New Music Videos
The best new music videos from French-produced artists for your musical enjoyment below, including: Asa, Ibeyi, Isaac Delusion, Joakim, Singtank, and Yann Tiersen.
ASA – “DEAD AGAIN”
With her two first albums “Asa” and “Beautiful Imperfection”, the Nigerian singer Asa released jubilant soul-pop with the singles “Jailers”, “Fire On The Mountain” and “Be My Man” which are now classics. Two platinum albums later and more than 300 sold out dates, Asa comes back on August 25 with a third LP that will touch your heart. Lagos, Berlin, the US, London, Paris… she’s been writing songs throughout her travels. For the recording, she went to England, Hastings in East Sussex to work with Blair MacKichan, a writer, producer and musician whose credits include award winning hits with artists like Olly Murs, Sia, Lilly Allen and Paloma Faith, and Benjamin Constant already credited for her hits “Fire On the Mountain” and “Be My Man”.” Check out the video above for the deeply-felt, “Dead Again”.
ISAAC DELUSION – “PANDORA’S BOX”
What does it look like to reverse the process of making a music video and have video score the music?
“Pandora’s Box” an ever-changing online video in support of the bright and catchy French electro indie pop outfit Isaac Delusion’s debut self-titled album—out now in France, and hitting the states August 26th —may have the answer.
JOAKIM – “BRING YOUR LOVE”
Recently profiled in a long form SPIN feature (JOAKIM SPLASHES DOWN AND GROWS UP), Joakim continues to release compelling electro music and videos like the one above, starring the Rapture’s Luke Jenner, also debuting on SPIN.
IBEYI – “OYA”
A truly unique group,make this visually-mesmerizing video (featured on the blog Pigeons & Planes, with a song that faintly reminds of Bjork’s early work. Expect lots of news from this 19 year-old French-Cuban twin duo, as they are the first French band to sign to a Beggar’s Group label (XL Recordings) in over 30 years! Their album is in the works.
YANN TIERSEN Yann Listens to INFINITY (ALBUM) on vinyl at Ushant Island Lighthouse
Yann Tiersen’s new album ∞ (Infinity), is out now. You can watch a never-before heard insight into his songwriting from Yann himself with a Track by Track explanation of the album in addition to exclusive footage of Yann listening to ∞ on vinyl at the Ushant Island Lighthouse Museum, above.
SINGTANK “CAN YOU HEAR ME”
With their second album due out in the fall, Singtank are a definite group to watch from across the pond, as NY MAG lets us know in this interview: Interview pour NY Mag : http://nymag.com/thecut/2014/