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Les Fleurs du Mal

Therion

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
September 28th, 2012
Catalog ID:
EOL022
Version desc.:
Digipak
Label:
End of the Light
Format:
CD
Reviews:
4 reviews (avg. 88%)
1. Poupée de cire, poupée de son (France Gall cover) 02:52   Show lyrics
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2. Une fleur dans le cœur (Victoire Scott cover) 03:03   Show lyrics
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3. Initials B.B. (Serge Gainsbourg cover) 03:44   Show lyrics
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4. Mon amour, mon ami (Marie Laforêt cover) 04:36   Show lyrics
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5. Polichinelle (France Gall cover) 02:29   Show lyrics
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6. La Maritza (Sylvie Vartan cover) 03:54   Show lyrics
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7. Sœur Angélique (Annie Philippe cover) 03:06   Show lyrics
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8. Dis-moi poupée (Isabelle cover) 03:24   Show lyrics
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9. Lilith (Léonie Lousseau cover) 02:31   Show lyrics
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10. En Alabama (Léonie Lousseau cover) 02:39   Show lyrics
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11. Wahala Manitou (Léonie Lousseau cover) 02:35   Show lyrics
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12. Je n'ai besoin que de tendresse (Claire Dixon cover) 02:14   Show lyrics
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13. La licorne d'or (Victoire Scott cover) 02:46   Show lyrics
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14. J'ai le mal de toi (Betty Mars cover) 02:51   Show lyrics
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15. Poupée de cire, poupée de son (France Gall cover) 02:32   Show lyrics
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Band members
Christofer Johnsson Guitars (rhythm), Keyboards, Hammond organ, Programming
Lori Lewis Vocals (soprano)
Christian Vidal Guitars (lead), Sitar
Thomas Vikström Vocals (tenor)
Johan Koleberg Drums
Nalle Påhlsson Bass
Guest/Session
Ida Freji Horn
Johan Ahlin Horn
Magnus Wretblad Horn
Kristoffer Siggstedt Trombone
Magnus Werner Trombone
Staffan Findin Trombone
Johan Norin Trumpet
Rolf Pilotti Flute
Eva-Tea Lundberg Horn
Pär Lindqvist Viola
Tove Törngren Cello
Anders Åkered Violin
Fredrik Syberg Violin
Hanna Ekström Violin
Isa Holmesund Violin
Lars Wehlin Violin
Natalia Migdal Violin
Anna Manell Viola
Erik Rodell Oboe
Stefan Jernståhl Accordion (track 11)
Snowy Shaw Vocals (tracks 3, 8)
Mattias Torrel Guitars (acoustic) (tracks 4, 13)
Johanna Najla Vocals (additional) (track 4)
Mari Paul Vocals (lead) on track 4
Mattias Olsson Keyboards, Mellotron, Percussion (tracks 4, 9, 10)
Anna Dager Cello
Miscellaneous staff
Dag Lundquist Engineering
Saturno Buttò Artwork
Sami Karppinen Editing, Engineering
Christofer Johnsson Producer, Engineering
Audrey Dujardin Phonetic Coaching
Fernando Aceves Photography
Stefan Glaumann Mixing
Thomas Ewerhard Layout, Photography
Christofer Johnsson Guitars (rhythm), Keyboards, Hammond organ, Programming
Lori Lewis Vocals (soprano)
Christian Vidal Guitars (lead), Sitar
Thomas Vikström Vocals (tenor)
Johan Koleberg Drums
Nalle Påhlsson Bass
Ida Freji Horn
Johan Ahlin Horn
Magnus Wretblad Horn
Kristoffer Siggstedt Trombone
Magnus Werner Trombone
Staffan Findin Trombone
Johan Norin Trumpet
Rolf Pilotti Flute
Eva-Tea Lundberg Horn
Pär Lindqvist Viola
Tove Törngren Cello
Anders Åkered Violin
Fredrik Syberg Violin
Hanna Ekström Violin
Isa Holmesund Violin
Lars Wehlin Violin
Natalia Migdal Violin
Anna Manell Viola
Erik Rodell Oboe
Stefan Jernståhl Accordion (track 11)
Snowy Shaw Vocals (tracks 3, 8)
Mattias Torrel Guitars (acoustic) (tracks 4, 13)
Johanna Najla Vocals (additional) (track 4)
Mari Paul Vocals (lead) on track 4
Mattias Olsson Keyboards, Mellotron, Percussion (tracks 4, 9, 10)
Anna Dager Cello
Dag Lundquist Engineering
Saturno Buttò Artwork
Sami Karppinen Editing, Engineering
Christofer Johnsson Producer, Engineering
Audrey Dujardin Phonetic Coaching
Fernando Aceves Photography
Stefan Glaumann Mixing
Thomas Ewerhard Layout, Photography
Read This is a Cover Album? 90% hailmarduk666 March 21st, 2013
Read Surprisingly great - best... 95% TommyA February 1st, 2013
Read 60's French pop metal... 70% ConorFynes January 7th, 2013
Read A different world 98% kluseba October 10th, 2012

A covers album, of 60s and 70s French pop songs.

Financed by Christofer Johnsson and released by End of the Light (Cat. # EOL022).

Titled after a poem collection of Charles Baudelaire.

Cover art by Édouard-Henri Avril (1849–1928).

On the edition sold at the concerts of the "Flowers of Evil" tour there is a bonus track:
16. Les sucettes (France Gall cover) (02:40)

Vocal and phonetic coaching of Thomas Vikström by Audrey Dujardin.

A limited tape edition (50 copies) was also released in 2013.

Videos were made for "J'ai le mal de toi", "Je n'ai besoin que de tendresse," "Poupée de cire, poupée de son" and "Mon amour, mon ami".

Recording information:

Recorded at Adulruna Studio and Decibel Studios.
Mixed at Toytown Studios.

Added by: Shagwest Modified by: Kristen Jensen
Added on: 2012-09-28 20:55:26 Last modified on: 2015-05-17 01:54:09