Desireless

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Desireless
Desireless 2013.jpg
Desireless performing in 2013.
Background information
Birth name Claudie Fritsch-Mentrop
Born (1952-12-25) 25 December 1952 (age 61)
Paris, France
Genres Pop, synthpop, Euro disco
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1986–present
Labels CBS, Choice Of Music, Sony Music
Website www.desireless.net

Claudie Fritsch-Mentrop, known by her stage name Desireless (French pronunciation: ​[deziʁˈlɛs] (born 25 December 1952, Paris, France), is a French singer.[1] Between 1986 and 1988, her hit single "Voyage, voyage" made it to number one in many European and Asian single charts and sold over five million copies. She still writes new songs with many collaborators. Presently, she works with a young French electro-producer, Antoine Aureche (Operation of the sun). She still performs her live show, mainly in Europe.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • François (1989) #29 France
  • I Love You (1994)
  • Ses Plus Grands Succès (2003) France & (2004) Russie
  • Un Brin de Paille (2004)
  • More Love and Good Vibrations (2007) France & (2008) Russie
  • Le Petit Bisou" (2009) France
  • More Love and Good Vibrations: Special Edition (2010) France


EP[edit]

  • L'expérience Humaine (2011) EP
  • L'Oeuf Du Dragon (2012, feat Antoine Aureche aka Operation Of The Sun) - EP
  • XP2 (2012) EP

Singles[edit]

From François:

  • 1986/87: "Voyage Voyage" (#2 France, #1 Germany, #1 Austria, #1 Belgium, #1 Denmark, #1 Spain, #1 Greece, #1 Israel, #26 Italy, #1 Lebanon, #1 Norway, #11 Netherlands, #53 United Kingdom 1987 release and #5 1988 release,[2] #11 Sweden, #4 Switzerland, #1 Thailand, #1 Yugoslavia)
  • 1988: "John" (#5 France, #37 Germany, #92 UK)
  • 1989: "Qui Sommes-nous ?" (#88 Germany)
  • 1990: "Elle est Comme les étoiles"

From I Love You:

  • 1994: "Il Dort"
  • 1994: "I Love You"

From More Love and Good Vibrations:

  • 2004: "La Vie est Belle"
  • 2010: "Voyage, Voyage (Dj Esteban Remix 2010)" (#81 French Club Charts)

References[edit]

  1. ^ German, Yuri. "Biography: Desireless". AMG. Retrieved 7 May 2010. 
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 151. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 

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