In support of Nuit Blanche, the band toured relentlessly -- since their lyrics were almost exclusively in French, their appeal was understandably somewhat limited to continental Europe; however, they also performed successful shows in Russia, Mexico and Brazil.
In 2004, d EUS mastermind Tom Barman decided to resurrect the band for at least one more record, and Mommens promptly went back into that fold.
Every town, village and hamlet has its traditional fête date, and the summer calendar heaves with the weight of social engagements.
If deafening noise, antique tractors, clouds of dust and shamelessly disregarded safety regulations sounds like your kind of fun (as it is mine) then scan the fluorescent posters that go up on notice boards, road-sides and tree trunks for mention of a .
Pierre is marrying Héléna and he wants his wedding party to be first rate.
For that he has reserved the services of Max Angély, a seasoned caterer, and his team.
Living in the French countryside can get a bit quiet in the winter months, but that is more than made up for by a gruelling August schedule of that would have Keith Richards reaching for a doctor’s note.Mommens was now free to concentrate on Vive la Fete full time.In 2003, the band issued their third and perhaps strongest record, Nuit Blanche.The sessions proved tumultuous, and Mommens left the band for good before the record (issued a year later under the title Pocket Revolution) was completed.Vive la Fete continued their run of successful albums with Grand Prix, issued in 2005; Vive les Remixes, a collection of remixed tracks and covers (including, among others, a live take on Deep Purple's "Child in Time"), followed a year later.