Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 Friday Reviews

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 Friday Reviews

Yelle

Complètement Fou (Source)

Yelle doesn't care if tu parles Français. Lyrically, Complètement Fou – Completely Crazy – remains in the Frenchies' native tongue, but this third offering's primary language is pop. The title track embraces the tenants of French house music, endlessly bouncy and catchy sans shame, while "Nuit de Baise I" steals from the fused funk balladry of Canadian cousins Chromeo, reprised with a glam reworking fitting of the Purple One toward the end of the album. The glitchy verses of "Toho" lapses into a glitzy, dream sequence chorus, ostensibly down-tempo while still pumping like a club jam. "Moteur Action" beckons to the floor with Eighties synth and a ever-present bass. Language barrier from Ms. Julie Budet, Jean-François Perrier, and Tanguy Destable? Who needs to talk when you can dance? (6:15pm, Blue stage)

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