I was thrilled this morning to come upon a video of Pierre Barouh and Stacey Kent singing Samba Saravah together. You may remember the latest Stacey Kent cd I wrote about in which I mentioned how happy I was that she did this song, made famous in the movie, A Man and A Woman. In case you don't want to bother going back to the review, I said that I'm a sucker for French songs and singers, and that it doesn't matter much if I know the words. I get the feeling of a song and that is what's important to me. I love French and really believe it is the language of love and romance. Take the word, perhaps. Is anything more mundane sounding? But peut-etre - ah, that sounds like something! Not boring old perhaps, but a word full of possibility. I know, I'm a hopeless romantic.
Anyhow, if you've seen A Man and A Woman, you'll remember the scene:
and now we have Pierre Barouh all these years later, and still very handsome I might add, singing with Stacey Kent. You can see how absolutely thrilled she is to be singing this wonderful song with the man who brought it to our attention all those years ago.