Best of BB

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All Music Guide - Stephen Cook
After scaling the heights of international fame as a '50s movie pinup, Brigitte Bardot marked the shifting terrain of the '60s with a plunge into the music world. Like many French singers of the time, she updated the jazz-inspired chanson tradition of Trenet and Piaf with a healthy dose of pop and rock & roll. This 20-track sampler covers the period from her eponymous 1962 debut to the early '70s and such last hurrahs as her cover of Stevie Wonder's "You Are the Sunshine of My Life." A superbly selected mix, Best of BB hits all the heights, including early beat-style numbers like "L'Appareil a Sous" and "Je Danse Donc Je Suis" and several Serge Gainsbourg ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Cook
After scaling the heights of international fame as a '50s movie pinup, Brigitte Bardot marked the shifting terrain of the '60s with a plunge into the music world. Like many French singers of the time, she updated the jazz-inspired chanson tradition of Trenet and Piaf with a healthy dose of pop and rock & roll. This 20-track sampler covers the period from her eponymous 1962 debut to the early '70s and such last hurrahs as her cover of Stevie Wonder's "You Are the Sunshine of My Life." A superbly selected mix, Best of BB hits all the heights, including early beat-style numbers like "L'Appareil a Sous" and "Je Danse Donc Je Suis" and several Serge Gainsbourg collaborations (their infamous duet, "Je T'Aime...Moi Non Plus," being one of them). Other Bardot-Gainsbourg highlights include such pop-culture landmarks as "Bonnie and Clyde," "Harley Davidson," and "Contact." A fabulous place to start your Bardot collection.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/28/1999
  • Label: Polygram Int'l
  • UPC: 738476033122
  • Catalog Number: 532350

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Brigitte Bardot Primary Artist, Vocals
Sacha Distel Track Performer
Serge Gainsbourg Track Performer
Michel Colombier Performing Ensemble
Hervé Roy Musical Direction
Technical Credits
Michel Colombier Arranger, Director
Charles Blackwell Director
Jean-Yves Billet Producer
Pascal Bejean Artwork
Gérard Bourgeois Adaptation
Alain Goraguer et son Orchestre Contributor
Jean-Marie Guérin Mastering
Jean Broussolle Adaptation
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