Friday, November 12, 2010

Le Vent Du Nord - Les amants du Saint-Laurent (Canada 2004) VBR~256

Album kindly offered by our friend Trialuser(123)

Their second album, Les amants du Saint-Laurent, was also nominated by ADISQ in 2005 in addition to being chosen album of the year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards. 2005 was also the year that saw the group being rewarded as North American traditional artist of the year in Austin, Texas. Their show was nominated for an OPUS award and was named Show of the year by the American radio-concert series Bound for Glory. The group also appeared on the top-ten charts of a few radio stations, as high as #1 on CIBL Montréal and #5 on BBC3 in the UK, ahead of such well-known artists as Youssou N’Dour and Peter Gabriel.

01. Les amants du Saint-Laurent
02. La semaine du paysan
03. Marguerite
04. Train de vie
05. Du haut du balcon
06. Nous sommes si bien à table
07. Le bon buveur * Le reel du quatrième
08. C’est une jeune mariée
09. Gigue à trois
10. La valse à huit ans
11. Cré mardi * La turlutte du rang des Sloans
12. Le retour du fils soldat
13. De la chambre à la cuisine

Simon Beaudry: Vocals, bouzouki, guitar
Nicolas Boulerice: Vocals, electroacoustic hurdy-gurdy, piano, piano accordion, snare
Benoit Bourque : accordion diatonique, mandolin
Olivier Demers : Violin, guitar, foot-tapping, mandolin, vocals
Patrick Graham : tambourine, shaker
François Marion : bass et bass violin
Daniel Roy : flageolets



CrimsonKing said...
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The Countess said...

Have never heard of these musicians before -- looking forward to learning new delights! Thanks for your wonderful blog!

Anonymous said...

thanks for posting this.

Anonymous said...

Great stuff! Saw them play a few times, great performers.

CrimsonKing said...


Les amants du Saint-Laurent


Marcelo Arliden said...

Thanks for the new links

salostia said...


Paulo Marta said...

Quebec - CANADA not france!

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