Funk and boogie from south-east of France from ’79-’86 collected in new compilation

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Alongside jazz, balearic and “pastoral getaways.”

A new compilation of music from the south-east of France, titled Le Grand Sud-Est 1979-1986, is being released via Les Éditions Vermillon this July.

The compilation aims to shine a light on the music coming out of the diverse local scenes in the area between 1979 and 1986.

The eight tracks subsequently journey through jazz, funk, boogie, balearic, soul-filled choirs and “pastoral getaways.”

The vinyl edition is accompanied with a by featuring artist interviews, illustrations, and archival images.

Pre-order Le Grand Sud-Est 1979-1986 here in advance of its 1st July release, check out the artwork and tracklist below.

Tracklist:

1. Bernard Lloret — Digen
2. Absolute Fantaisie — Dans Tes Bras (VCA Mix)
3. Yvon Mora — Tropique Du Cancer
4. Isabelle — Fun Safari
5. Le Patchwork — Patchwork
6. Syntaxe — L’Anthropofemme (Chanson)
7. Boisson-Payet — Fill Le Crocodile (Version Instrumentale)
8. Eugénie — Fai Tira Marius

Photo: Isabelle Brolles’ archives