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Charlotte Gainsbourg Announces First New Album Since 2010
Christian Eede , September 11th, 2017 10:32

Charlotte Gainsbourg's new album features collaborations with Daft Punk's Guy Manuel de Homem-Christo, Sir Paul McCartney and more

Charlotte Gainsbourg has announced details of her first studio album since 2010.

Entitled Rest, the album features collaborations with Daft Punk's Guy Manuel de Homem-Christo, Sir Paul McCartney, Owen Pallett and Conan Mockasin. It has been produced by Ed Banger label affiliate SebastiAn who has previously worked with Frank Ocean. You can check out the album's title track, produced and co-written by Guy Manuel de Homem-Christo above.

"Those were the first words that I actually sang on the album," Gainsbourg says of the writing process for 'Rest'. I came in with all my bunches of lyrics… It was too much, really, and Guy-Man was saying, 'you can't say all that, you have to simplify it,' and he reduced it to three words! It felt so innocent in a way, but it was exactly what I needed at that time."

On the album, Gainsbourg addresses a number of personal topics including the death of her father Serge and more recently her sister Kate Barry. "This time it felt like flying on my own. I knew I needed the right collaborator, and SebastiAn was always there, but all the same, this time the album is really mine."

Rest is released via Because Music on November 17.

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