Monsieur Gainsbourg Revisited

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Monsieur Gainsbourg Revisited
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Compilation album by Various artists
Released 2006
Label Virgin Records (UK)
Verve Forecast Records (US)

Monsieur Gainsbourg Revisited is a tribute album to the works of late French singer/songwriter Serge Gainsbourg. First released on Virgin Records in 2006, it consists of English language cover versions of Gainsbourg songs, performed by a diverse array of contemporary artists. Gainsbourg's former wife, Jane Birkin, sang on one track.

The album charted in France (#8), Switzerland (#23) and Belgium (#6 Wa, #29 Vl).[1]

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  1. "A Song for Sorry Angel" - Franz Ferdinand & Jane Birkin
  2. "I Love You (Me Either)" ("Je t'aime... moi non plus") - Cat Power & Karen Elson
  3. "I Just Came to Tell You That I'm Going" ("Je suis venu te dire que je m'en vais") - Jarvis Cocker & Kid Loco
  4. "Requiem for Anna" - Portishead
  5. "Requiem for a Jerk" ("Requiem pour un con") - Faultline, Brian Molko & Françoise Hardy
  6. "L'Hôtel" - Michael Stipe
  7. "Au Revoir Emmanuelle" - Tricky
  8. "Lola R. for Ever" - Marianne Faithfull & Sly and Robbie
  9. "Boomerang 2005" - Gonzales, Feist & Dani
  10. "Boy Toy" - Marc Almond and Trash Palace
  11. "The Ballad of Melody Nelson" - Placebo
  12. "Just a Man with a Job" - The Rakes
  13. "I Call It Art" - The Kills
  14. "Those Little Things" - Carla Bruni
American edition bonus tracks
  1. "The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde" - James Iha & Kazu Makino
  2. "Angels Fall" - Nina Persson & Nathan Larson

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