Lefebvre in performance with Simple Plan
|Birth name||Sébastien Lefebvre|
|Also known as||Seb, Sebby|
June 5, 1981 |
Montréal, Québec, Canada
|Genres||Pop punk, alternative rock, pop rock, punk revival|
|Instruments||Guitar, vocals, bass guitar, keyboards, drums|
|Labels||Lava, Atlantic, Coalition|
|Associated acts||Simple Plan|
Sébastien Lefebvre (born June 5, 1981) is a French Canadian musician, who is best known as the rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist for pop punk band Simple Plan. He also released his debut solo album “You Are Here/Vous Etes Ici” via Coalition Entertainment Records in 2009 and "Les Robots" in 2011.
Lefebvre currently uses Framus, specifically the Mayfield. He endorsed ESP guitars on their first album and Schecter on the second and Hamer Guitars on the third. He currently uses Mesa Boogie and Framus amplifiers. He uses a modified Boss chorus pedal and T-Rex Replica and Tremster.
Man of the Hour
For over 5 years now, Lefebvre and long-time friend Patrick Langlois from MusiquePlus have teamed up to create Man of the Hour, a new music podcast available on iTunes. Through their extensive knowledge of music and obvious camaraderie, Lefebvre and Langlois fill up the Man Of The Hour Show with fun, facts and the best new music.
"Man of the Hour" began as a proposed side project to include himself, Langlois and Bowling For Soup's leading man, Jaret Reddick, though no songs were ever actually recorded. However, T-shirts and other promotional items were made. With no spare time to devote to developing the band, it turned into the radio show they have today; "Man of The Hour", Broadcast on idobi Radio every Wednesday night 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm ET
During early 2009 Lefebvre recorded an acoustic EP entitled "You Are Here/Vous Etes Ici." You Are Here / Vous Êtes Ici was released October 20, under Coalition Entertainment (Records) Inc. Lefebvre was inspired to make “You Are Here” purely by his love of writing and recording music. The EP could not sound more different from Lefebvre's previous work with Simple Plan.
With all the songs having been written, recorded and produced by Lefebvre himself, “You Are Here” brings to light the depth of his talent. This seven track EP is a departure from Lefebvre's punk rock roots and showcases his folksy, laid back side.
|3.||"La Nouvelle Vie"||3:21|
|5.||"I Fall for You"||3:47|
|6.||"Life Goes On"||3:09|
Lefebvre has also released songs on his Myspace page. These include a cover of Weezer's song Can't Stop Partying and a cover of Tik Tok from Kesha. On Seb's Myspace page there are demos of two new songs. On September 8 Lefebvre posted a new album sample on his Myspace for a second ep slated to be released in early 2011.
He has also recorded and released another solo EP, called Les Robots, in 2011. He has put it on his official website, and people can download it for free.
|2.||"Sending You A Letter"||3:30|
|3.||"Catch Me (with Katie Rox)"||3:11|
|4.||"Tu Me Manques"||2:37|
|5.||"The Last Time We Kiss"||3:06|
|7.||"Getting Stuck in my Head"||3:02|
He released a new EP in 2012, More Sake Por Favor. The style is similar to You Are Here/Vous Etes Ici and Les Robots, the EP is available for download on his website.
The music video for the single My Dear is an animation made by Jacob Drake, one of his fans.
|7.||"I Raise My Glass"||5:34|
Sébastien & Katie Rox
In November 2010, Lefebvre had revealed his new band project with fellow Canadian musician Katie Rox. The two of them formed the duo band Sébastien & Katie. A few weeks after the bands announcement, they released their debut ep "Christmas Etc...". The ep consists of a poppy folk style of music.
|1.||"Stay (It's Christmas)"||3:15|
- Simple Plan: Simple Plan (2008) (v)
- Simple Plan: Still Not Getting Any... (2004) (V)
- Simple Plan: A Big Package for You (2003) (V)
|2003||The New Tom Green Show||1 episode|
|Simple Plan: A Big Package for You||Himself|
|2004||New York Minute||Himself|
|Simple Plan: Still Not Getting Any...||Himself|
|Punk Rock Holocaust||Himself|
|2005||Simple Plan: MTV Hard Rock Live||Himself|
|2008||Simple Plan: Simple Plan||Himself|
|What's New, Scooby Doo?||Himself (voice)||1 episode|
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- "The Rhino Shop". RhinoRecords.ca. 2009-10-20. Retrieved 2011-11-07.
- "MTV Drops: Sebastien Lefebvre 'You Are Here/Vous Etes Ici'". Mtv.ca. 2009-10-20. Retrieved 2011-11-07.
- "Sébastien Lefebvre (@SebLefebvre) op Twitter". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2011-11-07.
- "Sebastien Lefebvre | Gratis muziek, tourneedata, foto's, video's". Myspace.com. Retrieved 2011-11-07.
- "Sébastien Lefebvre » Blog Archive » Les Robots – Full EP". Sebastienlefebvre.ca. Retrieved 2011-11-07.
- "EN: SimplePlan.cz » Christmas surprise from Sebastien and Katie Rox". SimplePlan.cz. Retrieved 2011-11-07.
- "iTunes - Music - Christmas Etc - EP by Sébastien Lefebvre & Katie Rox". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-11-23. Retrieved 2011-11-07.
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