Back with a new album, Earthman, the singer hopes to affiliate him with a live performance tour from December 2021.
The major trait of your character?
The one you are least proud of?
I generally take a very long time to make choices.
The one you hate in different individuals?
Your anti-stress factor?
The extra time passes, the extra I am at peace. But if the stress rises, studying relaxes me.
The guide that accompanies you?
For the previous few months, I have not let go of Ken Follett, who I learn in English. I actually like his historic novels, and I will undoubtedly comply with up on his thrillers.
Your inexperienced gesture?
I have had a boat for twenty years and have cleaned a lot of beaches. It is, alas, a endless job.
What would you’re taking with you on a desert island?
Music, books and a Swiss Army knife.
Casting for a great dinner at your house?
Nelson Mandela, Stevie Wonder, Ken Follett, William Boyd and Sting.
What reward do you typically give?
Cooking for others. I was already a chief in the scouts. And other than Miou-Miou, who appreciated to prepare dinner as a couple, I have always been in charge of shopping and cooking.
A gathering that marked you?
Music, which determined my life and got here to me by means of two ladies. My mother-in-law listened to classical music and put me on the piano; my mom launched me to jazz and music. I owe them my eclecticism.
What route have you given to your new album (1)?
The route is always pushed by the authors: I compose the bulk of the songs on the texts, on the piano. I labored with Didier Barbelivien, Carla Bruni, Bernard Lavilliers, Jeanne Cherhal or Clara Luciani, who signed My refuge, the title already launched … Many have provided me songs on the problems of our society: ecology, melancholy, violence towards ladies … Bruno Guglielmi wrote Earthman, which supplies its identify to the album and sums it up fairly properly by asking this query: what’s it to be an earthling at this time?
My boat. With him, I provided myself goals and a sure thought of freedom.
Your favourite TV collection?
The Crown and The Wire.
A metropolis that appears such as you?
Paris, the place I was born and have lived a massive half of my life, London, which I love passionately, and Bodrum, Turkey, the place I spent a lot of time when I was crusing.
Your Proust madeleine?
The fish court docket bouillon, a Guadeloupe dish that my grandfather cooked for me.
(1) Earthling, Play Two. Released February 12.