La Chicane

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La Chicane
OriginVal-d'Or, Quebec, Canada
Years active1993 (1993)–2006 (2006)
Members1993: Boom Desjardins, Alain Villeneuve, Suzanne Dufour, Christian Legault, Éric Lemieux 2000: Martin Bédard, Dany Bédard, Matt Laurent

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 by Boom Desjardins, Alain Villeneuve, Suzanne Dufour, Christian Legault and Éric Lemieux. 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." Archived 2016-11-06 at the Wayback Machine. 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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