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    Alain Bashung

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    Genre:Rock, Pop
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    Albums:26
    Songs:192

    Most Popular Songs (more)

    1La Vabo lyrics
    2Le Secret Des Banquises lyrics
    3Toujours Sur La Ligne Blanche lyrics
    4J'ecume lyrics
    5Faisons Envie lyrics
    6C'Est Comment Qu'On Freine ? lyrics
    7Un Âne Plane lyrics
    8Kalabougie lyrics
    9F-A-N lyrics
    10S.O.S. Amor lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    1Pizza [1981]
    2Osez Joséphine [1991]
    3Figure Imposée [1983]
    4Play Blessures [1982]
    5Roman-Photos [1977]
    6Novice [1989]
    7Touche Pas À Mon Pote (7 Inch Vinyl) [1985]
    8Live Tour 85 [1985]
    9Roulette Russe [1979]
    10Passé Le Rio Grande... [1986]

    Biography

    Alain Bashung (real name Alain Claude Baschung) was a French singer, guitarist, harmonicist & actor, born on December 1, 1947 in Paris, France & dead on March 14, 2009 in Paris. Abandoned by his father, he grew up in Wingersheim, learnt harmonica & performed in a school choir. At 12, he went back to Paris & discovered rock, imitating American singers & founding his first band. After lots of 7", concerts & collaborations, success didn't come. In 1979, he released his album Roulette Russe, including his first hit "Gaby Oh Gaby".
    Alain's rock came on & in 1981, the follow-up Pizza included his second hit "Vertige De L'Amour", loved by his fans. After that, he left commercial music & did surprising albums, from Play Blessures in 1982 to Fantaisie Militaire in 1998, Alain became a great French artist. In 2001, he recorded "Cantique Des Cantiques" with his wife Chloé Mons & in 2008, he released Bleu Pétrole. In February 2009, he received 3 Victoires De La Musique : "Best Album" for Bleu Pétrole, "Best Tour" & "Male Artist". In March 2009, he died of lung cancer at 61 years old & he has been buried at Paris' Père-Lachaise cemetery.

    Writing and production credits
    Iván El Tiempo De Iván (CBS Discos Inc.)
    Florent Pagny Recréation (Mercury France/Universal)
    Vanessa Paradis Bliss (Barclay)

    Filmography
    Nestor Burma, Détective De Choc (Jean-Luc Miesch) - 1982
    L'Ombre Du Doute (Aline Issermann) - 1993
    Mon Père, Ma Mère, Mes Frères Et Mes Sœurs... (Charlotte De Turckheim) - 1999
    Je Veux Tout (Guila Braoudé) - 1999
    La Confusion Des Genres (Ilan Duran Cohen) - 2000
    Félix Et Lola (Patrice Leconte) - 2001
    L'Origine Du Monde (Jérôme Enrico) - 2001
    La Bande Du Drugstore (François Armanet) - 2002
    Le P'tit Curieux (Jean Marbœuf) - 2004
    Arthur And The Invisibles (Luc Besson) - 2006 (voice)
    J'Ai Toujours Rêvé D'Être Un Gangster (Samuel Benchetrit) - 2008 (himself)

    Television
    Le Cimetière Des Voitures (Fernando Arrabal) - 1983

    Musical DVDs
    À L'Olympia - 2009 (recorded at L'Olympia, Paris)
    À L'Arrière Des Berlines - 2009

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