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Francois And The Atlas Mountains

E Volo Love

***Rise Album of the Month January 2012***

***Live Bristol instore Friday 27th January @ 6pm***

***All Preorders will ship w/ free copy of 'It's Real' 15 track Domino Sampler featuring Real Estate, Peaking Lights and more***

The first ever French Domino signings are ready to spread their wings over indie pop’s vast international landscape. With vivid looks and a slender body, Fránçois builds up castles in Saintonge, France, with Moroccan mountains, British phlegm and sturdy friendships. After seven years of passionate gigs and road trips across Europe which has seen them tour with Electrelane, Camera Obscura and most recently with Mercury-nominated King Creosote & Jon Hopkins, Fránçois & The Atlas Mountains convey a magnetic presence on stage. A deep sense of lightness and sincerity sets in as voices, keyboards and African percussion blend into instant pop.

An open collective, Fránçois & The Atlas Mountains has become a four-piece band over the years. Besides Fránçois who gives the band its name and soul, Amaury Ranger embodies its vibrating body thanks to the sheer intensity of his percussive skills. A new recruit, Scottish Gerard Black made a name for himself playing with Bill Wells and Findo Gask before joining forces with the band and leading an underground dolce vita in Bordeaux. Another Bordeaux stalwart, Pierre aka Petit Fantôme is a local musical treasure.

  • 01. Les Plus Beaux
    02. Muddy Heart
    03. Edge Of Town
    04. City Kiss
    05. Azrou Tune
    06. Buried Treasures
    07. Cherchant Des Ponts
    08. Slow Love
    09. Bail Eternel
    10. Piscine
    11. Do You Want To Dance