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Benjamin Biolay

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Benjamin Biolay is a , musician and record producer who was born January 20, 1973 in Villefranche-sur-Saone, France.
He first came to the music industry’s attention with his collaboration with, and arrangements for, Keren Ann and his sister Coralie Clément. Finally earning a solo contract after many years of struggle, Biolay released his debut album, Rose Kennedy, in 2002. A concept album, Rose Kennedy looks at early 1960s America through the cataractic eyes of the late matriarch, who went from attending dinner parties to suffering the assassination of two of her sons.

Next up was Négatif, a double CD full of sometimes violent imagery surrounding a group of drifters, which included a disaffected, oddly sympathetic, american named Billy Bob. Biolay released two albums in 2005, A L’Origine (translated: In The Beginning) is a darker, denser work than his previous outings, while Home is a light, sunny duet album with his wife, started when they noticed that they needed good CD to listen to while on vacation. He has also written , songs and arrangements for such beloved french stars as Francoise Hardy, Juliette Greco and Henri Salvador.
He worked with Elodie Frégé on her second album Le Jeu Des 7 Erreurs
(including lead single “La Ceinture”) which was released in autumn 2006.

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  • janaplein

    Love it

    19 Feb 4:39pm Reply
  • andriyt

    Magnifique Artist! But there is one little 'but': 2012 till now his way of music feels strange to me. This time is related to Vanessa Paradis (and I'm not the fan of hers).

    26 Jan 7:08pm Reply
  • G315HA

    tu abuses

    18 Dec 2014 Reply
  • SilentDerp

    qt patrician

    11 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Levi_Bronson

    "Négatif" - "L'Origine" - "Trash Yéyé", such of magnificent trilogy. "Rose Kennedy" and "La Superbe",both masterpieces. But "Vengeance"...

    6 Jan 2014 Reply
  • PierreMenes

    quand il est irréfléchi et insultant.

    3 Aug 2013 Reply
  • crispin-bones

    Sideburnstijger c'est plutôt vous le pauvre type on est pas obliger d'aimer mais non d'écrire de pareil connerie.

    18 Jul 2013 Reply
  • fbelmont

    I'm completely in love with him...

    13 Jul 2013 Reply
  • Kerschenstein

    Das Konzert in Mainz war phantastisch! Er ist nicht nur ein großartiger Songschreiber sondern auch ein großartiger und höchst unterhaltsamer Performer.

    28 Feb 2013 Reply
  • DiamondGrantt

    Ton Enfant <3

    25 Jan 2013 Reply
  • joandab

    il est merveilleux!

    24 Jan 2013 Reply
  • Sideburnstijger

    Ça pète pas bien haut quand même sa musique.

    15 Nov 2012 Reply
  • rOOm-on-fire

    Aime mon amour...superbe!

    14 Sep 2012 Reply
  • mandimuh

    macho sexy

    4 Jun 2012 Reply
  • maryfreedom

    he looks like an american actor ...bref j'adore ce qu'il chante ..

    2 Jun 2012 Reply
  • DevilFlamingo

    omg I love him. <3 I discovered him recently and holy crap, he's amazing. <3

    8 May 2012 Reply
  • EwertonFelix_

    Trash Yéyé \o/

    30 Apr 2012 Reply
  • geloandeiro

    Sexy voice.

    26 Jan 2012 Reply
  • Ferran_A

    L'album "La Superbe" n'existe pas sur last.fm? [2]

    2 Jan 2012 Reply
  • jotarvr

    Always been a fan, but since Trash Yeye I got lost in the way, he's so prolifical. Now, listening to the Best Of, I'm impressed by how solid sounds his catalogue after all these years. He's a fabulous songwriter, producer and performer.

    2 Dec 2011 Reply
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