St Germain has announced his return to the UK for the first time in more than 15 years as part of an exclusive tour including a date at Manchester Albert Hall on Wednesday 9th November.
Twenty years after Boulevard, fifteen years after the multi-platinum album Tourist (over 3 million copies sold worldwide) and a world tour spanning several continents, Ludovic Navarre, alias St Germain, finally found his way back into the studio.
An uncontested and respected figure in the world of electronic music for the past two decades, a pioneer of the “French Touch” and a creator of intelligent, sensual and original deep house, St Germain has always stood out.
His consummate art thrives on a subtle mixture of machines and instruments, of authentic roots and modern influences.
His music is a complex blend, reflecting his love of the blues, jazz and Black music of all kinds, with hypnotic electronic loops and harmoniously intertwined vocal samples.
Who can forget the renowned “Alabama Blues” or “Rose Rouge”, the hit single played all around the world… even during Rolling Stones’ concerts!
This new eponymous album is a colourful and exceptional musical journey.
Recorded with the participation of African musicians, the album features traditional Malian instruments like the kora, the balafon or the n’goni, that mingle with electric guitars, pianos, saxophones and electronic loops, following a secret formula only St Germain could concoct.
His live show offers his audience the chance to explore the tangents of musical craftsmanship created with a multitude of machines and instruments as well as the classic house-oriented hits from St Germain and his band.
After a career spanning over two decades, St Germain’s return to Manchester is definitely not one to be missed!
Tickets are priced at £25+BF and are now available at: http://www.gigsandtours.com/event/st-germain/albert-hall/1000339