Daniel Darc (Taxi Girl) R.I.P.

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Daniel Darc (Taxi Girl) R.I.P.

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Daniel Darc (ex Taxi Girl) just died today, at the age of 53.
Au revoir, Daniel. R.I.P.

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Sad news. I got to hang about with some members of Taxi Girl when they supported the Stranglers ( I went to a few dates on I think it was the La Folie tour). Nice guys, very friendly and a good band to boot.

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Shit..I am really shocked by this sad news. :cry:
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Said it many times , but Taxi Girl probably the best Stranglers support I've ever seen . Saw a Youtube clip of Daniel from early 2008 ( - he looked a wreck then , totally spaced out by looks of it , so not really a surprise - bloody shame though .
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIHInzShOaU
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Did not see this at the time but am gutted. Frankly as others have said the greatest support act and a real talent. Evidently always struggled and I had just downloaded his latest album when I thought, let's catch up on his comings and goings. Really nasty shock to find Daniel passed away last month. Vous nous manquerez M. Darc.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4Sv37XnN48
Taxi Girl album ( Seppuku ) - French version - still stands up well , still think these were the best Stranglers support band ever .
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TAXI GIRL Seppuku demos 1981
http://www.mediafire.com/download/frr4e ... udemos.zip

Daniel Darc : vocals
Mirwais : guitars
Laurent Sinclair : keyboards
On drums : Jet Black

01 Musée Tong
02 Viviane Vog
03 Les Armées de la Nuit
04 Les Armées de la Nuit (2)
05 N'importe Quel Soir
06 Avenue Du Crime
07 La Femme Ecarlate
08 Treizième Section
09 Les Damnés
10 John Doe 85
Bonus :
11 La Femme Ecarlate (instrumental)
12 All tomorrow's Parties (instrumental)

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Jon the Impaler wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4Sv37XnN48
Taxi Girl album ( Seppuku ) - French version - still stands up well , still think these were the best Stranglers support band ever .
I agree.

Sad news about Daniel Darc.

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Laurent Sinclair died yesterday
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strangledinAuch wrote:
03 Sep 2019, 13:40
Laurent Sinclair died yesterday
https://www.post-punk.com/laurent-sinclair-keyboardist-of-french-new-wave-band-taxi-girl-has-passed-away/
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JJ posted this -
http://www.thestranglers.co.uk/
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=MKtMXmha2VE

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Sounds like a riff he later re-used in a Stranglers song? Can’t think which.
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Remember Taxi Girl supporting the Stranglers. Rare, as they weren’t showered in spit. The audience listened. RIP.
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