Oh, So This Is What Happened to Jeanne Maria

So while cruising around Twitter the other day, looking for some Weekender material, I was reminded of Some Idols We’ve Looked at Before and happened to check up on Maria, which seems to be in some flux but does still exit. Okay good! But what about another group, similarly named, who are also Some Idols We’ve Looked at Before but not often, actually — Jeanne Maria.

Besides showing up for a minute in the Corenament, Jeanne Maria has appeared all of twice. Not really something to concern oneself with! But I do like to keep up, just out of a sense of pride maybe, or because idol is ultimately terminal for the people involved and there’s something validating in knowing how and when and why a group met its fate.

So I went looking. Nothing really on Twitter, other searches in other places mostly turning up old material. Nothing new! So what happened?

Serendipity, my friends. Serendipity happened. Continue reading

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Ask and Ye Shall Receive: Welcome to Jeanne Maria

What has more members than even Candy GO!GO! and performs gothy idol rock songs despite being a genuine kawaii unit with a French name and definitely deserves your attention?

If you answered Jeanne Maria, you win! If you didn’t, that’s okay, because what frame of reference did you really have?

New friend laz had promoted them in the comments here, and I agree — I had them slated for a little while down the line, but with their new video and this kind of gothic theme going on around here anymore, it’s time to get acquainted. Continue reading

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