It tries on a wardrobe of different clothes – psychedelia, surf rock, electronica, krautrock and more – and ends up looking fantastic in all of them. “No. As soon as they could, the pair moved to Paris to dream up a band. But within that, Join LEagle in celebrating the “12 Strains of, After a long wait, food truck Lobster Bliss has fi, 2020 reinforced the power and importance of art. Singer Clémence Quélennec. Depuis 2013 et leur premier album Psycho Tropical Berlin, le sextuor français a su inventer un nouveau langage à la pop française : psychédélique, exotique, hédoniste.Après des mois d’attente quasi insoutenable, La Femme est de retour avec Mystère.Enregistré entre la Bretagne, Los Angeles et Paris, c’est sans aucun doute l’album de l’automne. Take George, who is in his 50s and has the words La Femme tattooed across his throat. Clémence : Ça devait être une étude sans nom, genre Étude 1. “Before the show begins, he listens to the album and dances everywhere.” At which point Magnée – in so far as he can while cramped into a tiny booth in a crowded brasserie, with his lunch in front of him and a bottle of red on the table – mimes someone dancing in the manner of a deranged ostrich. “In France at the same moment, our EP was released. Clémence Quelennec nous partage ses experiences artistique et quelques anecdotes drôle de sa vie solitaire. It sounds chic. I was so happy. Photograph: David Wolff-Patrick/WireImage At this point, a boiling day in early September, the album has been out a few days, and is No 3 in the midweek charts. Formation. In fact the founders of La Femme are two trendy dudes from Biarritz who started playing zany surf-rock, moved to Paris, met Clémence Quélennec online and invited her to … When we came back to France, it was red carpet. Now, gearing up for their third album, the band has released their second single, “Cool Colorado.”. “I know the world is not like it was in the ’60s, and now everything has changed, but I try to keep those vibes in this song.”, Got says he hopes to return to Colorado when he can and experience more of what our state has to offer. “Sometimes I have to speak to him. When the band’s tour reaches Paris in February, they say, they’ll be headlining the 6,300-capacity Zénith. Follow La Femme on Facebook and Instagram. It’s hard to imagine a more French version of a rock’n’roll band than La Femme. “He likes to smoke crazy weed and take a bunch of drugs,” says Magnée. Le 11 octobre dernier, « Citadelle », le 4e album d’ Izïa est dévoilé en descellant tout en douceur ses trésors de variété à la Française. Sound and look in place, there were only two problems remaining: nowhere to play, and no interest in them. Very mysterious.” They were listening to French underground from the 60s, and French synthwave from the 70s. 303 Magazine303 MusicClémence Quélenneccolorado musicCool ColoradoFrench musicFrench rock musicJean-François JulianLa FemmeMarlon MagnéeSacha GotTiara Stephan. En 2019, Björn décide de se reconvertir et de tenter de gagner sa v… The band had recorded a one-off EP for a small label, and decided that going to America would make them famous. Premier EP. Finally, lead vocalist Clémence Quélennec alights on a … Find the best clips, watch programmes, catch up on the news, and read the latest Clémence Quelennec interviews. The music video, directed by La Femme and Aymeric Bergada Du Cadet, is the next chapter in the band’s visual component of their forthcoming album. Again, only two people replied, but one of them offered to help out. ‎Björn rencontre des musiciens pour apprendre de leur parcours et de leurs experiences. 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For all that their second album, Mystère, one of the year’s best, is wholly accessible and dripping with fantastic tunes, it exudes a sense of cool that indie bands rarely manage any more. The BBC artist page for Clémence Quelennec. Until then, the band hopes this song will take Coloradans back to a simpler time and provide listeners with a bit of an escape. Sacha : Ah ouais, le truc chiant. Like the sun – shining everywhere.”. « Sur scène, on fait appel à une seule chanteuse, Clémence Quélennec, mais sur l'album elles sont bien plus nombreuses. Photography by Jean-François Julian, courtesy of the artist, It’s been a hard year for music. Clémence : Ouais, un peu. Their debut album, Psycho Tropical Berlin, reached No 33 in France, and La Femme were on their way, taking any opportunity that came along – soundtracking Yves Saint Laurent’s catwalk show, performing at Austin Psych fest, in Texas, where Magnée looked like anything but a YSL muse. ... Derrière le doux nom AJA, se niche la gracieuse chanteuse Clémence Quélennec, qui à seulement 28 ans et aguerrie d’une expérience de 7 années de tournées, hors normes, avec le groupe La Femme, ( s’) apprivoise un nouveau souffle en solo. “Even if we wrote it six years ago, we thought it’s a good song for this new record,” Got explained. Ou bien encore des cuisses rocailleuses du Finistère. “We always said that if we had a band, it had to be fucking cool,” Magnée says. Act of seduction. Où La Femme avait bien pu se cacher durant toutes ces années ? LA FEMME - LA FEMME - HYPSOLINE (La Femme - Hypsoline) Associated Performer: La Femme Film Director: Sam Lefèvre, Marlon Magnée, Sacha Got Author: Clémence Quelennec© 2013 Disque Pointu, under exclusive license to Caroline Records, a Universal Music France label There’s little in the way of live music and nothing much else to do. Mystère et boule de gomme. The group was named La Femme in 2010. “We went to US with $3,000 each and this girl found us 20 gigs,” Magnée says. I looked like Merlin. Follow her on Instagram at @tiara.stephan to keep up with her various escapades. If she's not dancing (if you can call it that) at a concert, she can very frequently be found drinking copious amounts of English Breakfast Tea, talking about how incredulous dictionaries are, watching Saturday Night Live sketches, eating pho, and daydreaming about traveling the world. “There are four bars at a junction where everyone goes to drink,” Magnée says. Pour reprendre cet Another Day, elle a choisi Clémence Quélennec, chanteuse du groupe La Femme. At the first, the stage was so small the bass player had to stand at the back of the crowd with the sound engineer, plugged into the mixing desk. Après leur album disque d’or en 2016, les surfeurs incontournables de la pop française avaient disparu des radars. “But we don’t like it too much, because if you are dressed too rock’n’roll or too hipster or too trendy they call you a fag. At this point, a boiling day in early September, the album has been out a few days, and is No 3 in the midweek charts. The band reached out to 50 French clubs to line up some gigs and only got two responses. 3:21. They had recorded all but a single EP for a small label there before taking $3,000 each and heading to the U.S. to play about 20 gigs. Got explained the band’s inspiration for the song. It was then that they turned their attention to the U.S., in a move that catapulted La Femme into the international spotlight. So, how did a French rock band become so enamored with Colorado that they wrote a whole song dedicated to our state? ‘So the buzz began’ … from left, Marlon Magnée, Sacha Got and the rest of the band in 2013. t’s hard to imagine a more French version of a rock’n’roll band than La Femme. Bass player Sam Lefèvre ties a napkin, bandit style, around his neck. After returning to France and signing to Universal Music Group’s France-based label, Barclay, the band is now in bona fide rock star territory. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Interview VIEW POST View more. La rencontre s’est transformée en une interview exclusive et scène de vie intime du groupe, quand tous les membres : Clémence Quelennec, Sacha Got, Sam Lefevre, Noé Delmas, Nunez Hijo et la petite amie de Marlon (le modèle américain, Grace Hartzel), nous ont rejoints. Parmi les sept autres artistes on retrouve Barbara Carlotti interprétant Madame Rêve d’ Alain Bashung, François & the Atlas Mountains croisant Cheb Khaled ou encore Karen Katel rendant hommage à … • La Femme play Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London, on 17 November. Les fondateurs du groupe Sacha Got (guitare, thérémine) et Marlon Magnée (clavier) se sont rencontrés au lycée à Biarritz.Marlon ayant rencontré Sam Lefèvre (basse) et Noé Delmas (batterie) à Paris, ainsi que Lucas Nunez Ritter, le groupe prend le nom de La Femme en 2010.Le groupe a rencontré la chanteuse principale, Clémence Quélennec, sur Internet [2]. La Femme is a French psych-punk rock band established by guitarist Sacha Got and keyboard player Marlon Magnée in Biarritz.Many members joined in later including bass player Sam Lefevre, drummer Noé Delmas and Lucas Nunez from Paris. Fucking DIY.”. So it’s a bit hard to grow up in Biarritz if you are really different.”. It’s also made La Femme proper pop stars in France. Ou d’un peu tout ça à la fois. “It’s not the world of now, you know, the world has changed — it’s more complicated,” he said. The duo moved to Paris as quickly as they could with the dream of starting an effortlessly cool rock band. Since the song was written six years ago, current events have challenged that view of America, but Got considers this song to be a bit of a time capsule and a reminder of a simpler world. We meet them all just before the press conference when they are swallowed up by a mass of journalists. La Femme was formed in 2010 after keyboard player Marlon Magnée and guitarist Sacha Got met at secondary school in a small seaside town in France called Biarritz. Deux ans après le succès de Psycho Tropical Berlin (2013), le groupe de surf-rock formé à Biarritz s'apprête à refaire des vagues avec un deuxième LP qui devrait se concrétiser prochainement.. On se souvient tous du single minimaliste et entêtant Sur la planche, qui a notamment fait les beaux jours de la célèbre pub Renault Captur. Stream “Cool Colorado” on Spotify and Apple Music. Clémence Quélennec, chanteuse du groupe La Femme se lance en solo ! Sonnant comme une visite guidée dans les méandres de son âme constellée, il … When La Femme embarked on their first U.S. tour, they were barely on the industry’s radar back in their home country of France. Behind him rolls percussionist Nunez Ritter von Merguez, a muscly, mohawk-mulleted guy who looks like a 1930s mechanic in a sleeveless tee and leather vest. “We just met some friends, and they told us to come to California,” Got said. Tiara is a recent graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Staff Writer for the Music Desk at 303 Magazine. “It’s good to see what is out there, and feel the vibes of traveling in freedom.”. They have an EP out and they are touring in the US and we don’t know them?’ So the buzz began to start. It's not that La Femme are shy. In Texas? Their increasing popularity, though, has meant they’ve attracted some curious fans. They also knew their group had to look great. Parfait pour brouiller encore un peu plus les pistes. They had only eight songs and, because some of the crowd had turned up late, they went back to the beginning of the set when they had finished and just started over. Proper pop stars, you see. After meeting singer Clémence Quélennec on MySpace and pulling together the rest of the band from various corners of the internet, it was off to the races, or so they thought. He ponders for a moment. Clémence Quélennec pourrait sortir d’un café de gare d’avant-guerre. La Femme are on the cover, although there’s a certain amount of eyebrow-raising about the fact that the only person pictured is their singer, Clémence Quélennec. “It’s like a Vogue cover,” Magnée observes. Chronique Interview. For all that their. We only stayed two days in Denver, but, you know, I just had this feeling.”, The feelings of freedom that the band felt whilst in Colorado are a part of the romanticized notions of America some Europeans still hold. Interview By Twig Twigs: Jayna & Cara Jayna’s IG: @snowleoppy Cara’s IG: @carajojo Twig Twins sat down with Sacha Got and Marlon Magnée of La Femme before their set at Desert Daze Festival in Joshua Tree. Vive La Fête, ce sont également des Hits Electroclash intemporels car, toujours excitants via des loops sexy et des gimmicks irrésistibles, dont eux seuls connaissent la recette. So the industry was like, ‘What the fuck? Michael Hann’s travel was paid by Disque Pointu. What do you do if you’ve got the tunes and the look, but can’t get gigs? In 2014, the band played a show in Denver, staying only two days, and the impression our state made upon them was so great, they decided to write a song. It was so magical. GUIBERT FRANCOIS 262 views. At first, we were paired … Interview de Marlon, un des deux créateurs avec Sacha. Mais sinon, le premier où je me suis faite plaisir, ça devait être les Beatles, Let It Be.