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Deux Filles

"Silence & Wisdom / Double Happiness"


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Release: 2016
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Deux Filles - Silence & Wisdom / Double Happiness 2LP

The short, mysterious career of the female French duo Deux Filles is bookended by tragedy. Gemini Forque and Claudine Coule met as teenagers at a holiday pilgrimage to Lourdes, during which Coule's mother died of an incurable lung disease and Forque's mother was killed and her father paralyzed in an auto accident. The two teens bonded over their shared grief and worked through their bereavement with music. However, after recording two critically acclaimed albums and playing throughout Europe and North America, Forque and Coule disappeared without a trace in North Africa in 1984 during a trip to visit Algiers. The short and terribly unhappy lives of Forque and Coule are at the root of the small but fervent cult following the mysterious duo have gained since their disappearance, not least because the placid, largely instrumental music on the duo's albums betrays no hint of the sorrow that framed their personal lives.

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Label:Dark Entries
1.The Letter
3.Drinking At A Stream
4.Oakwood Green
5.Children Of Clay
6.Sur La Plage
7.Her Master's Voice
8.The Draw In Room
9.She Slides
10.Fleur's Dolls
12.The City Sleeps
14.Silence And Wisdom
16.Our English Friends
18.The Third Movement
19.Play Room
20.Starboard She Said
21.Los Estrallas
22.Albert The Mud Fish
23.Who Art In Heaven
24.Shackleford Breeze
25.2 Blind 2 See
27.Air Tube
28.Little Brown Jig
31.The Sun On The Sea
33.The Snow Falls And The Village Is Overflowing With Children
34.Double Happiness