Le Pop Super-Bon!
December 14, 2012 10:53 AM   Subscribe

Le Pop Super-Bon! Can anyone suggest French bubble-gum pop that's especially au courant? Like Yelle (particularly her first album), only more recent? Stuff good for dancing or for cleaning the house. I've seen these threads, but they're a bit stale. Merci à tous!
posted by Capt. Renault to Media & Arts (6 answers total) 27 users marked this as a favorite
Maybe some Coeur de Pirate? May be a little slower than you're looking for, though. I'm a big fan of Adieu.

Also probably too slow, but maybe Brigitte - Oh La La.
posted by inigo2 at 12:06 PM on December 14, 2012

Best answer: Mika's "Elle me dit" (which also gets bonus points for featuring Fanny Ardant in the video).
posted by bcwinters at 1:37 PM on December 14, 2012 [1 favorite]

Best answer: Je ne vois que vous - Benjamin Schoos feat Laetitia Sadier (ex-Stereolab).
posted by MuffinMan at 3:19 AM on December 15, 2012

Best answer: Claude Violante and her previous band Haussman
Although it's not very bubble-gum...
posted by SageLeVoid at 8:34 AM on December 15, 2012

Response by poster: Thanks, guys! Keep 'em coming!
posted by Capt. Renault at 9:08 AM on December 15, 2012

I can't suggest any specifics, but if you have:
- iTunes, you can change your store to see what the top selling music is in France (and then change your store back to your local region to buy)
- Spotify, you can change to region of "Top Lists" to France

Obviously for both of these there are a lot of US artists in the lists, but if you dig down you'll be sure to find authentic French stuff, and hopefully some of that will fit your criteria.
posted by djgh at 9:06 PM on December 16, 2012

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