Ahead of show with Iggy Pop, Jane Birkin discusses Serge Gainsbourg | AFP

Nearly three decades after Serge Gainsbourg’s death, his former romantic and artistic partner, Jane Birkin, is still bringing his storied music catalogue to life. On Friday, the 73-year-old performer will bring her signature breathy vocals to New York, where she will stage her traveling symphonic tribute to Gainsbourg’s work set to orchestral arrangements. “I don’t think I could do better for Serge, I really don’t. Or for me, for that matter,” says Birkin from her hotel room in Manhattan’s Upper West Side. IMAGES of the interview, archive footage from the show in 2018 AND SOUNDBITES of Jane BirkinN°1PN13J

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