Paul-Jean Borowsky was an early member of the French band Martin Circus.
Here's a lively and exuberant synthpop B-side from 1984, featuring shrill vocals and playful lyrics by the French singer Cassie.
Post-punk singer-songwriter Lionel Pointis was known among diggers for his LP "Sans Frontières" from 1987, but his 12" "Mégalo Mégafrique" only recently surfaced.
Born in Brazil, Carlos Sotto Mayor was mostly famous for being in a relationship with Jean-Paul Belmondo from 1980 until 1987, and acting beside him in French films such as Le Marginal and Le Solitaire.
Smaïn is a French humorist and actor who started out in the 1980s doing cabaret shows.
I've been quiet on here the past few weeks so here's an upload of a recent find in Montpellier.
Here's a mutant and creepy funk jam by Patrick Forgas, recently reissued by Music From Memory on "Uneven Paths: Deviant Pop From Europe 1980-1991", compiled by Jamie Tiller and Raphael Top-Secret.
To my knowledge, Christin' Audhuy only released a 7" and a 12", but that's pretty much all I could find about her.
Epic all-star jam featuring the band Preface on drums, guitar and keyboards, as well as Michel Alibo on bass, Marc Chantereau on percussion and Thierry Durbet on electronics.
Here's a rather unexpected and unpredictable instrumental B side that mixes elements of funk and latin vibes, or dare I even say mambo, with a touch of that unrivalled French off-beat humour.