Marie-Pierre Arthur

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Marie-Pierre Arthur
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Background information
Born Grande-Vallée, Quebec, Canada
Origin Canada
Genres pop
Occupations Musician, singer-songwriter
Years active 2009–present
Labels Bonsound
Associated acts Karkwa, Galaxie, Ariane Moffatt, Stefie Shock, Nanette Workman, Édith Butler

Marie-Pierre Arthur is the stage name of Marie-Pierre Fournier, a Canadian pop singer-songwriter from Quebec.[1] Originally from Grande-Vallée, she is currently based in Montreal.[1]

Formerly a backing musician and vocalist for artists such as Karkwa, Galaxie, Ariane Moffatt, Stefie Shock, Nanette Workman and Édith Butler, she released her self-titled debut album as a solo artist in 2009.[1] Her followup, Aux alentours, was released in 2012[1] and was named as a longlisted nominee for the 2012 Polaris Music Prize on June 14, 2012.[2] She also appeared as a guest vocalist on Buck 65's 20 Odd Years.

She won the Félix Leclerc Prize for best new singer-songwriter at the 2012 FrancoFolies,[1] and was nominated for several Prix Félix at the 2009 and 2010 ADISQ awards.[3]

In 2013, she won an Independent Music Award for her album Aux alentours in the Pop Album category.

Discography[edit]

  • Marie-Pierre Arthur (2009)
  • Aux alentours (2012)

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