Sébastien Tellier - 'L'Aventura'

Sébastien Tellier - 'L'Aventura'

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 himself naked on a giant bird of paradise on the cover? Sébastien Tellier...

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Sebastian Tellier - 'Confection'

Sebastian Tellier - 'Confection'

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 like attaining actual stardom, but evidently retains...

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Sebastien Tellier - 'My God Is Blue'

Sebastien Tellier - 'My God Is Blue'

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 Gallic prodigy Sébastien Tellier? After the deliciously tawdry...

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Sebastien Tellier

Sebastien Tellier

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 no doubt familiar with the carnal themes that ooze over...

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Sebastian Tellier: Broadway

Sebastian Tellier: Broadway

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 featuring the shooting of large quantities of CGI aliens....

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Sebastien Tellier: Paris Guingette Pirate

Sebastien Tellier: Paris Guingette Pirate

Sebastien Tellier is Paris' new Bohemian prince, a fried French philosopher whose recent debut album 'L'Incroyable Verite' is nothing less than a quest for universal truth and beauty masquerading as an unlimited acoustic odyssey. Pamelia Kurstein,...

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Tellier, Sebastien : L'Incroyable Vérité

Tellier, Sebastien : L'Incroyable...

There's no beats, very little bass and it's the brainchild of a long-haired Nietzschean. In theory, it's everything disco should destroy. In practice, it might just be the new sound of Paris. Which is the sort of fucked logic that works in...

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