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Francesca Blanchard - Deux Visions album mp3
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    Francesca Blanchard
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    Deux Visions
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    Lane Gibson Recording & Mastering, Charlotte, VT
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    1807 megabytes
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    1828 megabytes
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deux visions by Francesca Blanchard, released 02 October 2015 1. Rame 2. Save a Different Way 3. Le blues 4. Home is a Cage 5. Mon ange 6. Wanderer 7. Now That You Are Gone 8. Tu n'existes pas 9. Empty House 10. Papa. Includes unlimited streaming of deux visions via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. ships out within 2 days. Purchasable with gift card.

Francesca Blanchard is a singer and songwriter currently living in Burlington, Vermont s raised in a bilingual household by her French father and American mother. Francesca’s family settled in Vermont when she was 10 years old, but she continued to travel the world with her parents, whose work for humanitarian aid agencies brought her to Ethiopia, Burundi, South Korea, Mauritania, Rwanda, Kenya, Egypt, Thailand, Australia, Honduras, Tanzania, Guatemala, India and more. After graduating from Boston University with a BFA in Acting, Francesca released her debut album, deux visions, in 2015. Deux visions (which translates as two visions and plays on the word divisions ) featured original songs in French and English and was roundly praised by local and international media.


Francesca Blanchard - Adaptation, Composer, Guitar, Primary Artist, Translation, Vocals (Background)
Caleb Bronze - Drums
Tom Cleary - Accordion, Organ
John Davis - Mastering
Gregory Douglass - Vocals (Background)
Jacob Edgar - Vocals (Background)
Rima Fand - String Arrangements
Lane Gibson - Organ
McKinley James - Cello
Sarah Kjelleren - Photography
Brett Lanier - Guitar (Electric), Pedal Steel
Luke Laplant - Sax (Baritone)
Jean Massicotte - Mixing
Bryan McNamara - Sax (Alto)
Andrew Moroz - Trombone
Rob Morse - Bass
Isabel Oliart - Violin
Sasha Torrens-Sperry - Piano, Vocals (Background)
Chris Velan - Banjo, Guitar, Producer, Vocals (Background)

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 Rame Francesca Blanchard Francesca Blanchard 4:15
2 Save a Different Way Francesca Blanchard Francesca Blanchard 3:03
3 Blues Francesca Blanchard Francesca Blanchard 4:01
4 Home Is a Cage Francesca Blanchard Francesca Blanchard 3:54
5 Mon Ange Francesca Blanchard Francesca Blanchard 4:05
6 Wanderer Francesca Blanchard Francesca Blanchard 4:24
7 Now That You Are Gone Francesca Blanchard Francesca Blanchard 3:47
8 Tu N'Existes Pas Francesca Blanchard Francesca Blanchard 4:00
9 Empty House Francesca Blanchard Francesca Blanchard 3:20
10 Papa...Pére Francesca Blanchard Francesca Blanchard 4:32
11 Pas D'sa Faute Francesca Blanchard Francesca Blanchard 4:13
12 The Sea (Zach's Song) Francesca Blanchard Francesca Blanchard 4:28

Francesca Blanchard’s debut album is rich in the contrasts on which art thrives—connection/solitude, wisdom/experience, anxiety/uplift. As for the form/content duality that animates critics, she offers a soft and stunning voice and incisive lyrics, carried aloft by a blend of folk and French chanson, accented with jazz, country and pop touches. At the album’s heart, the two visions—more complementary than contrasting—reflect the tension and creativity of Blanchard’s bilingual life (French father, American mother). Deux Visions is divided into six self-written songs in each of her parental languages, deeply personal ballads that paint vivid images as she simultaneously finger picks her guitar and tugs on heartstrings. Rame (Row) channels struggle and endurance: “The ocean is so troubled/The shore is out of view,” she sings. “The storm is approaching/Darkest thoughts encroaching.” Tu n’existes pas (You Don’t Exist), is a whimsical parody of imaginary love: “You read all my thoughts/When you look into my eyes,” she posits, “It’s the world that I’ve invented/You’re just a dream that I have rented.” One of the loveliest tracks in English is Now That You Are Gone, a mellow/melancholy look back on first romance, with a coda of innocence: “I will never love again/Like I loved you.” Other autobiographical songs include Le Blues, about finding her place in her family; Wanderer, about searching for her niche in the world; and Home Is a Cage, describing her effort to embody an 80-year-old Polish immigrant for a college play. Blanchard’s oeuvre embraces many facets that all come together in one voice; however you divide the elements, it adds up to a penetrating and luxurious vision.