How French pop became 'cool' - John Laurenson reports for #wato #BBCRadio4

Aug 22, 2013, 11:55 AM

Gone are the days when French pop was a joke. The UK and the US have both had a French number one this summer. Indeed, in Britain, "Get Lucky" by the French electro duo Daft Punk has sold more than any other single so far this century. And it's not just "Les Daft" as the French like to call them. Our reporter John Laurenson has been investigating for #wato how it is that French music has become so incredibly cool.