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Johnny Hallyday: Vive Johnny

Robin Eggar, Times, The, March 2003

THERE IS something reassuringly dissolute about Johnny Hallyday. He may be 59, but he inhabits one of those undernourished frames, all angles and sharp edges, beloved by Sixties superstars because it allows them to float in a timeless middle age. Hallyday has been a superstar since the Sixties. He's sold 100 million records and starred in 16 movies. But only in France.

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