Love Generation Bob Sinclar
Song Title: Love Generation
Artist: Bob Sinclar
Date of release: October 13, 2005
Description: ” Love Generation ” is by Bob Sinclar ( Christophe Le Friant ), the French record producer, house music DJ and remixer. The song was written by Duane Harden, Christophe le Friant, Gary Pine, Jay Woodhouse, JG Schreiner and Alain Wisniak.
The single was released by the record labels Defected Records in the United Kingdom and Ministry of Sound Australia as the first single from the 2006 Album ” Western Dream “.
After calling himself Chris the French Kiss in the 1980’s, Christophe Le Friant changed his stage name in 1998 to become Bob Sinclar. He took the name from the hero in the 1973 French film Le Magnifique.
” Love Generation ” features the vocals of Gary Pine or Gary ” Nesta ” Pine as he’s also referred to, he is a member of the Jamaican reggae band The Wailers.
He also worked with Bob Sinclar on four songs from the ” Western Dream “, these included ” Shining from Heaven “, ” Miss Me “, ” Give a Lil Love ” and of course this song ” Love Generation “.
The video that accompanies the single was inspired by the 1992 Worldwide hit ” Sweet Lullaby ” by the French electronica project Deep Forest.
In both videos for ” Love Generation ” and ” Sweet Lullaby ” a child rides their bicycle greeting local people in various locations.
The young boy star of the video is David Beaudoin who is a French-Canadian, born in Drummondville in Quebec, a city with some 70,000 people in the Centre-du-Québec region of Quebec, east of Montreal.
Much older now he goes by his full name Charles-David Beaudoin and has progressed from starring in music videos to being a Canadian hockey star, he plays as defender for Patriots Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières ( UQTR ).
” Love Generation ” was to become a huge commercial success for Bob Sinclar, in the United States the song reached number one on the Billboard Dance Club Songs Chart, the song spent 11 weeks on the chart.
Outside of the United States the song was a number one hit in Europe making number one in Austria, Hungary and Belgium, the song also made it into the top twenty in Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
In the United Kingdom, ” Love Generation ” entered the UK charts on the 22nd of October 2005 and reached a peak of number 12, the song spent 6 weeks in the top twenty and a total of 27 weeks on the UK chart.
Bob Sinclar also reached number one on the Australian Recording Industry Association ( ARIA ) in Australia and peaked at number 2 on the Recorded Music NZ Chart in New Zealand.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: N/A
UK Highest Chart Position: 12
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 1, Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 1, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 1, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 2, Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100) 1, Denmark (Tracklisten) 3, European Hot 100 Singles 2, France (SNEP) 3, Ireland (IRMA) 14, Italy (FIMI) 9, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 2, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 2, Norway (VG-lista) 13, Romania (Romanian Top 100) 11, Spain (PROMUSICAE) 6, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 2, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 2
Official Website: Bobsinclar.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/BobSinclar
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/BobSinclar