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EP review: Charlotte Gainsbourg’s Take 5

Daughter to Jane Birkin and the late Serge Gainsbourg, Charlotte Gainsbourg steps back from her acting career to deliver the dramatically seductive 5-track EP Take 5, a ghostly imitation of 2017’s Rest. In conversation with The Guardian Gainsbourg expresses the difficulty faced in making music after her father’s death, as she “couldn’t imagine doing it […]

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A restless return from Charlotte Gainsbourg

Rating: 4/5 After 7 years of silence, French-British singer and actress Charlotte Gainsbourg confidently comes back with her 5th album, Rest ­– a powerful and intimate ode to life, death and the grief that comes in between. It is definitely the strength with which Gainsbourg unravels her personal drama of the deaths of her half-sister […]