Mythbuster: French music cannot survive outside France

This is false! Quite a few musicians make their name internationally

Serge Gainsbourg, Edith Piaf, Jean-Michel Jarre and the Gipsy Kings are often seen as French exceptions for their popularity outside France.

There was little more than international disdain for France’s “rockeur national” Johnny Hallyday.

Fast forward and France is now home to some big names on the international scene. 

Parisian duo Daft Punk evolved from producing house music in the 1990s ...

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