Charlotte Gainsbourg

Charlotte Gainsbourg



Charlotte Lucy Gainsbourg (born 21 July 1971) is a British-French actress and singer. She is the daughter of English actress Jane Birkin and French singer and songwriter Serge Gainsbourg. After making her musical debut with her father on the song "Lemon Incest" at the age of 12,[1] she released an album with her father at the age of 15. More than 20 years passed before she released three albums as an adult (5:55, IRM and Stage Whisper) to commercial and critical success. Gainsbourg has also appeared in many films, including several directed by Lars von Trier, and has received both a César Award and the Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Award.



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Rest is an album by musical artist Charlotte Gainsbourg, released on November 17, 2017.
Ring-a-Ring O' Roses
Ring-a-Ring O' Roses is a song by musical artist Charlotte Gainsbourg, released on October 20, 2017.
The Snowman
The Snowman is an upcoming British-American crime thriller horror film directed by Tomas Alfredson and written by Hossein Amini and Peter Straughan, based on the novel of the same name by Jo Nesbø.
Deadly Valentine
Deadly Valentine is a song by musical artist Charlotte Gainsbourg, released on September 21, 2017.

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Minor Film Appearances & References5

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Popular Songs16

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Collaborators & Influencers33

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Other Music-Related Relationships5

Personal & Professional Relationships2

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships1

Awards & Nominations13

Famous Relatives8


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The Listening Room: Bob Seger, Tim McGraw & Faith Hill, SZA, Sia and more...
  –  November 18, 2017
“Wizard Bloody Wizard” (Spinefarm); Charlotte Gainsbourg, “Rest” (Atlantic); Galactic Cowboys, “Long Way Back To The Moon” (Music Theories); Godflesh, “Post Self” (Shellshock); Virgil & Steve Howe, “Nexus” (InsideOut); Iron ...
New this week: Morrissey, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Sia, and more
  –  November 18, 2017
Jackson, Baby N’Sola, Naomi Miller, and Janelle Martin. Charlotte Gainsbourg: Rest (Because Music/Atlantic). The French singer’s first album in seven years includes contributions from Paul McCartney, Owen Pallett, and Connan Mockasin. Additionally ...
Charlotte Gainsbourg on love, dreams, and Christmas turkey
  –  November 17, 2017
When I called her up, the inimitable Charlotte Gainsbourg was in a taxi on her way to Brooklyn from her home in the West Village. Her voice sounded airy but somehow intense, too, like maybe she’d just stepped out of a dream into that chilly November morning.
Charlotte Gainsbourg's 'Rest' Out Now; Named Best New Music by Pitchfork
  –  November 17, 2017
Today, Charlotte Gainsbourg released her new album, Rest, through Because Music. Produced by Ed Bangers' SebastiAn (Frank Ocean, Kavinsky) and mixed by Tom Elmhirst (Adele, Lorde, David Bowie), Rest is Charlotte's first studio album in seven years and ...
Here are 6 new albums you should know about this week
  –  November 17, 2017
Charlotte Gainsbourg (Photo: Amy Troost), Kamaiyah (Photo: GEEZY, courtesy of Interscope Records), and Sharon Jones (Photo: Jacob Blickenstaff) RIYL: Early Destroyer albums. Recent Foxygen records. Proggy ’70s folk. Obscure psychedelic-rock LPs.
6 Albums Out Today You Should Listen to Now: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Morrissey, Mavis Staples, More
  –  November 17, 2017
With so much good music being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to listen to first. Every week, Pitchfork offers a run-down of significant new releases available on streaming services. This week’s batch includes new albums by ...
Album Review: Charlotte Gainsbourg - Rest
  –  November 17, 2017
In a recent interview with The Economist, Charlotte Gainsbourg spoke of the lyrics in Rest, her latest release and first proper studio album for eight years, as 'intimate – not embarrassing but on the verge of being embarrassing'. Just the sort of self ...
Charlotte Gainsbourg: 'Maybe Lars von Trier is capable of that. But he didn’t do it with me'
  –  November 17, 2017
When she was 19, Charlotte Gainsbourg saw a news flash on the TV saying her father was dead. Firemen were breaking into Serge Gainsbourg’s house on Rue de Verneuil, near the hotel where we meet. After his death, Gainsbourg, her stepmother Bambou and half ...
Charlotte Gainsbourg left Paris to escape the pain of sister's death
  –  November 17, 2017
Actress and singer Charlotte Gainsbourg moved to New York City to avoid painful memories of her sister's death in Paris. The French star's fashion photographer half-sibling, Kate Barry, fell to her death from her fourth floor apartment in the city back in ...
Lou Doillon Joins Forces With & Other Stories as Muse
  –  November 16, 2017
That’s the deal when your mother is the style icon Jane Birkin, your father is the prolific director Jacques Doillon and your half-sister is the actress Charlotte Gainsbourg. Now with the help of & Other Stories, Lou Doillon is writing her own narrative ...
From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: The Snowman
  –  November 16, 2017
Two-time Academy Award ® nominee Michael Fassbender, leads an extraordinary cast, starring alongside Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbourg (Independence Day: Resurgence), Chloë Sevigny (Boys Don't Cry), J. K. Simmons (Whiplash), Val Kilmer (Heat), and ...
New this week in Myrtle Beach-area theaters
  –  November 16, 2017
Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chloë Sevigny, Val Kilmer, and J.K. Simmons co-star. Directed by Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One In, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy).
Rest (Review) — Charlotte Gainsbourg
  –  November 15, 2017
Charlotte Gainsbourg sings in both French and English on Rest, her first album in seven years. While the actress and singer previously wrote only in English, intimidated by the superstardom of her late father, French musician Serge Gainsbourg, this ...
Grief inspires a new start on Charlotte Gainsbourg’s Rest
  –  November 13, 2017
From van Gogh to Verlaine, the path to great art is often filled with (and indeed fuelled by) great pain. I’m not, of course, saying that you have to have experienced this in order to be a ‘great artist’, but it would appear to help. Indeed, it helps ...
Nymphomaniac: Volume I
  –  November 13, 2017
Willem Dafoe | Uma Thurman | Christian Slater | Jens Albinus | Nicolas Bro | Connie Nielsen | Jamie Bell | Shia LaBeouf | Stellan Skarsgård | Charlotte Gainsbourg | Udo Kier A brutalized young woman recalls her many sexual ...
Stream Charlotte Gainsbourg Rest
  –  November 13, 2017
Later this week, Charlotte Gainsbourg, the great French actress and singer, will finally release Rest, her first album in seven years. Rest follows up Gainsbourg’s 2011 double album Stage Whisper, and she recorded Rest with the dance producer SebastiAn.
Charlotte Gainsbourg – Rest
  –  November 13, 2017
Her position in the public eye since she was a child along with her successful film career has allowed Charlotte Gainsbourg to roll out music at her own leisurely pace and opened the door to a string of high profile collaborators. Rest, her first new music ...
Stream Charlotte Gainsbourg’s Rest
  –  November 13, 2017
Actress and chanteuse Charlotte Gainsbourg has returned to music with Rest, her first LP since 2011’s Stage Whisper. Produced largely by electro DJ and Daft Punk-collaborator SebastiAn, the album touches upon myriad styles, from stripped-down ...
Charlotte Gainsbourg Unveils Soulwax Remix Of 'Deadly Valentine'
  –  November 12, 2017
British/ French actress/musician Charlotte Gainsbourg has shared a dance-heavy remix of her single ‘Deadly Valentine’. The reinterpretation of the tune is just shy of eight minutes and was created by Belgian DJ crew Soulwax, who are reportedly big fans ...
Music show: Parcels, Charlotte Gainsbourg & Morrissey
  –  November 12, 2017
Up-and-coming Australian quintet Parcels are making waves with their soulful, disco-pop; serving up funky electro grooves reminiscent of Chic, the Bee Gees and Daft Punk all rolled into one. The band are currently on a European tour and dropped by the ...
Charlotte Gainsbourg shares Soulwax remix of “Deadly Valentine”: Stream
  –  November 12, 2017
Actress/musician Charlotte Gainsbourg is preparing to release Rest this Friday, her first album in seven years. In anticipation, she’s shared a new remix of “Deadly Valentine”. The fresh take was remixed by Belgian DJs Soulwax and runs nearly eight ...
'She was gone for years': Charlotte Gainsbourg reveals her mother Jane Birkin couldn't speak or get out of bed as she grieved for her daughter Kate who plunged to her death in 2013
  –  November 12, 2017
Charlotte Gainsbourg has revealed that her sister's death was so difficult for her grieving mother - Jane Birkin - that she 'was gone for years'. Charlotte, 46, who is now the same age as her half-sister Kate Barry when she tragically plunged 80ft from her ...
Gdansk / Charlotte Gainsbourg / Ai Weiwei
  –  November 12, 2017
A visit to the rebellious Polish city of Gdansk, cradle of the Solidarnosc trade union; cultural struggle in Catalonia; the Weimar Republic (1918-1933); Charlotte Gainsbourg's new album; the refugee crisis is at the heart of Ai Weiwei's artistic work; and ...
Charlotte Gainsbourg Finds Her Own Voice
  –  November 10, 2017
When Charlotte Gainsbourg was 4, her mother took her and her half sister to see “Jaws.” “I don’t know why,” the French actress, singer and style icon, 46, said recently. “Maybe she was drinking a little. And then in the theater, she suddenly ...
Pop review: Charlotte Gainsbourg; Serge Gainsbourg and Jean-Claude Vannier
  –  November 9, 2017
When you make your recording debut at the age of 13 on a duet with your father called Lemon Incest, it must be hard to know where to go next. Charlotte Gainsbourg vowed to follow in the footsteps of her mother, Jane Birkin, by carving a career as a ...
For Charlotte Gainsbourg, New York changed everything–including her style
  –  November 6, 2017
In an exclusive interview for Vogue, Charlotte Gainsbourg gives us the lowdown on her new album, Rest, out November 17, her new partnership with Saint Laurent and explains how a move to New York changed her relationship with fashion.


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