La Bete et la Belle

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"La Bete et la Belle"
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Single by Amanda Lear
from the album I Don't Like Disco
Released September 2, 2011
Format digital
Genre Pop
Length 3:21
Label Little Boom Records
Songwriter(s) Louise Prey, Amanda Lear, Joe Moskow
Producer(s) Steve Campioni, Alain Mendiburu
Amanda Lear singles chronology
"Chinese Walk"
(2011)
"La Bete et la Belle"
(2011)
"Chinese Walk"
(2011)
"La Bete et la Belle"
(2011)

"La Bete et la Belle" is a song by a French singer Amanda Lear, released in 2011 by Little Boom Records.

Song information[edit]

On "La Bete et la Belle" (whose title translates "The Beast and the Beauty") Lear worked with French producers Steve Campioni and Alain Mendiburu. Music is credited to composer Louise Prey of Ping Pong Bitches girl band with Joe Moskow of Reverend and The Makers, and lyrics were written by Louise Prey and Amanda Lear.[1] The song is arranged by Gael Brusseleers.[1] "La Bete et la Belle" was recorded in Paris. The song came as the third single from Amanda Lear's 2012 album I Don't Like Disco.

Amanda Lear performed "La Bete et la Belle" on public TV channel France 2 on September 11, 2011. The show was hosted by Michel Drucker.[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song was shot in a Parisian hotel in January 2012. It was preceded by a series of teaser photographs and video trailers, before premiering at midnight on 28 January 2012. The clip, directed by Fred Gasimov, sees scantily clad Amanda singing the song to a headphone while rolling and tossing on bed.[3] "La Bete et la Belle" video met with a highly positive reception, passing the 10,000th view mark within 24 hours after surfacing on the Internet.[4] French website Pure Charts noted video's erotic overtone and compared it to the works of Madonna.[5]

Two remix videos for the song have been also produced.

Track listing[edit]

  • Digital Single[6]
  1. "La Bete et la Belle" - 3:21
  1. "La Bête et la Belle" (RLS Edit Mix) - 3:17
  2. "La Bête et la Belle" (Bruce Leers Wild Edit) - 3:51
  3. "La Bête et la Belle" (Album Version) - 3:21
  4. "La Bête et la Belle" (RLS Extended Mix) - 5:11
  5. "La Bête et la Belle" (Bruce Leers Wild Extended) - 5:14
  6. "La Bête et la Belle" (MGK Extended Remix) - 5:47
  • Monster Mix EP[8]
  1. "La Bête et la Belle" (Club Mix Edit) - 6:24
  2. "La Bête et la Belle" (Dub Mix Edit) - 6:40
  3. "La Bête et la Belle" (Radio Edit) - 3:46

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Amanda Lear - La Bete et la Belle". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2011-08-12. 
  2. ^ "Amanda Lear La Bete et La Belle (TV performance at Vivement Dimanche - France 2)". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 2011-09-11. 
  3. ^ "AMANDA LEAR - LA BETE ET LA BELLE ( OFFICIAL VIDEO )". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 2012-01-28. 
  4. ^ "Du jamais vu , plus..." (in French). www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2012-01-30. 
  5. ^ "Amanda Lear : le clip érotique "La belle et la bête"" (in French). www.chartsinfrance.net. Retrieved 2012-01-30. 
  6. ^ "La Bete et la Belle: Amanda Lear: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2011-08-12. 
  7. ^ "La bête et la belle : Remixes: Amanda Lear: Amazon.co.uk: MP3 Downloads". www.amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  8. ^ "La bête et la belle ( Monster Mix EP) (feat. Andy Bell & DJ Yiannis): Amanda Lear: Amazon.co.uk: MP3 Downloads". www.amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-08-06.