The year 2019 will mark the return of Matthieu Chedid, alias -M-, solo. After a trip in the family (with his father Louis, his brother Joseph and his sister Anna), and the exploration of the project Lamomali (with the malian musicians Toumani and Sidiki Diabaté), the author-composer-interpreter French returns to the alter ego, which was made known at the end of the 90’s offering on January 25, the album Letter infinite. The extract Superchérie unveiled at the end of 2018 has set the table dancing.
While his residence of shows at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas will end in June, Celine Dion is expected to return before long to his fans with the cool music. Last September, the quebec diva revealed on social media that she was back in the studio and “excited to record new songs”. The singer has released Yet one night there is nearly three years old. His latest English album, Loved Me Back to Life, was launched in 2013.
A little more than three years after Lay Low, Lou Doillon will land on the 1st of February with a new album titled Soliloquy. After having worked with Etienne Daho and Taylor Kirk of Timber Timbre, the daughter of Jane Birkin and filmmaker Jacques Doillon has sought the expertise of Benjamin Lebeau of the electro band The Shoes to develop new songs, which should, according to what is announced, put forward sounds more raw.
With a residency of shows in Las Vegas successful, and a concert on the plains of Abraham which makes mobs running around at the Festival d’été de Québec in 2017, the Backstreet Boys have clearly saw that their power of attraction was not too faded since the 90’s… Even if it carburait nostalgia. The new songs from the album DNA, which is due on the 25th of January, will they have the same effect?
Internationally known for his film soundtracks — including the Fabulous destiny of Amélie Poulain and Good Bye Lenin! —, the French composer Yann Tiersen will release his 10th album, ALL, February 15. Under the theme of ecology and nature, new parts include in particular the recordings captured in a forest of redwoods in Devon, England. To hear it in person at the Palais Montcalm on may 31.
Avril Lavigne is preparing to resume the before-scene, five years after the release of his last album. The former standard bearer of the scene pop-rock, canadian is held in the gap of the spotlight in recent years, it has given to suffer from Lyme disease. Head Over Water, which will be released on February 15, will be marked by this battle to regain your health, according to what she said last fall on the social networks.
Zach Condon continues visibly to be inspired by the names of cities… The leader of the Beirut announced last fall that his next album (due on the 1st of February) is called Gallipoli, a title stolen from the locality in Italian, where he wrote the hit song of this fifth opus indie-folk. And no landing is scheduled in Quebec city for the moment, but a show in Montreal is on the agenda on February 18.
With a mother (Paule-Andrée Cassidy, not the name) that has repeatedly proven its qualities as a performer, she has taken, Lou-Adriane Cassidy. The young musician did not, however, been slow to develop its own voice. For his first album, This is the end of the world every day (8 February), it details a world of dark, but not too much”, only pen, or accompanied by Philémon Cimon, Draws the Coyote and Stéphanie Boulay. She will perform at the Grand Théâtre de Québec on April 3.
“We Appreciate Power,” sings the Canadian Grimes on this aptly-named new extract unveiled at the end of November. That which is born Claire Boucher puts forward a rock energy and a melody rather catchy, opening the door for the rest of the things. The release date of his next album, however, has not yet been announced.
After a White Album rather inspired in 2016, Weezer had set out to address the logical follow-up, in black, this time. The project has, however, been put on ice the time of recording the following year the mixed Pacific Daydream. While the band of River Cuomo is preparing to take to the road with the Pixies (at the Bell Centre on march 13), his expected Black Album will be in stores on march 1st.