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Histoire de Melody Nelson

Author: Darran Anderson
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.
Series: 33 1/3.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Outside his native France, the view of Serge Gainsbourg was once of a one-hit wonder lothario. This has been slowly replaced by an awareness of how talented and innovative a songwriter he was. Gainsbourg was an eclectic, protean figure; a Dadaist, poète maudit, Pop-Artist, libertine and anti-hero. An icon and iconoclast. His masterpiece is arguably Histoire de Melody Nelson, an album suite combining many of his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Anderson, Darran.
Histoire de Melody Nelson
(DLC) 2013017197
(OCoLC)842307595
Named Person: Serge Gainsbourg
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Darran Anderson
ISBN: 9781623565978 1623565979
OCLC Number: 859536928
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Melody --
Ballade de Melody Nelson --
Valse de melody --
Ah! melody --
L'hôtel particulier? --
En melody --
Cargo culte.
Series Title: 33 1/3.
Responsibility: Darran Anderson.

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Outside his native France, the view of Serge Gainsbourg was once of a one-hit wonder lothario. This has been slowly replaced by an awareness of how talented and innovative a songwriter he was. Gainsbourg was an eclectic, protean figure; a Dadaist, poète maudit, Pop-Artist, libertine and anti-hero. An icon and iconoclast. His masterpiece is arguably Histoire de Melody Nelson, an album suite combining many of his signature themes; sex, taboo, provocation, humour, exoticism and ultimately tragedy. Composed and arranged with the great Jean-Claude Vannier, its score of lush cinematic strings and p.

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This book is intended to be a biography of an album, but due to Darran Anderson's thorough research and skilled prose storytelling, Serge Gainsbourg's Histoire de Melody Nelson morphs into a Read more...

 
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