Gérard Blanc  

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Gérard Blanc (December 8, 1947January 24, 2009) was a French singer and guitarist, internationally best-known for his work with Martin Circus of which he was a co-founder and which released the dance classic "Disco Circus".

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Biography

He began to sing in the 1970s with the band . Then in the 1980s, he participated in the production of Princess Stephanie of Monaco's first album, and started a solo career. He charted four singles in France, including "Du soleil dans la nuit" (#10) and particularly the summer hit "Une Autre Histoire" (#2 in 1987). At the time, he was dating with the French host Annie Pujol who features in the music video for "Du soleil dans la nuit". He went on stage at the Olympia on March 20, 2008.

Discography

Albums

  • 1988 : Ailleurs pour un ailleurs
  • 1991 : Noir et Blanc
  • 1995 : À cette seconde-là !
  • 1999 : Tout blanc
  • 2003 : Mes Plus Belles Histoires
  • 2008 : Les Plus Grands Succès de Gérard Blanc & Martin Circus

Singles

  • 1987 : "Une Autre Histoire"
  • 1988 : "Du soleil dans la nuit"
  • 1989 : "Sentiment d'océan"
  • 1989 : "Tonton bâton"




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