La Femme (band)

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La Femme
La Femme 2014.jpg
La Femme performing in 2014
Background information
Origin Biarritz, France
Genres New wave, cold wave, krautrock, psychedelic punk, psychedelic pop, surf rock, yéyé
Years active 2010-present
Labels Les Disques Pointus
Barclay Records
Born Bad Records
Third Side Records
Members Sacha Got
Marlon Magnée
Sam Lefèvre
Noé Delmas
Clémence Quélennec
Clara Luciani
Jane Peynot
Marilou Chollet
Lucas Nunez Ritter

La Femme is a French psych-punk rock band[1] established by keyboard player Marlon Magnée and guitarist Sacha Got in Biarritz. Many members joined in later including bass player Sam Lefevre, drummer Noé Delmas and Lucas Nunez from Paris. The group was named La Femme in 2010. The band got to know the lead singer Clémence Quélennec on the internet. Other members include Clara Luciani, Jane Peynot and Marilou Chollet.

The band's music is described as synthetic and hypnotic influenced by Velvet Underground, Kraftwerk and mix of coldwave, punk and yéyé.

La Femme released their first EP in 2010 followed by their EP Le podium #1 in 2011 produced during festival des Inrocks. A third EP La Femme was released in February 2013. The debut album Psycho Tropical Berlin was released on 8 April 2013.[2] La Femme earned the French award Victoires de la Musique in the category "Album revelation" in February 2014.[3]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Album and details Peak positions
FRA
[4]
BEL
(Wa)

[5]
Psycho Tropical Berlin 33 125
Mystère
  • Release date: 2 September 2016
8
[6]
38

EPs[edit]

Year Album Peak positions
FRA
[4]
2010 La Femme EP  –
2011 Le podium #1 (EP)  –
2013 La Femme 153

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
FRA
[4]
2013 "Sur la planche" 107 Psycho Tropical Berlin
2016 "Sphynx" Mystère
"Où va le monde ?" 134
[7]
Mystère
"Septembre" 169
[8]
Mystère
Others
  • 2011: "From Tchernobyl with Love"
  • 2012: "La Planche"
  • 2012: "Télégraphe"

References[edit]

  1. ^ 20 minutes: Le groupe psyché-punk sort un premier album attendu depuis deux ans par leurs fans (in French)
  2. ^ Magic rpm: Psycho Tropical Berlin de La Femme Archived 2013-04-24 at the Wayback Machine.(in French)
  3. ^ http://www.lesvictoires.com/
  4. ^ a b c "La Femme discography". lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 May 2013.
  5. ^ "La Femme discography". ultratop.be/fr/. Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 May 2013.
  6. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Albums Fusionnes - SNEP (Week 36, 2016)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés - SNEP (Week 37, 2016)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 17 September 2016.
  8. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés - SNEP (Week 35, 2016)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 5 September 2016.

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