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Une Histoire De Famille

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  • Model: RHR-135
  • Artist: Hart Rouge
  • Music Genre: World
  • Released on Tuesday 21 September, 1999

More information/soundclips - Une Histoire de Famille delivers French language roots music with a pop sensibility. The songs have energy, power, and decidedly catchy melodies, often balanced with a bittersweet, melancholy tone. The dark opening cut, "Marie Caissie," captures this balance well. Taken from a traditional Acadian legend about a woman who dies in a snow storm after her husband refuses to leave a party with her, the song is highly rhythmic and up-tempo with a powerful anthemic call. Emotional and chilling, the sound cuts you to the bone. One feels the whole story even if you don't understand a word of the French

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