Skip to contentSkip to navigation
July 30th, 2020

Sophia Bel joins Bonsound

Sophia Bel
June 30th, 2020

Les Louanges wins the JUNO for Francophone album of the year

Les Louanges
June 19th, 2020

Elisapie unveils Asuguuq

June 16th, 2020

Pierre Kwenders live at the Belle Gueule microfestival

Pierre Kwenders
June 8th, 2020

Les Louanges live on the roof of L'Eloi

Les Louanges
May 26th, 2020

P'tit Belliveau streaming live from his home for Pop Montreal's Le Funhouse

P'tit Belliveau
May 20th, 2020

Radio Radio return with Last Call, a new single and beer

Radio Radio
May 15th, 2020

Elisapie, P'tit Belliveau and Radio Radio live at StudioFest

April 21st, 2020

P’tit Belliveau shares a video for Stand There & announces a show in Montreal

P'tit Belliveau
April 7th, 2020

BEYRIES unveils her new single Out of Touch

March 27th, 2020

P’tit Belliveau unveils a video for L’eau entre mes doigts, from his debut album

P'tit Belliveau
March 11th, 2020

Yann Perreau presents his new single Goûter le temps

Yann Perreau
March 3rd, 2020

Corridor unveils a music video for Grand cheval

February 28th, 2020

Les Deuxluxes release Lighter Fluid and unveil a music video for the title track

Les Deuxluxes
February 21st, 2020

P’tit Belliveau releases Income Tax off his debut album Greatest Hits Vol.1

P'tit Belliveau
February 20th, 2020

Elisapie featured on NPR’s Tiny Desk a few weeks before going on tour

February 5th, 2020

Les Louanges is back in France and Switzerland

Les Louanges
January 28th, 2020

Les Louanges and Corridor nominated at the JUNO Awards

Elisapie unveils Asuguuq

Elisapie unveils Asuguuq

Asuguuq is an intense love song that features Elisapie’s soft, raw vocals and describles the state that one finds oneself in when experiencing love at first sight. It’s title is actually an expression of bewilderment similar to “Oh my God” in Inuktitut.

Elisapie's version was recorded in a lakeside cottage, during the same session as her album The Ballad of the Runaway Girl (2018), with, among others, her collaborator Joe Grass, who can be heard on the soul and blues infused guitar solo at the end of the song. "You could feel the soul of Charlie Adams flowing around," she explains. Elisapie was waiting for a special occasion to bring this intimate cover to light, and that is why she's unveiling it today to honour National Indigenous Peoples Day.

Watch and share Asaguuk via YouTube.
The single is available on all music services.

During the summer, the singer-songwriter will take part in several virtual and televised events, including the Summer Solstice Concert presented by APTN and the Grand spectacle de la Fête nationale. Elisapie will also participate in Tenacity, a virtual musical event organized by the Ottawa International Jazz Festival, as well as the online edition of the Montreal International Jazz Festival to be held between June 27 and 30.

In the past year, Elisapie has won two Felix Awards (Album Production and Album autre langue) as well as the Olivier Schroer Musical Innovation Prize at the Canadian Folk Music Awards. She performed at NPR's famous Tiny Desk Concert and was featured on the prestigious Polaris Music Prize Short List with her album The Ballad of the Runway Girl. She has also performed in many major festivals across Canada, throughout Europe, in the United States and Mexico.

Virtual and televised performances 22/06 Summer Solstice Concert (aired on APTN)
23/06 Grand spectacle de la Fête nationale (aired on Radio-Canada, Télé-Québec, V and TVA)
24/06 Tenacity presented by Ottawa International Jazz Festival (broadcast on Facebook)
27-30/06 Montreal International Jazz Festival’s online edition (broadcast on Facebook)
01/07 Performance presented by the Cultural Canadian Centre in Paris (broadcast on Facebook)
01/07 Performance presented by The Embassy of Canada in Mexico (broadcast on Facebook)
01/07 Performance presented as part of Canada Day in Montreal (broadcast on Facebook)
29/08 Sākihiwē Festival présenté par Aboriginal Music Manitoba (broadcast on Zoom)