Les Chiens

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Les Chiens
Genres Indie rock
Years active 1997 (1997)–present
Labels La Tribu
Audiogram
Members Éric Goulet
Nicolas Jouannaut
Marc Chartrain
Past members Olivier Rénaldin

Les Chiens (The Dogs) is a Canadian indie rock band from Quebec. The lead singer and guitarist is Éric Goulet. The bass player is Nicolas Jouannaut. Olivier Rénaldin and Marc Chartrain have both played drums with the group..

History[edit]

Goulet, Jouannaut and Rénaldin came together in 1997 to form Les Chiens.[1] The band's album, Nuit Dérobée, was released in late 2000, to positive reviews.[2][3]

Les Chiens was signed briefly to the labels La Tribu and C4, but most of their recordings were released independently.[4]

In 2008, Les Chiens released an album, Le Long Sentier, on AudioGram.[5] By this time Marc Chartrain was contributing the percussion.

In February, 2015, after a long hiatus, Les Chiens released a five song EP, Les Chiens.[6] In 2016, the group continues to perform and record.[1]

Discography[edit]

  • 2000: Nuit Dérobée (October 10)
  • 2002: Music-Hall 2001 (April 9)
  • 2003: Debout (April 15)
  • 2005: Rösk (September 20)
  • 2008: Le Long Sentier
  • 2015: Les Chiens mini-album

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Les chiens | La chambre des tempêtes". La Fabrique culturelle 16 February 2016
  2. ^ "Les Chiens : Montréal est «plus belle la nuit»". La Presse, 18 June 2010. Marie-Christine Blais
  3. ^ "Les Chiens La Nuit dérobée". Voir, Nicolas Tittley 18 October 2000
  4. ^ "Éric Goulet : Le vagabond"/ Voir, Olivier Robillard Laveaux 1 June 2006
  5. ^ "Critique : Les Chiens – Le Long Sentier". Dimanche Matin, by Francis Lamarche • 15 March 2008
  6. ^ "Les Chiens répondent à l’appel du riff". Le Devoir, 12 February 2016 |Sylvain Cormier

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