“Loads of irreverent fun with lively French lounge, pop, & swing done up in contemporary dress with thoughtful arrangements, entertaining embellishments, & tight, crisp production. Inspires visions of the 1960s & makes you feel like dancing.” Jay Paul, WRUV FM
“… one of the most entertaining of these retro electro Euro-pop swinging bachelor pad conglomerations”. George Graham, WVIA FM
CMJ PEAK CHART NUMBERS
CMJ TOP 200 – #163
CMJ WORLD – #11
CMJ WORLD – #2 Most Added
CMJ RPM – #25
Key Stations include
WVIA, KHSU, WNCW, WZBC, WMBR, WRUV, WTJU, KRFC, KTUH, KCRW, KXSC, WVUM, Radio Milwaukee, KFAI, KRSC, WDCE, WITR, KRCB, KBCS, KDHX, CSCR
Big thanks to all the station that play the record!
Many thanks to 88Nine Milwaukee for introducing music from La Demoiselle Du Fonque to their listeners and post an article about Intended Immigration on their website!
Big thank you to WFIT 89.5FM and Blair Clark for featuring six tracks from the album on C’est La Vie!
Many thanks to Dr. StrangeDub for the spin in Echo Chamber on KFAI!
UK electro swing tastemaker Nick Hollywood has been playing “Tout Tourne (Swinging Electrons Remix)” in four of his last five Freshly Squeezed radio shows.
The album’s first single “Tout Tourne” is available as a free download on the Tunecore compilation “25 Songs of Summer”.
Intended Immigration crosses borders, decades and genres with a wink and a smile, blending modern electronica with swinging influences from across the world. On its newest release from Wooden Hat Records, ‘La Demoiselle Du Fonque,’ Intended Immigration is in a charmingly cheeky groove that puts a smile on the face and a spring in the step.
The album’s first single, the Django-esque “Tout Tourne,” features the dizzying vocals of Fatiha, as does the quirkily flirty “Mon Gateau,” while the funky, “trop sexy” title track and “St. Tropez” cross decades to bring the listener into a jazzy 1960s European lounge. Other standout tracks on ‘Demoiselle’ include “Chair in the Air,” a klezmer-infused multicultural wedding extravaganza, and the 1940s swing of “We’ve Got What You Want.”
Music by Intended Immigration has appeared on compilations in Europe and Japan; in U.S. TV shows including Ugly Betty (ABC), Accidentally On Purpose (CBS), Better Off Ted (ABC), Love Bites (NBC) and The Philanthropist (NBC); in the film Every Day (with Helen Hunt and Liev Schreiber); and in advertisements by Suave, Chobani and Macy’s.
The creative force behind Intended Immigration is Swiss-born musician and producer Thomas Feurer, who has also contributed to neo-retro remixes on albums by his all-time heroes Herb Alpert and Quincy Jones.
Thomas honed his majors and minors at the American School of Modern Music in Paris and the Berklee College of Music in Boston, and also studied law at the University of Zurich. He currently lives in the New York area. He is fluent in English, German, French and Schwiizertuetsch, and has been rumored to yodel when enjoying fondue.
‘La Demoiselle Du Fonque’ Track Listing
1. Tout Tourne (feat. Fatiha)
2. We’ve Got What You Want
3. Mon Gateau (feat. Fatiha)
4. Red Hot
5. La Demoiselle Du Fonque
6. Chair In The Air (Hava Nagila, Wedding March, Siman Tov)
7. St. Tropez
8. All Love New
9. Do You Love Me
10. My Money
12. Something Kind Of Funny
13. Tout Tourne (Swinging Electrons Remix)
14. St. Tropez (Radio Edit)
15. Tout Tourne (Swinging Electrons Remix Radio Edit)
16. We’ve Got What You Want (Radio Edit) digital only
Produced by Thomas Feurer
Craig Akin – upright bass
Jerry Brooks – bass guitar
CJ Camerieri – trumpet
Mike Ciro – acoustic & electric guitar
Michael Davis – trombone
Brian Dunne – drums
Fatiha – vocals
Thomas Feurer – vocals, saxes, flutes, clarinet, percussion, piano, Wurlitzer, synths, drum programming
David Finck – upright bass
Albert Leusink – trumpet
Nick Marchione – trumpet
Rale Micic – electric guitar
Cover illustration – Nathalie Beauvois
Album release date: October 22, 2013 (CD & digital)