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Zoobe Zoobe Zoo! Buy Jessica Pare's 'Zou Bisou, Bisou' on Semi-Ironic Vinyl

Photo of Alison Willmore By Alison Willmore | Indiewire March 26, 2012 at 12:37PM

Jessica Paré-as-Megan Draper's sultry take on Gillian Hills' 1961 "Zou bisou bisou," while her husband and guests looked on with varying degrees of admiration, lust, discomfort and embarrassment, was the signature moment of last night's "Mad Men" season premiere.
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Cover of the 'Zou Bisou, Bisou' Vinyl 7"
Lionsgate/Cobraside Cover of the 'Zou Bisou, Bisou' Vinyl 7"

Jessica Paré-as-Megan Draper's sultry take on Gillian Hills' 1961 "Zou bisou bisou," while her husband and guests looked on with varying degrees of admiration, lust, discomfort and embarrassment, was the signature moment of last night's "Mad Men" season premiere.

And the people behind the show knew it too, because Insound is already offering a period-appropriate vinyl 7" single of Paré's rendidtion of the yé-yé tune, complete with a divinely '60s-cocktail-party type cover. The B-side is RJD2's "A Beautiful Mine" -- aka the "Mad Men" opening theme.

While Hills sang the French version that Paré took on, the song was originally sung in English by Sophia Loren.

Here's a rough version of the scene that someone's uploaded to YouTube (for as long as it will last):

And here, for contrast, is Christina Hendricks as Joan Harris singing Cole Porter's "C'est Magnifique" at her husband's behest in season three:

This article is related to: Mad Men, Jessica Paré, Christina Hendricks, AMC, Sophia Loren