℗ 1971 Mercury Music Group
 

Histoire de Melody Nelson

Serge Gainsbourg

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1
Melody
Serge Gainsbourg
7:36
2
Ballade de Melody Nelson
Serge Gainsbourg; Jane Birkin; Jean-Claude Vannier
2:01
3
Valse de Melody
Serge Gainsbourg
1:32
4
Ah Melody
Serge Gainsbourg
1:50
5
L'hôtel particulier
Serge Gainsbourg; Jean-Claude Vannier
4:06
6
En Melody
Serge Gainsbourg; Jean-Claude Vannier
3:26
7
Cargo culte
Serge Gainsbourg; Jean-Claude Vannier
7:40
Total Playing Time    28:11
"... an album of extraordinarily masterful music ... the most consistently convincing work of his life, conveying fluctuating moods against a breadth of style with outbreaks of fuzz guitar, one or two bars of blues piano, briefly sweeping strings, lightheaded pop bliss, funky eroticism and a sense of impending doom ... anyone with an interest in hearing a blueprint for trip-hop or a master class in the depiction of desire in pop music, should be sure to listen to this mysterious, timeless, contradictory album."
- PopMatters.com

This 1971 release from Serge Gainsbourg is considered one of his greatest and most influential; certainly one of his most adventurous. A concept album that tells the story of an accidental meeting with a teenage Melody Nelson and the romance that follows, this was named by Rolling Stone France as the fourth greatest French rock album of all time.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Mercury Music Group Studio Masters

Tracks 1, 2 – 44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM, mastered in 96 kHz / 24-bit.

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