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27 March 2022
SARASARA is a French singer, songwriter, producer
and programmer who started her musical career in
the United Kingdom.
To honor the late infamous musical genius Serge Gainsbourg
she made an EP, titled SARASARA X SERGE GAINSBOURG with
notable covers of two of his famous reveries, Requiem Pour Un Con
and La Javanainse and added also the instrumental version of the
– REQUIEM POUR UN CON –
This is really amazing. Hearing Gainsbourg singing over a sickly sticky ambient
stomper is truly special. Balancing between British hip-hop-techno experts Leftfield
and Massive Attack Sarasara will make people shake their hips on the dancefloor with
this irresistible modern disco knockout. And when Sarasara joins Jane Birkin’s late
partner, midway, the track gets sensual and sultry. Yes, je t’aime moi non plus.
Get up, stand up and fight for your right to party
with this ace tandem Sarasara X Serge Gainsbourg.
Right here, right now…
– LA JAVANAISE –
Also a magnific interpretation. Sarasara slows the original down and turns
it into an appealing ballad with her wonderful voice. Just great.
Original music & lyrics by Serge Gainsbourg (by permission of the Gainsbourg Estate)
Produced & arranged by Liam Howe & Sarasara
mastered by Pete Norman at Finyl Tweek.
Photography by Joshua Harris (Assistant: Kate Daggett)
Dress designed by Ella Collin Firth
Make-Up by Ivana Petkovic Kraljevic.