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Following the release of several critically acclaimed, but commercially unsuccessful, albums in the s, the group returned to stardom with the release of Paradize in The 3 Nuits Par Semaine - Indochine - Putain De Stade has sold over 10 million albums and singles, making them one of the best selling French bands.
They soon added Dimitri Bodianski, the cousin of one of Nicola's friends. This brief performance on stage earned them their first contract with a record company. They recorded their first single in November The album was Alfa Spider - Bayerman Vibration - Bayerman Vibration received by the press and by an emerging new wave audience. Indochine had by this stage become a major act in French music.
Inthe band toured France. They were also successful in Scandinaviamost notably in Sweden. Their third album, 3 3 Nuits Par Semaine - Indochine - Putain De Stadesoldcopies in 江川マスミ* - 夜のエレクトーン. Serge Gainsbourg directed the video to "Tes yeux noirs", one of the group's most successful songs. Their fourth album, Dansesproduced by Joe Glasmanwas released in It sold aboutcopies making it a successful album though far less so than its predecessor, 3.
This is partly due to the band's efforts to produce a less mainstream, commercial album. In spite of the polemic, the public continued to support the group. Drained after many months touring, the band took a break. Their fifth studio album, Le Baiserwas released in early Fans were shocked to discover that Dimitri Bodianski was no longer part of the group, having Cooler - DJ Frank WhiteYung Bleu - Investments 2 to leave the band in January His departure can be attributed to a number of reasons.
First of all, Indochine's sound had evolved over the years and Bodianski found he had less and less to do as a saxophonist. He was also feeling pressure at home having recently become a father.
All this contributed to tension between him and the rest of the band. Bodianski remains a much loved member of the original Indochine line-up and since his departure has guest starred with the band on stage. To celebrate the occasion, Le Birthday Album was released. The album's success was considerable it soldcopies across Europe and rekindled interest in the group.
However, the single's title proved unfortunate in light of the fact that the Persian Gulf War had just started at the time. For this reason, many radio stations opted not to play the track. Un jour 3 Nuits Par Semaine - Indochine - Putain De Stade notre vietheir sixth studio album, was released in It proved unsuccessful, both commercially and critically. He had requested that the band continue after his death. On Octoberthe band started a small but successful acoustic tour named Nuits Intimes.
The album is released in January Nicola and Oli de Sat compose most of the album Paradize that would be released the next year.
On 6 and 7 Junethe group had a concert in Hanoi Opera House to celebrate their 25th anniversary. The album featured the full concert recorded in Lille, France in March Indochine was the first French band to perform at the Stade de Franceon 26 June their biggest gig ever, sold out and in front of 80, people.
In Novemberthe band released their new single Memoriafrom their upcoming album Black City Parade. Black City Parade was released on 11 3 Nuits Par Semaine - Indochine - Putain De Stade with much anticipation from the fans. The album, despite its almost gloomy cover art, features much brighter and warmer music than the last two albums. The band seemed to want include references to their synthpop and new wave beginnings.
Indochine played several sold-out shows during the first leg of the "Black City Tour" which kicked off on 21 February Five legs are planned for the "Black City Tour".
The band stated that they will be playing around the world. They later announced that they will return to the Stade de France on 27 June The second single for Black City Parade was College Boya song widely acknowledged to narrate the life of a homosexual teenage boy dealing with bashing and harassment.
The video for the single was directed by Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan. The video premiered online with a disclaimer stating that it contained violent scenes and would not be suitable for a young audience.
The video depicts a young male student facing mobbing and harassment from his schoolmates. The video culminates in him being brutally crucified and shot in the torso by his fellow students. Many criticisms have poured over the Internet about whether the video should be broadcast or not.
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