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WATCH: Sébastien Tellier In Session
Suzie McCracken , July 16th, 2014 12:08

And your chance to win tickets for his secret show in London this weekend

Photograph courtesy of Ruda Cabral

Let's be honest, we wanted to write this entire news story on how amazing this picture of Sébastien Tellier is. It's like a hipster casting for the Old Spice adverts. He is a one-man irony machine, rendered in oil paints.

But, since you insist, there's also a video of a recent session he did for Red Bull in Paris below, featuring songs from his sixth studio album, L'Aventura (watch the videos for 'L'adulte' and 'Aller vers le soleil' from the record at the foot of the piece), which came out on Because Music on Monday. It's got accordions, a percussionist that looks in pain, and heart-felt beardedness. It's quite lovely.

In addition, we've got two tickets for a secret gig he's playing at an as-yet-unknown central London location this Saturday to give away. To be in with a chance of winning, just send your answer to the following question to comps@thequietus.com, with 'TELLIER' in the subject line.

Q. Who is Sébastien Tellier supporting at Somerset House this Sunday, July 20?

A. Little Dragon
B. Chvrches
C. Kelis
D. Daughter

The competition closes at 10 am on Friday 18 July. To read the Quietus Competition Terms & Conditions, click here.

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