Love Songs is the title of the sixth studio album ofVanessa Paradis, released in 2013, after Divinidylle in 2007.
Entirely produced and directed by Benjamin Biolay (who signs eight titles), this double album includes twenty songs (twenty-two on the limited edition and twenty-four on the collector's edition). It includes the participation of, among others, Mathieu Boogaerts , Adrien Gallo , Carl Barat , Ben Ricour , François Villevieille (of the French group Elephant ), Mickael Furnon , Johnny Depp , Jerome Attal and Marcel Kanche .
The album was recorded and mixed in Brussels, at Studio ICP, by Erwin Autrique. Six tracks were mixed by the sound engineer Chad Blake, already present on the album Bliss .
It contains two duets: The Pink Roses with Benjamin Biolay and The Dark, It Comes with Carl Barat and the cover of a Neapolitan song, Tu si na cosa grande (recorded especially for the film Fading Gigolo ).
The cover of the album, largely inspired by Portrait with Perfume Flask (c.1930) by Aleksandr Rodchenko 1 , is performed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino and French designers M / M .
The collector's edition has two additional songs and a two-sided poster made by M / M on a photo of Karim Sadli.
Well received by critics, Love Songs ranks n o 1 sales upon its release. It runs to 200,000 copies and gets a double platinum disc. In the annual ranking of 2013, it is the 22 th best selling.
The singer performs on the stage of the Casino de Paris from 5 to November 13 , 2013and on tour from October 12th to December 19 , 2013during the Love Songs Tour . She continues the tour in summer 2014 in Europe and particularly in France at the Zenith in Paris, July 3, 2 , and in many summer festivals.
This album is performed on stage in full during two exceptional performances by Vanessa Paradis to Fourvière Nights in Lyon on 10 June and 27 July 2014, accompanied by the musicians of the Regional Conservatory of Lyon led by Benjamin Biolay 3 .
In 2014, the single Mi amor is chosen to illustrate the global TV advertising campaign of the fragrance Love Story by Chloé , directed by Mélanie Laurent
Label: Barclay 479 232 8
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue
Genre: Rock, Funk / Soul, Pop
Style: Chanson, Funk, Pop Rock
A2 Love Song
A3 C'Est Quoi ?
A4 Les Espaces Et Les Sentiments
A5 Prends Garde A Moi
B1 Tu Pars Comme On Revient
B2 The Dark, It Comes
B4 Station Quatre-Septembre
B5 Tu Vois C'que J'vois
C1 La Crème
C2 Le Rempart
C3 Mi Amor
C4 New Year
C5 Tu Si Na Cosa Grande
D2 Être Celle
D4 La Chanson Des Vieux Cons
D5 Les Roses Roses