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My Top Francophone Albums

October 14, 2010

I know how difficult it is to find great music in the French language. Even in France you’ll find the majority of songs on the radio are sung in English. In 1996 the situation reached a point where the government felt the need to decree that 40% of all music played by radio stations be […]

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The Top 10 French Language Music Releases of 2009

January 1, 2010

Babylon Circus, Bristol UK, Halloween 2009.A little clue as to which band produced the best album of 2009. To start the new year here is my list of the ten best French language albums of 2009. Broadly speaking we have one hip hop, two rock, three ska, one reggae and three humorous, which are predominantly […]

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Ten French songs for the treadmill

September 25, 2009

Amazon.co.uk Widgets Those that know me know that I recently turned thirty. Those that know me slightly better know that I even more recently turned thirty-six. Although I’m well aware that I am fighting a losing battle, I do spend a lot of time in the gym and the only reason I am able to […]

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Ten French language albums for your next car journey

September 19, 2009

I was supposed to be playing in the first round of my club’s annual tennis tournament today but as it happens my doubles partner is in Poland – something I did not find out until 15 minutes after the match was supposed to start. As a result I am sat here in the bar and […]

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