Bande à Part (album)

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Bande à Part
Studio album by Nouvelle Vague
Released 2006
Genre Easy listening, lounge, bossa nova
Label Peacefrog (UK / France)
Nouvelle Vague chronology
Nouvelle Vague
(2004)
Bande à Part
(2006)
Acoustic
(2009)

Bande à Part is Nouvelle Vague's second album, released in 2006. Like their eponymous first album, it is a collection of bossa nova cover versions of 1980s new wave tracks. The "Dance with Me" video uses a dance scene of Jean-Luc Godard's film Bande à part.

Track listing[edit]

The French / UK edition has 14 tracks, with an 18-track limited edition. The slightly different U.S. edition, on the Luaka Bop label, had 14 tracks, with a 17-track limited edition.

Song Original artist French/UK Track # US Track #
"The Killing Moon" Echo & the Bunnymen 1 1
"Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)" Buzzcocks 2 2
"Dance with Me" The Lords of the New Church 3 3
"Don't Go" Yazoo 4 4
"Dancing with Myself" Billy Idol 5 5
"Heart of Glass" Blondie 6 8
"O Pamela" The Wake 7 7
"Blue Monday" New Order 8 17 (ext.)
"Human Fly" The Cramps 9 10
"Bela Lugosi's Dead" Bauhaus 10 11
"I Can't Escape Myself" The Sound 11
"Let Me Go" Heaven 17 12 13
"Fade to Grey" Visage 13 14
"Waves" Blancmange 14
"Sweet and Tender Hooligan" (live) The Smiths 15 (ext.) 16 (ext.)
"Shack Up" A Certain Ratio 16 (ext.) 12
"Israel" Siouxsie and the Banshees 17 (ext.)
"Eisbär" Grauzone 18 (ext., hidden)
"Pride (In the Name of Love)" U2 6
"Confusion" New Order 9
"Moody" ESG 15 (ext.)

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