Does anyone remember Claudine Longet? I had a friend who for all I know is still going through at 1960s-1970s French pop phase and introduced me to her. All I really remember is the harpsichord of L'Amour Est Bleu and that she killed someone. And that the song was eventually recorded without vocals for a Stormy Night recording.
And now thinking about it, I want to watch A Man & A Woman again, and The Umbrellas of Cherbourg - hell, I used to have both soundtracks on vinyl: