L'Étonnant Serge Gainsbourg

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L'Étonnant Serge Gainsbourg
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Studio album by Serge Gainsbourg
Released 1961 (1961)
Recorded 8, 10, 14 February 1961 and 6, 9, 13, 16 March 1961
Studio Studio Blanqui, Paris
Genre
Label Philips Records
Serge Gainsbourg chronology
N° 2
(1959)
L'Étonnant Serge Gainsbourg
(1961)
Serge Gainsbourg N° 4
(1962)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

L'Étonnant Serge Gainsbourg is the third album by French musician Serge Gainsbourg, released in 1961. Like its predecessors, it features Gainsbourg backed by the Alain Goraguer Orchestra.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Serge Gainsbourg except where noted otherwise

  1. "La Chanson de Prévert" – 3:01
  2. "En Relisant Ta Lettre" – 2:01
  3. "Le Rock de Nerval" (Music by Gainsbourg; Poem by Gérard de Nerval) – 1:51
  4. "Les Oubliettes" – 2:28
  5. "Chanson de Maglia" (Music by Gainsbourg; Poem by Victor Hugo) – 2:05
  6. "Viva Villa" – 3:23
  7. "Les Amours Perdues" – 2:57
  8. "Les Femmes C'est du Chinois" (Music: Gainsbourg, Alain Goraguer; Words: Gainsbourg) – 2:32
  9. "Personne" - 2:44
  10. "Le Sonnet d'Arvers" (Music by Gainsbourg; Poem by Alexis Félix Arvers) - 1:53

Arrangements by Alain Goraguer [3]

Personnel[edit]

  • Paul Rovère - double bass
  • Christian Garros - drums
  • Alain Goraguer - piano, arrangement, conductor
  • Jacques Plait - executive producer

References[edit]