Serge Gainsbourg was a French singer-songwriter, actor and director. Gainsbourg’s extremely varied musical style and individuality make him difficult to categorize. His legacy has been firmly established, and he is often regarded as one of the world’s most influential and popular musicians. Gainsbourg’s son, Lulu, has compiled a tribute tracklist featuring himself and an array of artists including Iggy Pop, Shane MacGowan, Marianne Faithfull, Johnny Depp (yes, the actor) and partner Vanessa Paradis. You can stream some of the tracks below and the full album From Lulu To Gainsbourg is set for release on November 29.
Johnny Depp & Vanessa Paradis – Ballade De Melodie Nelson
Iggy Pop – Initial B.B.
Rufus Wainwright – Je Suis Venu Te Dire Que Je M’en Vais