Peter Peter (Canadian musician)
Peter Peter during the FrancoFolies de Montréal festival (18 June 2014)
|Birth name||Peter Roy|
|Born||1984 (age 33–34)|
|Origin||Quebec City, Quebec, Canada|
He started as a member of metal/alternative rock band Post-Scriptum where he played guitar and English vocals at times. After leaving the band, he moved to Montreal and resided in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighborhood, concentrating on his solo career writing and performing in French. He took part as a singer-songwriter in the annual Montreal feature Ma Première Place des Arts for new artists in 2008 and won the competition.
In 2009 he signed with Audiogram record label, releasing his eponymous debut album Peter Peter on 8 March 2011 produced by Howard Bilerman. In 2011, he also took part in Les FrancoFolies de Montréal.
In June 2013, his studio album Une version améliorée de la tristesse ("An Improved Version of Sadness") was longlisted for the 2013 Polaris Music Prize.
|2011||Peter Peter||–||–||Track list
|2013||Une version améliorée de la tristesse||–||177||Track list
Singles / videography
|2012||"Une version améliorée de la tristesse"||–||–|
|2016||"Noir Eden"||–||–||Noir Eden|
- enmusique: Nouvelles - Peter Peter S/T Archived 2012-04-02 at the Wayback Machine. (in French)
- emoragei magazine: S/T Peter Peter - Audiogram (in French)
- FrancoFolies: Biography of Peter Peter (in French)
- Ma Première Place des Arts official website Archived 2011-09-15 at the Wayback Machine. (in French)
- MusiquePlus: Peter Peter biography page Archived 2011-09-10 at the Wayback Machine.(in French)
- RueFrontenac: Peter Peter - entre joie et tristesse naïve (in French)
- Peter Peter at the FrancoFolies de Montréal
- "Peter Peter discography". lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 27 April 2014.
- "Le Top de la semaine : Top Albums Fusionnes - SNEP (Week 6, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 14 February 2017.