History Music / SergeGainsbourg

13th Aug '16 8:02:13 AM Saveelich
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* MoneyToBurn: He famously burnt a 500 franc bill on TV in 1984 to make a point about how much he had to pay in taxes (74 per cent of his incomes).

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* MoneyToBurn: He famously burnt a 500 franc francs bill on TV in 1984 to make a point about how much he had to pay in taxes (74 per cent of his incomes).
13th Aug '16 8:00:40 AM Saveelich
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* MoneyToBurn: He famously burnt a 500 franc bill on TV in 1984 to make a point about how much he had to pay in taxes (74 per cent of his incomes).
24th Jul '16 10:20:40 PM Chariset
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* EverythingSoundsSexierInFrench

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* EverythingSoundsSexierInFrenchEverythingSoundsSexierInFrench: Oh ''Hell'' yes.



* IncrediblyLongNote: The last song of ''Melody Nelson'' ends with a choir chord edited to stretch out as if to infinity.

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* IncrediblyLongNote: The "Cargo culte," the last song of ''Melody Nelson'' Nelson'', ends with a choir chord edited to stretch out as if for over a minute. It seems to stretch to infinity.



* LikeaSontoMe: While he may not be biologically related to them, Serge adored Jane Birkin's other daughters Kate Barry and Lou Doillon as much as his other biological children.

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* LikeaSontoMe: LikeASonToMe: While he may not be biologically related to them, Serge adored Jane Birkin's other daughters Kate Barry and Lou Doillon as much as his other biological children.
24th Jul '16 10:18:12 PM Chariset
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* IncrediblyLongNote: The last song of ''Melody Nelson'' ends with a choir chord edited to stretch out as if to infinity.
20th Jul '16 4:24:23 AM Saveelich
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He experienced with many genres of music, from the {{Chanson}} and jazz to pop music, electro and reggae. He was a controversial character, who wrote many erotic and polemical songs and until his death was surrounded by a lot of controversy, but was also considered as a poet and a genius, the last of the tradition of the ''Poètes Maudits'' (doomed poets) and adapted many famous poems in songs.

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He experienced with many genres of music, from the {{Chanson}} and jazz to pop music, electro and reggae. He was a controversial character, who wrote many erotic and polemical songs and until his death was surrounded by a lot of controversy, but was also considered as a poet and a genius, the last of the tradition of the ''Poètes Maudits'' (doomed poets) and adapted many famous poems in songs.
24th Jun '16 4:24:11 PM Saveelich
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In 2010, a biopic was released: ''Film/{{Gainsbourg}}''.


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See also ''Film/{{Gainsbourg}}'', a 2010 biopic about him.
24th Jun '16 3:54:14 PM Saveelich
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* ParentalIncest: "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemon_Incest Lemon Incest]]" makes ambiguous reference to this. Furthermore, the song is a duet with his [[RealLifeRelative daughter]], Charlotte, who was [[{{Squick}} twelve years old]] at the time. In the music video, they're laying on a bed, Serge is shirtless and Charlotte only wears a shirt and panties.

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* ParentalIncest: "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemon_Incest Lemon Incest]]" makes ambiguous reference to this. Furthermore, the song is a duet with his [[RealLifeRelative daughter]], Charlotte, [[Creator/CharlotteGainsbourg Charlotte]], who was [[{{Squick}} twelve years old]] at the time. In the music video, they're laying on a bed, Serge is shirtless and Charlotte only wears a shirt and panties.
24th Jun '16 3:51:42 PM Saveelich
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You may know his daughter [[Creator/CharlotteGainsbourg Charlotte]] for her acting work with LarsVonTrier's Depression Trilogy, consisting of ''{{Film/Antichrist}},'' ''{{Film/Melancholia}},'' and ''{{Film/Nymphomaniac}}''.

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You may know his daughter [[Creator/CharlotteGainsbourg Charlotte]] for her acting work with LarsVonTrier's Depression Trilogy, consisting of ''{{Film/Antichrist}},'' ''{{Film/Melancholia}},'' and ''{{Film/Nymphomaniac}}''.
Charlotte]].
24th Jun '16 3:47:12 PM Saveelich
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You may know his daughter Charlotte for her acting work with LarsVonTrier's Depression Trilogy, consisting of ''{{Film/Antichrist}},'' ''{{Film/Melancholia}},'' and ''{{Film/Nymphomaniac}}''.

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You may know his daughter Charlotte [[Creator/CharlotteGainsbourg Charlotte]] for her acting work with LarsVonTrier's Depression Trilogy, consisting of ''{{Film/Antichrist}},'' ''{{Film/Melancholia}},'' and ''{{Film/Nymphomaniac}}''.
11th Jun '16 9:26:08 AM TheJayman49
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* {{Troll}}: His infamous output of sexual songs, especially the France Gall incident and the orgasms in "Je t' aime... Moi Non Plus". It's like he was only in the business to make fun of MoralGuardians.
** Crowning Moment was probably his song on incest called "Lemon Incest" [[{{Squick}} with his 12-year-old daughter Charlotte]].
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