2009-03-25indochine, yann perreau when i went by hmv on monday, i saw a new album by indochine. it must be a very new release, since it wasn't available on their listening stations; i decided to wait before buying this. that night, i checked out their first single "little dolls" on their myspace. no surprise.
that night, watching videos of état critique, i found out about a new album by yann perreau. again, i checked out a couple of songs on his myspace. nice.
yesterday, i got the two cds.
indochine "la république des meteors" is very similar to the stuff they've been releasing for the past years (such as "paradize" and "alice & june"). it's nothing new from them, but they're good at what they do: catchy songs with a slight dance beat, mixed with a hint of gothiness.
i was pleasantly surprised by yann perreau "un serpent sous les fleurs". i had liked a few tracks from his debut "western romance", while the rest of that album sounded like filler to me. his name dropped off my radar after that. now, i find myself liking all of his new album. it's a good mix of pop and rock, lots of subtle piano sounds, adding a bit of drama to some songs.
i have trouble selecting a single favourite track, so here are three:
yann perreau - le plus beau rêve
yann perreau - beau comme on s'aime
yann perreau - le pays d'où je viens