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8 Best Songs of the Week: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Morrissey, CHVRCHES, Wolf Alice, and More

Plus Angel Olsen, TORRES, Stars, Cults, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 22, 2017

We're back down to eight Songs of the Week, after promising last week to stick with a Top 10 for awhile. But it was a slow week for new tracks. Still, there were some clear gems this week, as you will see below, with an easy choice for top song.  More

Charlotte Gainsbourg Shares Video for New Song “Deadly Valentine,” Co-Stars Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes

Rest Due Out November 17 via Because Music, Video Also Features Gainsbourg's Daughters

Sep 21, 2017

French singer/actress Charlotte Gainsbourg is releasing a new albumRest, on November 17 via Because Music. Previously she shared a self-directed video for its title track, which was co-written and produced by Daft Punk's Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. Now she has shared another song from the album, "Deadly Valentine," via a video she also self-directed. The video co-stars Dev Hynes (aka Blood Orange) and also features Gainsbourg's daughters. More

Nine Best Songs of the Week: St. Vincent, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Rostam, Elbow + John Grant, and More

Plus Benjamin Clementine, Moses Sumney, Weyes Blood, Margo Price, Alvvays, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 08, 2017

Of late we've been presenting the eight best songs of the week, but last week we expanded it to a Top 9 because there were so many strong choices. This week we kept it as nine, but because we had trouble narrowing the list down in a week of solid new songs, but few obvious standouts.  More

Sep 08, 2017

French singer/actress Charlotte Gainsbourg has announced a new album, Rest, and shared its title track, which was co-written and produced by Daft Punk's Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. Rest is due out November 17 via Because Music. More

Dec 13, 2013

Next year controversial director Lars von Trier will release his hardcore exploration into sex, NymphomaniacMore

Beck Will Perform “Song Reader” Live in London on July 4

Guests Include Jarvis Cocker, Franz Ferdinand, Charlotte Gainsbourg and More

May 16, 2013

Remember last year, when we got all excited that Beck was about to release his first album since 2008’s Modern Guilt…and it turned out to be a collection of sheet music called Song Reader? Well, we can finally put down our guitars. More

Nov 30, 2011

Continuing the ever-productive musical partnership that occurred with 2009's IRM, singer/actress Charlotte Gainsbourg and Beck have released another collaborative track entitled "Paradisco."  More

Listen: “White Telephone” by Charlotte Gainsbourg

From Forthcoming Album Stage Whisper

Aug 26, 2011

Yesterday, Charlotte Gainsbourg danced with doppelgangers and announced a forthcoming EP. Today the French singer/actress dropped a single from forthcoming live double album, Stage Whisper. More

Aug 25, 2011

Today Charlotte Gainsbourg dropped a video for previously un-released cut “Terrible Angels.” We have the clip and info on her new EP.  More

Apr 13, 2011

Things have been quiet on the Charlotte Gainsbourg front for awhile, but today the French chanteuse came out with two big announcements.

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Feb 25, 2011

In the last couple of weeks, we've added a ton of classic interviews with both musicians and comedians to our archives. These are articles that ran in our print magazine, but are debuting on our website for the first time. This includes our  Joanna Newsom cover story from last year, as well as interviews with  Florence and the Machine Fred Armisen Charlotte Gainsbourg Pavement Local Natives, and others. More

Dec 16, 2010

Opposes attract. Or at least that seems to be the theory behind the casting of upcoming Charlotte Gainsbourg film, Confession d'un Enfant du Siecle—a French film about poet Alfred de Musset. Joining the aristocratic singer/actress will be none other than Babyshambles bad-boy, Pete Doherty.  More

May 26, 2010

Charlotte Gainsbourg has often flirted with otherworldly (See: "Heaven Can Wait" video, The Science of Sleep), but in new video "Time of the Assassins" (from recent album IRM) she gets downright miraculous. We have the video. More

Photos from Coachella 2010 Day Three Gallery - Thom Yorke, Pavement, Florence and the Machine

Plus Gorillaz, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jónsi, Mayer Hawthorne, Deerhunter

Apr 20, 2010

Staff photographer and Under the Radar's Co-Publisher/Co-Founder, Wendy Lynch Redfern, was at Coachella 2010. Check out a gallery of her photos from the third day of Coachella 2010. The gallery includes photos of Thom Yorke, Pavement, Florence and the Machine, Gorillaz, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jónsi, Mayer Hawthorne, Deerhunter, and The Big Pink. Click here to view the full gallery. More

Coachella 2010 Day Three Report – Pavement, Thom Yorke, Gorillaz, and more

Plus: Phoenix, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Deerhunter, Florence and the Machine, and others

Apr 20, 2010

Day three of Coachella 2010 more than made up for a lackluster day two, with set after set of strong artists and ending with perhaps the three best performances of the whole festival, all in a row: Pavement, Thom Yorke, and Gorillaz. It would have been nice if the wealth of great artists had been spread out a little bit more over the three days, but then again, Sunday wouldn't have been so strong if they had scheduled it that way. Here's what I saw on the last day of Coachella: Local Natives, Owen Pallett, Mayer Hawthorne, Deerhunter, Florence and the Machine, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jonsi, Spoon, Phoenix, Pavement, Thom Yorke, and Gorillaz. More

Mar 11, 2010

In support of her third album IRM, Charlotte Gainsbourg is hitting the road for a rare tour. In addition to a series of club dates, Gainsbourg will be hitting the Coachella music festival and Le Festival Francofolies in La Rochelle, France. We have the dates. More

Jan 28, 2010

Deep into a promotional blitz that saw her U.S. TV debut, and announcement that she'll be performing at Coachella, yesterday Charlotte Gainsbourg stopped by KCRW studios to perform cuts from her third full-length album, IRM. Collaborator and album producer Beck, was also on hand. We have the video. More

Jan 26, 2010

Last weekend, heartbreaker extraordinaire Charlotte Gainsbourg played her first ever live concerts in NYC and Philadelphia. Her sophomore LP, IRM, is produced by Beck and drops tomorrow (January 26th). The daughter of the infamous chanson songwriter Serge Gainsbourg also stopped by The Late Show with David Letterman to blaze through IRM's rockier track, "Trick Pony," proving once again that she's not one. We have the video. More

Nov 18, 2009

In support of her upcoming album IRM (out January 26th on Because Music/Elektra), French singer/actress Charlotte Gainsbourg has premiered (via Spinner) a video for her single, a duet with collaborator Beck called, "Heaven Can Wait." More

Beck and Charlotte Gainsbourg Collaborate on New Album

Her Forthcoming Effort IRM Gets a Little Help From Beck

Aug 28, 2009

Beck's rumored album collaboration with Charlotte Gainsbourg is set for a January release on Because Music. The album will be released under Gainsbourg's name and entitled IRM, which in French translates to MRI. Beck's involvement in the record was very hands on, he wrote all the music, cowrote the lyrics, as well producing and mixing the album. More


Interviews

Charlotte Gainsbourg

Magnetic Resonance

Feb 01, 2010

One of the very few artists who can claim to have worked with a handful of both her generation's most acclaimed directors and musicians, with Michel Gondry and Lars von Trier rubbing elbows with Jarvis Cocker and Neil Hannon on her resume, Charlotte Gainsbourg has lived a truly charmed life. More


Reviews

Stage Whisper

Stage Whisper

Elektra

Nov 08, 2011

In both facets of her career, actress/singer Charlotte Gainsbourg has made a living bringing other people's visions to life. More

Apr 22, 2010

The third night of the 14th annual City of Lights, City of Angels (COL•COA) film festival, a weeklong showcase of new French films at the Directors Guild in Los Angeles, was highlighted by the Cold War espionage thriller Farewell and the West Coast premiere of Please, Please Me!, from writer/director Emmanuel Mouret (Shall We Kiss?). More

Coachella 2010 Day Three Report – Pavement, Thom Yorke, Gorillaz, and more

Apr 20, 2010

Day three of Coachella 2010 more than made up for a lackluster day two, with set after set of strong artists and ending with perhaps the three best performances of the whole festival, all in a row: Pavement, Thom Yorke, and Gorillaz. It would have been nice if the wealth of great artists had been spread out a little bit more over the three days, but then again, Sunday wouldn't have been so strong if they had scheduled it that way. Here's what I saw on the last day of Coachella: Local Natives, Owen Pallett, Mayer Hawthorne, Deerhunter, Florence and the Machine, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jonsi, Spoon, Phoenix, Pavement, Thom Yorke, and Gorillaz. More

IRM

IRM

Elektra/Because

Jan 27, 2010

As an actress, Charlotte Gainsbourg has made a career by placing herself in the hands of collaborators. In 2006, she took that theory into the studio for the first time in 20 years, working with Air, Jarvis Cocker, and Neil Hannon to create dreamy sophomore album 5:55. Now, four years later, Gainsbourg is back with a little help from a friendthis time, Beck. More