LIKE an early taste of summer, the new double CD compilation of ‘So Frenchy So Chic’ is here, with yet another great line up. Now is the chance to hear some of the musical acts who will appear at the January picnic parties in Melbourne and Sydney, such as Lou Doillon, who will be playing songs from her highly acclaimed folk rock record ‘Lay Low’. There is also the wonderful voice of the Franco-Moroccan singer Hindi Zahra, whose music is drenched in a hypnotic world blues universe.
The brand is highly recognised with its distinctive packaging and quality music selection. It is the unofficial soundtrack to the French Film Festival, which attracted 135,000 people nationally in 2014 - making it the biggest foreign film festival in Australia. This January So Frenchy So Chic live concert will be held around the country attracting an estimated audience of 10,000+ in addition to extensive media coverage. The extremely popular So Frenchy So Chic series is back with 29 tracks that lift the spirits, from jazz to pop to electronica. Just say Ye-Ye! and hop on board. After years of successful compilation albums and tours, Cartell Music has the savoir faire to pick French musicians that Australian audiences love. Continuing the fabulous compilations of the past few years comes So Frenchy So Chic 2015, featuring an amazing lineup, including Emilie Simon, The Do, La Femme, Francois & The Atlas Mountains and more!
In 1976, Nile Rodgers & Bernard Edwards founded the legendary CHIC Organization Ltd. Together they wrote and produced many number one hits and very quickly became the biggest hit music factory since Motown. A few years after the dawn of Disco, Nile Rodgers & Bernard Edwards disbanded The Chic Organization Ltd., but they kept on playing & producing, with Nile Rodgers quickly becoming the biggest pop producer of the 80’s. In 1983, he produced David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance” and in 1984, Madonna’s “Like a Virgin”. Many more artists also benefited from his incredible production skills and unique guitar style, including Mick Jagger, INXS, Duran Duran, Eric Clapton, Hall & Oates, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Mariah Carey, Maroon 5, Michael Jackson, Grace Jones…to name but a few.