Jean-Claude Vannier Electro-Rapide: Experimental Pop Instrumentals

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  • 1. bombarde lamentation
  • 2. l'Ours paressaux
  • 3. la girafe au ballon
  • 4. claquez klaxons
  • 5. saturnin vaca vaca
  • 6. l'Automne a barbes rochechouart
  • 7. qu'Est-Ce quit fait courir les crocodiles
  • 8. la douleur de l'Orchestre
  • 9. theme 504
  • 10. le ballet dea accoucheuses
  • 11. road to cuba
  • 12. je m'appelle geraldine
  • 13. l'Elephant equilibriste
  • 14. bombarde lamentation (reprise)

Electro Rapide is a collection of rare and unreleased archive material from the studio archives of legendary French orchestral pop composer Jean-Claude Vannier. Taken from the period before and during his revered creative relationship with Serge Gainsbourg (reaching their halcyon with 1971’s Histoire De Melody Nelson) these tracks reveal a rare glimpse of Vannier’s self-initiated instrumental projects that were crowbarred between an airtight studio diary as one of France’s most in demand arrangers and composers of the post Mai-68 generation...