It is in the bars of the city, ten years ago, he made his first scenes, first by singing times (a directory of over a thousand titles, from rock, blues, folk, standards New Orleans, and French music), and interpreting his own songs. After earning Master of Law degree, he finally menages to present his repertoire in some bars and small venues.He a very prolific composer - he has already signed over 120 titles). He owes much to reading of Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, which inspired his shaped construction saga. The Colombian author traced the fate of a family over a century. Bensé evokes the itinerary for his love of a young man between 20 and 30, interspersed with portraits, each meeting marked a milestone in the development of the character.
[The little brother Bens, Jil, also bassist of the group, is the subject of delicate Brother, (same name as guarded and deference to the first Maxime Leforestier ...). Angela recalls a Spanish arrived in France in 1963. "It has been a nurse for the whole family, from my uncles to my brother. She has 75 years, but never really learned French: she continues to speak in a dialect of Franco-Spanish incomprehensible.
" Moshe is a section devoted to the grandfather who was very important in the life of Bens. "It was just my second father, he told me stories of sailors, took me fishing and taught me the man." My widow song haunted by the ghost of Nick Drake, is dedicated to the artist's mother. She was inspired by a new collection of twenty-five stories of death, TC Boyle. ] The album was recorded on tape in two weeks at the studio of Frette, an old mansion in the Paris region.
The disc was manufactured in an environment "at home" by the band of friends which is the family's musical Bensé years. The result is a delightful disc accents pop-folk, with simple and direct approach, the light illuminates the songs written in French with a feather agile. We keep in mind the long hot and hoarse voice, melodies and graceful arrangements. "I wanted to prove that we can recreate the atmosphere of discs in English by taking the wealth of French.
". Bensé had it cleverly proven. Here and there, he allows himself a nod to contemporary artists whom he feels close, as the band Vetiver, Devendra Banhart with, or the UK songwriter Ed Harcourt. The album includes two duets: Small, on which Rose gave him the reply, and in my saucer, (text by Jacques Lanzmann) that Tete has lent his unique timbre.
Bensé is now looking forward to defending this first album live. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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