Your Music Library
  MP3 Basket
L'amour fou

L'amour fou

5 Nov 2012

£3.99 (VAT included if applicable)
More Options
  • Sample this album Title - Artist (sample)
1
30
2:31
Play in Library Buy: £0.99 In MP3 Basket View MP3 Basket
2
30
3:48
Play in Library Buy: £0.99 In MP3 Basket View MP3 Basket
3
30
3:09
Play in Library Buy: £0.99 In MP3 Basket View MP3 Basket
4
30
3:45
Play in Library Buy: £0.99 In MP3 Basket View MP3 Basket
5
30
4:59
Play in Library Buy: £0.99 In MP3 Basket View MP3 Basket
6
30
3:31
Play in Library Buy: £0.99 In MP3 Basket View MP3 Basket
7
30
3:31
Play in Library Buy: £0.99 In MP3 Basket View MP3 Basket
8
30
3:36
Play in Library Buy: £0.99 In MP3 Basket View MP3 Basket
9
30
4:07
Play in Library Buy: £0.99 In MP3 Basket View MP3 Basket
10
30
3:51
Play in Library Buy: £0.99 In MP3 Basket View MP3 Basket

Product details

  • Original Release Date: 5 Nov 2012
  • Release Date: 5 Nov 2012
  • Label: Parlophone France
  • Copyright: 2012 Parlophone Music France
  • Record Company Required Metadata: Music file metadata contains unique purchase identifier. Learn more.
  • Total Length: 36:48
  • Genres:
  • ASIN: B009SI77R4
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 40,869 in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 in MP3 Albums)

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
5
4 star
0
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See all 5 customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Bald Cameraman on 17 May 2013
Format: MP3 Download Verified Purchase
Francoise Hardy's music has pretty much been a soundtrack to my life over the last thirty five years and each album has, in the majority of cases rewarded repeated listening. none more so than this one. Her voice sounds pitch perfect, you can imagine her performing this album in a Parisian nightspot - the musicianship is superb and the choice of songs and arrangements excellent. There are so many quality tracks that it would be churlish to pick one out as being exceptional, that said 'Pourquoi Vous?' is simply beautiful.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Stuart Robertson on 11 Feb 2014
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
With the aid of a good French-English dictionary, I managed to make sense of all the songs except one not written by Hardy, Normandia, which flummoxed me:
‘the salty water of the shore reddens the ocean…’ (Really?) ‘Spring pours the bitter language taught to girls at school, where one loves, marches or dies...’ (Eh? Isn’t march or die the motto of the French Foreign Legion?) ‘Oh weep, my foolish heart, I write to you with the grass and the wind…’ (Ok, I give up)
After concluding that my French simply wasn’t up to it, I was reassured to come across a French critic who found the lyrics of Normandia ‘ambiguous’ and ‘obscure’. Phew! Maybe I’m not so thick after all.
I liked the other songs a lot. They are clever and inventive and more varied melodically than her previous album La Pluie sans Parapluie. All in all, it’s an intriguing album, sung beautifully throughout by Hardy, whose voice at 68 is still sultry and beguiling, while the anguish of unrequited love that pervades many of the songs is tempered with dark humour and gentle self-mockery. It’s interesting to compare this mature album with Ma jeunesse fout le camp, where the 23-year-old (!!) Hardy lamented her lost youth.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on 18 Jun 2013
Format: MP3 Download Verified Purchase
After 50 years Francoise Hardy is still producing albums that are a joy to listen to. Not many artists today are producing albums that compare favourably to those they released in the 60's.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By D. Hollander on 18 April 2013
Format: Audio CD
Although miss Hardy is getting more fragile, physically spoken, her music has come to a top with l'Amour fou. Yes, the songs are rather sad but there's always some hope that eventually things will get better, as she promises in 'Rendez-vous dans une autre vie'.
What I don't understand is the price: 21 pounds (= 25 euro), while the price in France and the rest of Europe is 12 euro (or less). Can Amazon.uk please explain that difference?

Update: the price for the UK is down to 14 pounds (hurray!), but it's still much too high. On the continent you pay 12 euro's (or less), in the UK 17 euro's. Strange.
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 3 people found the following review helpful By E. A. Lane on 24 May 2013
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
How does she still sound so good after all these years?
Still lovely to listen to. Amazing lady she is.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Look for similar items by category