With the returns of Phoenix and Daft Punk, there’s no doubt that French music is finding a more prominent place in 2013. Sure, those two groups aren’t Versailles’s brightest sons for nothing, and they’ve earned all of their international accolades. But why should they get to have all of the fun? Here are six other coups de coeur that deserve a shot at the spotlight.
I recently got to chat with Jimmy and Walter from Foals for BlackBook. Just look at this adorable family portrait! I can now safely say that “It turns out you can’t buy human bones” is one of the weirdest things that has ever been said to me, though admittedly “You like knowing that the swamps and nature could destroy you at any time?” was pretty strange on my part.
Ezra Koenig at Coachella 2013 - Weekend 2 (Photo by Lindsey Byrnes)