Franck Pourcel

The French Touch (6785491)

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The French Touch

Franck Pourcel

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LPS 151915

6785491

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LP 8,25 €

• INCLUDES 2 BONUS TRACKS

This release presents a classic Pourcel album from his Capitol period: "The French Touch" (Capitol T10103). Devoted to socalled “mood” music, The French Touch was recorded in Paris and released by Capitol in 1957 for the American market only. As a bonus, we have included another two French-themed selections which appeared previously on his celebrated series Amour, danse et violons: “En Avril à Paris” & Cole Porter’s “I Love Paris”.

PERSONNEL:

  • FRANCK POURCEL, conductor & His Parisian Strings.
  • Recorded at Pathé-Marconi studios, Paris, 1958.
  • (*) BONUS TRACKS: FRANCK POURCEL, conductor & Ses Cordes.
  • Recorded in Paris, 1953-54.

TRACKS:

  • SIDE ONE:
  • 01. ARRIVEDERCI ROMA
  • 02. MADRID MOOD NOCTURNAL
  • 03. THE CLOWN ON THE EIFFEL TOWER
  • 04. AUTUMN CONCERTO (Concerto d’Automne)
  • 05. LISBON ANTIGUA
  • 06. VERMOUTH ON VIA VENETO
  • 07. EN AVRIL À PARIS (*)
  • SIDE TWO:
  • 01. THE PORTUGUESE WASHERWOMAN (Les Lavandières du Portugal)
  • 02. CASINO BLUES
  • 03. THE MEXICAN THIEF (Le Voleur de Mexico)
  • 04. PERUVIAN PRAYER (Prière Péruvienne)
  • 05. PORT AU PRINCE (La Fête Aux Chapeaux)
  • 06. PARIS BOHEME (From the French ‘Folies Bergères’ Film)
  • 07. I LOVE PARIS (*)