Bonnie and Clyde (Serge Gainsbourg and Brigitte Bardot song)

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"Bonnie and Clyde" is a French-language song written by Serge Gainsbourg, and performed by Gainsbourg and Brigitte Bardot. The song tells the story of the outlaw couple Bonnie and Clyde. It is based on an English language poem written by Bonnie Parker herself a few weeks before she and Clyde Barrow were shot, entitled "The Trail's End". It was released on two albums in 1968: Gainsbourg's album Initials B.B., and Gainsbourg and Bardot's album Bonnie and Clyde.


"Bonnie and Clyde" has been covered by the following artists:


  • Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue sampled the song on her song "Sensitized" off her 2007 album X.
  • French rapper MC Solaar sampled it in his song "Nouveau Western" on his 1994 album, Prose Combat.
  • United Future Organization sampled it in their song "Good Luck Shore" from their 1999 album Bon Voyage.
  • American hip hop duo 7L & Esoteric sampled it on their song "Everywhere" from their 2006 album A New Dope.
  • German rap trio PCP sampled it on their song "Lache und die Welt weint mit dir" off their 2009 album of the same title.
  • English electronic music group Renegade Soundwave sampled it on their song "Renegade Soundwave" off their 1994 album Howyoudoin?.


  • Matthew Herbert remixed the song, released as "Herbert's Fred & Ginger Mix", and included on the 2001 album I Love Serge and the 2002 Zero 7 album Another Late Night: Zero 7.

Soundtrack appearances[edit]


  1. ^ "Scarlett Johansson's Serge Gainsbourg cover unveiled – listen | News". Nme.Com. 2012-08-06. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  2. ^ "Bonnie & Clyde au banjo". Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  3. ^ "Freedom Fry". I love French music!. 2012-07-19. Retrieved 2012-08-11.