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The cross confidences of Stephan Eicher and Philippe Djian, collaborators for thirty-five years


INTERVIEW – One writes, the other composes and sings: the novelist and the singer have been collaborating for 35 years. Joint interview of the two friends on the occasion of the release of the album "Ode".

Stephan Eicher is currently on stage with a new show,

Et Voilà!


An unprecedented and vibrant creation from an artist who reinvents himself with each tour.

Between musicians and automatons, Stephan Eicher gracefully revisits thirty-five years of repertoire.

The songs in French are from the pen of the novelist Philippe Djian.

Very close, the two men rarely speak together.

Which makes all the salt of the interview they gave us, in the comfort of a cozy hotel where they are used to.

A story of friendship, words and music that has continued uninterrupted since their first meeting, under the unconscious sponsorship of Leonard Cohen.

LE FIGARO.- When did you first meet?

Philippe DJIAN



In the 1980s. I participated in the TV show “Rapido”.

I was asked who I wanted to invite for the music side.

When I answered Leonard Cohen, they opened their eyes wide.

So I said to them,

“There is another one, Stephan…

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Source: lefigaro

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