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6 thoughts on “Plastic Bertrand, Ca Plane Pour Moi (1977)”
Here is the same Video with english subtitles.
Still makes no sense to me though.
I’m sure you’ve heard Elton Motello’s version, “Jet Boy, Jet Girl.” The Bamboo Kids do a great cover of it.
The Damned did JBJG too.
Amazingly, I first heard this on WMEX in Boston on a little AM radio one night, and I got the first little taste of punk rock energy and felt the thrill that would be a major part of my life. I remember the moment very clearly, sitting on the lawn of the next door neighbor’s house and shushing people so I could hear it — and saying “whoa, what is this?” — or words to that effect. So this song, absurd as it is, has a special place for me.
This page deciphers the lyrics, which are all in slang.
This is where the term ‘Eurotrash” originated.
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