Peter Peter

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This article is about a Canadian musician. For the Danish musician, see Peter Peter (Danish musician).
Peter Peter
Peter-Peter-live-FrancoFolies-de-Montreal-festival-2014.jpg
Peter Peter during the FrancoFolies de Montréal festival (18 June 2014)
Background information
Origin Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Occupation(s) singer-songwriter
Years active 2008–present
Labels Audiogram
Website peterpeter.ca
Peter Peter performing at SXSW in 2013

Peter Peter (born c. 1984) is a Canadian singer-songwriter[1][2] known for his French pop/rock compositions.

Career[edit]

He started as a member of metal/alternative rock band Post-Scriptum where he played guitar and English vocals at times.[3] After leaving the band, he moved to Montreal and resided in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighborhood, concentrating on his solo career writing and performing in French. He took part as a singer-songwriter in the annual Montreal feature Ma Première Place des Arts[4][5] for new artists in 2008 and won the competition.

In 2009 he signed with Audiogram record label, releasing his eponymous debut album Peter Peter on 8 March 2011[6] produced by Howard Bilerman.[3] In 2011, he also took part in Les FrancoFolies de Montréal.[7]

In June 2013, his studio album Une version améliorée de la tristesse was longlisted for the 2013 Polaris Music Prize.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions Notes
CAN
FR
[8]
2011 Peter Peter  –  – Tracklist
  1. "Homa"
  2. "Réfractaire"
  3. "Tergiverse"
  4. "Montréal neige sale"
  5. "Rien ne nous rassemble"
  6. "Dring dring pow pow"
  7. "Laurie"
  8. "Porte-bonheur"
  9. "Demain, c'est l'heure"
  10. "97"
  11. "Cesse de pleuvoir"
  12. "UHF"
2013 Une version améliorée de la tristesse  – 177 Tracklist
  1. "Une version améliorée de la tristesse" (3:56)
  2. "Carrousel" (3:41)
  3. "Tout prend son sens dans le miroir" (3:32)
  4. "Réverbère" (3:45)
  5. "MDMA" (3:08)
  6. "Beauté baroque" (3:12)
  7. "Le monde n'y peut rien" (3:51)
  8. "Rien ne se perd, rien ne se crée" (3:06)
  9. "Barbès-rochechouart" (2:48)
  10. "Les chemins étoilés" (4:04)

Singles / videography[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
CAN
FR
[8]
2011 "Tergiverse"  –  –
Peter Peter
"Homa"  –  –
2012 "Une version améliorée de la tristesse"  –  –
Une version améliorée de la tristesse
2013/4 "Carrousel"  – 167

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