On this album, the ‘Rimbaldian lives’
and the ‘disorders and the flesh’ meet,
and the daring cover of ‘La nuit je mens’
(‘Nighttime Lies’) rubs shoulders with a
captivating piece composed with Jane Birkin.
A collection of songs where music is
essential, an album where words and
voices transport us far, far away.
" Penetrating songs by
Pierre-Michel Sivadier. Half-heartedly, they hustle as Chet Baker would.
With a gentle touch, they sound right, far from superfluous things. In
the tactile smoothness of voices and insisting emotions. Exactly what
you like to hear from today and tomorrow songwriters : may they never
" Poetic texts with rich and sensuous melodies,...classical
intensity with sheer rhythmic innovation,...charismatic and expressive singing "
Sivadier is an
pianist, and singer.
He collaborated with
Jane Birkin, Lambert
Hermon, and James
Ivory. It was
his meeting with
Christian Vander in
1987, however, that
led him to work for
10 years with him
and his bands
Offering, Magma, as
well as to compose
for Stella Vander.
His album Si, third
in a personal line, thirtieth counting his collaborations - was released
in 2019. In 2022, he publishes his fifth book L'Être que je suis.