Elisapie

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Le résultat rayonne de rythmes contagieux et d'airs accrocheurs, mais la transition se fait tout en douceur avec des ballades qui viennent ponctuer l'album, sans compter un habillage sonore créatif et lumineux. La Presse

Passing through her lips, Inuktitut sounds like the most beautiful tongue in the world and the crowd went completely wild. Nunatsiaq

AboutElisapie

Ambassador for Inuit culture, Elisapie represents the wild and rough beauty of the North. Her new album, The Ballad of the Runaway Girl, is the musical tale of an expatriate Inuk.

https://www.elisapie.com

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Management: Outloud
Label: Bonsound
Shows: Bonsound Presse: Bonsound

With great pride, Bonsound announces the signing of singer-songwriter Elisapie for her next album, The Ballad of the Runaway Girl. She sought to explore her Inuit origins and has since created a contrasted and vibrant oeuvre. The album’s release is planned for winter 2018.

On National Aboriginal Day, Elisapie paid tribute to her heritage with a lively resurgence of an Inuit folk classic, Forefathers. This song written by Willie Thrasher is undoubtedly a monument of Inuit culture, a manifesto on Aboriginal peoples’ millennia-long ownership of the territory. Produced by Joe Grass, the song won’t appear on her next album. Beside Joe Grass, Nicolas Basque and Robbie Kuster are among the contributors on the piece Forefathers.

Willie Thrasher is a survivor, a resilient man. In is youth, he was send to a residential school. For me this song pays respect to our aunts and uncles who have been uprooted when they were children. This song should be our people’s anthem, says Elisapie regarding the musician poet and his work.

Forefathers is available now on all digital platforms.

Biography

Ambassador for Inuit culture, Elisapie represents the wild and rough beauty of the North. Her new album, The Ballad of the Runaway Girl, is the musical tale of an expatriate Inuk.

Elisapie’s journey started when she was given up for adoption as a baby, on the tarmac of an airport. She went on to grow up in Salluit, dreaming of the South. Then came her escape to Montreal, where she started a family and forgot about the extremes of the North.

Elisapie is now reconnecting with her origines, offering her soulful down-home folk music as she tenderly looks back on her heritage. Her style is direct as she tells her story and makes aboriginal musical classics shine. This album goes back to her roots, with both soft and raw moments and her very own mix of Inuktitut, English and French, unveiling the woman behind the music.

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Forefathers

LavaltrieQC
Café culturel de la Chasse-galerie
8:00pm - All Ages
QuébecQC
Grand Théâtre de Québec
8:00pm - All Ages
CowansvilleQC
Église Emmanuel
8:00pm - All Ages
Trois-RivièresQC
Salle Anaïs-Allard-Rousseau
8:00pm - All Ages

Elisapie

LongueuilQC
Théatre de la ville
8:00pm - All Ages
Sainte-ThérèseQC
Cabaret BMO Sainte-Thérèse
8:00pm - All Ages
Val-MorinQC
Théâtre du Marais
8:00pm - All Ages