The Best of Jane Birkin is (like much of Birkin's life since his demise in 1991) a celebration of the late great Serge. Although Birkin (right) is certainly the most committed ambassador for the rascally bon viveur, a new generation of hipsters are discovering Gainsbourg's work. Suede, Stereolab and Black Grape have recorded songs of nicotine-stained suggestiveness, while Bad Seed Mick Harvey has recorded a whole album.
If it's innocence and sincerity you want, Birkin's your girl. Few performers could deliver a song entitled "Di Doo Dah" with quite her unforced naivete. Welcome home, Jane.
Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, London (0171-960 4201) Tue 15 April 7.30pm
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