• THEACID_05

    The Acid

  • AnandWilder_Max Kardon_BreakLine

    Anand Wilder & Maxwell Kardon

  • Plastikman012

    Plastikman

  • ZJ Jeff Elstone Taiga#1 cropped

    Zola Jesus

  • Photograph_CreditNickWilson_sm

    New Order

  • Arca - Daniel Sannwald 1 RGB SM

    Arca

  • Looper_Credit_RonnieBlack

    Looper

  • DuB_pressYellowNew_sm

    Du Blonde

  • OnDeadWaves

    On Dead Waves

  • pressphoto-01

    Lost Under Heaven

  • Goldfrapp_00895_v05_sm

    Goldfrapp

  • Lift To Experience

    Lift To Experience

  • acr_studio2 crop

    A Certain Ratio

  • rhkirk_7889 box_dig

    Richard H. Kirk & Sandoz

  • ADULT_Curtain_Credit NKuperus

    ADULT.

  • Liars_Scott.Witter_sm

    Liars

  • BenFrost_BörkurSigthorsson01

    Ben Frost

  • ColdSpecks_CreditSteveGullick_sm

    Cold Specks

  • TheMinistyOfWolves_Thomas Ecke

    The Ministry Of Wolves

  • yeasayerpackshot

    Yeasayer

  • 1974-76sm

    Cabaret Voltaire —
    Cabaret Voltaire 1974-76

  • artworks-000019385968-8g2pzp-crop

    Erasure —
    A Whole Lotta Love Run Riot

  • 51GNbiSdEIL

    Liars —
    Brats

  • NewOrder POTH_digital

    New Order —
    People On The High Line

  • 2x45 CABS9CD

    2×45 —
    2x45

  • Beth-Jeans-Houghton-The-Hooves-Of-Destiny-Atlas

    Beth Jeans Houghton —
    Atlas

  • arca_mutant_artwork_digital_NEW

    Arca —
    Mutant

  • YannTiersen_Eusa_Packshot

    Yann Tiersen —
    EUSA

  • cabs best of 72dpi

    Cabaret Voltaire —
    The Original Sound Of Sheffield '78 / '82 Best Of

  • Blank-Maps-by-Cold-Specks

    Cold Specks —
    Blank Maps

  • Packshot RGB

    New Order —
    Music Complete

  • the afghan whigs black love_20_UK

    The Afghan Whigs —
    Black Love (20th Anniversary Edition)

  • Live YMCA

    Cabaret Voltaire —
    Live At The YMCA 27.10.79.

  • 61Gi--Zu-QL

    Cold Specks —
    Blank Maps/Winter Solstice

  • albumcover_final_nipple_sm

    Du Blonde —
    Welcome Back To Milk

  • rhkirk_7889 box_dig

    Richard H. Kirk & Sandoz —
    #7489 (collected works 1974 - 1989) & #9294 (collected works 1992 - 1994)

  • 9510-1Jacket.indd

    Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming —
    Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

  • CV_attic tapes cover

    Cabaret Voltaire —
    Methodology '74-'78: Attic Tapes

  • 51zKbMR13xL

    Liars —
    No.1 Against The Rush

  • Layout 1

    Martin L Gore —
    MG

  • Goldfrapp —
    Systemagic

  • ADULT. —
    We Chase The Sound (feat. Shannon Funchess)

  • Looper —
    Farfisa Song

  • Goldfrapp —
    Anymore

  • Maps —
    Playlist: Vicissitude

  • Maps —
    Playlist: Turning The Mind & We Can Create

  • Can —
    THE LOST TAPES (Midnight Sky)

  • Liars —
    No.1 Against The Rush (Official Video)

  • Big Deal —
    Talk (Official Video)

  • Erasure —
    Fill Us With Fire [Kaleidoscope Video]

  • The Mute Synth —
    The Mute Synth

  • Josh T. Pearson —
    Drive Her Out (Mute Studio Session)

  • Simon Fisher Turner —
    /Espen J. Jörgensen - Noise Activity (Official Video)

  • Cabaret Voltaire —
    Johnny YesNo Redux (Video)

  • Cabaret Voltaire —
    Johnny YesNo Redux

  • S.C.U.M —
    Faith Unfolds (Video)

  • Erasure —
    Be With You [Montage Video]

  • Big Deal —
    Distant Neighborhood (Official Video)

  • Apparat —
    The Devils Walk: A Short Film

  • Beth Jeans Houghton —
    & The Hooves Of Destiny - Liliputt (Official Video)

Mick Harvey

Reveals New Song ‘Baby Teeth, Wolfy Teeth’

Intoxicated Women – Volume 4 of Serge Gainsbourg translations

Out 4th November 2016

Watch ‘Baby Teeth, Wolfy Teeth’ here:

“Harvey’s intimate understanding of Serge’s rich catalogue allows him to smother markedly different compositions… with a menacing Bad Seeds swagger.” – Uncut 8* review 

 

Mick Harvey has unveiled the first track to be taken from ‘Intoxicated Women’, the fourth and final volume of his Serge Gainsbourg translations series, which began in 1995 with the release of ‘Intoxicated Man’.

‘Baby Teeth, Wolfy Teeth’ is a translation of Gainbourg’s 1967 duet, ‘Dents de Lait, Dents de Loup’ – one of many songs Gainsbourg wrote for the French yé yé singer France Gall – and is here sung with Harvey’s son, Solomon. Listen to the track in full here.

Intoxicated Women’ mainly concentrates on the duets and songs written by Gainsbourg, mostly during the 60s, in a period where he was focusing his songwriting on singers such as France Galle, Juliette Greco and most famously, Brigitte Bardot.

Here Harvey has enlisted the talents of guest singers Channthy Kak (Cambodian Space Project), Australian singers Xanthe Waite (Terry, Primo), Sophia Brous, Lyndelle-Jayne Spruyt and Jess Ribeiro and the German chanteuse Andrea Schroeder plus the special appearance on ‘Wolfy Teeth’ by Harvey’s son, Solomon.

Intoxicated Women’ opens with a stunning version of ‘Je T’aime… (Moi non plus)’ – here titled ‘Ich Liebe Dich… (Ich Dich Auch Nicht)’ – rendered in the sexiest imaginable German by the divine Ms. Schroeder and culminates with ‘Cargo Cult’, the closing track from the classic ‘Melody Nelson’ album. In between we are treated to a smorgasbord of Gainsbourg gems in English (with a bit of Khmer thrown in).

“After the initial recordings for ‘Delirium Tremens’ JP Shilo and I continued investigating the duets and female songs, many of which were unknown to me. So it became a voyage of discovery into quite a lot of material I hadn’t heard before. There are even a couple of songs for which the only versions existing from the 60s are from TV performances Serge gave.” [‘The Drowned One’ (La Noyée) and ‘Wolfy Teeth’ (Dents de Lait, Dents de Loup)]

A recent reissue of Vol. 1 and 2 rekindled Harvey’s interested in the Gainsbourg translations and 20 years after the release of Vol. 1 – ‘Intoxicated Man’, work began on what would become Volumes 3 and 4. Recording in late 2015 in Melbourne with J.P. Shilo and the rest of his Antipodean-based live band, 10 songs were tracked at Birdland Studios. The project then relocated to Berlin where a further 9 songs were recorded with Toby Dammit (The Stooges, Residents) and Bertrand Burgalat (of French label Tricatel) who was the string arranger on the first 2 volumes.

The resultant recordings served to whet Harvey’s appetite for more and almost immediately work continued back in Melbourne in order to have enough material to fill 2 new volumes. Along with principle musical collaborator, Shilo (with whom Harvey also worked on Rowland S. Howard’s ‘Pop Crimes’) and Melbourne based musicians Glenn Lewis and Hugo Cran, Harvey enlisted the aforementioned female singers to help complete this final volume in the series.

Listen to a sampler for ‘Intoxicated Women’ here: https://youtu.be/QPahnbMWeyw

MickHarvey_IntoxicatedWomen_Packshot_Credit L.J.Spruyt

Intoxicated Women – Tracklisting and Featured Vocalists

Ich Liebe Dich…Ich Dich Auch Nicht (Je T’Aime… Moi Non Plus)
– featuring Andrea Schroeder & Mick Harvey on vocals
All Day Suckers (Les Sucettes) – with Mick Harvey on vocals
Contact – featuring Channthy Kak & Xanthe Waite on vocals
Prévert’s Song (Chanson de Prévert) – featuring Jess Ribeiro & Mick Harvey on vocals
The Eyes To Cry (Les Yeux  Pour Pleurer) – featuring Sophia Brous on vocals
Puppet Of Wax, Puppet Of Song (Poupée de Cire, Poupée de Son) – feat Xanthe Waite on vocals
Baby Teeth, Wolfy Teeth (Dents de Lait, Dents de Loup)
– featuring Solomon Harvey & Mick Harvey on vocals
God Smokes Havanas (Dieu est un Fumeur des Havanes)
– featuring Andrea Schroeder & Mick Harvey on vocals
While Rereading Your Letter (En Relisant Ta Lettre)
– featuring Sophia Brous & Mick Harvey on vocals
Sensuelle et Sans Suite – featuring Lyndelle-Jayne Spruyt on vocals
The Homely Ones (Les Petits Boudins) – featuring Xanthe Waite on vocals
Lost Loves (Les Amours Perdues) – with Mick Harvey on vocals
Striptease – featuring Andrea Schroeder on vocals
The Drowned One (La Noyée) – featuring Jess Ribeiro & Mick Harvey on vocals
Cargo Cult (Cargo Culte) – with Mick Harvey on vocals

Praise for Volume 3 Delirium Tremens

The Guardian – “a revelation and a joy”
Pitchfork “Harvey is a cool, calm, plainspoken singer; his true voice has always come through his sense of arrangement, and his ability to render exquisite beauty and apocalyptic clamor with the same brushstroke.”
Record Collector – New Album of the Month “In lesser hands, the marriage of humour and existentialist angst may have been lost”
The Quietus – “…there is an energy that comes from the confidence of experience… Harvey makes each song here his own.”
Uncut – “Harvey’s intimate understanding of Serge’s rich catalogue allows him to smother markedly different compositions with a menacing Bad seeds swagger that unites Delirium Tremens.”

 

For further information, please contact Zoe Miller on 07808 804204

http://www.mickharvey.com/

https://www.facebook.com/mickharvey4ever

www.mute.com

www.facebook.com/muterecords




MickHarvey_CreditL.J.Spruyt:L.J.Spruyt Photography_01

Mick Harvey

Unveils New Video For His Translation Of Gainsbourg's 'Je t'aime moi non plus'

Read More

MickHarvey_CreditL.J.Spruyt:L.J.Spruyt Photography_01

Mick Harvey

Unveils new video 'Je T'aime...Moi Non Plus' from Serge Gainsbourg Translations

Read More

MickHarvey_IntoxicatedWomen_Packshot_Credit L.J.Spruyt

Mick Harvey

Listen to Contact from Intoxicated Women

Read More

MickHarvey_IntoxicatedWomen_Packshot_Credit L.J.Spruyt

Mick Harvey

Intoxicated Women - Out 20 Jan 17

Read More

MickHarvey_IntoxicatedWomen_Packshot

Mick Harvey

Announces Intoxicated Women - Volume 4 Of Serge Gainsbourg Translations - Out 4 Nov 2016

Read More

MickHarvey_CreditL.J.Spruyt-L.J.Spruyt Photography_01

Mick Harvey

Unveils the new video 'Deadly Tedium' taken from Delirium Tremens, out now

Read More

MickHarvey_CreditL.J.Spruyt-L.J.Spruyt Photography_01

Mick Harvey

Releases New Video For 'Don't Say A Thing'

Read More

MickHarvey_CreditL.J.Spruyt-L.J.Spruyt Photography_01

Mick Harvey

Announces new album, Volume 3 of Serge Gainsbourg translated versions Delirium Tremens - June 24

Read More

mick harvey_SG2

Mick Harvey

Has announced a UK and EU solo tour - plus a series of shows performing songs of Serge Gainsbourg (July/August 2015)

Read More

Layout 1

Mick Harvey

Performs the songs of Serge Gainsbourg in Europe in May/June + Listen to 'Chatterton'

Read More

Layout 1

Mick Harvey

Releasing double CD of his two Serge Gainsbourg albums: Intoxicated Man & Pink Elephants

Read More

Layout 1

Mick Harvey

Announces series of live dates following the release of double CD "Intoxicated Man / Pink Elephants" - out 7 April / 6 May.

Read More

Layout 1

Mick Harvey

Performs Serge Gainsbourg, double CD reissue - out on 7 April. Listen to 'Bonnie & Clyde'.

Read More

mick harvey FOUR (actsoflove)

Mick Harvey

- NEW ALBUM: FOUR (Acts of Love) OUT 6/11/13

Read More

Mick Harvey

How Would I Leave You

Mick Harvey

The Ballad of Jay Givens

Mick Harvey

Famous Last Words

Mick Harvey

October Boy