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Serge Gainsbourg: He's not the Messiah. He's a very, naughty boy! - The Audiophile Man
Title: Rock Around the Bunker Label: Back to Black He seemed to be absolutely soaked in sordid sex. The impression that you got from the guy was that he gloried in fetishism, kinks, blatant sexual innuendo and the open discussion and display of the same with a series of frankly gorgeous women who hung off the arm of this dishevelled, scruffily stylish, obviously charismatic, super talented tramp of a man. This is a guy who even made sexual advances toward Whitney Huston…live on TV! He was a scandalous individual. Hated and loved, both at the same time. Talented? Oh, absolutely. He sang, he wrote and arranged songs, directed and acted in film. Was a screenwriter, poet and much more. A terrible man. A wonderful man. This concept album from 1975 appears to target another sacred cow: Adolf Hitler. Yes, that bunker. The LP was actually recorded in England with a pretty impressive session band (God knows what they made of the project). What oozes out of the speaker, though, is a pop-biased rock album but with song titles such as Nazi Rock, Eva, S.S. In Uruguay and the wholly poignant Yellow Star (Gainsbourg grew in up 1940’s occupied France and …