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Approved: Christine And The Queens

By | Published on Wednesday 7 August 2013

Christine And The Queens

Because-signed Heloïse Letissier and band, aka Christine And The Queens, first planted a shady kiss on France’s alt-pop fascia via 2011’s ‘Mac Abbey’ and its dark star track ‘Narcissus Is Back’. Letissier et al – who are based, for all their ‘francité’, in London – released a new EP titled ‘Nuit 17 à 52’ earlier this year, an achievement they’ll celebrate by playing the city’s all-new, all-French festival OohLaLA! in late October.

Gratifyingly Gallic in all its OTT drama, danger and panache, appreciate ‘Nuit 17 à 52’ via disco intro ‘The Loving Cup’ (streamable at 4.14 in this Because Music sampler) and the Perez-blessed ‘Wandering Lovers’, now: