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This year in music was great and we’rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No offense, 30 Seconds To Mars. While the Gummys’ virtual poll booth remains open for a few more days (did we mention filling out the ballot enters you to win the… More »

NAME: Charlotte Gainsbourg
PROGRESS REPORT:Rehearsing songs from her upcoming album with Beck, titled IRM, out in January. Recorded at The Library, Anonyme, Capitol Studios and Ocean Way in Los Angeles.

Even though her first language is French, actress and singer Charlotte Gainsbourg speaks English with a prim, hesitant British accent, a result of the… More »

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Villagers – “Memoir”

On her 2011 album Stage Whisper, Charlotte Gainsbourg sang "Memoir," a song that Villagers frontman Conor O'Brien had written for her. And now O'Brien's Irish…
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2015 - 10:25 am

Emile Haynie – “A Kiss Goodbye Reprise” (Feat. Charlotte Gainsbourg, Devonté Hynes, & Sampha)

Last August, Grammy award-winning producer Emile Haynie teamed up with a powerhouse trio made up of Charlotte Gainsbourg, Dev Hynes, and Sampha for a heavy-hitting…
James Rettig | January 16, 2015 - 3:57 pm

Emile Hayne – “A Kiss Goodbye” (Feat. Charlotte Gainsbourg, Devonté Hynes, & Sampha)

Holy fuck, what a posse cut! Emile Haynie, producer of Kanye West's "Runaway," Bruno Mars' "Locked Out Of Heaven," and many Lana Del Rey songs,…
Chris DeVille | August 26, 2014 - 4:23 pm

Charlotte Gainsbourg – “Hey Joe” (Prod. Beck)

Controversial director Lars von Trier and indie darling actress/singer Charlotte Gainsbourg have one of the creepier director/actress relationships; they teamed up for the apocalyptic Melancholia
Chris DeVille | December 13, 2013 - 10:24 am

Watch Beck, Jarvis Cocker, Franz Ferdinand Perform At London Song Reader Event

In 2012 Beck released an album of sheet music, Song Reader. Earlier this week, on July 4, Beck played songs from this album with a…
Liz Pelly | July 6, 2013 - 9:19 am

Charlotte Gainsbourg – “Paradisco” (Feat. Beck)

Music-royalty singer/actress Charlotte Gainsbourg previously teamed up with Beck to make 2009's ridiculously pleasant IRM album, and Mr. Hansen also has his hands all over…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2011 - 11:45 am

Charlotte Gainsbourg – “White Telephone”

Just yesterday, Tom showed you Charlotte Gainsbourg's "Terrible Angels," a video for the title track from the French chanteuse's forthcoming, Beck-produced EP. Charlotte has a…
Amrit Singh | August 26, 2011 - 4:42 pm

Charlotte Gainsbourg – “Terrible Angels” Video

"Terrible Angels" is the title track from Charlotte Gainsbourg's forthcoming EP. Beck produced the song just like he produced Gainsbourg's IRM album, but it's a…
Tom Breihan | August 25, 2011 - 10:08 am

Jay Electronica – “Shiny Suit Theory” (Feat. Jay-Z, The-Dream & Charlotte Gainsbourg)

On Friday Jay-Z welcomed Jay Electronica to his imprint Roc Nation. The bossman guests on "Shiny Suit Theory," a new Jay Electronica track that also…
brandon | November 15, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Charlotte Gainsbourg “Time of the Assassins” Video

In this gorgeously shot video, Charlotte Gainsbourg explores the forests, hills, and coastlines of Big Sur and defies gravity. The latter happens via some small…
jessica | May 26, 2010 - 3:04 pm

Coachella 2010: Pavement, Thom Yorke, Gorillaz

Friday got us dancing with LCD and Jay-Z, Saturday featured less clothing, and Sunday closed things out with a generally mellower lineup (plus more amazing…
stereogum | April 19, 2010 - 4:54 pm

Charlotte Gainsbourg & Beck Do Morning Becomes Eclectic

In last weekend's excellent NY Times profile, Charlotte told the Grey Lady "I was trying desperately to write a couple of lines, and in a…
Amrit Singh | January 28, 2010 - 3:32 pm

New Charlotte Gainsbourg Video – “Heaven Can Wait” (Feat. Beck)

Award winning antichrist Charlotte Gainsbourg has teamed up with Beck for her forthcoming IRM, telling Jessica in a Progress Report that Hansen "tried very different…
Amrit Singh | November 18, 2009 - 1:34 pm

New Charlotte Gainsbourg & Beck – “Heaven Can Wait”

Charlotte Gainsbourg told Jessica that for her third studio album IRM she and her producer/main collaborator Beck: [T]ried very different things, and then gradually…
brandon | November 3, 2009 - 8:49 am

New Charlotte Gainsbourg & Beck – “IRM”

Beck's masterminding Charlotte's new record (he gets songwriting, production, and mixing credits along with co-writing the lyrics) and somehow Charlotte's still owning it with her…
Amrit Singh | October 9, 2009 - 9:49 am

Charlotte Gainsbourg Wins Best Actress

The singer/Beck collaborator took Cannes' top honors for Lars Von Trier's Antichrist, which "provoked fainting, gasps and walk-outs with its shots of a clitoris…
Scott Lapatine | May 25, 2009 - 10:51 pm

New Charlotte Gainsbourg – “5:55 (Black Ghosts Remix)”

Just how sexy is Charlotte Gainsbourg? Well, her pop's Serge, her mom's Jane Birkin, she's a "celebrated French actress," and then there's this leggy press…
Stereogum | August 3, 2007 - 12:43 pm