ZAZ

Zaz photo

Continuing our musical trip, we leave Latin America and fly back to Europe, more precisely to France, through the sounds of the amazing voice of Zaz. With her gypsy jazzy style and her sultry voice, which reminds us of Edith Piaf, she will instantly set us in a french mood…

 

Zaz albumIsabelle Geffroy (that’s her real name) made its maiden appearance five years ago with the album Zaz, with which she managed to have all Europe singing the addictive “Je veux”. The album went double platinum in France, while the song “Je veux” stayed at the top of most European charts for several weeks. After this massive hit, she became the most listened French singer abroad and, according to an Internet survey in France, the favorite French musician in 2010.

 

 

Zaz Recto verso

Her second album, Recto Verso appeared one year later. Like Zaz’s debut, Recto Verso became double platinum in France, and was certified gold in several European countries. Her international following kept growing, and during 2012 Zaz toured throughout Europe, Japan, and Canada.

 

 

 

 

Zaz ParisBy the end of 2014, Zaz released her latest album entitled Paris, where she pays tribute to the “City of Lights”. The album was produced by the legendary Quincy Jones, who was impressed by her voice and style. It includes three collaborations with Charles Aznavour, John Clayton and Nikki Yanofsky. Paris resulted in Top Ten chart placings across Europe, and was followed by a succesful (ongoing) world tour.

 

 

 

The video I chose for this post is from her last album. The song is called “Sous le ciel de Paris” (under the sky of Paris). Listen to it, and you will want to get your ticket to Paris right away…

More info at http://www.zazofficial.com

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