Alive and Brel - Camden Fringe 2019
The finest songs from the master of the modern chanson, Jacques Brel, come to life when this trio of singers perform their revue, 'Alive and Brel'. Brel's music, famed for its emotional power and ironic wit, has been recorded by stars ranging from Frank Sinatra and Dusty Springfield to David Bowie and Marc Almond. The show features iconic hits such as If You Go Away/Ne me quitte pas, Jacky and Amsterdam. Brel's songs, laced with dark and passionate observations which paint a tableau of imperfect humanity, are guaranteed to bring a smile to your lips or a tear to your eye. 'Alive and Brel' was praised by Stagetalk Magazine as 'a surprise package. The blending of the voices was particularly pleasing and gave the performance originality.'