This website is a tribute to genius french pop duo Les Rita Mitsouko. No update will be made, except the discography.
www.ritamitsouko.org will soon be closed.
The content will be progressively included in the new site www.ritamitsouko.com !
more shows at la Boule Noire :
Emek painted the cover for "Variéty"
Listen to the first single from "Variéty" !
The single will be digitally available on March 5th
8 shows at "la Boule Noire" in Paris !
February 27-28 and March 2-3-4-9-10-12
"Variéty" is the name of the next Rita Mitsouko album, to be released April 23th, 2007 on Because Music. Les Rita Mitsouko and Mark Plati have produced the new album, which includes a duet with Serj Tankian, lead singer of « System of a Down ».
Rita Mitsouko on MySpace
Les Rita contributes to the new Alfredo Arias show, "Les Noces de l'Enfant-Roi", at château de Versailles, August 26th and September 2-8-9-15-16th. More info... don't miss this one !
"Une Fille à Colorier" is released, 20 years after a first recording by Marie-France. This song, which Catherine sing a small portion in "Soigne Ta Droite" (the song was originally intitled "Ourcq"), is included on the new Marie-France album "Raretés" out on february 13th. Marie-France will perform live at Trianon on February 11th, so it would be the first time this song will be performed live ! More info on her site
We can hear Catherine Ringer on "Maudie", a track from the new Thomas Fersen album to be released on October 4th on tôt Ou tard label.
Coulibaly (Amadou & Mariam) remixed by Fred Chichin. You can listen a sample here
Rebroadcast of the December 9th, 2000 Summum concert on France 4 channel on May 27th, 29th, 30th and on June 1st.
Les Rita at 8:55 PM on April 22th on Canal + in "La Musicale"
Catherine & Fred are busy creating new songs...
CONCHA BONITA broadcasted on december 26th on France 2 channel
Canal + 20th anniversary show at Zénith in Paris with several artists, including Rita Mitsouko ; broadcast on Canal + on November 4th.
Release date for Charles Aznavour "BON ANNIVERSAIRE CHARLES !" DVD charity against cancer. We can see Catherine Ringer duetting with Corneille on "La Bohême".
Concha Bonita in Roma ? What a great opportunity to see Catherine in the eternal city. You can book your seats online. From February 2nd to 27th, 2005.
Tonight at 10:45 PM on France2 channel, Catherine will sing two Edith Piaf songs, "La Goualante Du Pauvre Jean" and "La Fille Et Le Chien".
New live album on March 23rd !
Concha Bonita broadcast on Festival channel, December 25th.
Two live shows at Cirque d'Hiver with Lamoureux Orchestra on April 14th & 15th, 2004. Tickets on sale early January.
From December 10th, Concha Bonita is available on DVD & VHS !
The Live CD + DVD is cancelled. But a big surprise is coming soon....
The Blaye Les Mines show is cancelled.
The first Live album of Rita Mitsouko will be released this autumn, followed by a Live DVD !
Nulle Part Ailleurs : Rebroadcast of a live show on Canal + channel, August 15th at 11:55 P.M.
May 31st at 3:50 A.M. on Paris Première channel, broadcast of the December 9th, 2000 Grenoble show (76 min).
Les Rita will play a few songs at Zénith stadium on June 6th, in benefit of NI PUTES NI SOUMISES movement.
RTL : Broadcast of Studio 22 on April 12th from 5:15 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. (Paris) and from 11:15 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. (NYC)
The PONT DES ARTISTES show on line for a week only. You can hear Sacha at the begining, Vieux Rodéo at 43'45" and Triton at 1h14'40"
Les Rita live on France Inter radio in PONT DES ARTISTES show (with Ismael Lo, Sebastien Martel and Bïa) on March 29th from 8:10 P.M. until 9:30 P.M. (Paris) and from 2:10 P.M. until 3:30 P.M. (Montréal/ NYC). Sacha, Vieux Rodéo, Triton et Someone To Love will be played.
Jean Neplin (1957-2003)
Rita Mitsouko special : MUSIC PLANET 2NITE (Arte TV) on February 18th ; We will hear Amadou et Mariam sing "Andy" with Catherine...
Sacha video, directed by Hiroyuki Nakano...
New shows for the Concha tour tour! Bastia, Maubeuge, Nice, Amiens...
Catherine Ringer is the main character in, CONCHA BONITA, an Alfredo Arias musical. It's the first time Catherine is playing in a musical , don't miss the unforgettable event !
The unusual story - Catherine plays a transexual - will delight every Rita Mitsouko fan !
Paris : From December 5th 2002 till 2 February 2th, 2003
Nantes : From February 8th till 21th, 2003
Marseille : From March 5th till 15th, 2003
The Réservoir show will be broadcasted on January 26th, 2003 à 9:00 P.M. (London) ou 2:00 P.M. (NYC) ! Hear RTL2 on the web
Not to be missed : Les Rita in CHORUS, ROLLING STONE and ROCK'N'FOLK
Nantes show will take place, not only on September 27th, but also the next day on the 28th. The concert hall has also changed, it is now at Olympic
France Inter interview (30 min) direct at 1:00 P.M. (Paris Time), 7:00 A.M. (New-York)
Tonight on TF1 channel at 8:40 P.M. , one minute with Mitch Olivier, who mixed the new album... and may be a small appearance from C & F...
La Femme Trombone release schedule :
September 9th > Spain
2 more show added : Grand Rex on february 27th & 28th, 2003 ! Tickets on sale in 2 weeks time.
Hiroyuki Nakano has made the TRITON video. You can watch it here (RealAudio) !
The Grand Rex show is sold out !
Articles & photos on Tetu, Elle, Telerama...
First schedule of the 2002 tour !
Schedule for Solidays has changed : The show now start at 8:00 P.M. !
New show added : Grand Rex on September 20th !
Go photos from la Boule Noire shows ? If you find them cute... don't hesitate to send us some by mail !
Plenty of concerts samples & TV appearances on the Jukebox !
La Musicale (Canal +), broadcasted April 22th 2005
Le Groove de Paris
Rare footage, with les Rita Mitsouko on MCM TV (1995) improvising parts of songs that would end up as Le Juste Prix, Un Zero et Melodica, also a live version of Marcia Baïla and an unreleased song, Villejuif.
The Rita in India !
Un Soir, Un Chien
Don't Forget The Night
Les Rita Mitsouko in Moscow
C'est Comme Ca > 3 TV appearances
TV & date unknown
Champs-Elysées, February 7th, 1987
Champs-Elysées, April 18th, 1987
"Sasha" (Hiroyuki Nakano video)
"Don't Forget The Night", the first major TV appearance on December 12th, 1982
20 years ago, an very personnal interpretation of
"Tu T'Laisses Aller" (Aznavour) on TV
First TV appearance on June20th, 1981 (FR3). Short interview + a sample of "Galoping"
also on YouTube
also on YouTube
NOVA Radio 25th birthday DVD is out. Included a cover version of Jacques Dutronc "Et Moi Et Moi Et Moi", and some improvisation. Big parts of the "Nous avons fait chanter les Rita" CD can be found on the audio bonus section.
Catherine Ringer TV appearance on France 3. Go from 9'09
Catherine Ringer and Alfredo Arias interview in "Escale Nocturne" France Inter radio. Two sample of Rita Mitsouko composition for "Les Noces de l'Enfant-Roi" + scoop about the next album... a duo with System Of A Down singer!
A nice shoot by Frédéric Langel
Catherine on Coluche's "A Bout Portant" back in 1977 : Some sreen captures.
The Rita Mitsouko e-card !
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The Orchestre Lamoureux website
Quizz : Albums on Télérama ( Les Guerriers on streaming) ; Collectors packs on RTL 2 ( Andy, Triton, La Sorcière Et L'Inquisiteur, Ecoutez La Chanson Bien Douce, Où Sont-Ils Donc ? on streaming) ; another song on Wanadoo : A Man Needs A Maid
Two samples >
Nosferatu's teaser (new URL)
Catherine Ringer is singing , in both french and english, the main theme of the test episode of "Nosferatu" cartoon, composed by André Hervé (cofondateur of Zoo) with lyrics by Philippe Druillet.
Souvenir, souvenir... Le Petit Train, Triton & Andy recorded at Réservoir for RTL 2 on October 25th, 2002
Québec : Interview by Marie-Louise Arsenault
La Cigale website is open
Last night in Rouen...
CONCHA BONITA footage + Catherine Ringer interview in UBIK on 5 TV today at 10:16 A.M.
New photos has been added....
TF1 broadcasted some Concha Bonita footage yesterday. Go from 37'35 to 39'40 to watch it
Paris Première footage on Concha Bonita online !
A witfull Catherine Ringer on France Inter radio. Go from 33'33 to 48'50 for the Concha Bonita report. Go straight to 37'40 to hear Catherine.
The press so far on Concha Bonita (in french).
Tonight, on France 3 channel ... the second Concha Bonita footage, already a huge success ! To see the footage, go from 23'08 to 25'15
It was tonight on France 2 channel... the first Concha Bonita footage ! To see it, go from 39'00 to 41'07.
Short footage broadcasted on TF1 one month ago
Les Amants on Peau d'Ange O.S.T.
CD'AUJOURD'HUI footage (RealAudio)
Nouvel Observateur article
Interview in the weekly l'EXPRESS
Vinyls of the album to win at RTL !
2 articles in the daily Le Monde on september 7th. Albums to be won...
The full EPK.
Albums to win at Wanadoo.
A minisite at L'EXPRESS, albums and singles to win !
The Triton promo CDS
Triton, the first single from La Femme Trombone, is sent to radios today.
First sample of the album... EVASION !
To discover the CD promo cover, go to rarities