Serge Gainsbourg & Jean-Claude Vannier

Thought lost forever, rescued, carefully baked and delicately restored for maximum listening pleasure, Serge Gainsbourg & Jean-Claude Vannier’s ‘Les Chemins De Katmandou’ soundtrack finally gets its first ever wax pressing through those audio grail hunters finders keepers next month. A truly remarkable find, the backstory of which you can read here http://www.finderskeepersrecords.com/shop/serge-gainsbourg-jean-claude-vannier-les-chemins-des-katmandou/ – from that set, the title track has been sent ahead as a teaser, as though you needed one. Punctuated by starkly toned heraldic fanfares, it starts shadow lined in something of a rainy noir dappling, in fact the spy noir phrasing runs through its core not unlike it should be said, some of the late 60’s / early 70’s stylising’s of Lalo Schifrin. Yet scratch a little deeper and there’s a deceptively chic lounge-y swing afoot here that draws familiarity with the 90’s Birmingham scene, notably Broadcast and Pram. Quite stunning if you ask me. https://finderskeepersrecords.bandcamp.com/album/les-chemins-de-katmandou

Serge Gainsbourg Jean-Claude Vannier

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