Escale au Grand Rex

Escale au Grand Rex

by Bernard Lavilliers


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Escale au Grand Rex

Essentially a soundtrack recording for the double DVD, this concert, issued in 2005, offers proof that Bernard Lavilliers -- the ever-traveling boxer and convict turned songwriter -- came home in fine form, allowing his muse to possess him once again. On this release lasting nearly two hours and containing 22 songs (plus incidental bonus material), Lavilliers performs music from throughout his three-decade career, revealing just how deeply the rhythms of Cuba and Latin America had influenced his songwriting. Commencing with a bouncing, rollicking "Voyageur," the proceedings are energetic, effective, and inspired. Other stops along the way include "On the Road Again," "La Mort du Che," "O Gringo," "Pigalle la Blanche," "La Peur," "La Salsa," and "Stand the Ghetto."

Product Details

Release Date: 11/15/2005
Label: Barclay
UPC: 0602498320648
catalogNumber: 9832064
Rank: 101093

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Bernard Lavilliers   Primary Artist
Thierry Fanfant   Contrabass (Vocal),Choeurs,Basse
Georges Baux   Musical Direction
David Donatien   Percussion,Choeurs
Xavier Tribolet   Accordion,Clavier,Choeurs
Femmouzes T.   Track Performer
Balbino Medellín   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Pascal Arroyo   Composer
Tyrone Downie   Composer
Novelli   Composer
Teofilo Chantre   Composer
Bernard Lavilliers   Composer
Georges Baux   Composer
Tristan Tzara   Composer
Tiken Jah Fakoly   Composer
Gilles Guerlet   Concept Graphics
Magyd Cherfi   Composer
Madje Malki   Engineer
Fernando Alves   Composer
Jérôme Witz   Concept Graphics
Walter De Afogados   Composer

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