An autobiographical song about a single mother, who walks the streets of Paris without a penny in her pocket but a Jack Kerouac poem in her hand. It’s high summer, her ‘gamins des rues’ are too poor to leave for the sea and settle for the chlorine odor of the swimming pools.
Intrigued? Listen to the song Caroline Christa-Bernard wrote. Find the remix here. Hear her sing a Jane Birkin song here.