Limited double vinyl LP pressing in gatefold sleeve including digital download and etching on Side D. Yannick Ilunga AKA Petite Noir doesn't mince words when he outlines the message woven into his debut album La Vie Est Belle / Life is Beautiful. His musical background ranges from metal to nu-disco. He's since developed into a confident, singer and songwriter with a wide palette reflecting all the cultural dimensions of his life. Recorded live at Box Ten Studios in London with Oli Bayston (Boxed In) and Leon Brichard (Ibibio). The record seamlessly fusses intricate contemporary electronics and raw post-punk energy with llungu's stirring, soulful vocals and African shuffles that echo his homeland.