Philippe Russo

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Philippe Russo
Birth namePhilippe Russo
Born (1961-10-04) 4 October 1961 (age 59)
OriginParis, France
GenresPop, Synthpop
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active1986–1992
LabelsEMI France (1986–1989) - Flarenasch / Carrère (1990–1992)

Philippe Russo is a French singer-songwriter (born on 4 October 1961, Paris). He had a hit between 1986 and early 1987 in France with his single "Magie noire", devoted to the discothèques, which peaked at #10 on the SNEP Singles Chart. [1] Then he published several singles until 1991, but they were unsuccessful and failed to reach the chart. Therefore, Russo can be deemed a one-hit wonder. [2] He was the guitar of Marc Lavoine during this one's last concert tour.

Contents

Discography

Singles

YearSide A / Side BLabel
1986 Magie noire / Mr. Gossen - #10 in France EMI France
1987 En Pleine Lumière / La muraille de Chine
1988 Corps et Âme / Les terrasses
1989 Emmenez-moi / Miss Lester
1991 Change pas / Envies douces Flarenasch / Carrère
1992 Les garçons s'envolent / Change pas

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References

  1. "Magie noire", French Singles Chart Lescharts.com (Retrieved 13 October 2008)
  2. Elia Habib, Muz hit. tubes, p. 99 ( ISBN   2-9518832-0-X)