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Jane Birkin

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Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg: Jane Sighs Her Way To Charts!

Interview by Richard Green, New Musical Express, 23 August 1969

IT'S ALL VERY well for people to scream and shout that the BBC won't play their records enough, thus giving them no chance of becoming ...

Deep Breathing: Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg (Fontana)

Review by uncredited writer, New Musical Express, 6 September 1969

THE DEEP-BREATHING GIRL, Jane Birkin, gets the boys breathless with her panting contributions to the lovely tune and deep-voiced singing of Serge Gainsbourg in 'Je ...

At Home with Sounds of Love star Jane

Report by Richard Green, New Musical Express, 27 September 1969

IT'S ALL VERY well to have a public image of a fun-loving, "anything goes" girl about town, but in private life things can be very ...

Jane Birkin: That Was The Week That Was...

Report by uncredited writer, Record Mirror, 18 October 1969

JANE BIRKIN: the inside story of what happened when the BBC found her at Number One... and the BBC-TV programme that played the record with ...

Banned — Why?: What Turns Censors On…

Report by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 21 February 1976

It's Donna Summer at the moment, but the Beatles, Stones even Lena Horne have all run into radio censorship. So this week, MM examines that ...

Jane Birkin: A Legend In Her Own T'aime

Profile and Interview by Stephen Dalton, The Times, 12 February 2001

In 1969, Jane Birkin shocked the world. Now her heavy breathing is back. ...

Jane Birkin: Je T’Aime… Moi Aussi!

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, 24 January 2003

FOR THOSE of you who missed it, the general premise of the current TV ad for Kronenberg 1664 lager is as follows: If Britain were ...

Creme Anglaise: Jane Birkin

Profile and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Vogue, May 2003

THE REMAINS of an English breakfast stand on a table, and several bags are strewn around the room – one of them a well-worn example ...

Jane Birkin: Roundhouse, London

Live Review by Ian Gittins, The Guardian, 3 March 2008

A CAREER as a muse comes with no promise of great longevity, yet 17 years to the weekend after the death of her infamous artistic ...

see also Serge Gainsbourg

see also Charlotte Gainsbourg


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