The New Artistes

I enjoyed reading the cover story on the demise of French culture [Dec. 3]. But there are plenty of emerging French artists, especially on the pop- and dance-music scene: David Guetta and Bob Sinclar both released international hit songs this year, albeit with Anglo-Saxon singers. Over the past 10 years, electronic groups from France such as Daft Punk (whom Kanye West sampled on his recent hit Stronger) and Air have met with similar success. French rap is thriving too — in fact, the rap market in France is the second biggest after the U.S.
Graham Clark, KEIGHLEY,...

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