After 20 years one time Bad Seeds member Mick Harvey has completed his third volume of Serge Gainsbourg songs ‘Delirium Tremens’.
Harvey released volume one ‘Intoxicated Man’ in 1995 and the second instalment ‘Pink Elephants’ in 1997.
Of the new album Mick says, “Many of the songs I have recorded are ones I had hoped to translate the first time I approached this material but I just thought they would be ones that were too hard to translate. But once I sunk my teeth into the task I found they were no more problematic than most of the songs from the first two albums. The whole project has just been enormous fun to be honest.”
‘Delirium Tremens’ was recorded firstly in Melbourne at Birdland Studios and then in Berlin.
DELIRIUM TREMENS TRACKLISTING:
1 The Man With The Cabbage Head (L’homme à Tête De Chou)
2 Deadly Tedium (Ce Mortel Ennui)
3 Coffee Colour (Couleur Cafe)
4 The Convict’s Song (Chanson de Forçat)
5 SS C’est Bon (Est-ce Est-ce Si Bon)
6 I Envisage (J’envisage)
7 A Day Like Any Other (Un Jour Comme Un Autre)
8 A Violent Poison (That’s What Love Is) (Un Poison Violent C’est Ça L’amour)
9 More and More, Less and Less (De Plus en Plus De Moins en Moins)
10 Don’t Say A Thing (Ne Dis Rien)
11 Boomerang (Boomerang)
12 The Decadance (La Décadanse)
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