Tuesday, July 21, 2009
for me the chanteuse exists only in france. it consists of a sweet voice delivering ballads that evoke cafe's and dim lights. years ago singer/actress vanessa paradis had worked with the great songwriter serge gainsbourg. alas, he is gone but she is smart enough to work with those who learned from him. her new cd 'divinidylle' has an impossibly catchy title track. however, it is a song deep into the record that really moved me. it is called 'junior suite' and is very beautiful.
a junior suite is a small hotel room with an attached living room. the very best sort in case of un petit argument.
images: vanessa/ painting by her fella johnny depp