If we go back in time to 2003, it has now been two years since reality TV stormed into the French Media’s environment. Apart from the pure voyeurism shows, a branch of music-axed programs also quickly appeared led by TF1’s gigantic show Star Academy and M6 channel’s famous Popstars. As successful as they may have been at some point, most singers discovered by those shows are now relics from the past. Most but not M. Pokora who’s now View More
Bigger and bigger. Having completed already 2016 sales of 127 albums out of the 168 million sellers, we get into the Top 40 territory – plus View More
It’s over! If few 70s albums made it past the million level, 21 in total, they were by very far the View More
From 1966 to 1971, Neil Young has been busy registering records with Buffalo Springfield, with Crosby, Stills & Nash trio or as a solo artist. If his popularity View More
As I move deeper into the past, I almost feel like exploring some kind of a cave where more you advance, weaker 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.
Even if legendary French musical Starmania was first released in 1978, albums related to the franchise sold over 2 million copies during the 90s. This gave ideas to its lyricist Luc Plamandon who wrote some twenty years later a new musical, Notre-Dame de Paris, along with his composition partner Richard Cocciante.