Charles Aznavour Jezebel

10% OFF
List Price: $17.98
Your Price: $16.18
You Save: $1.80 (10% Off)
Temporarily Out of Stock: We'll get more as soon as possible

Save for Later
Format: CD
Item:  EPM 99615
on most orders of $100
Brand New
Sorry, this product isn't currently available.
Enter your email address, we'll let you know when it's back in stock:

CD Details

  • Released: September 7, 2004
  • Label: Epm Musique


  • 1.Jezebel
  • 2.Poker
  • 3.Oublie Loulou
  • 4.Plus Bleu Que Tes Yeux
  • 5.Quand Elle Chante
  • 6.Si J'avais Un Piano
  • 7.Meque Meque
  • 8.Viens
  • 9.Et Bailler Et Dormir
  • 10.Intoxique
  • 11.Couches Dans Le Foin
  • 12.Voyez C'est Le Printemps
  • 13.J'ai Bu
  • 14.Depart Express
  • 15.Le Feutre Taupe
  • 16.Tant De Monnaie
  • 17.Je N'ai Qu'un Sou
  • 18.Je Suis Amoureux
  • 19.Boule De Gomme
  • 20.Les Cris De Ma Ville
  • 21.Retour
  • 22.En Revenant De Quebec
  • 23.Il Pleut

Product Description:

The Armenian-born Charles Aznavour was one of France's greatest talents in the postwar era. His popularity with his adopted countrywomen and men lasted from 1950 until the 1980s. Jezebel was one of the first big recordings for Aznavour. Recorded in 1953, it reveals the singer to be not quite in command of his own style of delivery, instead imitating a combination of earlier performers such as Maurice Chevalier, the American Louis Prima, and various calypso singers who were plentiful in Paris at the time. Chevalier and Prima? What a combination. Aznavour, before becoming such a fine ballad singer, was attempting to be a swinger, so he used bits and pieces of Chevalier's accessible vaudeville persona along with the emergent hipsterism of Prima. And it works. Check out "Couches dans le Roin," "Intoxique," with its Grappelli/Reinhardt groove, and of course, the title track, with its faux flamenco intro and comically dramatic melody line. There is also the wondrous "Poker," which is arranged like a Sinatra tune for the French theater and comes off like a conversational Prima tune with its near scat and falling eights in the bridge. This is an awesome record for its pure hedonistic value. Lounge lizards would be well advised to keep an eye and ear out for this baby. Perhaps it should have been called "Aznavour Slums It." ~ Thom Jurek

Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:

Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!
Email Icon
Get Email Alerts for Charles Aznavour

Product Info:

  • UPC: 723721037758
  • Shipping Weight: 0.23/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item