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With lyrics inspired by Hindu erotic books, Arabic love games, and sensual songs; Joane Hetu presents her first CD of her own music with accompaniment from Jean Derome, Diane Labrosse, and Pierre Tanguay.

Hetu, Joane
Castor et compagnie

Hetu, Joane: Castor et compagnie (Ambiances Magnetiques)
Label: Ambiances Magnetiques    
Released in: Canada    

"Joane Hétu signs here a first CD of her own music and texts, Castor et compagnie, with longtime accomplices Jean Derome, Diane Labrosse and Pierre Tanguay.

Castor et compagnie is a cycle of songs for lovers of senses, sense and sounds, noise and lyricism, pleasure and erotism. The lyrics were inspired by the vocabulary of Hindu erotic books, Arabic love games and a few saucy songs. The music is daring and energetic, made of turbulent atmospheres, evocative lullabies and even love songs.

Joane Hétu is best known as a member of early AM female supergroups Justine, Wondeur Brass and Les Poules. An inventive composer, improviser and saxophonist, Hétu has always been exploring and developping a musical style of her own: a harsh, guttural voice flirting with a modern lyricism tainted with original textures, strident sounds and atonal harmonies. She is at her best with this difficult, yet sensuous expression of poetry that has the intelligence of its music."-Ambiances Magnetiques

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Shipping Weight: 5.00 units

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Product Information:

UPC: 771028103720

Label: Ambiances Magnetiques
Catalog ID: AM037CD
Squidco Product Code: 522

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 1998
Country: Canada
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded in 1998 in Montreal, CA.


Joane Hetu

Jean Derome

Diane Labrosse

Pierre Tanguay

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Track Listing:

1 Pourquoi s'affoler 4:04

2 Capitaine 7:58

3 Ah! Les beaux jours 5:46

4 Histoire à dormir 5:08

5 Papillons de nuit 6:11

6 Chanson de l'oreiller 7:23

7 Fleurs éclatantes 6:26

8 Les épices 5:11

9 La rouquine 6:05