It’s not necessary to believe that the freshly announced Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour is the last Elton John will ever do. After all, it’s a basic marketing trick. Michael Jackson, Cher and John himself announced on numerous occassions a final tour yet ended up going back on the road. What we can believe though is that the British pop star has enjoyed an incredibly successful View More
The French Elvis. That is how Johnny Hallyday has been described by media sources all over the World after his passing on December 5. This comparison falls short of highlighting how hugely popular the French singer has been in his native country as not even Elvis Presley‘s catalog is View More
A couple of days ago, I posted the list of 23 albums which appear to be completely forgotten among the 168 albums that ever sold over a million copies in France. Today, we reach the second part of this extensive update, listing 28 more View More
While compiling the 168 million selling albums in France – and there is still a couple of them being studied for potential inclusion – one album missing was Sade debut album Diamond Life. Often quoted among the very best selling albums ever in
As I move deeper into the past, I almost feel like exploring some kind of a cave where more you advance, weaker View More
After more than two weeks travelling over the 80s, the period is now complete. With the severe market crisis View More
With Renaud, Francis Cabrel, Jean-Jacques Goldman or Michel Berger, France loved anti-star, authentic singers with View More
Forrest Gump is the incredible journey of a person living a life reflecting perfectly the US cultural history from the 50s to the 80s. France Gall is the incredible journey of a person living a life reflecting perfectly the French music history from the 60s to the 90s. The difference? France Gall actually existed. During more than 30 years, she touched pretty much every key event that happened in the French music scene.