“I prefer live music, as I prefer the cinema” – Libération

“I prefer live music, as I prefer the cinema” – Libération
“I prefer live music, as I prefer the cinema” – Libération

We know her as an actress, director or producer, but Julie Gayet is also the president and co-founder of the Sœurs Jumelles (Meeting of Music and Image) festival, the fourth edition of which will be held from June 25 to 30 in Rochefort. We understand the title better.

What was the first record you bought as a teenager?

I remember buying for my record player: Video Killed the Radio Stars from the Buggles but also Heart of Glass from Blondie, or even Banana Split from Lio! It was my treasure. I listened to them on repeat.

Your favorite way to listen to music?

Vinyl obviously… and of course MP3 via Bluetooth on the speakers!

The last disc you bought and in what format?

Clara Ysé in MP3. His album blows my mind!

Where do you prefer to listen to music?

In my living room…

Do you listen to music while working?

Mainly classical music, Keith Jarrett, Chilly Gonzales, or even the Stabat Mater by Pergolesi, Bach’s cello suites. Otherwise albums that I know by heart, from Agnes Obel or Cat Power. An emotion that helps me concentrate without me necessarily having to listen because they are within me.

The song that you are ashamed to listen to with pleasure?

Pierre Bachelet, She’s from elsewhere.

The disc you’ll need to survive on a desert island?

All Brel, and all Serge Reggiani.

Is there a label or record company that you are particularly attached to and why?

Sooner or later ! I met him with Lhasa de Sela and since then I listen to everything they release, always. From Vincent Delerm to Adé.

Which record cover do you want to frame at home as a work of art?

New wave, In a Manner of Speaking.

A record you would like to hear at your funeral?

Véronique Sanson, In love.

Do you prefer records or live music?

Live music, as I prefer the cinema to the home projection. Vibrate together.

Your fondest concert memory?

Lately, I have been carried away by Fire! Chatterton to Olympia. Unforgettable…

Do you go to a club to dance, flirt, listen to music on a good sound system or do you never go to a club?

I loved going to clubs to listen to DJs mixing, electro, house music, Daft Punk. Now it is very rare. Recently I went to Silencio in Cannes and there was good sound. I really want to see Irène Drésel!

Your favorite musical film or your favorite film score?

The Young Ladies of Rochefort Of course !

What is the record that you share with the person who accompanies you in life?

All Michel Jonasz… and also Marilyn Monroe!

The song that makes you mad with rage?

None. I avoid listening to them.

The last record you listened to on repeat?

Sainte-Victoire And Heart by Clara Luciani.

The group you would have liked to be part of?

The Libertines.

The song or piece of music that always makes you cry?

Leonard Cohen, Hallelujah.

His favorite titles?

Cookie Dingler Liberated woman (1984)

Anne Sylvestre People who doubt (1977)

Catherine Le Forestier In the land of your body (1968)



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