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Playlist of Lizzy Mercier Descloux

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  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Fire French TV with Gainsbourg

    3:18

    Vinyl & Digital EP avalaible at
    Vinyl, CD & Digital LP Press Color avalaible at

    Lizzy in her Malevich Suit - French TV Midi Première with Serge Gainsbourg.




  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Slipped Disc

    3:41

    Mambo Nassau (1981)

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  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Hard-boiled Babe

    4:28

    Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Hard-boiled Babe (from the Press Color LP) Enjoy!

  • Room Mate

    2:47

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    Room Mate · Lizzy Mercier Descloux

    Mambo Nassau

    ℗ 2003 ZE Records

    Released on: 2003-01-01

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  • Funky Stuff - Lizzy Mercier Descloux

    4:10

    Born Martine-Elisabeth Mercier Descloux on 1956, died in 2004.
    She helped establish the store Harry Cover- temple of the punk movement in France - and the new wave magazine Rock News.
    Mambo Nassau is her third album, released on 1981.

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Mais ou sont passées les gazelles

    3:11

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  • Momo On My Mind

    3:11

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    Momo On My Mind · Lizzy Mercier Descloux

    Zulu Rock

    ℗ 2006 ZE Records

    Released on: 2006-01-01

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  • Dont You Try to Stop Me

    6:39

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    Don't You Try to Stop Me (Remastered) · Lizzy Mercier Descloux

    Mambo Nassau Remastered

    ℗ 2016 ZE Records

    Released on: 2016-10-04

    Music Publisher: Ze Records Music Publishing

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  • Slipped Disc

    3:43

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    Slipped Disc · Lizzy Mercier Descloux

    Mambo Nassau

    ℗ 2003 ZE Records
    ℗ 2011 ZE Records

    Released on: 2003-01-01

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  • The Long Goodbye

    5:24

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    The Long Goodbye · Lizzy Mercier Descloux

    Suspense

    ℗ 2008 ZE Records
    ℗ 2011 ZE Records

    Released on: 2008-01-01

    Music Publisher: EMI Publishing

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  • Jim on the Move

    2:32

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    Jim on the Move · Lizzy Mercier Descloux

    From Heaven with Love

    ℗ 2011 ZE Records

    Released on: 2011-01-01

    Music Publisher: Chapell

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  • Lets Get It On

    5:15

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    Let's Get It On · Lizzy Mercier Descloux

    One For The Soul

    ℗ 2011 ZE Records

    Released on: 1985-01-08

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  • Hard-Boiled Babe

    4:25

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    Hard-Boiled Babe · Lizzy Mercier Descloux

    Best Off

    ℗ 2006 ZE Records
    ℗ 2011 ZE Records

    Released on: 2006-01-01

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  • Fire

    5:14

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    Fire · Lizzy Mercier Descloux

    Fire / Mission Impossible EP

    ℗ 2003 Ze Records

    Released on: 2003-01-01

    Music Publisher: N.F.C.

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  • Lady O Kpele

    2:32

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    Lady O K'pele · Lizzy Mercier Descloux

    Mambo Nassau

    ℗ 2003 ZE Records

    Released on: 2003-01-01

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  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux Duet With Patti Smith - Morning High

    3:05

    Lizzy Mercier Descloux ‎– Press Color / Rosa Yemen.
    2 × Vinyl, LP, 45 RPM, Album, Numbered, Reissue, Remastered, Special Edition, Yves Klein Blue.
    Bonus track:
    Guitar – Oliver Ray : Lyrics By [Matinée D'Ivresse] – Arthur Rimbaud : Music By – Bill Laswell : Vocals – Patti Smith

  • Lizzy mercier descloux - Mais ou sont passées les gazelles

    3:26

    Description

  • Hard Boiled Babe

    4:28

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    Hard Boiled Babe · Lizzy Mercier Descloux

    Hard Boiled Babe Edits - EP

    ℗ 2012 ZE Records

    Released on: 2012-01-01

    Music Publisher: ZE Multimedia Music

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  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Herpes Simplex

    2:04

    Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Herpes Simplex (from the Press Color LP reissue) Enjoy!

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux Mambo Nassau 1981

    52:07

    1. Lady O K'pele Wally Badarou 2:28
    2. Room Mate & Yann Le ker 2:44
    3. Sports Spootnicks & Yann Le ker 4:21
    4. Payola 4:22
    5. Milk Sheik Nino Rota; arrangemented by Wally Badarou 0:50
    6. Funky Stuff Kool & the Gang Kool & the Gang 4:10
    7. Slipped Disc Phillipe Lemongne 3:40
    8. It's You Sort Of Yann Le ker, Phillipe Lemongne 2:17
    9. Bim Bam Boum & Yann Le ker 3:08
    10. Five Troubles Mambo & Wally Badarou 2:14
    BONUS TRACKS
    No. Title Writer(s) Music Length
    11. Les Baisers d'Amants 3:52
    12. Maïta 3:14
    13. Mister Soweto 2:16
    14. Sun Is Shining Bob Marley Bob Marley 2:49
    15. Corpo Molli, Pau Duro & Michel Bassignani 2:40
    16. Don't You Try To Stop Me Mike McVoy 6:35


    Mambo Nassau is the second studio album by French singer Lizzy Mercier Descloux. It was released on ZE Records in 1981 and recorded at the Compass Point Studios in Nassau, Bahamas.

    After « Mambo Nassau » in 1982, Lizzy wanted to go to South Africa and record with musicians from Soweto. South Africa was still under apartheid, so in order to persuade the record company Lizzy recorded in Paris a couple of songs inspired by South African music. « Mister Soweto » , « Maita », « Les Baisers d’Amants », came from theses sessions, orphan songs, griots ballads, African roller coaster produced by Adam Kidron (who just had produced Rip Rig + Panic & Scritti Politti) with guests Krootchey on vocals and Mike Mc Voy as a white master rabbit, Green Gartside (Scritti Politti) & Aswad drummer OEs Drummie Zeb.

    Bob Marley’s cover « Sun is Shining » was recorded in 1995 in Massachusetts’s Bear den studio with Greg Jiritano, John Schumann and Michel Bassignani : Kusturica dub in mind.

    « Corpo Molli, Pao Duro » was recorded in NY with Arto Lindsay and Krootchey back in 1980 and developed in August 2003 with Charlus De Lasalle, orgy of the percussive mouth, Brazilian meet Klezmer and have a ball. Sorry no Barbie Doll!

    All these songs have a Massai walk, white trash shadow, a samourai heart and the smile of King Kong. AND•JOY. EXPLOSION. Kimbe Raid...

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  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Torso Corso

    1:47

    Lizzy Mercier Descloux -Torso Corso

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux Hard-Boiled Babe

    4:25

    Recorded during 1979 but unreleased until the 2003 reissue of her Press Colour album.

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Payola

    4:24

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Room Mate

    2:45

    Mambo Nassau (1981)

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux – Hard-boiled Babe

    4:28

    Lizzy Mercier Descloux – Hard-boiled Babe (from Press Color)
    Released: 1979
    Genre: No Wave, Post-Punk, Leftfield

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Jim On The Move

    2:33

    This track is from Light In The Attic Records' reissue of Lizzy Mercier Descloux's debut album, 'Press Color,' available for purchase here: bit.ly/1SGUywq.

    Available: August 14, 2015

    Lizzy Mercier Descloux may have come of age in Paris, but was in New York’s Lower East Side that she really came alive. The French punk pioneer, a friend of Patti Smith and Richard Hell, moved to New York in 1977 and soon immersed herself in avant-garde poetry, performance art, and punk music.

    Closely associated with the founders of ZE Records (home to Was (Not Was) and Kid Creole & The Coconuts), Descloux released her debut album, Press Color, in 1979, revealing a punk-funk sound that positioned her as the French answer to the UK group The Slits or New York’s own ESG. Just as The Slits gave “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” a makeover fit for warehouse parties on their celebrated Cut LP, Descloux’s album revealed a penchant for the unexpected cover version too. It kicks off with a brilliantly rhythmic take on The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown’s Fire–a hit, like Marvin Gaye’s in 1968. There’s also a version of Lalo Schifrin’s theme from Mission Impossible that appears to predate the breakbeat scene by a good twenty years. Elsewhere, we hear echoes of Serge Gainsbourg’s Afrobeat-influenced work, Blondie’s disco-inflected punk, and Talking Heads’ world music-inspired art pop.

    Backed by guitarists/bassists D.J. Barnes and Erik Elliasson plus drummer Jimmy Young, Descloux creates a naïve musical world in which rhythm is everything—not a byproduct of the song but the reason for its existence. It’s neither played nor sung with any great skill, but it has feel and character in spades and a looseness that’s all too rarely achieved.

    Of course, an artist with song titles including “Tumor (a cover of “Fever with amended lyrics) and “Herpes Simplex” is never a shoo-in for mainstream acceptance, and like many a No Wave classic, the album sold little. Now regarded as a cult classic, this Light In The Attic reissue is presented in an extended 18-track edition, collecting much of Descloux’s work, including “Morning High,” recorded with Patti Smith.

    Descloux returned to Paris upon scoring a contract with CBS and soon found herself travelling to Africa to research the Afrobeat sound experimented with–from afar–on Press Color. The hit single “Mais où Sont Passées les Gazelles?” and album Zulu Rock followed. By the 1990s, Descloux had turned her back on music in favor of painting and writing, which she continued until her death in 2004. Her playful spirit lives on in this LP.

    All tracks newly remastered
    Double LP housed in a Deluxe Stoughton gatefold “Tip-On” jacket
    Liner notes by Vivien Goldman
    Includes download card for MP3 of the full album
    Special Edition exclusives:
    + Expanded double LP with bonus tracks
    + Pressed on Yves Klein Blue wax
    + 18×24 poster

    Photo by Michel Esteban.

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - One For the Soul

    3:49

    Lizzy Mercier Descloux (born Martine-Elisabeth Mercier Descloux, 16 December 1956, Paris -- d. 20 April 2004, Saint-Florent, Corsica) was a French singer and musician, a pioneer in the worldbeat genre, as well as a writer and painter.

    This is one of my favorite songs by this author.

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux My Funny Valentine Featuring Chet Baker SD 480p

    3:48

    Lizzy Mercier Descloux My Funny Valentine Featuring Chet Baker

  • Wawa

    2:26

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    Wawa · Lizzy Mercier Descloux

    NY No Wave

    ℗ 2003 ZE Records
    ℗ 2011 ZE Records

    Released on: 2003-01-01

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  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Hard-Boiled Babe

    4:26

    This track is from Light In The Attic Records' reissue of Lizzy Mercier Descloux's debut album, 'Press Color,' available for purchase here: bit.ly/1SGUywq.

    Available: August 14, 2015

    Lizzy Mercier Descloux may have come of age in Paris, but was in New York’s Lower East Side that she really came alive. The French punk pioneer, a friend of Patti Smith and Richard Hell, moved to New York in 1977 and soon immersed herself in avant-garde poetry, performance art, and punk music.

    Closely associated with the founders of ZE Records (home to Was (Not Was) and Kid Creole & The Coconuts), Descloux released her debut album, Press Color, in 1979, revealing a punk-funk sound that positioned her as the French answer to the UK group The Slits or New York’s own ESG. Just as The Slits gave “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” a makeover fit for warehouse parties on their celebrated Cut LP, Descloux’s album revealed a penchant for the unexpected cover version too. It kicks off with a brilliantly rhythmic take on The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown’s Fire–a hit, like Marvin Gaye’s in 1968. There’s also a version of Lalo Schifrin’s theme from Mission Impossible that appears to predate the breakbeat scene by a good twenty years. Elsewhere, we hear echoes of Serge Gainsbourg’s Afrobeat-influenced work, Blondie’s disco-inflected punk, and Talking Heads’ world music-inspired art pop.

    Backed by guitarists/bassists D.J. Barnes and Erik Elliasson plus drummer Jimmy Young, Descloux creates a naïve musical world in which rhythm is everything—not a byproduct of the song but the reason for its existence. It’s neither played nor sung with any great skill, but it has feel and character in spades and a looseness that’s all too rarely achieved.

    Of course, an artist with song titles including “Tumor (a cover of “Fever with amended lyrics) and “Herpes Simplex” is never a shoo-in for mainstream acceptance, and like many a No Wave classic, the album sold little. Now regarded as a cult classic, this Light In The Attic reissue is presented in an extended 18-track edition, collecting much of Descloux’s work, including “Morning High,” recorded with Patti Smith.

    Descloux returned to Paris upon scoring a contract with CBS and soon found herself travelling to Africa to research the Afrobeat sound experimented with–from afar–on Press Color. The hit single “Mais où Sont Passées les Gazelles?” and album Zulu Rock followed. By the 1990s, Descloux had turned her back on music in favor of painting and writing, which she continued until her death in 2004. Her playful spirit lives on in this LP.

    All tracks newly remastered
    Double LP housed in a Deluxe Stoughton gatefold “Tip-On” jacket
    Liner notes by Vivien Goldman
    Includes download card for MP3 of the full album
    Special Edition exclusives:
    + Expanded double LP with bonus tracks
    + Pressed on Yves Klein Blue wax
    + 18×24 poster

    Photo by Michel Esteban.

  • Sports Spootnicks

    4:24

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    Sports Spootnicks · Lizzy Mercier Descloux

    Mambo Nassau

    ℗ 2003 ZE Records

    Released on: 2003-01-01

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  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Tumour

    3:03

    #8 from the album Press Color (1979)

    I do not own this.

    Lyrics:
    Ooh I think I'm getting a tumour
    Ooh I feel the tumour coming on

    Never know how much I love you
    Never know how much I care
    When you put your arms around me
    I get a tumour that's so hard to bear
    (Give me the tumour...)

    When you kiss me -
    Tumour! When you hold me tight -
    Tumour! - Oh yeah
    All through the night

    Listen to me, baby
    Hear ev'ry word I say
    No one could love you the way I do
    'Cause they don't know how to love you my way
    (Give me the tumour...)

    When you kiss me -
    Tumour! When you hold me tight -
    Tumour! - Oh yeah
    All through the night

    Bless my soul, I love you
    Take this heart away
    Take these arms I never use -
    Just believe in what my lips have to say
    (Give me the tumour...)

    When you kiss me -
    Tumour! When you hold me tight -
    Tumour! - Oh yeah
    All through the night

    (Bless my soul, I love you
    Take this heart away
    Take these arms I never use -
    Just believe in what I have to say)

    When you kiss me -
    Tumour! When you hold me tight -
    Tumour!
    All through the night

    Sun lights up the daytime
    Moon lights up the night
    I got up when you call my name
    'Cause I know you're gonna treat me right
    (Give me the tumour...)

    When you kiss me -
    Tumour! When you hold me tight -
    Tumour!
    All through the night

    Oh-oh-uh-oh
    Oh-oh-uh-oh
    Tumour

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Voilà, Voilà Remix -

    4:14

    From the the unreleased LP : THE LOST ALBUM
    Voilà, Voilà - Charlus de la Salle Remix
    ZE Records © 2015

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Wawa

    2:25

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Room Mate

    2:42

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux , Amicalement Votre

    2:32

    Lizzy Mercier Descloux , Amicalement Votre
    OLDIES POPCORN KILLER FRANCAIS RARE
    NORTHERN SOUL POPCORN OLDIES FRANCAIS
    YEYE FRANÇAIS . FRENCH POP
    MUSIQUE sixties Oldies 60's 'N' 70's

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Suns Jive -

    2:50

  • Payola

    4:25

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    Payola · Lizzy Mercier Descloux

    Mambo Nassau

    ℗ 2003 ZE Records

    Released on: 2003-01-01

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

  • Maita

    3:18

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    Maita · Lizzy Mercier Descloux

    Mambo Nassau

    ℗ 2003 ZE Records
    ℗ 2013 ZE Records

    Released on: 2003-01-01

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  • Lizzy Mercier-Descloux - Capé Desire

    3:44

    Another song from Mercier-Descloux' last album Suspense (c) Polydor 1988.

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - ou sont passés les gazelles?

    4:30

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Les Baisers DAmant

    3:54

    リジー・メルシエ・デクルー - 恋人たちのベーゼ
    Music by L.Mercier-Descloux, McVoy
    Vocals - Lizzy Mercier-Descloux
    Backing Vocals - Philippe Krootchey
    Various Instruments - Mike McVoy
    Produced by Adam Kidron
    recorded in Paris, 1982
    from Tokyo-Paris-London-New York, Dancing Night / Lyuichi-Kazumi - Lizzy - Rip Rig & Panic - P.I.L (Nippon Columbia, 1982.11) [12 EP rip]

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Rosa Vertov

    1:44

    Album:
    Press Color
    ZE Records ‎-- ZEA 33-004
    Country:
    US
    Released:
    1979
    Genre:
    Electronic, Rock
    Style:
    New Wave, No Wave, Free Funk, Experimental

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Mission Impossible

    2:34

    Martine-Elisabeth Mercier Descloux
    French singer, musician, writer and painter, born 16 December 1956 in Paris, France, died 20 April 2004 in Saint-Florent, Corsica, France.

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Wawa

    2:21

    This track is from Light In The Attic Records' reissue of Lizzy Mercier Descloux's debut album, 'Press Color,' available for purchase here: bit.ly/1SGUywq.
    Available: August 14, 2015
    Lizzy Mercier Descloux may have come of age in Paris, but was in New York’s Lower East Side that she really came alive. The French punk pioneer, a friend of Patti Smith and Richard Hell, moved to New York in 1977 and soon immersed herself in avant-garde poetry, performance art, and punk music.

    Closely associated with the founders of ZE Records (home to Was (Not Was) and Kid Creole & The Coconuts), Descloux released her debut album, Press Color, in 1979, revealing a punk-funk sound that positioned her as the French answer to the UK group The Slits or New York’s own ESG. Just as The Slits gave “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” a makeover fit for warehouse parties on their celebrated Cut LP, Descloux’s album revealed a penchant for the unexpected cover version too. It kicks off with a brilliantly rhythmic take on The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown’s Fire–a hit, like Marvin Gaye’s in 1968. There’s also a version of Lalo Schifrin’s theme from Mission Impossible that appears to predate the breakbeat scene by a good twenty years. Elsewhere, we hear echoes of Serge Gainsbourg’s Afrobeat-influenced work, Blondie’s disco-inflected punk, and Talking Heads’ world music-inspired art pop.

    Backed by guitarists/bassists D.J. Barnes and Erik Elliasson plus drummer Jimmy Young, Descloux creates a naïve musical world in which rhythm is everything—not a byproduct of the song but the reason for its existence. It’s neither played nor sung with any great skill, but it has feel and character in spades and a looseness that’s all too rarely achieved.

    Of course, an artist with song titles including “Tumor (a cover of “Fever with amended lyrics) and “Herpes Simplex” is never a shoo-in for mainstream acceptance, and like many a No Wave classic, the album sold little. Now regarded as a cult classic, this Light In The Attic reissue is presented in an extended 18-track edition, collecting much of Descloux’s work, including “Morning High,” recorded with Patti Smith.

    Descloux returned to Paris upon scoring a contract with CBS and soon found herself travelling to Africa to research the Afrobeat sound experimented with–from afar–on Press Color. The hit single “Mais où Sont Passées les Gazelles?” and album Zulu Rock followed. By the 1990s, Descloux had turned her back on music in favor of painting and writing, which she continued until her death in 2004. Her playful spirit lives on in this LP.

    All tracks newly remastered
    Double LP housed in a Deluxe Stoughton gatefold “Tip-On” jacket
    Liner notes by Vivien Goldman
    Includes download card for MP3 of the full album
    Special Edition exclusives:
    + Expanded double LP with bonus tracks
    + Pressed on Yves Klein Blue wax
    + 18×24 poster

    Photo by Michel Esteban.

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Garden Of Alas

    3:30

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Decryptated

    1:19

    Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Decryptated (from the Press Color LP reissue) Enjoy!

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Tso Xin Yu Xin

    1:21

    Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Tso Xin Yu Xin (from the Press Color LP reissue) Enjoy!

  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Fog horn blues

    3:52

    Album One 4 the soul - 1986
    Featuring Chet Baker

  • Lizzy Mercier-Descloux - Mais où sont passées les gazelles ?

    3:32

    Kazet cover

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