Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Euro Pop: Carla Bruni, Mick Jagger Ex and Former French First Lady, Sings “Enjoy the Silence”– If Only


Carla Bruni is a beautiful woman with a terrible problem. She’s the Florence Foster Jenkins of France. She can’t sing. Yet she continues to release new music, new videos, hoping someone will take her seriously. In this case, the wife of former French president Sarkozy has hired David Foster (no relation to Florence) to lavishly orchestrate around her singing Depeche Mode’s “Enjoy the Silence.” I wish we could actually have silence! Foster is no fool. The Sarkozys have money. He has a studio. They’re going to release a whole album of this stuff in the fall. Maybe Trump will have obliterated us by then and we won’t have to hear it.

This is what money buys:

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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