LEILA: French Pop Star Mylène Farmer’s Tribute to Princess Leila Pahlavi

Mylène Farmer one of France’s most popular and enigmatic Pop Star’s with a career spanning of 20 years has just released her latest Album Bleu Noir with a hit song dedicated the the late Iranian Princess. The Music of Leila was composed by Darius Keeler a British composer of the Rock band Archive.

Mylène Farmer’s Clip “Leila” directed Alain Esacalle ( Lyrics Here): Mylène Farmer – Bleu Noir 2010: Album Available on Amazon  Here

Recommended Watching:

Watch Her Interview on tonight’s French TV’s Prime Time News France 2Channel Here (Go to approx : 31’38‘’ for her comments on Song Leila and her meeting with Shahbanou Farah which prompted her to write the song)



About the Artist:

Mylène Farmer born Mylène Jeanne Gautier (born 12 September 1961) is a Canadian, French singer, songwriter, occasional actress and author. She has sold more than 25 million records and is among the most successful recording artists of all time in France. She holds the record for the most number one hits in the French charts, with ten as of 2010.  More Here

About the Album:


Bleu Noir is the eighth studio album by French singer Mylène Farmer, released 6 December 2010. Farmer’s label set up a web site to promote the album on 3 November 2010.

Farmer has written the lyrics and MobyArchive and RedOne have composed the music for the album. The first single from the album is Oui mais… non, composed by RedOne. This single was released on 11 October 2010.


Recommended Readings:

 by Darius KADIVAR (June 10th, 2007)


Crown of Lilies by Cyrus KADIVAR (iranian.com)

Crown jewel: What we are offered in the memory of our fragile Princess, is a lesson in love by Reza Bayegan (March 28, 2005)


Related Blog:

In Memory of Princess Leila Pahlavi (27 March 1970 – 10 June 2001)



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