Richard Maubert grew up with rock'roll and the sound of the seventies.

Between Richard Maubert and music it has always been a love story. He was12 years old on May 1968 and discovered rock'n roll on french TV. The Beatles were playing "Revolution" and The Rolling Stones, "Street fighting man". Later on, as a sound engineer, a multi-instrumentalist, a music composer, he worked, in studio with many artists : Miro, Fredde Fred, Chet, Laraaji, Manu Chao, Cath Complice, Rhys Chatham, Katmandou

Why's he called Warlus?
His name is a tribute to the psychedelic Beatles's song " I am the walrus". In a poem of Lewis Caroll, the walrus is a dangerous and hypocrite predator. In their song, The Beatles are criticizing the Hare Krishna (the walrus), as a unsafe fashion phenomenon. But as walrus was very difficult to pronounce for french people, Richard made a psychedelic change, and walrus became warlus. This is like the name of a french little village. Why not ?

Warlus songs's 1 and 2, the story.

Richard was listening and playing english rock'roll as a self made artist. With his a little older friends, he's also discovering a lot of records from the sixties and seventies.
And it matched with Pascal Ducourtioux the "Duque". They are still friends today and they self produced their first vinyl, in a french little theater, just in 2 days. They were improvising, here and there a touch a note of piano and harpsichord and a lot of strange sounds. They recorded " Warlus songs" during the holydays of the Director of the theater. But in those days of punk time, their LP seemed offset.

Surprise ! In 1993, the label Sound Symposium was interesteted by Warlus songs 1. The record as "psychedelic folk rock " was very appreciated in the States and also in Japan. This let them sign with news label, like a reedition by the spanish label Guerssen-Record in 2008. Meaning that even today, Warlus Songs 1 isin the charts.

30 years after, Richard and Pascal, the "Duke" decided to compose and produce Walrus Songs 2. In a trailer, near Paris, Richard wrote news songs which were changing with the mood of his heart.

Against a backdrop of good rock'n roll, this album invites you to touch "replay" ever and ever. For example the naive song is not naive at all. And you will fore sure, recognize something like Lou Reed's voice, but not exactly.

Warlus songs 2
7 sweet bitter songs, between sun and rain. So listen to the poisonous Teapot Woman's storie and enter in a fabulous world where Lewis Caroll's rabbit meets the Beatles's walrus. A rainbow of psychedelic pop rock sounds, to taste at twilight or nightfall. The artists believe in their Guitar, so do we.

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