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Arno Hintjens usually referred to as Arno, is a Belgian
Belgium , officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a federal state in Western Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts the EU's headquarters, and those of several other major international organisations such as NATO.Belgium is also a member of, or affiliated to, many...

 artist born in Ostend
Ostend  is a Belgian city and municipality located in the Flemish province of West Flanders. It comprises the boroughs of Mariakerke , Stene and Zandvoorde, and the city of Ostend proper – the largest on the Belgian coast....

. He was the frontman of the group TC Matic
TC Matic
TC Matic was a Belgian rock band, originating in 1980 from the duo Tjens Couter . Decoutere was replaced shortly after the establishment of TC Matic by Jean-Marie Aerts, who cooperated with Hintjens in the majority of the band's compositions.TC Matic mixed diverse styles: new wave, blues, funk,...

. After the band split in 1986 he went solo.

Hintjens sings partly in Dutch, English, French and Ostend dialect. Famous songs include "Oh La La La !", "Putain Putain", "Je Veux Nager", "Jive To The Beat" and "Forget The Cold Sweat". In 2002 he received the title "Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres
Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
The Ordre des Arts et des Lettres is an Order of France, established on 2 May 1957 by the Minister of Culture, and confirmed as part of the Ordre national du Mérite by President Charles de Gaulle in 1963...

" (Knight in the Arts and Literature) of the French government.

In the Belgian movie Camping Cosmos
Camping Cosmos
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he played the homosexual lifeguard
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 Harry who does not pay attention to Lolo Ferrari
Lolo Ferrari
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 who is incarnating a caricature
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 of Pamela Anderson
Pamela Anderson
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  • Arno (1986)
  • Charlatan (1988)
  • Ratata
    Ratata could refer to:*Ratata , a Swedish pop band**Ratata , their eponymous debut*Ratata , an album by Arno Hintjens*The Scandinavian name for the cartoon dog Rantanplan*A misspelling of the name of the Pokémon Rattata...

  • Tracks From The Story (1992)
  • Idiots Savants (1993)
  • Water (1994) with the Subrovnicks
  • À La Française (1995)
  • Live À La Française (1997)
  • Give Me The Gift (1997)
  • European Cow Boy (1999)
  • À Poil Commercial (1999)
  • Le Best Of
    Le Best of
    Le Best of is the name of the first compilation recorded by the French singer Hélène Ségara. It contains all Ségara's songs previouly released as singles from her previous three albums , including the duets with Andrea Bocelli and Laura Pausini, plus three new songs, "Ailleurs comme...

  • Arno Charles Ernest (2002)
  • Longbox (2002)
  • French Bazaar (2004)
  • Jus De Box (2007)
  • Brussld (2010)

With Freckleface:
  • Freckleface - Freckleface (1972)

With Tjens Couter:
  • Tjens Couter - Who Cares (1975)
  • Tjens Couter - Plat Du Jour (1978)
  • Tjens Couter - Singles 1975-1980 (1978)
  • Tjens Couter - If It Blows (Let It Blow) - A Complication (1991)

With TC Matic:
  • TC Matic - TC Matic (1981)
  • TC Matic - L'Apache (1982)
  • TC Matic - Choco (1983)
  • TC Matic - Yé Yé (1985)
  • TC Matic - Compil Complet! (2000) double-CD
  • TC Matic - The Essential (2003)

As Charles:
  • Charles Et Les Lulus (1991) with Roland Vancampenhout, Adriano Cominotto and Piet Jorens.
  • Charles And The White Trash European Blues Connection (1998)

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