Système D

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Système D
Studio album by Les Rita Mitsouko
Released November 16, 1993 (1993-11-16)
Recorded Essaouira, Morocco
Studio 6, Paris, Studio Davout, Paris, Studio Mega, Paris
Genre Pop Rock, Synth-pop, Funk
Length 61:17
Label Virgin Records LP 8391461, Delabel
Producer Les Rita Mitsouko
Les Rita Mitsouko chronology
Re
(1990)
Système D
(1993)
Acoustiques
(1996)
Singles from Système D
  1. "Y'a d'la Haine"
    Released: December 1993
  2. "Les Amants"
    Released: 1994
  3. "Femme d’affaires"
    Released: 1994

Système D is the fourth studio album by French pop rock group Les Rita Mitsouko. It was released in 1993 and reached number seven on the French Albums Chart.[1] Système D includes the singles "Y’A D’La Haine", "Les Amants", and "Femme d’Affaires".

The album was recorded and produced by Fred Chichin and Catherine Ringer largely at a large Moroccan house situated in Essaouira (Formerly Mogador), where the group set up their studio. Initially the group had intended to produce the album with veteran producer Tony Visconti, having previously worked together on the group's previous two albums. Ringer and Chichin chose to produce the album themselves to find a new sound. The album was completed in the Parisian studios of Studio 6, Studio Davout, and Studio Mega. The album was mixed by American mixer Carmen Rizzo in Studio Davout.[2]

Receiving good reviews the album was originally released as a double-LP, Cassette and CD in November 1993. The artwork was designed and photographed by Achay, Catherine Ringer and Sednaoui.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Fred Chichin/Catherine Ringer; except where indicated. 

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Au Fond du Couloir"     3:45
2. "Get Up, Get Older"   Xavier, Ringer/Chichin 5:21
3. "Y'a d'la Haine"     4:37
4. "La Steppe"     4:39
5. "Les Amants"     5:17
6. "L'hôtel Particulier"   Serge Gainsbourg 3:36
7. "Femme d'affaires"     3:39
8. "My Love is Bad"     4:53
9. "Chanson d'a"     3:16
10. "Elevator"     2:26
11. "Godfather of Soul"     3:33
12. "Chères Petites"     4:31
13. "La Belle Vie"   Ringer/Chichin, Glemee 5:08
14. "Moderne Baleine"     6:11

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