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Jarvis Cocker Collaborates With Wes Anderson For French Pop Covers Album

Tuesday, 14 September 2021 Written by Jon Stickler

Jarvis Cocker has announced an album of French pop covers.

A companion release to director Wes Anderson's upcoming film The French Dispatch, 'Chansons d'Ennui Tip-Top' will arrive along with the feature-length on October 22.

It'll include Cocker's reinterpretation of the 1965 French hit single Aline, which was originally written and recorded by the singer Christophe. There are also covers of songs released during the era that the movie is set in, as well as reworks by Cocker and his band JARV IS… of songs by Françoise Hardy, Serge Gainsbourg, Brigitte Bardot, and Jacques Dutronc. Check out the artwork above, and tracklist and film trailer below.

JARV IS... will hit the road for a rescheduled UK tour in November. Their debut album, 'Beyond The Pale', landed in July 2020.

'Chansons d'Ennui Tip-Top' tracklist:

1. Dans Ma Chambre (Dalida)
2. Contact (Brigitte Bardot)
2. La Tendresse (Marie LaFôret)
4. Amour, Je Te Cherche (Nino Ferrer and Radiah)
5. Les Gens Sont Fous, Les Temps Sont Flous (Jacques Dutronc)
6. Il Pleut Sur La Gare (Brigitte Fontaine and Areski Belkacem)
7. Paroles, Paroles (Dalida and Alain Delon) featuring Laetitia Sadier
8. Requiem Pour Un Con (Serge Gainsbourg)
9. Mon Ami La Rose (Françoise Hardy)
10. Mao Mao (Claude Channes)
11. Elle Et Moi (Max Berlin)
12. Aline (Christophe)


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