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Grand Corps Malade
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Grand Corps Malade - Roméo kiffe Juliette

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this powerful music video, Grand Corps Malade puts a modern twist on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and even gives it a happy ending. You'll find a good amount of argot (slang) in the song lyrics, including some verlan, a form of slang that's very popular among French youth.

Grand Corps Malade - Les Voyages en train

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In "Les Voyages en train" (Train Rides), the French slam poet Grand Corps Malade creates an extended metaphor comparing love stories to train rides. Just as a successful train ride involves arriving at the station on time and catching the right train, a good love story involves finding the right person at the right moment in one's life. See if you can find some other similarities between the two in this gorgeous video.

Grand Corps Malade - Inch'Allah, en duo avec Reda Taliani

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

In "Inch'Allah" (Arabic for "God willing"), French slam poet Grand Corps Malade and Algerian singer Reda Taliani team up to promote a message of love and acceptance of people of all cultures and colors. In the video, two people are lucky enough to have the song performed at their wedding!

Grand Corps Malade - Education nationale

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

In "Éducation Nationale," the slam poet Grand Corps Malade gives us his opinion on the shortcomings of the French national education system through the eyes of Moussa, a fifth grader in Épinay. It's a touching song and a call for change in the name of equal opportunity.

Grand Corps Malade - Comme une évidence

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Slam poet Grand Corps Malade sings "Comme une évidence" ("Like an Obvious Fact" or "Like it's Meant to Be"), in which he tries to write a love song for his beloved who wreaks sweet havoc on his life. He is anxious to find the right words for her. As in his previous song, "Les Voyages en Train" ("Train Rides"), which he alludes to, he includes multiple double entendres and clever turns of phrase that you will enjoy.

Grand Corps Malade - Je suis Charlie

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In "Je Suis Charlie" (I Am Charlie), Fabien Marsaud a.k.a. Grand Corps Malade commemorates the victims of the devastating attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. As the slam poet notes, "I prefer to pick up a pen because tonight I am Charlie."

Grand Corps Malade - Pocahontas

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

In "Pocahontas," slam poet Grand Corps Malade offers some insights on raising kids and watching them grow up. He even recreates some old family photos!

Grand Corps Malade - Plan B

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Fabien Marsaud was once an accomplished athlete who after a serious accident had to change his life path. Sometimes we're forced to give up on our dreams, as his song "Plan B" cheekily illustrates.

Grand Corps Malade - Dimanche soir

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

On his sixth album, "Plan B," slam poet Grand Corps Malade tells his story through his songs. This one, "Dimanche Soir" (Sunday Night), is dedicated to his wife of twelve years.

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