Gueules de Pigalle

The neighbourhood, seen by those living in Pigalle

  • Cristel

    Cristel

    Shoe Shop Owner , 25 years in Pigalle 

    « Pigalle is a cabaret show where you can sing and dance all night long. »

  • Ricky

    Ricky

    Ricky, Cobbler, 8 years in Pigalle

    « Pigalle is a great area for partying and meeting girls !” 

  • Bettina

    Bettina

    7 years in Pigalle

    « With its many well-assorted convenience stores, Pigalle is a great place to live. »

  • Augusto

    Augusto

    baker, 15 years in Pigalle

    « Pigalle is Paris’ most lively historic district. »

  • Lucianne

    Lucianne

    school guard, 20 years in Pigalle

    « Pigalle is a neighborhood which owes its beauty to its diversity. »

  • SAM

    SAM

    graphic artist, 4 years in Pigalle

    « Pigalle is the place of all encounters. »

  • Nicolas

    Nicolas

    kebab chef, a few months in Pigalle

    « Pigalle is the perfect mix between bohemian-bourgeois with their prams, tramps, sex-shops and luxury hotels. »

  • Séverine

    Séverine

    fashionista, 10 years in Pigalle

    « Pigalle is a place for fabulous get-togethers, a small village filled with fashion, music and entertainment. »

  • Alain

    Alain

    antique dealer, 30 years in Pigalle

    « In Pigalle, I like to bargain, wander around and watch the girls go by ! »

  • SANDRA

    SANDRA

    second-hand clothes seeker, 40 years in Pigalle

    « Pigalle is where I grew up, I left but came back to her and now I’m never leaving her again. »

Radio Pigalle

Pigalle is also a soundscape

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  • Monsieur Madame - Cha Cha Guitri
  • I'm a Victim of This Song - PIPILOTTI RIST
  • Auditorium - Mos Def
  • Onde Anda meu Amor - Orlandivo
  • Mysterons - Portishead
  • Across Your Life - Oriental Sunshine
  • Don't Turn Me Away - Gladys Knight & The Pips
  • Do You Feel It? - Joe Cuba Sextet
  • Cumbia del Monte - Pedro Laza y sus Pelayeros
  • C'est normal - Brigitte Fontaine & Areski
  • Twice the First time - Saul Williams
  • Don't it drive you crazy? - The Pointed Sisters
  • Venus in Fur - The Velvet Undergroud & Nico
  • Baltimore - Nina Simone
  • Shere Kahn - Nino Nardini
  • Qui Coulè Mamman ou - Marius Cultier
  • Billy Jack - Curtis Mayfield
  • Can you feel it - Electric Six
  • Brother where are you - Oscar Brown Jr.
  • Main Aim - Cella Dwellas
  • Il Pleut - Brigitte Fontaine
  • Tried by 12 - East Flatbush Project
  • Comme un boomerang - Serge Gainsbourg
  • Imidiwan ma tennam - Tinariwen