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Christian Eede , August 23rd, 2016 14:42

Musician returns for fourth and final volume of Serge Gainsbourg covers

In 1995, Mick Harvey set out on a series of re-interpreting the music of Serge Gainsbourg, translating his songs into English with Intoxicated Man. Since then, two further volumes have been released and now he returns with the fourth, entitled Intoxicated Women.

Above, you can check out 'Baby Teeth, Wolfy Teeth', a reimagining of Gainsbourg's 'Dents De Lait, Dents De Loup', which is taken from the new release and marks the final volume in Harvey's translations of Gainsbourg's work. The original track dates back to 1967 and was a collaboration that Gainsbourg wrote for French singer France Gall. Here, Harvey shares vocals with his son, Solomon.

Across the album, Harvey focuses on a number of duets Gainsbourg wrote in the 1960s to be sung with a number of women, such as France Gall, Juliette Greco and Brigitte Bardot. The album is out on November 4.

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