Explore music from around the world, with presenter Pierre Tremblay. Each week he introduces a unique mix of sounds, musical styles and languages. Whether traditional or contemporary, familiar or unusual, the selections you'll hear will always be captivating.
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Saturday 1.10pm -3pm
This week World Vibes has one main musical theme : French language songs, for the most part, with not a few new singer-songwriters, catching up on what’s been happening on Franco Charts in a surprising number of places on the planet ! With everything from Body Sounds Stage Performance Songs to Symphonic Variations of Classic ‘chanson’, this is a show not to be missed ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above for more details.
Our first hour starts with Symphonic interpretations of her late great ex Serge Gainsbourg songs by London born Jane Birkin (see photo) (UK), ‘naïve’ direct catchy Pop from Paris based Cléa Vincent, first EP recorded in London for Paris based Clémentine March, smoking for love is solo project La Louise, new Renaud-style Rebel songster Gauvain Sers, another symphonic version chanson from Jane Birkin, a new album from a trio long in the business as SuperBravo, her guy is back sings actress Alka Balbir, Body Sounds sung from Stage performer Lior Shoov (Israel), minimalist versions of her hits from Ariane Moffatt (Canada), ending the first hour with one last symphonic version of a Serge chanson from Jane Birkin. Surprising sounds for all, enjoy !
Our second hour continues our sampling of new French language songs with a classic chanson sung in Berber Arabic by Idir (Algeria-France), Benjamin Biolay song sung by Isabelle Boulay (Canada), song and dance tune from Jean Guidoni, Rap best sung from Chilean produced Féfé (France-Nigeria-Chile), his music world sung from Calogero, new Political Rock from Breton band Matmatah, rebel song with bite and bark from Soan, the times are whistling from Balimurphy (Belgium), real life secrets uncovered by Carmen Maria Vega (Guatemala-France), adult word-play for kids from Gérald Genty, ‘lurve’ on the beach with Julien Doré, ending the hour and the show with a tongue-in-cheek vacation by the pool with Louis Piscine. A cornucopia of genres and styles for all tastes, enjoy !