According to her latest Instagram stories, Laura Smet is addicted to it.
Flashback to the 1970s on Prime Video courtesy of
Daisy Jones & The Six
from the book of the same name by Taylor Jenkins Reid, this ten-part mini-series produced by Reese Witherspoon traces the chaotic journey of a fictional rock band, inspired by the band Fleetwood Mac.
Drugs, sex and rock'n'roll are on the menu.
Riley Keough, daughter of Lisa Marie Presley and granddaughter of Elvis, is the headliner.
The narration of the series is well constructed, in the form of a documentary in which the stars of this former rock group testify in front of the camera of their rise to the height of their career and their separation in the late 1970s. intrigue is tied around the two leaders of the group, Daisy Jones and Billy Dunne, and their thwarted love story which makes it a "
", some will say.
The supporting roles are not left out with Camila Morrone, ex-girlfriend of Leonardo DiCaprio involved in a love triangle, or the model and musician Suki Waterhouse, companion of Robert Pattinson.
Social issues are discussed such as harassment, homosexuality, abortion, addictions.
Sometimes bordering on the cliché.
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Even so, the atmosphere of the seventies is perfectly reconstituted in this California where the greatest of the intrigue takes place, in particular at the mythical Château Marmont where the heroine lives.
We also travel to New York, to discover disco, and as far as Greece on the island of Hydra.
In terms of costumes, we are amazed, between the flared pants, the fur collars and the boleros typical of the decade during which Abba and Donna Summer exploded.
Costume designer Denise Wingate said she spent entire weekends scouring thrift stores and finding these nuggets.
A total of 1,500 outfit changes were counted for these ten episodes.
Special mention for the characters' haircuts which contribute to the realism of the series, sometimes voluminous for the character of Karen Sirko (Suki Waterhous), sometimes bohemian chic for Daisy Jones and Camila (Camila Morrone) who love pigtails.
The dive fifty years back is total with Carole King, Queen or Tracy Chapman whose pieces invite themselves into the scenes of fiction.
If the rock group is fictitious, the album taken from
Daisy Jones & The Six
is very real and original, specially imagined by American musicians Phoebe Bridgers, Jackson Browne and Marcus Mumford.
, it was released on March 3, at the same time as the musical series, and songs like
Look At Us Now (Honeycomb) -
A Star is Born -, Regret me
Let Me Down Easy
have been streamed over six million times on Spotify.
A precision: it is indeed the actors of the series who interpret each piece.
Condition sine qua non to join the cast.
During promotion for the series, the King's sixth granddaughter revealed that she nevertheless cheated with the production.
I auditioned like everyone else, and I lied to them, and said I could sing
," she explained.
After working, Riley Keough was able to put her voice on the titles.
For a successful result, it is difficult to get certain pieces out of your head.