Jarvis Cocker Announces New Album Inspired by Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch


Jarvis Cocker Announces New Album Inspired by Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch

Listen to “Aline” from Chansons d’Ennui Tip Top—Cocker’s tribute to French pop music

Jarvis Cocker

Jarvis Cocker, July 2021 (JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP via Getty Images)

Jarvis Cocker has announced a new album that serves as a companion piece to Wes Anderson’s forthcoming film The French Dispatch. Chansons d’Ennui Tip Top is out October 22 (the same day as the film’s theattrical release) via ATO. It’s a tribute to French pop music that features songs made popular by artists including Françoise Hardy, Serge Gainsbourg, Brigitte Bardot, and Jacques Dutronc. Listen to his rendition of “Aline,” written by Christophe, below.

The same day that Cocker’s album is released, the film’s original score by Alexandre Desplat will also be released. It features contributions from pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet. 

Read Pitchfork’s feature “How Wes Anderson Perfected the Music-Nerd Soundtrack.”

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Jarvis Cocker: Chansons d’Ennui Tip Top


Chansons d’Ennui Tip Top:

01 Dans Ma Chambre
02 Contact
03 La Tendresse
04 Amour, Je te Cherche
05 Les Gens Sont Fous, Les Temps Sont Flous
06 Il Pleut sur la Gare
07 Paroles, Paroles
08 Requiem Pour un Con
09 Mon Ami la Rose
10 Mao Mao
11 Elle et Moi
12 Aline

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