Trisomie 21

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Trisomie 21
OriginLille, France
GenresCold wave, minimal wave, pop-punk, darkwave, synthpop
Years active1980 (1980)–present (present)
LabelsPlay It Again Sam, Le Maquis, Alfa Matrix, Scarface, Stechak, Himalaya

Trisomie 21 is a French cold wave group, formed in Lille, France in 1980 by brothers Philippe and Hervé Lomprez.

Philippe Lomprez, 2017
Hervé Lomprez, 2017

Background[edit]

Throughout the 1980s and '90s, Trisomie 21 was signed to Play It Again Sam.

Recent career[edit]

In September 2007, Trisomie 21 were signed to Belgian label Alfa Matrix where they joined acts such as Front 242, Leaether Strip, Anne Clark and Mentallo and the Fixer.[1]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums
  • Passions Divisées (1984)
  • Chapter IV – Le Je-Ne-Sais-Quoi Et Le Presque Rien (1986)
  • Million Lights – A Collection of Songs by Trisomie 21 (1987)
  • T21 Plays the Pictures (1989)
  • Works (1989)
  • Raw Material. (1990)
  • Distant Voices (1992)
  • Gohohako (1997)
  • Happy Mystery Child (2004)
  • Black Label (2009)
  • ELEGANCE NEVER DIES (2017)


EPs
  • Le Repos Des Enfants Heureux (1983)
  • Wait & Dance (1985)
  • Final Work (1989)
Remix albums/EPs
  • Chapter IV Remix – Le Je-Ne-Sais-Quoi Et Le Presque Rien (1987)
  • The Man Is a Mix (2004)
  • The Woman Is a Mix (2006)
  • Happy Mystery Club – Lady B Remixes (2006)
  • 3700426905961 (EP; 2008)
  • The Camp – Black Label Remix (2009)
Live albums
  • The Official Bootlet (Million Lights Tour) (1988)
  • Rendez-vous En France (2007)
Compilation albums
  • The First Songs (1988)
  • Side by Side (1991)
  • The Songs by T21 Vol. 1 (1994)
  • The Songs by T21 Vol. 2 (1995)
  • 25 Years (2007)
Singles
  • "Joh Burg" (1986)
  • "Shift Away ° Jakarta ° Ravishing Delight" (1987)
  • "Works in Progress" (1989)
  • "La Fete Triste" (1995)
  • "Red or Green (Remixes)" (2005)
  • "Midnight of My Life (Remixes)" (2005)
  • "Red or Green / She Died for Love" (2005)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "French Cult Act Trisomie 21 Joins Alfa Matrix – News at side-line.com". side-line.com. 13 September 2009. Retrieved 16 March 2013.

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