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La Maison Tellier; French Americana

by Marcus Doucette

Marcus Doucette

Right after New Music Wednesday during the midday show we got at a sweet slice of French pop that sounds decidedly American. La Maison Tellier, formed by brothers Raoul and Helmut Tellier, have an easy sound to enjoy and though the lyrics are clearly French, the sound is built on a folk-rock foundation. Their latest album Beaute Pour Tous, isn't out yet but judging from the single I played at 11am, it'll be a lot like their last, 2010's L'art De La Fugue. And that's a good thing considering that album was a success, having charted well in their native France. Here's your sneak peek…