The Lost Fingers
|The Lost Fingers|
The Lost Fingers at Festival franco-ontarien in Ottawa on June 2009. From left to right, Alex Morrissette, Christian Roberge, and Byron Mikaloff.
|Origin||Quebec City, Quebec, Canada|
|Years active||2008 – present|
|Website||The Lost Fingers|
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The Lost Fingers is a Canadian gypsy jazz music group formed in Quebec City. Its members are Alex Morissette (backing vocals, double bass), Dr. Christian Roberge (lead vocals, guitar), and Byron "Maiden" Mikaloff (backing vocals, guitar).
Lost in the 80s, their 2008 debut album, earned a platinum certification for sales of 100,000 within Quebec alone within 12 weeks of its release. Canadian distribution outside Quebec began on 27 January 2009, after which the album's sales reached 200,000. Internationally, Lost in the 80's has been released in over eight countries including the USA, Belgium, France, Mexico, Switzerland and Spain. In terms of 2008 domestic sales by Canadian artists, this album was second only to Nickelback's Dark Horse. Their second album Rendez-vous rose was released on 16 June 2009 and features versions of successful French-language songs. Rendez-vous Rose officially reached gold album status in 2009 selling over 45,000 albums.
Their fourth album La Marquise was released 21 November 2011 on record label Tandem.
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- Gold and Platinum certification at CRIA, July 2008
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