At a time when all plasticity and the digital screen reign, when it is almost impossible to feel anything in front of a contemporary work of art, it is still possible to move with a rhythm machine…. and a keyboard ... ... There are still artisans and Sunday painters who will put a little of their troubles and their humanity at the service of their art. Certainly selling colors in a previous life, Med paints his songs with the patience of a Benedictine, distilling his doubts in his small pop compositions with soft reflections of water where everyone could see themselves as in a mirror. It is thus the first solo album of Médéric Gontier, guitarist of Tahiti 80. Where the group had not often ventured outside English, Med uses the French language and caress it in the direction of its melodies. Produced with the help of Pedro Resende, these are ten pieces that are both aerial and aquatic, light but ultimately a real consistency. Immediately pop ("In his eyes"), reminiscent of the great French composers of the sixties ("Avec toi") and with them that of the English from Broadcast to Vanishing Twin ("Muzak").
It's time for the Normand to take stock and for that, put the nose outside, for skipping school, that of those who will never claim better than the others but whose records we will keep close of the heart.