Les Primitifs Du Futur - World Musette

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    Les Primitifs Du Futur includes: Dominique Cravic (vocals, guitar); Daniel Huck (vocals, alto saxophone); Fabienne Dondard (accordion); Jean Michel Davis (percussion). Recorded in 1999. Best known as cartoonist Robert Crumb's other gig, Les Primitifs du Futur do their schtick perfectly, re-creating the French musette sound of the 1930s. Full credit goes to founder, guitarist, and singer Dominique Cravic, whose compositions are perfect in both note and mood, whether on the opening "Fox Musette" or "Le Blues de Dix-Neuf Heures Trente." The core of the band is filled out by a large number of guests who are brilliantly utilized. Even the theremin doesn't sound out of place; used sparingly, it is a modern touch that simply adds to the atmosphere. The notion here is to add world music elements to the basic idea, as a reminder that France was a multicultural society before the term even existed. So you have musette with blues, musette with Cuban music, and even a hint of Asian influences. It all works seamlessly, played with fabulous dexterity and assurance, and more than a touch of glee. ~ Chris Nickson

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    Dimensions 5.4x4.8x0.4
    UPC 016728304320
    Runtime 55 min.
    Type Performer
    Genre International
    Label Sunnyside Communications
    Producer Alain Cluzeau
    Number of Discs 1
    Track Listing Disc 1
    • 1. Fox Musette
    • 2. Portrait D'un 78 Tard
    • 3. C'Est la Goutte d'or Qui Fait Deborder la Valse (Oriental Waltz)
    • 4. Maldita Noche
    • 5. Scattin' the Blues
    • 6. Chanson Pour Louise Brooks / J'n'ai Qu'un Amour C'est Toi
    • 7. La Java Viennoise
    • 8. Cruelle Tendresse
    • 9. Kid Chocolat
    • 10. Valse d'Amour
    • 11. La Valse Chinoise
    • 12. Reve Secret
    • 13. Le Blues de Dix-Neuf Heurs Trente
    • 14. Desaccord Manouche
    • 15. Le Dernier Musette
    Format Compact Disc
    Spars Coding n/a
    Artists Les Primitifs Du Futur

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