Plume Latraverse

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Plume Latraverse
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Plume Latraverse at the FrancoFolies de Montréal June 14, 2012.
Background information
Born (1946-05-11) May 11, 1946 (age 68)
Montreal, Quebec
Genres Rock, Folk, Blues
Occupations Artist, Musician, musician, writer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Piano
Years active 1970–present
Labels London/Deram
Associated acts Offenbach
Website www.phaneuf.ca/plume

Plume Latraverse (born Michel Latraverse 11 May 1946) is a prolific singer, musician, songwriter and author from Quebec.At the end of the 60's, he formed a band named La Sainte Trinité with Pierrot le fou (Pierre Léger) and Pierre Landry. Then he formed a duo with Steve Faulkner (1972-1975). They performed for the last time at the Chant'Août in Quebec City. In 1976, Plume started a solo career and became one of the most influential names in Quebec counterculture. During a European tour (1979-1980) he presents a show during Le Printemps de Bourges and receives the Prime Minister of France's Prize (Prix international de la jeune chanson) and the Pop-Rock prize for the best Songwriter from Quebec. In 1982 he associates with Offenbach and produces the album À fond d'train. After his filmed biography, Ô rage électrique, Plume presented his show Show d'à diable in 1984, in wich he makes his official but not definitive goodbye to the singer career. He then focused on painting and writing. He published many of his songs texts and a story book. In 1980 the Montreal Gazette described him as "the French Frank Zappa".[1]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Triniterre (1971)
  • Plume Pou Digne (1974)
  • Le Vieux Show Son Sale (1975)
  • Pommes De Route (1975)
  • À Deux Faces (1976)
  • All Dressed (1978)
  • Chirurgie Plastique (1979)
  • French Tour 1980 (fausse représentation) (1980)
  • Livraison par en-arrière (1981)
  • Métamorphoses Tôme I (1982)
  • Autopsie Canalisée (1983)
  • Les Mauvais Compagnons (métaphorme...ose II) (1984)
  • Insomni-fère (méphortamoses III)(1985)
  • D'un Début À l'Autre (1987)
  • Chansons Pour Toutes Sortes de Monde (1990)
  • Chansons Nouvelles (1994)
  • Mixed Grill (1998)
  • Chants d'Épuration (2003)
  • Hors-Saisons (2007)
  • Chansons nouvelles – revisitées (2008)
  • Plumonymes (2008)

Live albums[edit]

  • En Noir Et Blanc (1976)
  • Cinéma Outremont (1977)
  • À Fond d'Train (1983)
  • Vingtemps (2001)
  • À Fond d'Train (1983)

Compilations[edit]

  • Les Plus Pires Succès de Plume (1976)
  • Le Lour Passé De Plume Latraverse Vol. I (1988)
  • Le Lour Passé De Plume Latraverse Vol. II (1989)
  • Le Lour Passé De Plume Latraverse Vol. III (1990)
  • Le Lour Passé De Plume Latraverse Vol. IV (1992)
  • Le Lour Passé De Plume Latraverse Vol. V (1995)

Singles[edit]

  • Rideau / Bossa-Mota
  • Bobépine / Lit vert
  • La bienséance / U.F.O
  • Salusoleil / Le retour à la terre
  • La p'tite vingnenne pis l'gros torrieu / Houba houba
  • Le grand barda / Marie-Lou
  • Mognon donc / New Orleans
  • Salut Trenet / Cul-d'sac rock
  • Quatre ans après / Élégie
  • Le fermier Jean / Valse cliché
  • Dis-moé / On peut pas tout avoir
  • Parade de mode / Descente aux enfers
  • La piste cyclable / Ti-gars
  • La ballade de Sandale et Gandhi / Instrumental
  • Tant qu'on pourra
  • El Nino
  • La journée du chèque

Books[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burley, Ted (21 April 1980). "Plume home-coming rousing night of rock". Montreal Gazette. Retrieved 30 June 2013. 

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