EXCLUDED: Astonvilla – Was it necessary

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Discover “Fallait-il”, the new title from the French group Astonvilla, exclusively via WECB France.

French rock group Astonvilla unveils a brand new song entitled “Fallait-il”. “We cannot save people, we can only love them”, sings Fred Franchitti in this new Astonvilla title. It is described as “an unstoppable bittersweet ballad which, with lo-fi piano, ample guitars, and vibrant strings, crescendoes and lifts the heart. »

“Fallait-il” is also adorned with a clip directed by Nicolas Despis, Mondino’s assistant and clipper for Daho, which he filmed with a 16mm camera in his hand. Discover it exclusively on WECB France via the player below:

This title comes following “Splendore Evolution” and “Julia” and is also taken from Superspectives, the trio’s next album, announced on March 1st. Celebrating 30 years of a career marked by music that is as imaginative as it is hopeful. After 10 years without releasing a record, Fred Franchitti, Greg Baudrier and Tony Halet intend to reignite the flame in the hearts of their listeners, both in the studio and on stage. “We composed this album instinctively, to make the night and childhood last, with songs that encourage you to be here, to participate in life, in the life we ​​have” explains Fred Fanchitti. “A record of delightful freedom, with an electro pop rock sound that makes the body move and the eyes shine. »

So, Astonvilla awaits you on the following dates:

  • March 2: Le Ferrailleur (Nantes)
  • March 8: The Forum (Vauréal)
  • March 23: Le Rex (Toulouse)
  • March 26: La Bulle Café (Lille)
  • March 30: Élysée Montmartre (Paris)
  • May 19: Rock Harvest Festival (Juvigny)
  • May 25: The Plan (Ris-Orangis)
  • May 29: La Laiterie (Strasbourg)
  • June 15: St Med’art Rock (Saint-Médard D’Aunis)

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