As the World Cup reaches its sharp end, what better tribute than a lurid, kitschy concept album about an imagined childhood spent in Brazil by a French auteur who depicts…

When Tellier emerged circa 2001, he was pitched as a kind of outsider protégé of fellow French sophisticates Air, to whose former label he remains signed. He’s never really looked…

Few of us are strangers to the drug-induced concept album, but just how many records implore the listener to join a ‘community’ (in this case Alliance Bleue) led by hirsute…

Sebastien Tellier’s last album was called ‘Politics’. However, we’re happy to report that there isn’t a hint of Sarkozy or his ilk on his new one, although France’s PM is…

NME has always said that the main problem with French pop is that it’s too often concerned with the seduction of suspiciously young schoolgirls, and too seldom with apocalyptic scenarios…