French kids pay respects to Serge Gainsbourg

French pop music legend Serge Gainsbourg was just as famous for his ever-present Gitanes and otherwise perfectly French apparence. On a TV appearance toward the end of his life, he was suprised by a choir of children (Les Petits Chanteurs d'Asnières) in full Gainsbourg regalia—black jacket, gray wig, sunglasses, whisky, cigarette, unshaven—and brought to tears by their homage to one of his classics. Serge, of course, chain-smoked his way through the entire thing. [via Chris Floyd]