The 411 Magazine The 411 Issue 1 Jan/Feb 2017 - Page 8
NOUVELLE VAGUE AND LE MÉRIDIEN ’ S GLOBAL MUSIC PARTNERSHIP CELEBRATES PARIS ROOTS
The French music collective ’ s renewed deal with the global hotel chain will see its new music exclusively played to Le Méridien guests first . Parisian pop band Nouvelle Vague will uniquely perform for guests at Le Méridien hotels around the world . The French-born brands have already been collaborating for three years , with curated playlists welcoming hotel guests . One of the new singles on Nouvelle Vague ’ s new album ‘ La Pluie et le Beau Temps ’, was even written specifically for Le Méridien , to celebrate their partnership . The band of popular Paris musicians launched its fifth album release , ‘ I Could Be Happy ’ with an intimate , acoustic set in Le Meridien ’ s London hotel . Another gig will follow in Barcelona for March 2017 .
Late-night music series ‘ Paris After Dark ’ premiered in Shanghai and Vienna in late 2016 . Meanwhile , the flagship Paris hotel ’ s Jazz Club Etoile , is hosting Nouvelle Vague Presents , which will feature emerging talent throughout 2017 . Nouvelle Vague ’ s music pays homage to Bossa Nova , the ‘ New Wave ’ and 1960 ’ s French cinema . It ’ s deal with Le Meridien aims to promote a shared inspiration in modern classics with a twist and celebrate French heritage . View the full schedule of Jazz Club Etoile performances . Find out more : Nouvelle Vague