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The Comic Strip compilation may be an ideal overview to Gainsbourg's pop oeuvre, but for those sick puppies interested in exploring his entire catalog, this collaboration with then-lover Brigitte Bardot is a good place to start. Many of his most infamous songs ("Bonnie and Clyde," "Comic Strip,") are here, and the lesser-known numbers achieve the same giddy decadence. Yes, the subject matter is transgressive, the performances often silly, but long after the initial shock wears off, Gainsbourg's work continues to surprise and delight. The sensuous melodies and sumptuous arrangements aspire to the visual; they are little technocolor movies in sound. Moreover, Gainsbourg was perhaps the only songwriter of an earlier tradition to wholeheartedly embrace the wild and adventurous spirit of '60s rock. Strains of the Who's garage/show tune fusion is discernible in "Bloody Jack." "Marilu" makes obvious reference to the Beach Boys' white-bread doo wop. Initials B.B. continues to sound as stylish and mod as it must have the day it was released. At 31 minutes, it is sure to leave both hedonists and former teenyboppers wanting more.
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Initials B.B.
00:03:33

Serge Gainsbourg, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - CLAUDE DEJACQUES, Producer - Art Greenslade, Recording Arranger, Music Director & Conductor, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1968 Mercury Music Group

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Comic Strip
00:02:10

Serge Gainsbourg, Composer, Author, MainArtist - CLAUDE DEJACQUES, Producer - David Whitaker, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1968 Mercury Music Group

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Bloody Jack
00:02:03

Serge Gainsbourg, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - CLAUDE DEJACQUES, Producer - Art Greenslade, Recording Arranger, Music Director & Conductor, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1968 Mercury Music Group

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Docteur Jekyll et monsieur Hyde
00:01:55

Serge Gainsbourg, Composer, Author, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - CLAUDE DEJACQUES, Producer - Arthur Greenslade, Musical Director - Art Greenslade, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1966 Mercury Music Group

5
Torrey Canyon
00:02:42

Serge Gainsbourg, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - CLAUDE DEJACQUES, Producer - David Whitaker, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1968 Mercury Music Group

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Shu ba du ba loo ba
00:02:06

Serge Gainsbourg, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - CLAUDE DEJACQUES, Producer - Art Greenslade, Musical Director, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1966 Mercury Music Group

7
Ford Mustang
00:02:39

Serge Gainsbourg, Composer, Author, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - CLAUDE DEJACQUES, Producer - Art Greenslade, Recording Arranger, Music Director & Conductor, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1968 Mercury Music Group

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Bonnie And Clyde
00:04:16

Serge Gainsbourg, Composer, Author, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Michel Colombier, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - CLAUDE DEJACQUES, Producer - Brigitte Bardot, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1968 Mercury Music Group

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Black And White
00:02:08

Serge Gainsbourg, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - CLAUDE DEJACQUES, Producer - Arthur Greenslade, Musical Director, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1968 Mercury Music Group

10
Qui est "In", qui est "Out"
00:02:12

Serge Gainsbourg, Composer, Author, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - CLAUDE DEJACQUES, Producer - Art Greenslade, Recording Arranger, Music Director & Conductor, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1966 Mercury Music Group

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Hold Up
00:02:18

Serge Gainsbourg, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - CLAUDE DEJACQUES, Producer - David Whitaker, Musical Director, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1967 Mercury Music Group

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Marilu
00:02:33

Serge Gainsbourg, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - CLAUDE DEJACQUES, Producer - Art Greenslade, Recording Arranger, Music Director & Conductor, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1966 Mercury Music Group

13
Chatterton
00:02:05

Serge Gainsbourg, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - David Whitaker, Arranger, Work Arranger - Giorgio Gomelsky, Producer

℗ 1967 Mercury Music Group

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The Comic Strip compilation may be an ideal overview to Gainsbourg's pop oeuvre, but for those sick puppies interested in exploring his entire catalog, this collaboration with then-lover Brigitte Bardot is a good place to start. Many of his most infamous songs ("Bonnie and Clyde," "Comic Strip,") are here, and the lesser-known numbers achieve the same giddy decadence. Yes, the subject matter is transgressive, the performances often silly, but long after the initial shock wears off, Gainsbourg's work continues to surprise and delight. The sensuous melodies and sumptuous arrangements aspire to the visual; they are little technocolor movies in sound. Moreover, Gainsbourg was perhaps the only songwriter of an earlier tradition to wholeheartedly embrace the wild and adventurous spirit of '60s rock. Strains of the Who's garage/show tune fusion is discernible in "Bloody Jack." "Marilu" makes obvious reference to the Beach Boys' white-bread doo wop. Initials B.B. continues to sound as stylish and mod as it must have the day it was released. At 31 minutes, it is sure to leave both hedonists and former teenyboppers wanting more.
© Daniel Browne /TiVo

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