Alain Chamfort

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Legal name: Alain Le Govic

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Alain Chamfort (born Alain Le Govic; 2 March 1949 in Paris) is a French singer of Breton origin.

He was a promising pianist in his youth, and the piano became his instrument of choice. His first band, "The Dreamers" had minor success as a repertory jazz outfit, and was followed by a typically sixties rock music group "Murator".

He met famed writer and producer, Jacques Dutronc, who proposed to help Chamfort with future works for television and film, and it is with Dutronc that Chamfort's career expanded. After being discovered by Dutronc, it was with Claude François and ultimately Serge Gainsbourg that he made a number of albums, including his first album recorded as Alain Chamfort: "Manureva". The song of the same name remains one of the most famous to date by Chamfort.

Alain Chamfort composed for the cinema; he worked with Jean-Pierre Mocky and with Arnaud Sélignac. As an actor, he was in front of the camera in "Men/Toys/Girl" in 2001. In 2004, he became a member of the board of directors of SACEM.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1973 L'amour en France Alain Chamfort 1
1976 Mariage à l'essai Alain Chamfort 1
1977 Rock'n Rose Alain Chamfort 1
1979 Poses Alain Chamfort 2
1981 Amour année zéro Alain Chamfort 1
1983 Secrets glacés Alain Chamfort 3
1986 Tendres Fièvres Alain Chamfort 2
1990 Trouble Alain Chamfort 1
1993 Neuf Alain Chamfort 1
1997 Personne n'est parfait Alain Chamfort 1
2003 Le Plaisir Alain Chamfort 2
2010 Une vie Saint Laurent Alain Chamfort 2
2012 Elles & lui Alain Chamfort 2
2015 Alain Chamfort Alain Chamfort 2

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1987 1 heure avec Alain Chamfort Alain Chamfort 1
1989 Bravo à Alain Chamfort Alain Chamfort 2
2000 Best Of : Ce n'est que moi Alain Chamfort 2
2006 Le chemin est le bonheur : 1976-2006 Alain Chamfort 1
2006 Les Singles 1972-1994 Alain Chamfort 1
Bonus, Volume 2: 1978:/1989 Alain Chamfort 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1988 Double vie Chamfort 1
2005 Impromptu dans les jardins du Luxembourg Alain Chamfort 1

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1983 Bons baisers d'ici Alain Chamfort 1
1987 La fièvre dans le sang Alain Chamfort 1
1998 Les Majorettes Alain Chamfort 1
2012 Clara veut la Lune Alizée & Alain Chamfort 1

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