Stone - A tribute to Plamondon (album)
1er mai 2018

Stone - A tribute to Plamondon (album)

Trois-Rivières, May 1st, 2018 – Quebec’s public was waiting for it: the album Stone from Cirque du Soleil's Tribute Series to Plamondon will be available on May 18th. This opus is a complete and modern reinterpretation of 15 essential songs from the repertoire of the iconic lyricist, reinterpreted by 14 female performers well established on the Quebec and international scene. The show Stone - Tribute to Plamondon was born in 2017, as part of the Cirque du Soleil Tribute Series, presented at the Cogeco Amphitheatre of Trois-Rivières for 4 years and under the creative direction of 45 DEGREES. The first two extracts, Le monde est Stone, by Beyries and Oxygène, by Betty Bonifassi, are available on radios starting today.

 

Click here to listen to those songs.

 

On this album, we will find the new version of :

  • Le Parc Belmont by Martha Wainwright
  • Monopolis by Milk & Bone
  • Oxygène by Betty Bonifassi
  • Le monde est Stone by Beyries
  • Lili voulait aller danser by La Bronze
  • Ma mère chantait toujours by Marie-Pierre Arthur
  • L’île au Mimosas by Klô Pelgag
  • Je danse dans ma tête by Marie-Mai
  • Call girl by Valérie Carpentier
  • Tiens-toé ben j’arrive! by Catherine Major
  • Le blues du businessman by Safia Nolin
  • Les sans-papiers by Marie-Josée Lord
  • S.O.S d’un terrien en détresse by Ariane Moffatt
  • Le monde est fou by Gabrielle Shonk
  • L’Hymne à la beauté du monde by the acrobats, technicians and designers of the Cirque du Soleil show

Songs have been adapted and directed by Jean-Phi Goncalves, well renowned in the music world. We know him for his personal projects Plaster (electronic music album award in 2006) or Beast (English album award in 2009, and named at the Grammy in 2009) and for his collaborations and achievements with Ariane Moffatt, Diane Dufresne, Lauryn Hill, Pierre Lapointe and many others. We also owe him a remarkable participation in the series Big Little Lies and the original music of Hubert and Fanny.

 

"It looks like all those songs were written this year." - Luc Plamondon

 

Album will be available from May 18 in stores and on all digital platforms

 

The next Cirque du Soleil tribute series Juste une p’tite nuite will highlight the work of the Colocs this year and will be presented at the Cogeco Amphitheatre in Trois-Rivières starting July 18, 2018. Tickets available here.

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