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Michel Sardou - Comme d'habitude

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France

Michel Sardou sings one of his hit songs, "Comme d'habitude" (As Usual). If it sounds familiar to to you, it may be because Frank Sinatra used the melody for his own hit song, "My Way."

Mademoiselle K (avec Zazie) - Me taire te plaire

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France

Mademoiselle K and Zazie bring us "Me taire te plaire." The song's title means "keeping quiet to please you" (with tongue in cheek, perhaps?). We're certainly glad these two ladies aren't too quiet to sing to us!

Bertrand Pierre - Si vous n'avez rien à me dire View Series

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France

Mellow musician Bertrand Pierre sets the poignant poetry of French grand écrivain Victor Hugo to slow and soulful musical compositions. A man of many talents, Bertrand Pierre is also quite a performer live and acoustically.

Corneille - Comme un fils

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Canada

After finding early success in his native Rwanda in ’93, Corneille was forced to flee his country. “Comme un fils” (“Like a Son”) is representative of his soul roots and affinity for emotional melodies.

Claire et Philippe - Mon morceau de piano View Series

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France

Philippe composed a short piano melody for Claire. After playing it for her, he teaches her some basic chords.

Zaz - Demain c’est toi View Series

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France

Zaz sings "Demain c'est toi" (Tomorrow It's You) from her new album "Effet miroir" (Mirror Effect). She gives us a hint of things to come in her personal life. Who might she bring into the world?

Louane Emera - Maman View Series

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France

In this melancholy piano ballad, Louane Emera confesses her doubts and fears to her late mother. "Everything will start again in the spring," she sings, "except indelible loves."

Louane Emera - Nos Secrets View Series

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France

In her song "Nos secrets" (Our Secrets), pop singer Louane Emera laments a relationship that is fading like "a bouquet of maybes." It's a melancholy and philosophical song about coming to terms with a broken relationship.

Vianney et Anne Sila - L'encre de tes yeux

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France


Vianney and Anne Sila sing a beautiful cover of Francis Cabrel's "L'encre de tes yeux" (The Ink of Your Eyes) on Le Grand Studio RTL (Radio Télé Luxembourg).

Les Enfoirés - On demande pas la lune

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France

For the opening of the show "Dans l’Œil des Enfoirés" (In the Eye of the Bastards) in 2011, Jean-Jacques Goldman sang the song "On demande pas la lune" (We Aren't Asking for the Moon). French singers and artists Patricia Kaas, Maxime Le Forestier, Lorie, Maurane, Mimie Mathy, and many more joined in the singing in honor of the late comedic actor Coluche, who founded the soup kitchen "Les Restos du Cœur" (Restaurants of the Heart).

Zaz - Belle View Series

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France

Zaz sings "Belle," a dreamy love song from the film Belle et Sébastien. Enjoy its haunting melody and simple message of pure, patient love.

Zaz - Je Veux View Series

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France

In her hit song "Je Veux" (I Want), Zaz lists the things she wants most in life. Instead of diamonds from Chanel or a suite at the Ritz, the singer opts for more intangible goals such as love, joy, and a good mood.

Stromae - Ta Fête View Series

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Belgium

Belgian singer-songwriter Stromae's lyricism and creativity are well on display in this video for "Ta fête," a single off his chart-topping album Racine Carrée. "Ta fête" was the official song of the Belgian Red Devils at 2014's World Cup, and Stromae had some fun preparing with the team...

Vanessa Paradis et -M- - La Seine

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France

Featured in the animated film Un monstre à Paris, this duet from Vanessa Paradis and -M- is a tribute to Paris's most famous waterway, the Seine. Gorgeous, bewitching, and, according to Vanessa's character Lucille, "clairvoyant," the Seine has such a powerful presence in Paris that it's almost as if the city is submerged under it just as much as it's organized around it.

Alsace 20 - Colonel Reyel en session live acoustique! View Series

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France

Colonel Reyel professes his love for his "one and only" in a lovely song, his single "Toi et Moi" (You and Me) from his album "Soldat de l'Amour," (Love Soldier). Enjoy this live acoustic session!

Oldelaf et Monsieur D - Le Café

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France

A lot of people claim to be addicted to coffee, but hopefully none of them are as hooked on caffeine as the man in this high-energy music video from Oldelaf and Monsieur D. As long as they're not killing people like he is, they're probably fine!

Boulbar - Dernier jour à San Francisco View Series

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France

In "Dernier jour à San Francisco" (Last Day in San Francisco), the French singer Bertrand Boulbar shares his impressions of the "city by the bay."

Oldelaf - J'aime les bêtes View Series

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France

Oldelaf (Olivier Delafosse) makes a comeback after ten years with a new whimsical song. He much prefers animals to a certain lady. No, it's not his ex-girlfriend. We'll give you a hint: She succeeded her father as president of the Front National party. (Oldelaf must be glad that's all she's president of!)

Oldelaf - La Tristitude View Series

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France

Oldelaf bares his soul in his song "La tristitude," a portmanteau that combines tristesse (sadness) and attitude (and a little solitude). We might call it "saditude." Listen to his lyrics and you'll surely recognize it. Ça fait mal!

Boulbar - New York, 6 heures du matin View Series

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France

The French singer Bertrand Boulbar lands in New York, the first stop on his trip across the United States. Follow him along his westward journey through songs from his latest album, "Motor Hotel."

Nâdiya - Parle-Moi View Series

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France

The youngest of six children, Nâdiya was born and raised in Tours to Algerian parents. Not long after turning 16, Nâdiya earned the title of French champion in the 800-meter track and field competition. Now, in her thirties, she is one of France’s biggest R&B stars. Sung with the passion of the young mother that she is, Parle-moi (Talk to me) tackles the difficult topic of child abuse.

Nouveaux Talents? - Adonis chante View Series

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France

Adonis sings us a song about protecting the environment, with a little help from his cat! Listen closely and you'll see why he's right to tell you not to do everything he does.

Hangar - Version Originale View Series

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France

Here's a love song from the French band Hangar for the seafarers in all of us: "Version Originale."

Mai Lingani - Mai et Burkina Electric

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Burkina Faso

Though Mai Lingani grew up in Côte d’Ivoire, she is one of the most popular singer/songwriters in Burkina Faso, where she was born. In 1998 that country presented her with its highest award for a musician, the “Prix national de la chanson.” In addition to her beautiful French and melodious English, Mai also speaks (and sings in) three African tongues: Moré, Dioula, and Bissa. Please enjoy our interview with this delightful talent!

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