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Michel Polnareff ‎– Michel Polnareff (1975, Atlantic)


Media NM
Sleeve VG+

Format : LP
Cat N° : 50 195
Style : Chanson

Michel Polnareff’s fifth album is a unique venture as he relocates to Los Angeles and explores English songwriting. The album, titled “Fame à la Mode,” opens with an eccentric and psychedelic track that, while showcasing the artist’s distinctive style, struggles with a heavy French accent. The subsequent songs demonstrate a better grasp of English, with tracks like “Jesus For Tonite” adopting country influences. “Since I Saw You” brings a pop energy reminiscent of The Beatles, while “No no no no not now” offers pleasant, crystalline guitar work. The album has its highlights, but English lyrics sometimes feel limiting, leaving listeners yearning for Polnareff’s usual French wordplay. Despite this venture’s mixed reception, it’s clear Polnareff didn’t flounder on his transatlantic voyage.

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A1 – Fame A La Mode
A2 – No, No, No, No, Not, Now
A3 – Wandering Man
A4 – So Long Beauty
B1 – Come On Lady Blue
B2 – Rainy Day Song
B3 – Jesus For Tonight
B4 – Holding On To Smoke
B5 – Since I Saw You

Weight 0,23 kg