The story began with the indefatigable complicity between two French friends, Igor
Stanislas and Emmanuel MacManus, and their shared passion for music – years
spent subsequently in London and Paris eventually giving rise to a sonic project of
their own, accompanied by lyrics in English from Londoner friend, Claire Gristwood.
The particular chemistry between the three long-term friends results in a
contemporary-sounding mix of classic 60s and 70s rock with the occasional
The deep and melodious voice of singer Igor Stanislas and wild guitar riffs from
Emmanuel MacManus – an appropriate contrast to the softer mandolin – fit perfectly
with the solid foundation of a very generous bass from Philippe Henner and the
wonderfully inventive precision of drummers Alain Bidotnaude “The Greez” and
Philippe Jeoffroy. All of which come together in the form of pure, powerful,
sophisticated, universal rock.