10th January 2017

Alain Kan – La vie en Mars
Language – French

Another day thinking about David Bowie, for obvious reasons. A French cover by Alain Kan for your delight and delectation today, an example of how Bowie’s music effortlessly reached around the globe and affected us all. 

Alain Kan had a varied singing career, covering crooning, glam rock and punk, and sadly disappeared without trace in 1990. He was last seen getting on a metro train in Paris, and to this day his body has not been found. I suspect we will return to his music later in the year…meanwhile, if you get a chance, check out his track ‘Speed my Speed’, as it’s rather good too! Thanks to my friend Liam (@musicography) for alerting me to that one 🙂

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