Nouvelle Vague is a French music project started by Marc Collin (L) and Olivier Libaux (R), with various singers, including Camille (center). Nouvelle Vague means "New Wave."
Wasis Diop is originally from Senegal but now lives in Paris where he writes and records.
Algerian Rachid Taha was a dishwasher and factory worker before getting a break as a DJ. He's since released seven solo, worldbeat albums.
In pop culture, everything old gets recycled — and it's not just an American phenomenon. Reviewer Chris Nickson looks at a recent vogue among global artists for '80s cover tunes.