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Deluxe 4CD Box Set Of Studio Albums By French Electronic Pioneer PHILIPPE BESOMBES!


Los Angeles, CA - Though his name is not as well known as some of his contemporaries such as Jean Michel Jarre, Philippe Besombes is widely considered one of the early pioneers of French electronic, avant-garde music. His work, both as a solo artist and in collaboration with others, has been hailed by such modern luminaries as Air and Daft Punk. Now, this unique artist sees 4 of his studio albums released in a deluxe CD box set. The collection, titled Anthology 1975-1979, includes the dramatic electro-acoustic experimental soundtrack for the 1975 film Libra, plus the 1979 solo album Esombeso (Ceci Est Cela), as well as both albums by Besombes’ progressive electronic group Hydravion. Each of the 4 discs comes in its own individual sleeve, and the booklet contains extensive liner notes written by Dave Thompson based on a brand new interview with Besombes. This limited edition box set is sure to be a hit among music collector’s the world over!

Track List:
DISC 1: LIBRA
1. La Plage
2. Rugby
3. Thème Grave
4. Ballade En Vélo
5. Les Diapos
6. Cérémonie
7. Jaune
8. PJF 261
9. Raggacountry
10. Boogimmick
11. Hache 06
12. Appel De Libra
13. Poursuite
14. La Ville
15. Les Cosmonautes
16. Avécandista
17. Tis A Song
BONUS TRACKS
18. Tamota Pié Pié
19. Orgue Hache 6
20. Chocolate Cream
21. Piano Préparé

DISC 2: ESOMBESO (CECI EST CELA)
1. Géant
2. Pawa 1
3. Ceci Est Cela
4. Seul
BONUS TRACKS
5. Traversée
6. Trio
7. L' Or Des Fous 4
8. L' Or Des Fous 2

DISC 3: HYDRAVION
1. Metropolitain
2. Triste Fin
3. L'hydravion D'argent
4. Etude En Do
5. J'ai Pas Le Temps

DISC 4: STRATOS AIRLINES
1. Passadena Airport
2. Télécom
3. Singaraja
4. Ligne Équater
5. Carolyn Sud
6. Santander
7. L'amour Charter

Buy the CD: http://flyt.it/PhilippeBesombesCD
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