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Vulgaires Machins

Translation of “A” by Vulgaires Machins

September 7, 2011

Yesterday I pointed you in the direction of the new release from Vulgaires Machins, an album of eleven acoustic songs, available for the donation of your choice from their website. I’ve listened to the album half a dozen times since downloading it and I love it – I don’t need to review it for you […]

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Download Vulgaires Machins New Acoustic Album (and pay what you like)

September 6, 2011

You could do worse things right now than pay a visit to the Boutique area of the Vulgaires Machins website. Today the band released an eleven-track acoustic album which they are allowing you to download for whatever price you would like to pay. This includes the ability to download for free in exchange for your […]

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Translation of Puits Sans Fond by Vulgaires Machins

April 21, 2010

I was asked to translate this song in a comment from a previous Vulgaires Machins translation. In the run-up to the UK election I had wanted to keep things reasonably topical, and luckily this fits well (excuse the pun), the title summing up the attitude of some of our politicians’ spending plans for the future, […]

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Translation of Le Ciel Est Gris by Volo

April 16, 2010

In retaliation for our treatment of their banks, Iceland sent a cloud of volcanic ash over Britain yesterday which grounded all air traffic for the first time in our history. Living in London and being used to hearing and seeing a new plane every couple of minutes, it feels very bizarre to be plunged back […]

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Translation of Presque Complet by Vulgaires Machins

March 17, 2010

Long time, no see! Many apologies to those who have left comments over the past three months – a combination of not being involved with the site and the fact that my ISP had decided that the notification emails were spam has meant that I’ve only just approved them all! Vulgaires Machins latest album, Requiem […]

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A little bit of lazy loveliness

September 26, 2009

The little Amazon MP3 widget and the preview in the iTunes store contain the final 30 seconds of this 49 second song. It’s really quite pleasant and is the opening track to the punk album Compter Les Corps by the Canadian band Vulgaires Machins. I realise that three of the last four posts have been […]

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Translation of Mer de Fumistes by Vulgaires Machins

September 24, 2009

I thought it was time I did another translation. I have really been enjoying the album Compter Les Corps which I mentioned yesterday and so I’ve chosen one of the songs from that album to translate. It’s just a short song, under two and a half minutes in fact. It’s quite a jolly little number, […]

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Compter Les Corps (Body Count)

September 23, 2009

I had hoped to post another School of Rock French lesson witter today but unfortunately the real world got in the way like the enormous ball of rock that it is. As mentioned in the previous entry, I felt a bit of pain earlier after buying a whole album when I could have paid half […]

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