1 - GAINSBOURG, SERGE -& JEAN-CLAUDE VANNIER-
- LES CHEMINS DE KATMANDU - (LP)
After decades in the making Finders Keepers Records present the first-ever pressing of Serge Gainsbourgs most elusive and coveted soundtrack studio recordings - co-written, arranged and orchestrated by the genius Jean-Claude Vannier (Histoire De Melody Nelson) during what many consider to be the dynamic duos most definitive creative period.Believed to have been lost in a studio fire by Gainsbourg enthusiasts for over forty years (a myth that also shrouds Morricones lost Danger Diabolik soundtrack) the misplaced master-tapes for the drug-fuelled/Mai 68 cash-in/road-movie Les Chemins De Katmandou have been widely considered the final audio jigsaw piece in an immaculate discography/filmography thus earning this soundtrack bone-fide Holy Grail status amongst the most avid disc detectives.Featuring the original crack team of Paris based players now recognised as French library music royalty, this LP epitomises the inimitable musical direction and expert psychedelic pop musicianship that graced classic Gainsbourg/Vannier soundtracks like La Horse, Cannabis and Sex Shop. Laying the stylistic, future-proof foundations for subsequent decades of forward-thinking Gallic funk mastery.
TRACKLISTING: 01. Les Chemins De Katmandou (titles) 02. The Pleasure Pit 03. Colin-maillard 04. Le Roi Des Phl?botomes 05. Flower Child 06. Cache Cache 07. Opium Den 08. Overdose 09. Oliver 10. Fallen Rainbow 11. Colin-maillard (vox) 12. Les Chemins De Katmandou
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Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 27-10-2017
Item # : 506591
Availability: IN STOCK