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"I'm not going to start crying because the elected officials are moved by my song": Pierre Perret looks back on the success of Paris ransacked


Last March, the singer attacked with his legendary verve the growing dirtiness of the capital. This evening in "C to you", he responds to the town hall of Paris who did not appreciate his text.

A few weeks ago, Pierre Perret released his song

Paris ransacked

which makes fun of the state of dirtiness of the capital.

In Paris, disgusting Paris, only the rats are happy.

They know that the vegans here are not stupid, only feed them organic,

” sings Pierre Perret in his clip, available on YouTube.

A video seen 1 million times in less than 3 days on the platform and particularly badly perceived by Parisian elected officials.

"I'm not going to start crying because the elected officials of the town hall are moved by my song all the same"

comments with his usual malice the singer on the set of "C à vous".

"Either have to buy glasses for all of them, or else I have to tiptoe off, but I'm not ready, not yet,"

he adds.

He specifies that his song was not inspired by the recent garbage collectors' strike in reaction to the pension reform.

It's been three years that the text of

Paris ransacked


“Paris was already so disgusting, excuse me”

recalls Pierre Perret before specifying:

“Try to walk for a long time in Paris, you will see that in my song, the title is not forced unfortunately”.

A 29th album at 88

If he is present this Monday April 17 on France 5, it is also to promote his 29th album, entitled

My old carcass


Prolific author, at 88 years old Pierre Perret continues to perform on stage.

"I'm clinging to the pen as long as they have the indulgence to listen to me and laugh at my antics"

says the one who can trigger hilarity as much and tackle in the next song social facts such as precariousness or violence against women.

“Through all the decades that I have gone through, there have always been these types of problems that made me come out of myself,”

he recalls.

He will then perform on the set of "C à vous" the song

The tears of the poor

, taken from his latest album, released on April 14.

Source: lefigaro

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