A wonderful indie pop secret
François And The Atlas Mountains - Plaine Inondable

Discovering Francois is like being let in on a wonderful indie pop secret, and his twee, pretty melodies are something you’ll only want to share with a select few.

Since arriving in the UK from France a few years ago, Francois has become a staple part of the Bristol music scene and even been a touring member of Camera Obscura. His third album, ‘Plaine Inondable’, marks a departure from the homemade character of his first two, eschewing the casiotones and xylophones for a more professional sound and sophisticated arrangements.

He’s lost none of his charm in the process, mixing English and French lyrics seamlessly and with the same subtle emotion.


Words by Steve Harris


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