New Vive la Fête album ‘Produit de Belgique’
Out soon is the newest Vive la Fête album “Produit de Belgique”. Produced by Jo ‘Technotronic’ Bogaert “Produit de Belgique” will be preceded by the single “Décadense” of which the video is now available.
“Although some might think the material is rather Sisters Of Mercy like, the latest single shows a rather chanson like approach, which they displayed quite often in recent times. Not sure if it will please the more electronic crowd the band used to cater to.”, says SL.
Décadanse is the first single of Vive la Fête’s new album ‘Produit de Belgique’. It’s a group album with songs worked out by all the members of the band. “This way the record represents very well the typical live-sound of the group,” says guitar player Danny Mommens. “It also enables us to play every song live.”
Vive la Fête’s new live show is therefore a mix of new material and songs from the previous six albums. Indeed since 1997, the Belgian band of Danny Mommens (ex-bass player of dEUS) and Els Pynoo has been bringing danceable electro-rock, with a touch of kitsch and some new wave and French chanson lurking in the background.
In 2002, the king of fashion Karl Lagerfeld meets the couple and is charmed by their music and their looks. This gives green light to the international adventure of Vive la Fête: fashion shows of Chanel in Tokyo, New York, Las Vegas, Berlin, Milan and Paris, the posh Bal de la Rose in Monaco and the face of Chilli Beans in Brazil.
Still in 2012 Danny (guitar) and Els (vocals) are travelling around the world in the company of Roel Van Espen (keyboards), Ben Brunin (bass) and Gino Geudens (drums). The solid live-fame of the band is taking the five-headed cast to festivals and catwalks at home and abroad: from Sweden to Tenerife, from Russia to Colombia, …