Classic Album Series #2: Jean-Claude Vannier ‎– L’Enfant Assassin Des Mouches

Released: 1972 Genre: Musique Concrète, Pop Rock, Prog Rock, Avantgarde, Psychedelic Rock, Ethereal, Special Effects, Experimental Label: Suzelle (1972), Finders Keepers Records (2005)   Like most people, my introduction to Jean-Claude Vannier came via Serge Gainsbourg’s legendary 1971 concept album, Histoire de Melody Nelson. One of the highlights of the album was Vannier’s lush arrangements set against the backdrop of Gainsbourg’s seductive…

Classic Album Series #1: Sade – Diamond Life

Details: Released: 1984 Genre: Smooth Soul, Pop-Jazz Label: Epic (UK), Portrait (US)   Sade Adu studied fashion at Saint Martin’s School of Art in London. She was trying to become a menswear designer but was doing some modeling on the side to make ends meet. Adu, who was born in Nigeria and brought up in…