Le Pollen

Pierre Barouh

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For many years, we have been supporting independent artists and labels in the development of their online store on the short circuit model, for better remuneration for their work.

With a team of enthusiasts, all professionals in the recorded music sector, we operate at all levels: Consulting, Manufacturing, Distribution (WW), Logistics and Online Sales.

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Every day we put our experience as a distributor and e-merchant at the service of artists with the common objective of regularly offering exclusive and personalized editions (signed vinyls, numbered editions, merchandising, exclusive packs) for fans.

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It is in a spirit of cooperation that independent artists and labels join Bigwax.io.

To highlight this proximity, our wish is to highlight all the independent artists and labels in cooperation with Bigwax.io with a "Coop" tag.

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Le Pollen

Soundtracks Reissue - Soundtracks

Sale price €21,67
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Release LP

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Limited Edition LP + Bonus 7inch

Incredible album by French singer Pierre Barouh recorded July 1982 at Nippon Columbia Studio in Tokyo and composed, arranged, and played by a monumental cast of legendary musicians and producers including Yasuaki Shimizu, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yukihiro Takahashi, Francis Lai, Kazuhiko Katoh, Motohiko Hamase, most of the Moonriders (Keiichi Suzuki, Tohru Okada, Masahiro Takekawa), Daniel Lavoie, Masanori Sasaji, Hideo Yamaki (Toshinori Kondo & IMA) and many more. Also featuring David Sylvian, Harumi Ohzora, and Nanako Satoh.



We Release What The Fuck We Want est très heureux d'annoncer la réédition officielle du flair français difficile à décrire mais facile à apprécier de Pierre Barouh avec Le Pollen, trésor perdu de l'avant-garde japonaise. Enregistré à l'origine en juillet 1982 au Nippon Columbia Studio à Tokyo et composé, arrangé et joué par un who's who des musiciens les plus révolutionnaires du Japon des années 80, l'album se présente sous la forme d'un LP avec en bonus un 45 tours.

Voyageur du monde, libre d'esprit avec une oreille incroyable, le chanteur et activiste parisien Pierre Barouh a introduit les sons du Brésil (et plus) en Europe et a repoussé les limites avec son label pionnier Saravah, patrie des innovateurs aventureux tels que Brigitte Fontaine, Areski, Jacques Higelin, Naná Vasconcelos et la Catharsis de Roland Bocquet parmi tant d'autres. Sa vision bohémienne et sans frontières de la chanson moderne, mêlant tradition musicale de diverses parties du globe à un art tourné vers l'avenir, a particulièrement bien résonné au Japon, où la scène dirigée par Yellow Magic Orchestra est tombée amoureuse de tout ce qui est Barouh.

C'est ainsi qu'un jour de 1981, Pierre Barouh a reçu une invitation d'un label japonais à venir enregistrer un album à Tokyo. Pas du genre à refuser une escapade autour du monde, le visionnaire français a sauté dans un avion et a atterri dans un studio entouré d'un line-up de rêve de musiciens: Yukihiro Takahashi (qui avait nommé son premier solo Saravah! D'après l'empreinte de Barouh) et Ryuichi Sakamoto de YMO, Yasuaki Shimizu et ses camarades de groupe Mariah Masanori Sasaji et Hideo Yamaki, membres des Moonriders, Motohiko Hamase, Mitsuru Sawamura, Kazuhiko Katoh et la liste est longue. Le collaborateur de longue date Francis Lai et le mystérieux David Sylvain ont également participé à la réalisation de l'album. Le résultat est un mélange sincère et affectueux de nouvelles chansons pop, post-punk, jazz, bossa, ambient et minimalistes... Impossible à classer dans un genre particulier, le fascinant melting-pot cosmopolite de la musique de Pierre Barouh est avant tout une ode rassurante à l’humanité, où l’amitié, l’échange et la créativité collaborative jaillissent librement.


Vinyle LP
1. L'Autre Rive
2. Pépé
3. Sans Parler D'Amour
4. Perdu
5. La Lettre
6. Le Pollen
7. Parenthèse
8. Les Uns Et Les Autres
9. Demain

Vinyle 7’’ Bonus :
10. Saint Paul De Vence
11. Boule Qui Roule

Label : WRWTFWW Records

Pierre Barouh