Fantaisie militaire (Military fantasy) is the tenth studio album by French rock musician Alain Bashung, released in January 1998 on Barclay Records. For this album, Bashung worked with English record producer & engineer Ian Caple & with artists such as the Valentins, Rodolphe Burger, Joseph Racaille or Adrian Utley of Portishead. Most of the songs were written by Jean Fauque. The song "Samuel Hall" is a drum and bass reworking of the folk song "Sam Hall".
Band Name Alain Bashung. Album Name Fantaisie Militaire. Released date 06 January 1998.
Album · 1998 · 12 Songs. Fantaisie Militaire Alain Bashung.
Fantaisie Militaire (LP, Album, Cle). It's amazing that a sound engineer can let this master go to mass production. The CD sounds so much better.
Album by Alain Bashung. Ode à la vie. Dehors. Au pavillon des lauriers. MusicBrainz: Fantaisie Militaire.
Fantaisie Militaire (Military Fantasy) was Alain Bashung's last album of the '90s; it was also his most popular both critically and commercially. He received numerous awards for it, including album of the year and video of the year for the single "La Nuit de Mens" (At Night I Lie). Bashung surrounded himself with a slew of co-writers and musicians for the album, including Édith Fambuena and Jean-Louis Pierot of Les Valentins, Rodolphe Burger of Kat Onoma, Joseph Racaille, and Portishead guitarist Adrian Utley.
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