MONSIEUR GAINSBOURG REVISITED (Virgin Records)
Produced by James Iha, with orchestrations by Greg Pliska
A tribute album commemorating the 15th anniversary of the death of French singer/songwriter Serge Gainsbourg, this album features Greg’s orchestrations on two tracks, both produced by the Smashing Pumpkins’ James Iha. “I Love You (Me Either)” finds Cat Power and Karen Elson reprising the great Gainsbourg-Jane Birkin duet, while “L’Hotel” showcases Michael Stipe’s vocals over Iha’s production and Greg’s string writing.
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