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Musical Delicacies: Sébastien Tellier’s 13 Favourite Albums
Rob Hakimian , July 15th, 2020 08:23

In this week’s Baker’s Dozen the French producer and songwriter tells Rob Hakimian about 13 albums from his youth and early adulthood that left a lasting impression on the way he makes, listens to, and visualises music.


François de Roubaix - Le Vieux Fusil
François de Roubaix is one of my favourite musicians. He did a lot of music for movies and TV shows, and he was a great composer – a really, really great composer, with beautiful melodies, beautiful chords. And in the same time, he discovered new sounds of synths. He was the first guy to use complicated synths in French music. And he was a beautiful guy, like beautiful shape, a beautiful face. And so ‘Le Vieux Fusil’, it’s the first song I learned on piano, and when you learn a song and it’s your first song, it’s a print of you, it’s like your tattoo. And so this guy, François de Roubaix, he’s kind of my vision of the coolness – how to be French and cool.