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Martin Dupont

"The Complete Collection 1980-1988"

5LP · Box


Release: December 2018
Status: Sold out
Martin Dupont - The Complete Collection 1980-1988 5LP

Minimal Wave presents The Complete Collection 1980-1988, a five LP box set by the highly lauded French group Martin Dupont. The band formed in Marseille in 1980 and consisted of Alain Seghir, Brigitte Balian, Beverley Jane Crew, and Catherine Loy. They were immensely talented with a rare dynamic between them that was likely inspired by a combination of their magnetic personalities, creative vision and and the home studio where they recorded. The music they made was colorful, enthusiastic and delicate, but also melancholy and mysterious. A mixture of hot and cold, light and dark. They made electronic music that incorporated guitars and clarinets and are described by many as a New Wave band yet they truly transcended genres. They had some mainstream success finding themselves opening for bands like The Lotus Eaters, The Lounge Lizards and Siouxsie and the Banshees, without any intention of ever being a commercial enterprise. In Beverley Jane Crew’s words, “the songs just tumbled out in a completely organic and spontaneous way and as soon as they were recorded on the four track, they were shared with friends on tapes, openly and excitedly.”

They released three studio albums: ...
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1.Just Because
2.Sticks In My Brain
3.Under Nylon
4.Take A Look
5.Soft Images
6.Brittle Hero
7.Dirty Hands
8.Willy Nilly
9.Lovely Monster
10.Welcome To The Dissidents
11.Pure Delight
13.Bent At The Window
14.You Are My Jail
15.It's So
16.I Met The Beast
17.Hidden Inside
18.Andrei Roublev
19.Doron Doron
21.Not Waiting
22.Broken Memory
23.The Light Goes Through My Mouth
24.Love On My Side
25.Just Because (Remix 1985)
26.No Hands
28.Never Never
29.I Love The Lovers
30.Other Souvenirs
32.Not Such A Joke
33.Without Face
34.Mein Liebe
35.Shake Your Flowers
36.Makes Me Blind
37.It's No Use
38.Full Moons And Mouths
39.Hot Paradox
40.My Analyst Assez
42.Berlin Wall
43.He Saw The Light
44.Inside Out
45.I Never Tried
46.Where To Find It
47.Like A Lion
49.No Crying
50.He Calls The Sky Hector
51.Bit Of Smile
52.Lonely In His Farm
53.Your Passion
56.Top Of The Pyramids
57.Lost And Late
58.War Game
59.Accident Of Stars