GiedRé

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GiedRé
Giédré en Concert.jpg
GiedRé (2011)
Background information
Birth name Giedrė Barauskaitė
Born (1985-10-23) 23 October 1985 (age 29)
Vilnius, Lithuania SSR
Origin French singer of Lithuanian origin
Genres Humorous songs
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, actress
Years active 2009–present
Labels Le rat des villes
Website www.giedre.fr

Giedrė Barauskaitė (born in Vilnius, 23 October 1985) better known by her stage mononym GiedRé or Giedré (pronounced /ɡje.dʁe/), is a Lithuanian singer-songwriter comedian based in France.

Born in what was then the Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic, she moved with her mother to a Paris suburb after the death of her father when she was just seven. After her baccalauréat, she studied drama at Cours Florent and ENSATT (École nationale supérieure des arts et techniques du théâtre) and appeared in small roles in television, theatre, and advertisements. She composed a few songs and started performing them in a local bar in the early 2000s. Noticed by Raphaël Mezrahi during an audition, she opened for him at a show of his in La Cigale. She was invited a number of times to the Europe 1 show C'est quoi ce bordel? presented by Laurent Baffie. Using the stage name Moisie, she opened to Baffie shows for a month and a half, followed by opening for comedian Oldelaf. In 2011, she had her debut independent album release and appeared in Les Francofolies de La Rochelle and FrancoFolies de Montréal, Les Francofolies de Spa in Belgium became a laureat of Fonds d'action et d'initiative rock (FAIR) in 2012. She engaged on a local tour with 100 dates in two years. Wearing colourful folkloric clothes, her repertoire is full of politically incorrect, black humour, and controversial taboo subjects.[1]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions
FR
[2]
BEL
(Wa)

[3]
2011 Mon premier disque  –  –
2012 Mon premier album genre Panninni  –  –
2013 MoN PReMieR BesT oF 129 67
MoN PREMIER ALbuM VeNdu daNS LeS VRAIS MAGASINS  – 111
2014 MoN PReMieR aLBuM aVeC D'auTReS iNSTRuMeNTS Que JuSTe La GuiTaRe  –  –

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
FR
[2]
BEL
(Wa)

[3]
2014 "Chut" (as Giedré) 86  – MoN PReMieR aLBuM aVeC D'auTReS iNSTRuMeNTS Que JuSTe La GuiTaRe
"Toutes des putes" (as Giedré) 129  –

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gilles renault (15 May 2012). "GiedRé, sans tabou, ni trompette" (in French). Libération]]. Retrieved 8 February 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "GiedRé discography". lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 February 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "GiedRé discography". ultratop.be/fr/. Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 February 2014. 

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