BMG has introduced it has acquired the recorded catalog of French pop singer and composer, Alain Chamfort. Right here’s the most recent.
This marks the corporate’s second catalog acquisition in France this yr, following the acquisition of Martin Solveig’s recorded catalog in October 2023. Along with this deal, Chamfort has chosen BMG for his future recordings as effectively.
The acquisition contains the vast majority of Chamfort’s recorded catalog, comprised of 13 albums and together with the studio albums Poses, Amour Année Zéro, Tendres Fièvres and Secrets and techniques Glacés. It additionally contains a number of the singer’s largest hits, together with “Manureva,” “La Fièvre Dans Le Sang,” and “Géant.”
“My music has discovered a brand new house with BMG, and I’m excited for the subsequent chapter within the widespread hope that my songs will proceed to resonate and join with audiences,” Alain Chamfort mentioned in regards to the deal.
“Buying Alain Chamfort’s catalog is a major milestone for BMG, reflecting our dedication to preserving and selling musical legacies in France and past,” added Sylvain Gazaignes, BMG Managing Director France.
In January 2024, Alain Chamfort and Sébastien Tellier will launch a 4-track EP through BMG entitled Alain Chamfort produit par Sébastien Tellier. That EP will probably be adopted by a brand new studio album, L’Impermanence, to be launched in March 2024. L’Impermanence would be the cap on Alain’s profession, spanning fifty years. BMG additionally has plans to reissue the good albums of Chamfort’s profession.
Born Alain Le Govic in Paris in 1949, Alain Chamfort started taking part in the piano even earlier than he went to high school. He began his music profession as a pianist in bands and as a backing musician for French stars of the ‘70s. He then launched into a solo profession and launched his first hits as a singer. In 1977 he launched his album Rock’n Rose, a serious French album of the ‘70s and one which marked the beginning of collaborations between Alain Chamfort and Serge Gainsbourg.
Alain Chamfort is one among French pop’s most completed artists, who has maintained a gentle long-term profession, steadfast by means of altering fashions and is an instance of top-notch songwriting and fixed inventive renewal.