Victoire Scott: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — July 3, 2022


504) Victoire Scott — “4eme”

Victoire’s ‘68 A-side, “The 4th Dimension”, “describes hallucinations following an LSD take” ( Jean-Emmanuel Deluxe proclaims in Yé-Yé Girls of ‘60s French Pop that the song “is a baroque pop masterpiece, a Paris Existentialism-meets-American psych rock kind of thing. Its string arrangements, atmosphere, and texture created a unique vision.” (

About Victoire, Lastfm wiki says (courtesy of Google translate) that:

From 1968 to 1971, the wonderful Victoire Scott released a few records that are part of the great mysteries of French pop history. Completely ignored despite the beauty of the texts and arrangements, it was the Swiss Stéphan Rossato who “revealed” her in her encyclopedia “The Dinosaurs of Rock” in 2004, when no one seemed to remember the ep’s and singles she released between the spring of 68 and the end of 1971 respectively on Decca and CBS. . . .

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