Wednesday, June 25, 2008

EDW: Mareva

You might think that a former Miss France (so at least she does the wearing clothes well bit of EDW) turning herself into a singer and producing an album of 1960s French pop staples, with plenty of ukeleles, would be a recipe for disaster.

You'd be wrong. For the former Miss France is Mareva Galanter, the record is Ukuyéyé and I will not have a word said against her.

I've featured her on this blog before, and I've had the original version of this song up before too. But this version is considerably enhanced by the presence of right-minded fellow who prefers the pleasures of a dry martini and a good book to anything else.

There's a rake of good stuff featuring her on YouTube (I particularly like this video in which she lives out everyone's fantasy by attempting to kill a David Cameron-lookalike in a duel) many in the same Scopitone-style.

In all, she is a good thing.

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3 Comments:

Blogger Glamourpuss said...

Indeed she is, but that man, well, I fear he is a homosexualist.

Puss

3:38 pm  
Blogger bill said...

Ha. But I think he is an intellectual and therefore above the blandishments of overly emotional women.

In such circumstances one always asks: what would Serge Gainsbourg do?

3:48 pm  
Blogger Glamourpuss said...

Yes, but if one asks that,t he answer is always the same: corrupt.

Puss

2:38 pm  

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