Madjid Ben Chikh, Tôkyô | En Musiques

Le Journal en Musiques d’un Solitaire Sociable et Patati et Patata…

DIVINE, You think you’re a man, 1984

I was 18 going 19. My summer of 1984. I didn’t like that kind of music, but Divine was different. The caracter, for sure,…

Blondie, Heart of Glass, 1979

This was during the summer of 1980 the course of my life completly changed. I was not 15 yet, but that year I came…

Here comes the rain again, Eurythmics (1984)

L’année de mes 18 ans… Souvenir du Broad, un couple qui dansait toujours sur cette chanson. L’un, un peu grand, un peu rond, les…

Parce que Lou Reed…

on voulait pas trop ressembler à ces bandes de ringards les yeux défoncés par le shit, les cheveux passés au patchouli qui prétendaient avoir…

Typhoon day

Je suis à l’ecole, j’entends le bruit des voitures sur la chaussée mouillée. Cette semaine, à la télévision, il n’y en avait que pour cette…

Roxy Music, The same old scene

I have never been a big fan of Roxy Music, I was too young for that, I mean, they were already in their 30’s…

The Cure, All cats are grey

Christmas 1981, I was 16. My mother’s friend Donata had given me 50 francs so I could buy me a present. What should I…

The Commateens – Ghost

I started listening to this kind of music in 1981, when I was 15/16. In my city, called Bondy, in my neighbourhood, I was…

Sax Pustul, La danse du Marsupilami

1982… I was going 17. Memories from the summer, Tuileries, Broad, Deligny where I caught the most incredible sunburnt ever… An incredible storm in…