French Couple Sings an Achingly Charming Version of VU’s “Femme Fatale”

Day in, day out, we rummage around the internet, looking for new material to bring your way. I start searching, and I never quite know where the search will take me. Some paths lead to dead ends, others to interesting side streets. Speaking of interesting side streets…. Yesterday a trip through some old Velvet Underground material (more on that tomorrow) led me to this small, unexpected delight. Above, we have Mathieu and Pauline, two young French musicians, singing an achingly charming version of VU’s “Femme Fatale”. There’s so much beauty and youth in it, it kinda hurts. Below, see them sing a cover of Serge Gainsbourg’s “Elisa.”

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  1. Boom says . . . | November 23, 2014 / 4:33 pm

    Their love is so radiating. So sweet.

  2. W says . . . | November 23, 2014 / 5:04 pm

    The guy did a French version of the Voice last year.
    Does not remove anything from this cover. Nice.

  3. NL says . . . | November 24, 2014 / 8:08 am

    They both did actually, Mathieu won the contest and Pauline made it up to the semi-final ;)

  4. yoyoy says . . . | November 27, 2014 / 7:52 pm

    They didn’t do “the voice”. They did “La nouvelle star” is the french version of “Pop Idol” or “American Idol”.

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