Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Lets not forget about the French......



On the topic of Independence Day, (see last post) I thought it would be appropriate to give a shout out to the French. Many people regard the French as being rude or too proud, even folks who have never set foot in the country.


I think this. There are polite people and rude people. Different cultures behave differently, maybe French just keep to themselves a little more. Yes they're are a proud country and they should be. We're a proud country too. Yes, the French do expect visitors to try and speak their language. (that sounds very familiar)


My point is......we should always stay in good company with the French. They were good pals when were trying to become a country. Its partly because of France that we are a country today. They had a Navy, and they defeated the British at the Battle of Chesapeake. The British surrendered at the next battle (Yorktown) because of this.

Sorry about the silly rant. So, what the hell does this have to do with music?

Well, what better way for you to give our French friends a high five then by listening to some French artists. There is no better way.


On a sidenote, I looked and looked for a song by Gerard Depardieu but couldnt find anything. Instead I had to settle for Phoenix, Stereolab, and The French Kicks.
The French Kicks are in no way from France but they have French in their name and I really enjoy them. Besides, you can't give the French all the credit.

Give me some feedback. Did I come on to aggressive?


The French Kicks - So Far We Are

3 comments:

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RC said...

wow, i bet you're one of the few blogs out there with a message like this.

i suppose my wife and I remembered the French on the 4th of July by seeing Ratatoille. That movie made Paris seem lovely...even if Rat's were making the food.

Garrett said...

Thanks RC.
I'll take that as a compliment :).
I really didnt mean a lot by it, I had been watching a lot of the documentary series "Revoultion" on the History channel that week.

My wife and I saw this movie too on the 4th. Yes, the Rats gave methe chills.