Tag Archives: Serge Gainsbourg

Brigitte Bardot and Serge Gainsbourg

20/5/15 – Serge Gainsbourg And Brigitte Bardot – Bonnie And Clyde – 1968

Gainsbourg’s obsession with American culture continued in 1968 with a collaboration with Brigitte Bardot on the track Bonnie And Clyde. The song is a Gainsbourg classic and features an odd eerie repetitive vocal with the lyric based on a poem called The Trails End written by Bonnie Parker shortly before her death. It was released on the […]

Brigitte ardot - Harley Davidsoc Cover Art 1967

19/5/15 – Brigitte Bardot/Serge Gainsbourg – Harley Davidson – 1967

Controversy, sexual innuendo and later on more blatant sexual matters were a thread through Gainsbourg’s work but his talent to make meaningless pap appealing was unprecedented, especially when accompanied by his inherent musical skills. Here’s Brigitte Bardot, at the time, the sexiest woman on the planet having a go at singing one of Gainsbourg’s nursery rhymes. […]

France Gall Les Sucettes 1966

18/5/15 – France Gall/Serge Gainsbourg – Les Sucettes – 1966

The In Deep Music archive goes controversial and posts Serge Gainsbourg’s Les Sucettes (Lollipops) as performed by the unknowing teenage France Gall. This was the beginning of Gainsbourg’s controversial arc that made him a legend in France. Sexual exploitation provokes rage in all of us, as does torture and any humiliation or disrespect of human dignity […]

Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin Canneds Film Festival 1969

25/5/14 – Cannes Film Festival Winners – 2014 – And The World’s Most Valuable Stamp!

Although awards events are low on my priorities list, the results are often helpful in discovering the new. This is especially true in the case of the Cannes Film Festival. (Photo – Serge and Jane, Cannes in 1969). It originally came into being in 1946 to compete with the Venice Film Festival although the date […]