Le Chat Bleu

Le Chat Bleu
Le Chat Bleu.jpg
Studio album by
RecordedL'Aquarium, Paris
Music Farm, New York
GenreRock, Cajun, soul, Latin, cabaret
ProducerWilly DeVille, Steve Douglas
Mink DeVille chronology
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Le Chat Bleu, released in 1980, is the third album by the rock band Mink DeVille. The album received critical acclaim and elevated lead singer and composer Willy DeVille to star status. The Rolling Stone Critic’s Poll ranked Le Chat Bleu the fifth best album of 1980,[1] and music historian Glenn A. Baker declared it the tenth best rock album of all time. The album cover is a photo of Willy's first wife Toots Deville's tattoo on her shoulder.[2]

  1. ^ Rolling Stone magazine. 1980 - Critics. Rolling Stone End off Year Critics & Readers Polls. (Retrieved 3-14-08.)
  2. ^ Baker, Glenn A. (1987) "Individual Critics Top 10s." The World Critics Lists ~ 1987. (Retrieved 3-14-08.)

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