Saturday, June 20, 2015

Renaud preparing to return – Liberation

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This is the good news of the weekend. While some predicted his imminent death, Renaud announced his return on Saturday in the newspaper Le Parisien. The artist, who has not released an album since “Molly Malone” in 2009, wrote new songs and account very soon record a new album, according to comments the singer.

I wrote 14 songs I want to record the faster , “says the author of” Mistral win “the newspaper briefly met in L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, the common Vaucluse where he is now installed.

In a hoarse and slightly quavering voice, the singer confirmed to midday on RTL have “ back to writing “from” fifteen days . ” A return that should be expected “ well before next year, in September .”

“I kissed a cop”

Thierry Séchan, Renaud’s brother, confirmed Le Parisien in columns he wrote “twelve, fourteen songs” that account Register in Brussels very soon. “He made all the words. And music were composed by bassist Michael Ohayon and her husband, the singer Renan Luce, who made four music. The album is almost finished “, he said.

Renaud, former columnist Charlie Hebdo, in particular wrote a song” I kissed a cop “in “reference in the demonstration on 11 January, his friends Charlie and two police officers killed in the attacks” , says the brother of the singer.

“For the now, he can not sing “, nevertheless emphasizes Thierry Séchan: ” Too many cigarettes, too much Ricard. It must first be found an ENT. That is essential. “ However, the singer who has experienced many periods of depression and just celebrated its 63 years ” is well “, according to his brother. “I will not say that he stopped to drink because it would be a lie, but it will, it is no longer drunk” , he said.

The slammer Grand Corps Malade, one of those who have taken his songs in two tribute albums “The band Renaud” published last year, is among those who have given him the desire to write, confirms Renaud.

A huge expectation

In late May, a poll named “Mistral win”, his ballad published in 1985 as the “French favorite song of all time” , to “Do not leave me” Brel and “The Black Eagle” Barbara. The recording activity of the “annoying singer” has seriously slowed for 20 years. His last album of unreleased songs dating back to 2006 (“Red Blood”), Renaud who have since released an album of Irish songs adaptations called “Molly Malone” (2009).

Out of studios and stage for many years, who in 1985 signed the words to “SOS Ethiopia” has just participated last November in recording a charity collectively against the Ebola epidemic.

Renaud says “realize” of expectation surrounding a possible next album: “If I believe the number of people who come tap me on the shoulder, me request an autograph, wanting a picture, etc. it’s every day, every day. It’s Saint-Trop ‘here is no longer the Luberon, this is no longer the Vaucluse is no longer the country of Sorgues is infernal … “ s’ Fun at RTL author of “Hexagon”, “Manu” and “Morgane de toi”.


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