Mick Harvey & the Intoxicated Men (with strings)

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Mick Harvey & the Intoxicated Men present the music of Serge Gainsbourg this July.

Co-founder and guitarist of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, The Birthday Party and The Boys Next Door, P.J Harvey band member and producer Mick Harvey celebrates French composer Serge Gainsbourg’s 90th birthday.

Performing a selection of songs from his four albums of translated Serge Gainsbourg songs, Harvey is joined by J.P. Shilo, Dan Luscombe, Glenn Lewis, Hugo Cran, a string section plus a variety of guest singers including Xanthe Waite.

The night features a screening of Souvenirs of Serge, a rare glimpse into the personal life of Serge Gainsbourg by the woman who knew him best: his lover and creative collaborator, Jane Birkin.

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre



7.30pm – 8.15pm: Film screening of Souvenirs of Serge
8.15pm – 8.45pm: Interval
8.45pm – 10.15pm: Mick Harvey