Jane Birkin - Di Doo Dah (1973) [2002, Reissue]
Pop/Rock, Chanson | EAC Rip | FLAC, Tracks+CUE+LOG+Artwork-200dpi (JPEG) | 38:10 Min | 238,83 Mb
Label: Mercury Records / Universal Music (EU) | Released: 2002, January, 12
On her debut solo album, English-born actress cum chanteuse Jane Birkin asserted her role as a scandalous androgyne courtesy of the songs of Serge Gainsbourg and arranger Jean-Claude Vannier (who co-wrote some numbers with Gainsbourg). Birkin allowed her image to be molded by the willfully scandalous Gainsbourg, who understood her persona entirely and helped to create an image of her as woman in a young boy's body -- one that Birkin claims she held all along but only Gainsbourg understood. That woman played roles both innocent and decadent; she was celebrated in film, but in the U.S., her thin voice resembled a choirboy's and underscored her physical presence.