“It was very different because I had quite a bit of fame from my modeling and my first album,” says Bruni, throwing the most casual of shade. And I’m from France and Italy, so to me, making artistic naked pictures wasn’t a problem. And the picture was from when I was 20 years old, before I had children, so I thought, ‘Well, I look -ish.
They were more artistic nudes made by great photographers.”“Plus, what’s the scandal about? “To me, morality has to do with being a good person, so I don’t see any immorality with being nude at all.
She was the Gallic Jackie O; a woman none other than Karl Lagerfeld called a “beautiful creature who can wear anything.” On this balmy summer day, in a cut-off Keith Richards tee and suffocating black leather pants, Bruni is proving Choupette’s consort correct. While Bruni had written many songs in her native French, she’d tried writing in English and the experiment didn’t go too well.
She has ventured to the Lower East Side of Manhattan to discuss her upcoming album, , with its not-so-thinly-veiled tribute to hubby Nicholas Sarkozy (“Mon Raymond”) and Hollande diss track (“Le pingouin”), this record feels a bit less personal: a collection of eleven song covers ranging from The Clash’s “Jimmy Jazz” to Audrey Hepburn’s “Moon River.” All of the tracks come imbued with Bruni’s trademark come-hitherness—a quality she acknowledges, spinning a yarn about an elderly French journalist who once confessed that her music set the mood for a steamy make-out session with his wife, only to have him fall asleep in the middle. “If people want to relax to my music, to kiss, to lay on the bed…” her eyes trail off as she flashes a knowing grin. So Foster convinced her to cover some of her favorite tunes.
Bruni, a guitarist and a piano player locked themselves in her Paris home.
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