Sébastien Lefebvre

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Sébastien Lefebvre
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Lefebvre performing with Simple Plan in 2008.
Background information
Birth name Gaétan-Jean Sébastien Lefebvre Pépin
Also known as Seb, Sebby
Born (1981-06-05) June 5, 1981 (age 36)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • actor
  • guitarist
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • vocals
  • bass
Years active 1999–present
Labels
Associated acts Simple Plan
Website sebastienlefebvre.ca
Notable instruments
Framus Mayfield
Takamine Guitars

Gaétan-Jean Sébastien Lefebvre Pépin MSC (born June 5, 1981) is a Canadian musician, who is best known as the rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist for the rock band Simple Plan. He has also released solo albums and duo work.

Equipment[edit]

Lefebvre currently uses Framus, specifically the Mayfield. He currently uses Mesa Boogie and Framus amplifiers. He uses a modified Boss chorus pedal and T-Rex Replica and Tremster.

Man of the Hour[edit]

In 2007, Lefebvre and Patrick Langlois from MusiquePlus created "Man of the Hour", a music podcast available on iTunes. The show includes fun facts and new music.

Solo projects[edit]

In early 2009, Lefebvre recorded an acoustic EP entitled You Are Here / Vous Êtes Ici. It was released on October 20, 2009, under Coalition Entertainment Inc. The first single "I Fall for You" was released on September 8, 2009. A music video was also released on YouTube,[1] directed by Simple Plan bandmate, Chuck Comeau.[2] [3][4]

Lefebvre released a second EP, called Les Robots, in 2011. It was available for free upon release.[5]

He released his third EP More Sake Por Favor in 2012.

Collaboration with Katie Rox[edit]

In November 2010, Lefebvre and fellow Canadian musician Katie Rox released an EP entitled, Christmas Etc...[6]

Production[edit]

Lefebvre has accumulated a number of production and songwriting credits, including on Canadian singer-songwriter Andee's debut album Black and White Heart.[7] The lead single from the album, "Never Gone" won an Anglophone Song Award from SOCAN Montréal in 2015.[8] Lefebvre has also produced Wilfred Le Bouthillier's fourth album, Je poursuis ma route[9] and self-produced a Simple Plan cover of Tony Sly from No Use For A Name's song Justified Black Eye.[10]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

You Are Here/Vous Etes Ici (2009)

Track listing
No. Title Length
1. "Décoller" 1:31
2. "Comatose" 4:01
3. "La Nouvelle Vie" 3:21
4. "Good Night" 3:02
5. "I Fall for You" 3:47
6. "Life Goes On" 3:09
7. "The One" 2:39

Les Robots (2011)

Track listing
No. Title Length
1. "Fabrication" 1:17
2. "Sending You A Letter" 3:30
3. "Catch Me (with Katie Rox)" 3:11
4. "Tu Me Manques" 2:37
5. "The Last Time We Kiss" 3:06
6. "Crossed Out" 3:38
7. "Getting Stuck in my Head" 3:02

[11] [12]

More Sake Por Favor (2012)

Track listing
No. Title Length
1. "L'Histoire" 1:24
2. "My Dear" 3:02
3. "Always" 4:01
4. "Au Secours" 3:13
5. "Mystérieuse" 3:52
6. "This Bed" 3:36
7. "I Raise My Glass" 5:34

Sébastien & Katie Rox[edit]

Christmas Etc... (2010

Track listing
No. Title Length
1. "Stay (It's Christmas)" 3:15
2. "Other Side" 3:35
3. "Rich" 4:15

Filmography[edit]

Director[edit]

Lefebvre in Moscow, 18 August 2009.

Actor[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 The New Tom Green Show 1 episode
Simple Plan: A Big Package for You Himself
2004 New York Minute Himself
Simple Plan: Still Not Getting Any... Himself
Punk Rock Holocaust Himself
2005 Simple Plan: MTV Hard Rock Live Himself
2006–present Man of the Hour Himself
2008 Simple Plan: Self Titled Himself
What's New, Scooby Doo? Himself (voice) 1 episode

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Archived July 2, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "The Rhino Shop". RhinoRecords.ca. 2009-10-20. Retrieved 2011-11-07. 
  3. ^ "MTV Drops: Sebastien Lefebvre 'You Are Here/Vous Etes Ici'". Mtv.ca. 2009-10-20. Retrieved 2011-11-07. 
  4. ^ "Sébastien Lefebvre (@SebLefebvre) op Twitter". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2011-11-07. 
  5. ^ "Sébastien Lefebvre » Blog Archive » Les Robots – Full EP". Sebastienlefebvre.ca. Retrieved 2011-11-07. 
  6. ^ "iTunes - Music - Christmas Etc - EP by Sébastien Lefebvre & Katie Rox". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-11-23. Retrieved 2011-11-07. 
  7. ^ Black and White Heart by Andee
  8. ^ 26th SOCAN Montréal Awards Gala celebrates music creators, publishers
  9. ^ Je poursuis ma route by Wilfred Le Bouthillier
  10. ^ Simple Plan Covers "Justified Black Eye"
  11. ^ "The Rhino Shop". RhinoRecords.ca. 2009-10-20. Retrieved 2011-11-07. 
  12. ^ "MTV Drops: Sebastien Lefebvre 'You Are Here/Vous Etes Ici'". Mtv.ca. 2009-10-20. Retrieved 2011-11-07. 

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