Norman Lebrecht on shifting sound worlds
This may be the first time you have heard non-doms rhymed with condoms.
Or ‘flee’ with Carla Brunee.
Professor Henry Higgins: The French don’t care what they do actually, as long as they pronounce it properly.
I prefer this version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMoSxYoV7cI
At least her texts are miles above what’s permeating from “chanson francaise” these days… Where have all the Despots gone?
By all means, ask your ‘dear’ Nicholas Sarkozy back, then?
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