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Encyclopedia > Nouvelle Vague (album)
Nouvelle Vague
Nouvelle Vague cover
Cover album by Nouvelle Vague
Released 9 August 2004 (UK)
2 November 2004 (France)
3 May 2005 (US)
Genre Bossa nova
Length 46:30
Label Peacefrog (UK / France)
PFG051 / PFG051CD
(standard edition, 8/04)
PFG062CD
(limited edition, 11/04)

Luaka Bop (US)
Professional reviews
Nouvelle Vague chronology
Nouvelle Vague
(2004)
Bande à Part
(2006)
Cover of US edition

Nouvelle Vague is the 2004 debut album by Nouvelle Vague. The album consists entirely of bossa nova versions of songs that were written and recorded during the post-punk/New Wave era. The phrase "nouvelle vague" means "new wave" in French and "bossa nova" means "new trend" in Portuguese. Image File history File links Nouvelle_Vague. ... In pop music a cover version is a new rendition of a previously recorded song. ... Nouvelle Vague (French for new wave AND (Portuguese for bossa nova) is a bossa nova group initiated by French musicians Marc Collin and Olivier Libaux. ... August 9 is the 221st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (222nd in leap years), with 144 days remaining. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 2 is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 59 days remaining. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: (traditional) In God We Trust (official, 1956–present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at the federal level; English de facto Government Federal Republic  - President George W. Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence - Declared - Recognized... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Bossa nova is a style of Brazilian music created by João Gilberto and first introduced in Brazil by Gilbertos recording of Chega de Saudade, in 1958, a song written by Antonio Carlos Jobim, first released as a single, and shortly thereafter as the album by Gilberto, bearing the... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Luaka Bop is the world music label established by David Byrne, former guitarist and songwriter for the punk rock/new wave band Talking Heads. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music, owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links Description: Rating stars. ... Description: Rating stars. ... E! (Entertainment Television) is an American cable television and direct broadcast satellite network. ... For other uses, see The Independent (disambiguation). ... Description: Rating stars. ... Mojo is a popular music magazine published monthly in the United Kingdom. ... Description: Rating stars. ... The New Musical Express (better known as the NME) is a music magazine in the UK which has been published weekly since March 1952. ... Pitchfork logo Pitchfork Media, usually known simply as Pitchfork, is a U.S.-based daily Internet publication devoted to music criticism and commentary, music news, and artist interviews. ... Q is a music and entertainment magazinepublished monthly in the United Kingdom. ... Description: Rating stars. ... // History John Lennon - RS 1 (November 9, 1967)How I Won the War Film Still Founded in San Francisco in 1967 by Jann Wenner (who is still editor and publisher) and music critic Ralph J. Gleason, Rolling Stone was initially identified with and reported on the hippie counterculture of the... Image File history File links Description: Rating stars. ... This article deals with The Daily Telegraph in Britain, see The Daily Telegraph (Australia) for the Australian publication The Daily Telegraph is a British broadsheet newspaper founded in 1855. ... Nouvelle Vague (French for new wave AND (Portuguese for bossa nova) is a bossa nova group initiated by French musicians Marc Collin and Olivier Libaux. ... Bande à Part is French bossa nova group Nouvelle Vagues second album, released in 2006. ... Image File history File links Nouvellevague. ... Nouvelle Vague (French for new wave AND (Portuguese for bossa nova) is a bossa nova group initiated by French musicians Marc Collin and Olivier Libaux. ... Bossa nova is a style of Brazilian music created by João Gilberto and first introduced in Brazil by Gilbertos recording of Chega de Saudade, in 1958, a song written by Antonio Carlos Jobim, first released as a single, and shortly thereafter as the album by Gilberto, bearing the... Post punk generally refers to the particularly fertile and creative period following the initial punk rock explosion. During the first wave of punk, roughly spanning 1976-1983, bands such as The Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Ramones and The Damned began to challenge the current styles and conventions of rock... New Wave is a term that has been used to describe many developments in music, but is most commonly associated with a movement in American, Australian, British, Canadian and European popular music, in the late 1970s and early 1980s born out of the punk rock movement. ...


UK music magazine DJ selected the album as the 4th best of 2004[1], and The Guardian included it in its list of the 10 "most beautiful sleeves of 2004"[2]. The Guardian is a British newspaper owned by the Guardian Media Group. ...


Track listing

(name of band covered listed to right of song)

  1. "Love Will Tear Us Apart" (Joy Division) - 3:18
  2. "Just Can't Get Enough" (Depeche Mode) - 3:07
  3. "In a Manner of Speaking" (Tuxedomoon) - 3:58
  4. "Guns of Brixton" (The Clash) - 4:06
  5. "This Is Not a Love Song" (Public Image Ltd.) - 3:47
  6. "Too Drunk to Fuck" (Dead Kennedys) - 2:16
  7. "Marian" (Sisters of Mercy) - 3:53
  8. "Making Plans for Nigel" (XTC) - 3:32
  9. "A Forest" (The Cure) - 3:39
  10. "I Melt With You" (Modern English) - 4:00
  11. "Teenage Kicks" (The Undertones) - 2:13
  12. "Psyche" (Killing Joke) - 4:12
  13. "Friday Night Saturday Morning" (The Specials) - 4:22
  14. "Sorry for Laughing" (Josef K) (bonus track on limited edition and US edition) - 3:09
  15. "Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You)" (A Flock of Seagulls) (bonus track on limited edition) - 2:42

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