|Birth name||Jorane Pelletier|
|Born||October 12, 1975|
|Genres||cello rock, experimental|
|Instruments||Cello, vocals, 6-string bass, cs80, piano, bonhomme disto, pieds, classical guitar|
|Labels||Taca, Avalanche, Aquarius, Six Degrees Records, L-A be|
Jorane Pelletier (born October 12, 1975), known professionally as Jorane, is a French-Canadian singer/cellist, who performs pop and alternative music style on the cello, a typically classical instrument, while singing at the same time. She has released eight full-length studio albums to date.
Jorane worked with Sarah McLachlan for her record Afterglow. In 2004, the press also reported that Jorane would appear on a Halloween special of the television series ZeD to perform a "witchy acid cello". That year she released her first album in English, The You and the Now; she toured across Canada as well as in the United States and Europe in support of the album.
Jorane released an album of music with French lyrics, Vers à soi, in 2007. In July that year she performed an improvised piece to accompany the images she was presented with on a large screen, in Montréal as part of "Montréal Terre", a sister concert of the Live Earth concerts.
Jorane's 2011 album Une sorcière comme les autres included consisted of cover songs, and the arrangements included ukulele and glockenspiel. The next summer she performed at the Montreal Jazz Festival.
Jorane composed the film score for films including Kamataki (2005) and Louis Cyr (2013), and for the play Le journal d'Anne Frank. In 2019 she performed as part of the festival Santa Teresa near Montreal. She received two Jutra Award nominations for Best Original Music at the 9th Jutra Awards in 2007 for her work on Kamataki and A Sunday in Kigali (Un dimanche à Kigali), winning the award for the latter film.
- Vent fou (1999)
- 16mm (2000)
- Live au Spectrum (2002)
- Evapore (2003)
- The You and the Now (2004)
- Canvas or Canvass (internet project) (2007)
- Vers à soi (2007)
- Dix (2008)
- Une sorcière comme les autres (2011)
- L'Instant aimé (2012)
- Mélopée (2014)
- Hemenetset Pt.1 – EP (2019)
Awards and nominations
- Album de l'année – Rock, Vent fou, Trophée Félix (Gala de l'ADISQ 2000) (Nominated)
- Interprète féminine de l'année, Trophée Félix (Gala de l'ADISQ 2000) (Nominated)
- Révélation de l'année, Trophée Félix (Gala de l'ADISQ 2000) (Nominated)
- Best New Solo Artist, JUNO Awards 2000 (Nominated)
- Francophone Album of the Year, Vers à soi, JUNO Awards 2008 (Nominated)
- Source: Correction requested by Jorane.
- "Jorane: The You and the Now". Pop Matters, Tim O'Neil, July 18, 2005
- Alex Strachan, "Frightful Halloween behaviour," The Gazette, Montreal, Quebec: October 31, 2004, pg. B.4.
- Larry LeBlanc (September 25, 2004). "Jorane Delivers Now" – Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. p. 68. ISSN 0006-2510.
- "Jorane tisse un album tout en français". Ici Radio Canada, October 23, 2007
- La fondation SEDNA
- "Jorane devant Vigneault, Desjardins, Cohen et les autres". Le Devoir, Yves Bernard, January 26, 2011
- "Montreal International Jazz Festival 2012: Jorane at Maison Symphonique; June 30, 2012". The Gazette (Montreal), July 1, 2012
- "La musique de Jorane couplée à la force de Louis Cyr". La Presse, May 31, 2013.
- "Le journal d’Anne Frank, Jorane". Le Devoir, Geneviève Tremblay, January 30, 2015
- Philippe Rezzonico, "Santa Teresa : MGMT, Jorane et Hubert Lenoir au tableau d’honneur". Ici Radio Canada, May 19, 2019.
- Adele Weder, "Top prize for 'Congorama' at Quebec's Jutra honors". The Hollywood Reporter, February 20, 2007.
- "Artistique 2000". Gala ADISQ Archives. Association québécoise de l'industrie du disque, du spectacle et de la vidéo (ADISQ). Retrieved August 9, 2016.
- "Jorane (Awards and Nominations)". The JUNO Awards. The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS). Retrieved August 9, 2016.
- Larry LeBlanc (February 12, 2000). "Morissette leads Canada's Juno nomination list". Billboard: 45–. ISSN 0006-2510.