Doctor Rockit ‎– Café De Flore

Lifelike ‎– LL11
Vinyl, 12"

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Café De Flore includes sounds and live recordings from Café De Flore, Boulevard Saint Germain, Paris and is taken from the album "Indoor Fireworks" Released on Lifelike (LL10CD). Paradisiac was written as part of the score for "Paradisiac" by Donald Cameron. Starring Sean Fitzpatrick. A fine piece of film making.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 060012 121129
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A): LL11 A1 MPO
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B): LL 11 B2 MPO

Other Versions (2 of 2) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
3063242 Doctor Rockit Café De Flore(CD, Maxi) Nova Records 3063242 UK 2000 Sell This Version
LL11 Doctor Rockit Café De Flore(3xFile, FLAC, EP) Lifelike LL11 UK 2001


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December 4, 2013
edited over 5 years ago
a truly gorgeous piece of music...hasn't aged a second over 13 years and may never of the rare tunes that sounds just as good as a remix, but in a very different way...makes me nostalgic for Paris days...


February 22, 2006
edited over 13 years ago
This midtempo deep electronic accordeon flanerie was actually made of sounds sampled in Paris, and especially at the famous Cafe de Flore, a classic writers and litterary people rendez-vous since early 20th century on boulevard St-Germain. At first this wonderful tune was made for an Yves St-Laurent fashion show, but YSL turned it down apparently because it was not 'modern' enough. But after rave reactions around him, Herbert decided to release it, gained instant classic status, and for once, made YSL look like a jerk for his lack of understanding and vision.


June 14, 2005
edited over 13 years ago

By now the title track has made it onto countless compilation cds and for good reason. A relaxing affair made to remind you of a cafe in Paris. Funny now, to think the samples for this piece were actually recorded in... a cafe in Paris! Towards the end of the track you can actually hear Matthew and Dani ordering their meal in french. On the record sleeve I think it actually says what they ordered. Nice one Mr. Herbert!


January 14, 2005
edited over 14 years ago

Matthew Herbert as Doctor Rockit. If you have this, you don't need another record.Pure Bliss.
Simply beautiful.Always reminds of a warm mediterranean sea breeze.The Charles Webster Version is a deephouse masterpiece-while the original version is kind of a romantic big band love affair with a french cafe full of smoke and atmosphere.Perfect Sunday Afternoon Soundtrack.