Plastic Bertrand admits: Ça n'etait pas moi

Belgian singer blames former producer after admitting his was not voice on Ça Plane Pour Moi

Plastic Betrand
Plastic Bertrand, as pictured on the original single of 'Ça plane pour moi'. Photograph: Public domain

The Belgian singer Plastic Bertrand has admitted that the voice that gave the world the 1977 Euro-punk anthem Ça Plane Pour Moi was not his. Roger Jouret, the man behind the Plastic Bertrand persona, had previously denied that he was not the singer on the record. But in an interview with the Belgian newspaper Le Soir, he admitted it had been another singer – and laid the blame at the door of his former producer, Lou Deprijck. His admission came a day after a linguist commissioned by a judge concluded that the singer's accent did not match the voice on the record.

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