|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|
Jorane Pelletier (born October 12, 1975), known professionally as Jorane, is a French-Canadian singer/cellist, who is notable for her alternative music style on a typically classical instrument as well as her ability to sing while playing cello at the same time.
She has 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".
She has released eight full-length studio albums to date.
Jorane performed a completely improvised piece inspired by the images she was presented with on a large screen, in Montréal on July 7, 2007 as part of "Montréal Terre", a sister concert of the Live Earth concerts.
- 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)
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.
- "Sarah McLachlan - Afterglow". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-01-23.
- Alex Strachan, "Frightful Halloween behaviour," The Gazette, Montreal, Quebec: October 31, 2004, pg. B.4.
- La fondation SEDNA
- "La musique de Jorane couplée à la force de Louis Cyr". La Presse, May 31, 2013.
- "Artistique 2000". Gala ADISQ Archives. Association québécoise de l'industrie du disque, du spectacle et de la vidéo (ADISQ). Retrieved 9 August 2016.
- "Jorane (Awards and Nominations)". The JUNO Awards. The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS). Retrieved 9 August 2016.
- Larry LeBlanc (12 February 2000). "Morrisette leads Canada's Juno nomination list". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc.: 45–. ISSN 0006-2510.
- Official website
- Jorane at Six Degrees Records
- Jorane Bandcamp Website
- Jorane on Internet Movie Database
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