La Chicane

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La Chicane
Origin Val-d'Or, Quebec, Canada
Genres Rock
Years active 1993 (1993)–2006 (2006)
Members Matt Laurent
Christian Legault
Éric Lemieux

La Chicane is a Canadian francophone rock band based in Val-d'Or, Quebec.[1] Their sound is described as "jazz-rock" or "lounge rock".[2]


La Chicane was formed in 1993 in Val-d'Or. They performed regularly in Quebec and recorded for DKD Disques.

In 2000, La Chicane was nominated for best group and for best-selling Francophone album at the Juno Awards.[3]

They performed at the 2003 Toronto Rocks SARS benefit concert,[4][5] along with many more well-known bands.[6]

In 2017, after a ten-year hiatus, La Chicane got back together to release a new song, "La derniere Chicane".[7][8]

Past and present members[edit]

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • 2000: Juno Awards, winner for Best Selling Francophone Album (En Catimini), nominee for Best Group
  • 2002: Juno Awards, nominee for Best Selling Francophone Album (Disparu)
  • 2004: Juno Awards, nominee for Group of the Year


  • 1999: En Catimini
  • 2000: Disparu
  • 2003: Ent' nous autres
  • 2006: La Chicane: 1998-2006 (Best Of)
  • 2009: La Chicane


  1. ^ "The Stones rock 50,000 fans in T.O.". Canoe Showbiz. JANE STEVENSON, JIM SLOTEK AND MARY DICKIE, Toronto Sun Dec 7, 2004
  2. ^ Roberts, Sam (31 July 2003). "How the bands measured up on The Globe's lip-o-meter". The Globe and Mail (Toronto). Retrieved 20 July 2013. 
  3. ^ Larry LeBlanc (12 February 2000). "Morissette leads Canada's Juno nomination list". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc.: 45–. ISSN 0006-2510. 
  4. ^ Greenaway, Kathryn (30 July 2003). "It's not only rock 'n' roll in Toronto: Montrealers join Woodstock-like pilgrimage to SARS relief concert headlined by Stones". The Montreal Gazette. Retrieved 20 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Stones rock out at Toronto's 'biggest party'". CBC News, Jul 31, 2003
  6. ^ "Flaming Lips/La Chicane/Blue Rodeo Live At SARStock". Chart Attack, Jul 31, 2003. Keith Carman
  7. ^ "Nouvelle chanson pour La Chicane". Le Journal, March 14, 2017
  8. ^ "La Chicane présente une nouvelle chanson Publié". Ici Radio Canada, 14 March 2017

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