Florent Marchet

Guest of the 2018 Books & Music Festival

2003: Writing with Frédéric Lo of “Ce n’est pas rien” for Sylvie Vartan. Composition of the music for this play by Nancy Huston, Angela and Marina.

2004 to 2006: Release of the first album: “Gargilesse” (Barclay), Prize Constantin, Académie Charles Cros and Fair. Composer for Clarika of album “Joker”.

2007: Release of the 2nd album, “Rio Baril” (Barclay), recorded between Los Angeles, Sofia and the Berry department. Duo with Katerine and Dominique A. Prix Constantin: tour in France, Belgium and Canada. The Inrocks have defined album “Rio Baril” as one of the one hundred best albums of 2000  (3rd French album after Daft Punk and Air). First collaborations with writer Arnaud Cathrine (musical readings in several literary festivals).

2008: Publication of the book/CD Frère Animal (Verticales/ Gallimard) co-written with Arnaud Cathrine. Creation of the show and tour throughout France (Bouffes du Nord, Francofolies, Européen…). Participation to the book/CD Fantaisie Littéraire (musical setting of text Suicide by Édouard Levé). Composition of the soundtrack of a documentary for France 3: Le Choix de mon père de Rabah Zanoun.

2009: Foundation of a recording studio, a production and publishing society (NODIVA). Production of album by Clarika (“Moi en mieux”), creation and production of the EP of La Fiancée, text writing for Axelle Red (album “Un cœur comme le mien”) and Élodie Frégé (album “La fille de l’après-midi”).

2010: Release of album “Courchevel” (Pias), duo with Jane Birkin for song “Roissy”.

2011: Release of album “Noel’s Songs” (Pias), creation of a show with the same name by the Philharmonie inviting, as guests, Camille, Keren Ann, the young choirs of Paris or even Gaëtan Roussel.

2012 : Composition of the soundtrack of a film by Frédéric Videau: À moi seul. Composition of the soundtrack of documentary L’héritage des falaises by Laurent Caron.

Publication of the book-CD for children Coquillette la mauviette (co-written with Arnaud Cathrine and composed by Florent). Julie Depardieu, Jeanne Cherhal, Mathieu Boogaerts contributed to this project. Release of the book-CD for children “Noel’s songs”.

2013: Solo tour in France and China, Composition of the soundtrack of La part de l’autre by Christophe Chiesa (documentary series).

2014: Release of album “Bambi Galaxy” (Pias).

2015: Composition of the soundtrack of film by Alain Tasma Nine Days in Winter.

2016: Composition of the soundtrack of film by Laurence Côte Pas la mère à boire.
Release of album “Frère Animal – Second Tour”. Composition of the soundtrack of film by Patrick Mille “Going to Brazil”

2017: Composition of the soundtrack of film by Eric Caravaca Carré 35 (Official Selection of the Cannes Festival). Production and arrangements for Bernard Lavilliers (song “L’espoir”). Production and arrangements for Calogero (two songs of album “Liberté chérie”).