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40th anniversary - Oxygene 3 album...!

As essential as Oxygene!

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40th anniversary - Oxygene 3 album...!

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40th anniversary - Oxygene 3 album...!
Released 2 December 2016!


Jean-Michel Jarre - Official Facebook - 30 September 2016

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Today, for its 40th anniversary I can reveal that a brand new album, Oxygene 3 will be released on December 2nd 2016.

I don’t necessarily like anniversaries that much…But when I was recording Electronica, two years ago, I did a piece of music (today Oxygene 19) that made me think about what Oxygene could be if I was composing it today. Then I took the 40th anniversary of the first album as a deadline to push myself to see if I could compose this new chapter in six weeks, just like I did for the first one: probably to avoid thinking too much about, whether it was a good idea or not, and also to record everything in one go… The idea was not to copy the first album, but rather keeping the dogma of embarking listeners on a journey from beginning to end with different chapters, all linked to each other.

What made the first Oxygene so different at the time, is probably the minimalist aspect, and the fact that there are almost no drums, and I wanted to keep this approach, creating the groove mainly with the sequences and the structure of the melodies only, through an architecture of sounds.
When I did the first Oxygene in the vinyl days, I had a structure in mind divided in 2 parts, fitting the A&B sides of an album. This time I enjoyed doing the same: one side being darker, the other being brighter. So when I think of it today, Oxygene 3 has actually two sides…

I did the first Oxygene on an 8 track tape recorder with very few instruments, with no other choice than being minimalist. I tried to keep this minimalist approach for Oxygene 3. Some moments are built around one or two elements, like in the first volume.

It was important to me to keep the artwork for Oxygene 3 in line with the two previous albums…40 years ago too, I discovered Michel Granger’s visual universe and immediately felt a total adequacy with the music I was composing. Since then, the cover artwork became famous, like an ecological warning signal, dark and surreal, evoking both outer space and that of our vital living space: this image, for me, has become inseparable from the music.
I wanted the Oxygene 3 visual to remain in that same vein, and hence to re-visit Michel Granger’s original work, simply shifting «photographed-like» from another angle, which was exactly aligned with the approach I had to create this new chapter in music. To this end, I asked Michel Granger’s permission to perform a 3D model of his creation in order to change the angle of the visual, which he amicably accepted.

What an incredible journey Oxygene has been so far. I very much look forward to continuing the Oxygene story with all of you.

See you on the road,

Love

Jean-Michel Jarre

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O2 Arena, London - 2010
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Jean-Michel Jarre - Official Website - 30 September 2016

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OXYGENE TRILOGY

• Oxygene 3 (CD + digital download)
• Oxygene 3 (LP)
• Oxygene Trilogy 3 CD digipack + digital download (Oxygene 1, 2 & 3)
• Oxygene Ultimate Trilogy box set includes:
o 3 albums on CD
o 3 albums on 180g transparent vinyl
o Exclusive Oxygene coffee table book

Oxygene 3 and the Triology Boxset will be out 02.12.2016.

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Symphony Hall, Birmingham - 2008
RAH, London - 2008
Wembley Arena, London - 2009
NIA, Birmingham - 2009
POP Bercy, Paris - 2010
NIA, Birmingham - 2010
O2 Arena, London - 2010
Zénith Aréna, Lille - 2010
Port Hercule, Monaco - 2011
TUI Arena, Hannover - 2011
Festival International de Carthage - 2013
Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham - 2016
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Symphony Hall, Birmingham - 2008
RAH, London - 2008
Wembley Arena, London - 2009
NIA, Birmingham - 2009
POP Bercy, Paris - 2010
NIA, Birmingham - 2010
O2 Arena, London - 2010
Zénith Aréna, Lille - 2010
Port Hercule, Monaco - 2011
TUI Arena, Hannover - 2011
Festival International de Carthage - 2013
Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham - 2016
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Thanks Kanta 8) :clap: New Music
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Great work Kanta - as usual :D
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Europe in Concert - Wembley Stadium 1993
Oxygene Tour - Wembley Arena 1997
Theatre Marigny Paris 2007
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Electronica Tour - 3Arena Dublin 2016
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Jean-Michel Jarre - Official Facebook - 12 October 2016

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Happy to announce that the pre-order of my new album Oxygene 3 will start on Oct 21st...Release date remains on Dec. 2nd...
As a preview I'm playing one track of the new Oxygene live every night during my tour... www.jeanmicheljarre.com/tour

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Heureux de vous annoncer que la pré-commande de mon nouvel album Oxygene 3 débutera le 21 octobre ... La date de sortie reste inchangée et le 2 décembre ...
En avant-première, je joue un titre du nouvel Oxygene live tous les soirs pendant ma tournée ... www.jeanmicheljarre.com/tour

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Concerts attended:
Théâtre Marigny, Paris - 2007
Symphony Hall, Birmingham - 2008
RAH, London - 2008
Wembley Arena, London - 2009
NIA, Birmingham - 2009
POP Bercy, Paris - 2010
NIA, Birmingham - 2010
O2 Arena, London - 2010
Zénith Aréna, Lille - 2010
Port Hercule, Monaco - 2011
TUI Arena, Hannover - 2011
Festival International de Carthage - 2013
Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham - 2016
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But will the three translucent vinyl set be limited or is it just a regular boxset that will include these? Because I really want that!

Also why does the post say "Waitung for accept above"? :?
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It says "Waitung for accept above" because only moderators and admin have to accept the posts on the news section. :wink:
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Théâtre Marigny, Paris - 2007
Symphony Hall, Birmingham - 2008
RAH, London - 2008
Wembley Arena, London - 2009
NIA, Birmingham - 2009
POP Bercy, Paris - 2010
NIA, Birmingham - 2010
O2 Arena, London - 2010
Zénith Aréna, Lille - 2010
Port Hercule, Monaco - 2011
TUI Arena, Hannover - 2011
Festival International de Carthage - 2013
Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham - 2016
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Available to pre-order by Amazon France today!

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OXYGENE 3 CD:
https://www.amazon.fr/OXYGENE-3-Jean-Mi ... gene+jarre

OXYGENE 3 (vinyle):
https://www.amazon.fr/OXYGENE-3-vinyle- ... gene+jarre

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OXYGENE Trilogy - Coffret Digipack (3 CD):
https://www.amazon.fr/OXYGENE-Trilogy-C ... gene+jarre

OXYGENE Trilogy - Coffret Deluxe (3CD + 3 vinyles + livre):
https://www.amazon.fr/OXYGENE-Trilogy-C ... gene+jarre
 
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Concerts attended:
Théâtre Marigny, Paris - 2007
Symphony Hall, Birmingham - 2008
RAH, London - 2008
Wembley Arena, London - 2009
NIA, Birmingham - 2009
POP Bercy, Paris - 2010
NIA, Birmingham - 2010
O2 Arena, London - 2010
Zénith Aréna, Lille - 2010
Port Hercule, Monaco - 2011
TUI Arena, Hannover - 2011
Festival International de Carthage - 2013
Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham - 2016
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Oxygène Trilogy 40th Anniversary pre-order by Fnac.

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Source: http://musique.fnac.com/a10158782/Jean- ... inyl-album
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Théâtre Marigny, Paris - 2007
Symphony Hall, Birmingham - 2008
RAH, London - 2008
Wembley Arena, London - 2009
NIA, Birmingham - 2009
POP Bercy, Paris - 2010
NIA, Birmingham - 2010
O2 Arena, London - 2010
Zénith Aréna, Lille - 2010
Port Hercule, Monaco - 2011
TUI Arena, Hannover - 2011
Festival International de Carthage - 2013
Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham - 2016
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Oh Kanta, what would we do without you ?
Concerts attended:
Destination Docklands 1988
Paris la Defense 1990
Europe in Concert - Wembley Stadium 1993
Oxygene Tour - Wembley Arena 1997
Theatre Marigny Paris 2007
Oxygene Tour - NCH Dublin 2008
2010 Tour - The 02 Dublin The 02 London (10-10-10)
Electronica Tour - 3Arena Dublin 2016
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Pat Gleeson wrote:Oh Kanta, what would we do without you ?
Thanks Pat. :)
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Symphony Hall, Birmingham - 2008
RAH, London - 2008
Wembley Arena, London - 2009
NIA, Birmingham - 2009
POP Bercy, Paris - 2010
NIA, Birmingham - 2010
O2 Arena, London - 2010
Zénith Aréna, Lille - 2010
Port Hercule, Monaco - 2011
TUI Arena, Hannover - 2011
Festival International de Carthage - 2013
Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham - 2016
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Jean-Michel Jarre - Official Facebook - 20 October 2016

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Source: https://www.facebook.com/jeanmicheljarr ... =3&theater
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Concerts attended:
Théâtre Marigny, Paris - 2007
Symphony Hall, Birmingham - 2008
RAH, London - 2008
Wembley Arena, London - 2009
NIA, Birmingham - 2009
POP Bercy, Paris - 2010
NIA, Birmingham - 2010
O2 Arena, London - 2010
Zénith Aréna, Lille - 2010
Port Hercule, Monaco - 2011
TUI Arena, Hannover - 2011
Festival International de Carthage - 2013
Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham - 2016
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Jean-Michel Jarre - Official Facebook - 21 October 2016

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What an incredible journey Oxygene has been so far. Today you can pre-order the next chapter. The brand new recorded Oxygene 3 and the Oxygene 40th Anniversary Trilogy will be out December 2nd. Available on CD, 1LP, 3CD Digipack, Download, Stream and of course a very special limited Triology Box Set consisting of all three albums on CD, Vinyl and a coffee table book with some very special Oxygene memories. All available via your local retailer or online here:

1 CD, 1 LP, Download https://lnk.to/JMJ-Oxygene3
3 CD Digipack, Download https://lnk.to/JMJ-OxygeneTrilogy
Box Set https://SMG.lnk.to/JMJ-OxygeneBox

See you on the road.
JMJ

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Concerts attended:
Théâtre Marigny, Paris - 2007
Symphony Hall, Birmingham - 2008
RAH, London - 2008
Wembley Arena, London - 2009
NIA, Birmingham - 2009
POP Bercy, Paris - 2010
NIA, Birmingham - 2010
O2 Arena, London - 2010
Zénith Aréna, Lille - 2010
Port Hercule, Monaco - 2011
TUI Arena, Hannover - 2011
Festival International de Carthage - 2013
Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham - 2016
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Oxygene 3 Tracklist

1 Oxygene Pt. 14
2 Oxygene Pt. 15
3 Oxygene Pt. 16
4 Oxygene Pt. 17
5 Oxygene Pt. 18
6 Oxygene Pt. 19
7 Oxygene Pt. 20
8 Continuous Mix

Source: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01M5 ... s_sp_ps_dp
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Concerts attended:
Théâtre Marigny, Paris - 2007
Symphony Hall, Birmingham - 2008
RAH, London - 2008
Wembley Arena, London - 2009
NIA, Birmingham - 2009
POP Bercy, Paris - 2010
NIA, Birmingham - 2010
O2 Arena, London - 2010
Zénith Aréna, Lille - 2010
Port Hercule, Monaco - 2011
TUI Arena, Hannover - 2011
Festival International de Carthage - 2013
Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham - 2016
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