Soul Attorneys

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Soul Attorneys
Also known as J. Gaines and the Soul Attorneys
Origin Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Years active 1994 (1994)–present
Labels Sony
Associated acts Celine Dion
  • Jacques Gaines
  • Mathieu Dandurand
Past members
  • Eric Filto

J. Gaines and the Soul Attorneys is a Canadian pop R&B band formed in 1994 in Quebec City as the Soul Attorneys, which at the time consisted of Jacques Gaines, Eric Filto and Mathieu Dandurand.

Active under their original moniker between 1995 and 1999, they achieved some success in Canada and abroad, touring with Celine Dion, signing with Sony Records,[1] and releasing two Canadian top-10 singles, "These Are the Days", "See The People", and "So They Say".

In 2000, after Eric Filto left the band, Jacques Gaines added his own name to the band's title, and released the commercially successful album Another Day, produced by Aldo Nova.

Jacques Gaines released a French-language, self-titled solo album in 2004, and a solo English-language album, Four, in 2007. The first single is "These Things". He currently lives in Quebec City, in charge of advertising at the Quebec circus school (l'École de Cirque de Québec).


  1. ^ Larry LeBlanc (22 June 1996). Sony Music Takes on the World. Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. pp. 62–. ISSN 0006-2510. 

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