Dita Von Teese launches music career with debut single ‘Rendez-vous’

Burlesque dancer teams up with Sebastien Tellier for album

Dita Von Teese has launched a music career, teasing her debut album by releasing new single ‘Rendez-vous’. Scroll below to listen.

The American burlesque dancer and modern icon will release her self-titled debut in February 2018 via Record Makers. The album was produced by French music icon Sebastien Tellier, who approached Von Teese directly about the project.

“When I saw Dita dance to a piece of music I had written for her, I had a feeling that her physical presence and her personality were a perfect fit with my music and I started to compose only for her,” Tellier says. “When you think that you’ve finally pierced Dita’s mystery, she turns out to be more than ever, a creature of dreams, totally out of reach.”


Von Teese herself adds: “I’m not a professional singer.  In fact, I’m quite uneasy about recording my voice. But I do enjoy the thrill of doing things that are outside of my comfort zone. When I performed for the first time at the Crazy Horse in Paris, I invited Sebastien because I was such a fan, not daring to imagine that someday he would compose an entire album for me.”

‘Rendez-vous’ was written by Tellier’s wife, Dean de La Richardière, who says it’s “about a woman taking control of her freedom, and of her hunger for pleasure”.

Listen below:

It’s not the first time Von Teese has recorded music, having previously worked with ex-husband Marilyn Manson, as well as Die Antwoord and Monarchy.


Eminem criticised for making light of Manchester Arena attack on new album

Eminem has faced backlash after making light of the Manchester Arena bombing on his new album. The rap icon surprised fans this morning (January 17)...

The 1975 return to their roots on the devastatingly sincere ‘Me and You Together Song’ 

The band's latest is a return to their shimmering early material