Les Clips Vol. II

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Les Clips Vol. II
Video by Mylène Farmer
Released December, 1988
Recorded 1987 - 1988
Genre Compilation
Length about 56:00
Label Polydor
Mylène Farmer video chronology
Les Clips
(1987)
Les Clips Vol. II
(1988)
Les Clips Vol. III
(1990)

Les Clips Vol. II is a VHS recorded by the French singer Mylène Farmer, containing all the singer's videoclips from 1988 to 1989.[1] It was released in December 1988 in France.

This VHS contains all the three first videos of the singles from the album Ainsi soit je...[2][3] For the first time, a special report had been created concerning the shooting of a music video.[4] It is also the first but not the last time that François Hanss participating in the filming of a documentary in connection with Mylène Farmer.[5]

This VHS content is also included on the DVD Music Videos I.

Critical reception[edit]

According to Compact, this DVD offers "superb disturbing stories, beautiful images" ;[6] as for the documentary on the filming of "Pourvu qu'elles soient douces", it was described as being "subtly perverse".[7] Folk and Rock praised this VHS describing these videos as "blockbusters surpassing one million franc", and underlining the "exceptional score" in terms of sales.[8] The French newspaper Le Provençal also gave a positive analysis of the contents of this VHS.[9] Intimité said this cassette offers "one hour of delight".[10] The videos of this cassette have an "exceptional quality", according to L'Avenir.[11]

On August 7 and 8, 1989, during the first edition of the Nights of the musical audiovisual, the VHS was awarded best French compilation of music videos.[12]

Formats[edit]

This video is available only on VHS.

Track listings[edit]

No Video From Album Year Length
1 "Sans contrefaçon" Ainsi soit je... 1987 8:43
2 "Ainsi soit-je..." Ainsi soit je... 1988 5:23
3 "Pourvu qu'elles soient douces" Ainsi soit je... 1989 17:52

+ Backstage of the video "Pourvu qu'elles soient douces" (23:17)

Credits and personnel[edit]

All these videos were directed by Laurent Boutonnat and produced by Toutankhamon. The backstage were filmed by François Hanss.

Certifications and sales[edit]

Country Certification Sales/shipments
France 2x Platinum[5][13] 50,000+

References[edit]

  1. ^ L'Intégrale Mylene Farmer, Erwan Chuberre, 2007, City Ed., p. 327 (ISBN 978-2-35288-108-7)
  2. ^ Mylène Farmer - La part d'ombre, Caroline Bee, Antoine Bioy & Benjamin Thiry, 2005, Archipel Ed., p. 372
  3. ^ Télé Vidéo, January 2, 1989, "Les clips de Mylène Farmer" Devant-soi.com (Retrieved March 30, 2008)
  4. ^ Télé Magazine, January 30, 1989, "Mylène Farmer : Les Clips, Vol. II" Devant-soi.com (Retrieved March 30, 2008)
  5. ^ a b Mylène Farmer's videography Mylenefarmeriscalled.net (Retrieved January 21, 2008)
  6. ^ Compact, 1/1989, Sylvie-Anne Balizet Devant-soi.com (Retrieved March 19, 2008)
  7. ^ DISC, 7/1989,"Mylène Farmer - Les Clips, Vol. II" Devant-soi.com (Retrieved March 19, 2008)
  8. ^ Rock and Folk, January 1990 Devant-soi.com (Retrieved March 22, 2008)
  9. ^ Le Provençal, December 13, 1988, "Une tête à claps - Mylène Farmer sort ses clips en vidéo", Christine Georget Devant-soi.com (Retrieved March 27, 2008)
  10. ^ Intimité, April 20, 1989, Vidéo : l'ange roux" Devant-soi.com (Retrieved March 30, 2008)
  11. ^ L'Avenir, March 4, 1989, "Brel, Barbara et... Mylène Farmer" Devant-soi.com (Retrieved March 30, 2008)
  12. ^ Video 7, October 1989, "Music and night" Devant-soi.com (Retrieved March 30, 2008)
  13. ^ Photo of the certification Innamoramento.free.fr (Retrieved March 5, 2008)