Petite Noir - La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful download mp3 album
La Vie Est Belle is a gorgeous, complex trip, not just aesthetically but emotionally. By turns, it’s abysmally abject, bravely hopeful, unguarded, canny, sexy, and profound-the kind of richly, messily variegated album that only comes around a few times a year.
Album · 2015 · 11 Songs. Born in Brussels to a Congolese father and Angolan mother, Yannick Ilunga aka Petite Noir, has since come to call South Africa his home. Whipping up a mixture of traditional African music, pop, post-punk and rap-before blending it all together with elements of psychedelica and EDM-his sound is as difficult to pin down, as it is to shake from your system once you hear it. Restrained, hypnotic and delightfully abstract-welcome to Ilunga’s fascinating world of "noirwave. La Vie Est Belle, Life Is Beautiful Petite Noir.
Yannick Ilunga AKA Petite Noir doesn't mince words when he outlines the message woven into his debut album La Vie Est Belle, Life Is Beautiful: "STAY POSITIVE. Yannick is half-Congolese, half-Angolan and was raised in South Africa. His musical background ranges from metal to nu-disco. He’s since developed into a confident, singer and songwriter with a wide palette reflecting all the cultural dimensions of his life
Released September 11, 2015. La Vie Est Belle, Life Is Beautiful Tracklist. 1. Intro Noirwave Lyrics. More Petite Noir albums. La Maison Noir, The Black House - EP.
But on debut full length La Vie Est Belle, Ilunga proves that he’s more than just an innovative producer or dynamic performer, crafting eleven high-quality songs that form a powerfully gratifying pop album. It’s a record that showcases a masterful understanding of timing and nuance. There’s a lot going on throughout this 49 minute run-moments of joy, hints of darkness, and plain old grooving-but Ilunga knows just when to cut a moment short or when an element is better suited as an interlude or brief breakdown than a full track
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As with all outstanding debuts, Petite Noir’s sound is wholly unique and this where its strength comes from, in part at least. With that said, the wide array of influences – from post-punk to nu wave, and disco to indie – can be heard. One only needs to listen to Seventeen (Stay) – which could easily slip unnoticed into a Klaxons album (circa. 2007 – aka. when they weren’t shit) – to fully appreciate this, or the constantly evolving ode-to-the-80s Just Breathe, which frames Illunga’s distinctive, broody baritone to no end. And with an album title based on a 1987 up-lifting Congolese film,.
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Featuring – Baloji
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Domino Recording Co. Ltd.
- Copyright (c) – Domino Recording Co. Ltd.
NotesWraparound insert. Watermarked disc.
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