Opening the iTunes Store…If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from The Big Machine by Émilie Simon, download iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

The Big Machine

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download music.

Album Review

French singer/songwriter Emilie Simon released her third album, The Big Machine, in 2009. Recording in New York City with the help of producer Mark Plati, Simon abandoned her native language of French (along with the childlike voice found on her previous albums) to sing almost exclusively in English on this project. Despite these changes, which may surprise some fans at first, the sound is still ethereal — and distinctively her own.


Born: July 17, 1978 in Montpellier, France

Genre: Pop

Years Active: '00s, '10s

Although Emilie Simon is a conservatory-trained experimental musician with a strong theoretical grounding, she has also made a name for herself both as a mainstream soundtrack composer and as an electronic pop musician not far removed from Björk or the Knife, with a distinctively soft, almost babyish voice that at times recalls both early Kate Bush and Claudine Longet. Born in the small coastal city of Montpellier, France, in 1978 into a musical family (her mother is a pianist, her father a sound...
Full bio
The Big Machine, Émilie Simon
View in iTunes

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.