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French Pop: A Long Way From Françoise Hardy To Daft Punk

Pete Paphides, The Times, 1 February 2003

IT IS no surprise that France has only just got around to its own equivalent of Top Of The Pops. In a country where philosophy is on the national curriculum, the French have always regarded pop music as a bit of a joke.

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