French Music and Beyond
A One-Stop Source for French Music and Culture

General French Music Resources   Artist Profiles and Information
Chanter - Three U. S.- based resources in one URL: the radio program French Toast, French Music Database, and Le Centre National de la Chanson.
French Music - Links to artists and information.
French Music Database - Information, links, and lyrics for almost every French music artist -- a must for any serious French music fan.
Musiques - New music, electronic music, and contemporary music from Nice in the French Riviera.
Les Petites Pages - Large database of French music Internet fanclubs with links, photos, guestbooks, chat, and more.
Rap Français, Le - Directory of French hip hop, in French.
RFI Musique - The site for this French music channel, there is a bank of information on French and Francophone artists with biographies and discographies.
  Barbara - Hommage to the late singer in German and French, with a discography, photos, and lyrics.
Braut, Christian - Singer/songwriter who has just released his first album.
Cabrel, Francis - Official site coinciding with his new 1999 album Hors saison.
Cabrel, Francis - Lyrics and photos of this French singer/songwriter.
Daft Punk - A fan-created site about this French techno duo.
Edith Piaf's Paris - A photographic look at Edith Piaf's life in Paris.
Farmer, Mylène - Dutch-based site with lots of information and photos.
Gainsbourg, Serge - Photos, bio, discography, audio clips, links.
Gipsy Kings, The - Hailing from the Gypsy community in the South of France -- bio, releases, news, publicity, concert schedule.
Goldman, Jean-Jacques - Part of the French Music Database, this is a comprehensive look, in French, of the legendary singer/songwriter.
Hallyday, Johnny - Comprehensive look at Johnny Hallyday's songs, films, books, with sound clips and photos. Official site.
Hommage à Barbara - A tribute page to the late French music diva.
Johnny Hallyday le Web - Impressive site with biography, photos, song lists.
Kaas, Patricia - A young rising star of chanson, this site is mostly in English and is a good overview of her career so far.
Largo02 - French artist who works in many styles and instrumentations.
Le Forestier, Maxime - History, albums, songbooks, and news about this French singer/songwriter.
Le Forestier, Maxime - Internet fanclub with a guest book and lots of links.
Murat, Jean-Louis - Album, song, and tour information.
Nights of Edith Piaf, The - A short bio with lots of photos about the legendary performer.
Souchon, Alain - Internet fanclub for this singer/actor -- some photos and links, and a guest book.
MP3s and Other Sound Files   Culture/History
Artists - Clips from rock and pop artists like Stereolab and mana Negra.
Karaoke - Huge collection of French songs to sing along with.
Manca - Sound clips from French New Age artists.
  French Culture - Guide Thomas DeLaine guides through the art, culture, current events, and history of France.
French Language - The grammar, pronunciation, and linguistics of the French language. From Guide Laura K. Lawless.
Reviews and Articles   Buy Music
Garou and Christian Braut - Meet two up and coming French performers --one from Quebec, the other from France.
Francis Cabrel and Hugues Aufray - Two new releases from two legendary French performers.
Paris Combo - Review of the self-titled album by Paris Combo.
  FNAC - The ultimate source on the Web for French language music imported from France, as well as books and videos. The prices are reasonable and products are usually shipped within two weeks.
France Vision - US-based source for mail order French music books, and videos.
Planete Laser - From Switzerland, featuring French, Italian, and Spanish titles.