|Birth name||Lucie Brunet|
|Born||28 January 1990|
|Labels||Sony Music (2010/13)
Tôt ou tard (2014-present)
Lucie Brunet, better known as just Luce, (born in Perpignan, France on 28 January 1990) is a French singer-songwriter and actress originating from Peyrestortes who won in 2010 the eighth series of the French music competition Nouvelle Star.
She auditioned for Nouvelle Star (French Idol series) in Marseille where she sang Rita Mitsouko's "Andy" passing in the category Les Inoubliables wearing a moustache and an electronic badge saying "j'aime les poils." She received three yeses and a notable no from judge Philippe Manœuvre. Moving to the second phase at théâtre in Trianon, she interpreted "Tainted Love", a capella, and finally in a trio with Lussi et Stéphanie, she sang "Je dois m'en aller" from Niagara. Finally she sang "C'est comme ça" again from Rita Mitsouko. She was chosen for the live show. She had great support from many people including a 90-year-old Jordi Barre who was invited to congratulate her when she won on 23 June 2010.
Appearances during Nouvelle Star
|14 April 2010 (1st prime)||"Qui de nous deux"||-M- (Matthieu Chedid)||4 blues|
|21 April 2010 (2nd prime)||"Dream a Little Dream of Me"||The Mamas and The Papas||4 blues|
|28 April 2010 (3rd prime)||"Étienne"||Guesch Patti||4 blues|
|5 Mai 2010 (4th prime)||"Beautiful"||Christina Aguilera||3 blues|
|13 May 2010 (5th prime)||"Louxor j'adore"||Philippe Katerine||3 blues|
|19 May 2010 (6th prime)||"Les sucettes"||France Gall||4 blues|
|"Tainted Love"||Gloria Jones||4 blues|
|26 May 2010 (7th prime)||"Miss You"||The Rolling Stones||2 blues|
|Gigi L'Amoroso||Dalida||4 blues|
|2 June 2010 (Quarter finals)||"La plus belle pour aller danser"||Sylvie Vartan||2 blues|
|"What's Love Got to Do with It"||Tina Turner||2 blues|
|9 June 2011(Semi-finals)||"Les Cactus"||Jacques Dutronc||4 blues|
|"Over the Rainbow"||Judy Garland||4 blues|
|"La vie en rose"||Édith Piaf||4 blues|
|16 June 2010 (Finals)||"Je dis aime"||-M- (Matthieu Chedid)||4 blues|
|"Mad About You"||Hooverphonic||4 blues|
|"Ne me quitte pas"||Jacques Brel||4 blues|
- In duos / trios
|Date||Song||Other contestants in duo/trio||Original artist|
|21 April 2010 (2nd prime)||"Toutes les femmes de ta vie"||Annabelle, Lussi, Marine and Stéphanie||L5|
|28 April 2010 (3rd prime)||"Our House"||Lussi and Stéphanie||Madness|
|5 May 2010 (4th prime)||"Ça balance pas mal à Paris"||Annabelle and Benjamin||Michel Berger and France Gall|
|13 May 2010 (5th prime)||"Relator"||Dave||Pete Yorn and Scarlett Johansson|
|26 May 2010 (7th prime)||"Money, Money, Money"||Lussi||ABBA|
|2 June 2010 (Quarter finals)||"Pour un infidèle"||François||Cœur de pirate|
|La Carioca (dance)||Ramon||Alain Chabat and Gérard Darmon|
|9 June 2010 (Semi-finals)||"Dieu est un fumeur de havanes"||Ramon||Serge Gainsbourg and Catherine Deneuve|
|"Light My Fire"||François||The Doors|
|16 June 2010 (Finals)||22||François||Lily Allen and Ours|
|"Capri, c'est fini"||François||Hervé Villard|
|"Qu'est-ce que t'es belle"||François||Marc Lavoine and Catherine Ringer|
She had her first show after her win in Perpignan on 10 September 2010 after an invitation by Marie Pierre Baux, organizer for 23 years of Estivales de Perpignan festival. During this time, she share a duet with Alain Souchon
She also started preparing for her album collaborating with many writers and composers including Philippe Katerine, Orelsan and Mathieu Boogaerts. She used online promotion under the "jeudis de Luce" plan (meaning Luce's Thursdays) in which she would post every Thursday starting 24 March 2011, a video sketch directed by Najar and Perrot and produced by LNprod, with Luce playing herself and Gaël Giraudeau playing the role of Bobby. The presentations would also include portions of the "song of the week", basically one of the songs of the upcoming album Première Phalange.
In 2011, she also make a duet with Max Boublil accompagned by a videoclip.
In 2012, she made the chorus on the album of Mathieu Boogaerts who write for her several titles in her first album, Première Phalange.
Then, the compagny "Eveil et Découvertes" ask Luce to sing for them book-song "La Fabrique à Comptines", 13 rhymes. The project is a big success while there isn't a lot of promotion. More than 11 000 albums are sold.
The same year, Luce sing "Il pleut doucement ma mère" written by Maurice Carême in the album "La bande des mots", where poems are put in music. Artists like Oxmo Puccino, Françoise Hardy, Claire Keim, Élie Semoun, Camélia Jordana, Marc Lavoine, Jenifer or Arthur H are apart of the project.
In 2013, Luce sing on the album "Des mots pour Alzheimer" where she read a text written by a witness named Maria. Luce is directly involved by this album because it is released for the Alzheimer's disease because her grandmother is dead beaucause of this sickness. On her first album she sing the song "La symphonie d'Alzheimer" as a tribute to her grandmother. Alain Chamfort, Élie Semoun, Andréa Ferréol, Dominique Besnehard, Franz-Olivier Giesbert, Françoise Laborde, Jean Benguigui, Laurent Ruquier, Nelson Monfort, Michel Boujenah, Virginie Lemoine and Marc Lévy are also on the album.
The same year, she made the first part of Virginie Hocq during her show at the Olympia. During this evening she sang 8 titles in exclusivity of her second album. The two women have met on the set of the second season of Vive la colo!. She sing during a night for France Alzheimer, during this evening she sing with Alain Chamfort. She also sing during the Big dinner of Christmas to the Élysée Palace with ZUT. This evening was organized by the president François Hollande and his wife at the time Valérie Trierweiler. M. Pokora with the troup of Robin des Bois were also there.
In December 2013, she sing with the band ZUT to the Zénith de Paris. She also sing to the special evening Nouvelle Star fête Noël where several former contestant to the Nouvelle Star performs, like Amel Bent, Julien Doré or Amandine Bourgeois. During the evening, she sing the success of Line Renaud, Étoile des neiges.
Still in 2013, she made her debut in the cinema with a supporting role in the comedy Nuts. The movie is produced by Tonie Marshall and starred Éric Elmosnino, Sophie Quinton, Valeria Golino, Évelyne Buyle, Anémone, Brigitte Sy, Partha Pratim Majumder, Marie Denarnaud and Gustave Kervern.
She is also in the short Ce qui fait marcher les filles who promote ERAM.
In 2014, Luce begins the studio recording of her second album. She work again with Mathieu Boogaerts who write and direct the album, he has previously work with her on her first album, and she also work with : Joseph Chedid and Zaf Zapha. Her second album is not released with Sony Music Entertainment but with Tôt ou tard. Luce post on her Facebook a photo with Hélène Pince, Maryvette Lair and Cléa Vincent and she announced that they will made the chorus on her second album.
Her second album Chaud is released the 23 February 2015 and the first single Polka has been released in December 2014. The second single is Malibu and it's released in February 2015. Luce performed Malibu at the Nouvelle Star on D8 with Mathieu Boogaerts, the 26 February. Then the 27 February, she performed Polka on C à vous on France 5. The same day she is a guest in the radio show Partons en Live aired on France Inter, hosted by her friend André Manoukian where she made a cover of Parole parole.
In March 2015, she begin her Tour with Mathieu Boogaerts. She give 3 concerts to the Nouvelle Ève.
In 2015, she's back in a TV Series L'hôtel de la plage, aired on France 2, where she play herself as a guest in an episode.
- 2011 : "Été noir"
- 2011 : "Western Spaghetti"
- 2011 : "La machine" (feat Orelsan)
- 2011 : "Moyen, Moyenne" (feat Max Boublil)
- 2014 : "Polka"
- 2015 : "Malibu"
- 2012 : She sings on the album "Mathieu Boogaerts" Of Mathieu Boogaerts
- 2012 : She sings on 13 track of "La Fabrique à Comptines"
- 2012 : She sings "Il pleut doucement ma mère" of Maurice Carême in the album "La bande des mots"
- 2013 : Reading the testimony of Maria for "Des mots pour Alzheimer"
- 2013 : Collaboration with the band Zut, Clarika and Didier Wampas for the Album for children "Coucou Zut"
- 2014 : She sings "Je ne pense qu'à ça" featuring Noémie Brosset for her first album.
|Vive la colo !||Luna||Didier Le Pêcheur, Dominique Ladoge||TV Series (6 Episodes)|
|2015||Hôtel de la plage||Herself||Christian Merret-Palmair||TV Series (1 Episode)|
|2013||Ce qui fait marcher les filles||Camille||ERAM|
Appearance on media
|2010||12/13 Languedoc Roussillon||France 3|
|2010 dans le rétro||M6||Camille Combal|
|La mode, la mode, la mode||Paris Première|
|Le Grand Journal||Canal+||Michel Denisot|
|2011||19/20 Pays Catalan||France 3|
|L'invitée du Studio||France soir||Magali Vogel|
|Nuit Rock||Direct Star|
|Le 19:45||M6||Nathalie Renoux|
|12/13 Languedoc Roussillon||France 3|
|Chabada X2||France 3||Daniela Lumbroso|
|La nuit nous appartient||NRJ 12||Mustapha El Atrassi|
|Planète Musique Mag||France 2||Patrice Boisfer|
|Plus vite que la musique||M6|
|N'oubliez pas les paroles!||France 2||Nagui|
|12/13 Languedoc Roussillon||France 3|
|Face à Face||RTL-TVI||Charlotte Baut|
|100 % Mag||M6||Estelle Denis|
|66 minutes||M6||Aïda Touihri|
|La fête de la chanson française||France 3||Daniela Lumbroso|
|Morandini !||Direct 8||Jean-Marc Morandini|
|20 Heures||France 2||Marie Drucker|
|2012||Bienvenue chez Cauet||NRJ 12||Cauet|
|Hebdo Musique Mag||France 2|
|N'oubliez pas les paroles!||France 2||Nagui|
|On n'est pas couché||France 2||Laurent Ruquier|
|2015||Nouvelle Star||D8||Benjamin Castaldi|
|C à vous||France 5||Anne-Sophie Lapix|
|Partons en Live||France Inter||André Manoukian|
|On connaît la musique||Europe 1|
|Elo melodie||France Bleu|
|Le Before du Grand Journal||Canal +||Thomas Thouroude|
|13 heures||France 2||Élise Lucet|
|Playlist session||Ma Chaîne Étudiante||Emeric Berco|
|Au Field de la nuit||TF1||Michel Field|
|Absolument Stars||M6||Claire Nevers, David Lantin|
|LCI Culture||La Chaîne Info|
|Comment ça va bien!||France 2||Stéphane Bern|
|Tout le monde joue avec la mémoire||France 2||Nagui, Michel Cymes|
|Du côté de chez Dave||France 3||Dave|
|Vivement Dimanche||France 2||Michel Drucker|
- Nouvelle Star on M6: Tout le village de Peyrestortes derrière Luce sur Ladepeche.fr (in French)
- Luce profile on Nouvellestar.fr website
-  (in French)
- quai-baco.com, Luce en studio avec Mathieu Boogaerts pour son deuxième album, 3 février 2014
- "Luce discography". lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
|Nouvelle Star winner