Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Lucille Starr then and now
When I was a teen, I loved her poignant lyrics and her voice. I was fourteen when she sang her hit. Oddly called The French Song in both languages, it raked my guts with claws of longing.
The ending -- a tour de force of lovesick loneliness -- chimed perfectly with my fourteen-year-old sensibilities.
Je suis seul, je ne peux penser qu'a toi.
One of the great things about the internet is that all I had to do was Google her name and I found the song I remembered.
This song made a big impression and in certain circles, its popularity has lasted. This version, available on YouTube, was recorded in 2008.