French Pop Wednesday, yo, finding treasures in the trash.
Before Antony and the Johnsons, there was Antoine et les Problèmes.
Every country had a Dylan in the sixties, it seemed - Antoine was France's. This is the Monkees-esque Scopitone video for his 1966 hit "Les élucubrations d'Antoine". The song was notable at the time because it made fun of France's increasingly mindless yé-yé pop music scene; Jacques Dutronc took this ball and ran with it.