Nous Portera


Manu Chao    Mentira


Brigitte Bardot    Tu Veux Ou Tu Veux Pas


Serge Gainsbourg   Initials BB


Edith Piaf   Danny


Henri Salvador   Juanita Banana


Anne Pigalle   Oh My Love


Grace Jones  La Vie En Rose


Magma   Hortz fur Dehn Stekehn West


Mano Negra   Señor Matanza


Anne Pigalle    Le Ballade du Late Night Soho


Django Reinhardt  Minor Swing


Orchestre Polyrythmo de Cotonou    Egni  Miton Nin Mi Na Wa Gbin


Michel Le Grand    Les Demoiselles de Rochefort


Aristide Bruard Les Apaches


Victoria De Los Angeles - Chantes D’Auvergne


Berurier Noir    Vivre Libre ou Mourir


Vanessa Paradis    Joe Le Taxi 



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