La Nuit Gainsbourg With Laurent & Friends

Maggie Choo's -

Ended 22 April 2015
Free
Maggie Choo's

Laurent Couson is joined by a lineup of world class musicians once again to establish an atmosphere that feels like you have truly been transported back to an underground club in 1960s Paris.

Serge Gainsbourg (born Lucien Ginsburg) was a French singer, songwriter, pianist, film composer, poet, painter, screenwriter, writer, actor and director. Regarded as one of the most important figures in French popular music, he was renowned for his often provocative and scandalous releases, as well as his diverse artistic output, which embodied genres ranging from jazz, mambo, world, chanson, pop and yé-yé, to rock and roll, progressive rock, reggae, electronic, disco, new wave and funk. Gainsbourg's varied musical style and individuality make him difficult to categorize although his legacy has been firmly established and he is often regarded as one of the world's most influential popular musicians.

His lyrical work incorporated a vast amount of clever word play to hoodwink the listener, often for humorous, provocative, satirical or subversive reasons. Common types of word play in his songs include mondegreen, onomatopoeia, rhyme, spoonerism, dysphemism, paraprosdokian and pun. Through the course of his career, Gainsbourg wrote over 500 songs, which have been covered more than a thousand times by a wide range of artists.Since his death, Gainsbourg's music has reached legendary stature in France. He has also gained a cult following in the English-speaking world, with numerous artists influenced by his arrangements.

Brilliant Links to Serge Gainsbourg:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3Fa4lOQfbA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dY9PY4r83p8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tL3NAjwPKkM

Join usl for an unforgettable & intimate evening of nostalgia and romance.

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320 Silom Rd (at Novotel Bangkok Fenix Silom, UG Fl), Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500

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Maggie Choo's
Maggie Choo's

320 Silom Rd (at Novotel Bangkok Fenix Silom, UG Fl), Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500

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