Laurence Jalbert

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Laurence Jalbert
Laurence Jalbert - Montreal 2012-06-16 - 59.JPG
Laurence Jalbert
Background information
Birth name Lise Jalbert
Born (1959-08-18) 18 August 1959 (age 54)
Rivière-au-Renard, Quebec
Genres Pop
Instruments Vocals
Associated acts Volt
Website www.laurencejalbert.com

Laurence Jalbert (born Lise Jalbert 18 August 1959 in Rivière-au-Renard, Quebec)[1][2] is a pop singer-songwriter from Quebec.

She began her career with the band Volt in 1985. The band won CKOI-FM's L'Empire des futures stars competition in 1987. They recorded only one single, ("Nobody Knows"), before breaking up. Jalbert went on to a solo career, releasing her first album in 1990, which would know much success and become her first certified platinum album only one year later. In 1991 she receives the "Félix for discovery of the year" and Video Clip of the year award for her single Tomber. In 1991, Ms. Jalbert performed to great acclaim at the Festival International de Louisiane in Lafayette.

In 1993, Jalbert released her second album Corridors, which received even more success then her first. Certified platinum, Corridors won her the Felix Pop/Rock album of the year. She released her third album Avant le Squall in 1998, followed by Communio in 2000, which was the result of a two year tour with Dan Bigras, recorded live at the Spectrum in Montreal. In 2001, her fifth album, ... et j'espère was released in collaboration with Hugo Perreault and Michel Duguay, from Okoumé. In 2004, Audiogram released a hits compilation (Ses plus grands succès) followed by Le Noël des Anges in 2005. In 2006, she released another live album from her Évidemment tour followed by more studio albums, Tout porte à croire (2007) and Une Lettre (2011).

Discography[edit]

  • Laurence Jalbert (1990)
  • Corridors (1993)
  • Avant le squall (1997)
  • Communio (2000, with Dan Bigras)
  • ...et j'espère (2001)
  • Ses plus grands succès (2004, greatest hits)
  • Noël des anges (2005)
  • Sur la route... Évidemment (2006, live double disc)
  • Tout porte à croire (2007)
  • Une lettre (2011)

Videos[edit]

  • Tomber (1990)
  • Rage (1990)
  • Les yeux noirs (1990)
  • Corridor (1993)
  • Bella (1994)
  • Pour toi (1998)
  • Jeter un sort (2001)
  • Et j'espère (2002)
  • Comme tu me l'a demandé (2003)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arbre généalogique famille: Jalbert" (in French). Généalogie du Québec. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  2. ^ "Laurence Jalbert sous le choc" (in French). Le Journal de Québec. 10 August 2007. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 

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