Nicoletta, a voice and a piano key

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Singer Nicoletta returns with a new album "Amours et Pianos".

Coverings in piano-voice, acoustic and more intimate versions of his greatest hits accompanied by an unpublished signed Carla Bruni.

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By: Jean-François Cadet Follow

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The singer Nicoletta is celebrating her 50 years on the stage this year.

She publishes a new album which revisits her greatest hits in piano-voice versions.  

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Barely a month ago

Nicoletta

 celebrated her 50th birthday at the Lido.

But, it was in 1967 that this original Haut-Savoyarde - but which has always stretched its ears towards America - climbed without warning to the top of the bill.

"La Musique", taken up years later as the hymn of the first Star Academy program, "Il est mort le soleil", and a few years later "Mamy Blue", will install Nicoletta as a great voice of French-speaking song.

She is "the only white woman to have a black voice", said Ray Charles of this performer who helped popularize gospel in France.

Here she is back with an album of covers in piano-voice, more intimate acoustic versions of her greatest hits, accompanied by an unpublished signed Carla Bruni.

Amours et Pianos

 ", by Nicoletta is available on the Pias label.

Nicoletta on RFI Musique.

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