Alain BLESING is a French guitar player, known for having been part of the Progressive rock band ESKATON, considered as one of the most gifted disciples of MAGMA. From the late Seventies, he extends his capacities in studying musicology, then in discovering jazz music. With the Turkish female singer Senem DIYICI, he later got involved in the universe of world-music. Now firmly established on the French scene, Alain BLESING returns to his roots and publishes an album made of covers, recorded in the club Le Triton. Published on the Musea label, "Songs From The Beginning" (2007) presents legendary songs such as "Slightly All The Time" (SOFT MACHINE), "Beautiful As The Moon" (HENRY COW), "California" (LED ZEPPELIN), "Mumps" (HATFIELD AND THE NORTH), "1983" (Jimi HENDRIX), "Behind Blue Eyes" (THE WHO) and "Fracture" (KING CRIMSON). His notoriety helped attracting big names like John GREAVES or Hugh HOPPER, respectively taking the singing and bass duties here. At the end, you get an opus both masterfully performed and intimately personal, revisiting all of Alain BLESING's musical aspects. To be discovered !