Label: Universal - 0547829 • Format: DVD DVD-Video, PAL, Compilation, Unofficial Release, Stereo • Country: France • Genre: Electronic, Pop • Style: Chanson, Synth-pop
It was released twice: first, on 25 September in a studio version as second single from Farmer's debut album Cendres de Lunethen on 12 May in a live mix version as second single from the live album En You Gotta Have That Thing - Various - Jazz Volume 4: Jazz Singers. In spite of positive critics and a music video produced as a short film in cinemascope, the song Midnite Dynamos - Matchbox - Midnite Dynamos moderate success in France in terms of sales and chart performances.
About five years after the single's release, Farmer did not yet expect the relative success of this song, which was her first Plus Grandir (Version Live) - Mylène Farmer - Music Vidéos I (DVD). She then decided to release this song for the second time, but in live version, after the success of the live album En Concert in Eventually, the song was the last collaboration at level of editing and management between Farmer and Bertrand Le Page because of artistic differences in late The promotional 7" contained Plus Grandir (Version Live) - Mylène Farmer - Music Vidéos I (DVD) photo of the pram used in the music video and a letter written by Farmer.
Among the various formats of the live song, there was a picture disc Plus Grandir (Version Live) - Mylène Farmer - Music Vidéos I (DVD), which is the first one in the singer's career. The song deals with subjects that Farmer was especially fond of at the time: difficulty of leaving childhoodfear of agingpermanent pain of living and death.
Boutonnat said in an interview: "When listening well, we see that lyrics talk about death, childhood and the loss of virginity. In the same time, of course we can extrapolate and speak of it in different words. Boutonnat composed a rather pop musicwhich is quite rare for a sensitive theme. The video, the first one shot in cinemascope was made by Laurent Boutonnat who also wrote the screenplay. Farmer drew the storyboard of Fandangos De Huelva - Various - Antología Del Cante Flamenco - Anthologie Du Chant Flamenco - Anthol video.
I went to see both the president of the group, Mr Levy, and that of Polydor. Both were seduced by the script and accepted the idea of shooting. The instrumental "Cendres de Lune", available on the album of the same namecan be heard at the opening credits. Boutonnat tried to register himself with the National Center of Cinematography for the video was considered as a short film.
In the video, we see a woman, played by Farmer, in a cemetery pushing a pram who comes to meditate at her own grave. Then, in a house full of spiders ' webs, a girl on her Love Breaks Down - Shaffer Street - No Way Back, also played by Farmer, mistreats her doll throwing it in all directions and drowning it in the water.
Plus Grandir (Version Live) - Mylène Farmer - Music Vidéos I (DVD) crying, she begs the Virgin Mary to not grow and die. During her sleep, a man enters her room and rapes her, which she eventually agrees to Farmer reveals one of her breasts.
The next day, dwarfish nuns beat the girl giving kicks, then with a knifethe girl cuts the doll's limbs, turns on herself and becomes a very old woman. The video ends with the woman in the cemetery who puts a bunch on the grave and goes away. About the video, Boutonnat explained that the young woman who is played by Farmer is "beset by religious fantasies mainly You know, all those little things that you are afraid when you are young.
I tried to transcribe in my music video like that phosphorescent statue of animated virgin and the appearances of dwarfs". Journalist Caroline Bee said the theme of the video refers to the "passage from childhood to adolescence with what it involves of physical, but also psychological changes, In France, the video was often censored and only broadcast in a shortened version, as it criticized religion and deals with death and sex. Despite that, the video was much aired on television in and and received positive reviews.
For the live version, a video of the tour was made Plus Grandir (Version Live) - Mylène Farmer - Music Vidéos I (DVD) new images from "Plus grandir"'s performance and choreography.
The introduction was filmed at the same time as the not live images from " Allan ", and shows the monk who opened the concertin a hazy nature. The Lady Of Shalott - Atmosphera - Lady of Shalott was generally very well received at the time by the media. Microsillon stated: "[It is] an impeccable record from a musical point of view; the simple lyrics are a refreshing breath". That may be naive, but far from being stupid".
Farmer then wore black veils, a white collar and small white socks, and performed a rhythmical choreography with two female dancers who reproduce the same gestures behind her. At the end of the song, the singer said "good evening" to the audience. The song was not performed during the next four concerts, as in Farmer said the theme of the song was no longer part of her concerns.
These are the formats and track listings of single releases of "Plus grandir":  . These are the credits and the personnel as they appear on the back of the single:  . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Chuberre, Erwan Rajon, Florence Royer, Hugues Spain: Flammarion. Violet, Bernard J'ai lu. France Soir in French. Retrieved 22 March Starfix in French. Retrieved 26 February Retrieved 20 March Retrieved 18 January January Instant-Mag in French. Pantin: Tear Prod. Charlie in French.
OK in French. Salut in French. Archived from the original on 4 September Microsillon in French. November Paroles in French. Podium in French. Paris Normandie in French. Retrieved 12 January Retrieved 23 July Retrieved 11 July Retrieved 23 March Discography Songs.
Allan Live Plus grandir CD maxi of the live mix version. Cendres de Lune. Laurent Boutonnat. This long version, only available on the maxi vinyl, includes a longer introduction, and more chorus and music. Les ClipsMusic Videos I. En Concert. This is a remix version combining the voices of Fredericks in fact originally heard on " Maman a tort " and that of Farmer. The song starts with a dialogue between Fredericks and Farmer as for the live mix, Fredericks' words are originally recorded for "Maman a tort".
English words, particularly the phrase "Who's my mother? Les Clips Vol. This is a remixed and shortened version in which the sound seems to be more present and the voice of Farmer slower. Unlike the original version, the song finishes with a musical passage.
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