Catharsis were a French jazz-rock/psych band that released two albums with accompanying singles on Saravah in 1971/72, followed by four further albums on assorted labels, including two on Sonopresse between 1974 and 1976.

Members: Roland Bocquet (Farfisa organ, piano, vocals), Niles Brown (guitar, violin, vocals), Charlotte (vocals, violin), Yves de Roubaix (guitar, vocals), Charles Eddie (percussion, drums), Alain Geoffroy (charango, piano, vocals), Patrick Moulia (guitar, tambourine, vocals)


  • Catharsis (1971)
  • Les Chevrons (1972)
  • 32 Mars (1974)
  • Illuminations (1975)
  • Le bolero du veau des dames (1975)
  • Et s’aimer…et mourir… (1976)

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