Get amped for Justice's new album with their 2008 doco, A Cross The Universe
Let's get nostalgic ahead of Woman's release tomorrow.
Tomorrow sees the release of French duo Justice's third studio album, Woman, following the release of a few singles, some epic Facebook live videos, and just general hype that the golden days of French electro are back. We've had little sneak peek listen to Woman and without going into it too much, if you were hoping for a full-blown return to 2007's †, you're probably going to feel a little disappointed. TL;DR, it's more a continuation of Audio, Video, Disco, but less "prog-rock" and more "disco-electro".
Given it's out tomorrow, we figured now is a very good time to revisit the 2008 Justice documentary, A Cross The Universe, a film by two dudes who were there for much of the mid-2000s electro explosion, Romain Gavras and So Me. It covers the duo's North American tour of that year, and is notable for a number of things including the incredible voice of their tour bus driver, Xavier de Rosnay being kind of a dick and their gun-obsessed tour manager, to name a few.
It also showcased the growing sentiment that DJs were the new rockstars, and Justice were happy to wear the crown of the new age Rock Gods. Check it out below, and if you've got some serious time, it makes for an awesome double feature with the Soulwax documentary from the same year - Part Of The Weekend Never Dies, also embedded below for your convenience: