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Luce (singer)

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Birth name  Lucie Brunet
Genres  Pop
Instruments  Vocals
Movies  Nuts
Origin  Perpignan, France
Occupation(s)  Singer, Actress
Years active  2010–present
Record labels  Tôt ou tard, Sony Music
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Born  28 January 1990 (age 27) (1990-01-28)
Albums  Première Phalange, La fabrique à comptine, Chaud

Lucie Brunet, better known as just Luce, (born in Perpignan, France on 28 January 1990) is a French singer-songwriter and actress originating from Peyrestortes who won in 2010 the eighth series of the French music competition Nouvelle Star.

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Beginnings

Luce was born in Perpignan and studied nursing in Montpellier. She also practiced the flute following courses at the Conservatory of dramatic art.

Nouvelle Star

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She auditioned for Nouvelle Star (French Idol series) in Marseille where she sang Rita Mitsouko's "Andy" passing in the category Les Inoubliables wearing a moustache and an electronic badge saying "j'aime les poils." She received three yeses and a notable no from judge Philippe Manœuvre. Moving to the second phase at théâtre in Trianon, she interpreted "Tainted Love", a capella, and finally in a trio with Lussi et Stéphanie, she sang "Je dois m'en aller" from Niagara. Finally she sang "C'est comme ça" again from Rita Mitsouko. She was chosen for the live show. She had great support from many people including a 90-year-old Jordi Barre who was invited to congratulate her when she won on 23 June 2010.

Appearances during Nouvelle Star

Solo
In duos / trios

2010-2013 : First album, Tour & Debut as an actress

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She had her first show after her win in Perpignan on 10 September 2010 after an invitation by Marie Pierre Baux, organizer for 23 years of Estivales de Perpignan festival. During this time, she share a duet with Alain Souchon

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She also started preparing for her album collaborating with many writers and composers including Philippe Katerine, Orelsan and Mathieu Boogaerts. She used online promotion under the "jeudis de Luce" plan (meaning Luce's Thursdays) in which she would post every Thursday starting 24 March 2011, a video sketch directed by Najar and Perrot and produced by LNprod, with Luce playing herself and Gaël Giraudeau playing the role of Bobby. The presentations would also include portions of the "song of the week", basically one of the songs of the upcoming album Première Phalange.

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Première Phalange was finally released on 20 June 2011 on Sony Music. The 25, she gave a concert to the Trianon, where Mathieu Boogaerts and Orelsan appeared on stage. She also made a successful tour around the France.

In 2011, she also make a duet with Max Boublil accompanied by a videoclip.

In 2012, she made the chorus on the album of Mathieu Boogaerts who write for her several titles in her first album, Première Phalange.

Then, the company "Eveil et Découvertes" ask Luce to sing for them book-song "La Fabrique à Comptines", 13 rhymes. The project is a big success while there isn't a lot of promotion. More than 11 000 albums are sold.

The same year, Luce sing "Il pleut doucement ma mère" written by Maurice Carême in the album "La bande des mots", where poems are put in music. Artists like Oxmo Puccino, Françoise Hardy, Claire Keim, Élie Semoun, Camélia Jordana, Marc Lavoine, Jenifer or Arthur H are apart of the project.

In 2013, Luce sing on the album "Des mots pour Alzheimer" where she read a text written by a witness named Maria. Luce is directly involved by this album because it is released for the Alzheimer's disease because her grandmother is dead beaucause of this sickness. On her first album she sing the song "La symphonie d'Alzheimer" as a tribute to her grandmother. Alain Chamfort, Élie Semoun, Andréa Ferréol, Dominique Besnehard, Franz-Olivier Giesbert, Françoise Laborde, Jean Benguigui, Laurent Ruquier, Nelson Monfort, Michel Boujenah, Virginie Lemoine and Marc Lévy are also on the album.

The same year, she made the first part of Virginie Hocq during her show at the Olympia. During this evening she sang 8 titles in exclusivity of her second album. The two women have met on the set of the second season of Vive la colo!. She sing during a night for France Alzheimer, during this evening she sing with Alain Chamfort. She also sing during the Big dinner of Christmas to the Élysée Palace with ZUT. This evening was organized by the president François Hollande and his wife at the time Valérie Trierweiler. M. Pokora with the troup of Robin des Bois were also there.

In December 2013, she sing with the band ZUT to the Zénith de Paris. She also sing to the special evening Nouvelle Star fête Noël where several former contestant to the Nouvelle Star performs, like Amel Bent, Julien Doré or Amandine Bourgeois. During the evening, she sing the success of Line Renaud, Étoile des neiges.

Still in 2013, she made her debut in the cinema with a supporting role in the comedy Nuts. The movie is produced by Tonie Marshall and starred Éric Elmosnino, Sophie Quinton, Valeria Golino, Évelyne Buyle, Anémone, Brigitte Sy, Partha Pratim Majumder, Marie Denarnaud and Gustave Kervern.

She also made her debut in television with a recurring role in the second season of Vive la colo ! aired on TF1.

She is also in the short Ce qui fait marcher les filles who promote ERAM.

2014-present : Second album & Showtime

In 2014, Luce begins the studio recording of her second album. She work again with Mathieu Boogaerts who write and direct the album, he has previously work with her on her first album, and she also work with : Joseph Chedid and Zaf Zapha. Her second album is not released with Sony Music Entertainment but with Tôt ou tard. Luce post on her Facebook a photo with Hélène Pince, Maryvette Lair and Cléa Vincent and she announced that they will made the chorus on her second album.

Her second album Chaud is released the 23 February 2015 and the first single Polka has been released in December 2014. The second single is Malibu and it's released in February 2015. Luce performed Malibu at the Nouvelle Star on D8 with Mathieu Boogaerts, the 26 February. Then the 27 February, she performed Polka on C à vous on France 5. The same day she is a guest in the radio show Partons en Live aired on France Inter, hosted by her friend André Manoukian where she made a cover of Parole parole.

In March 2015, she begin her Tour with Mathieu Boogaerts. She give 3 concerts to the Nouvelle Ève. She also sing to the festival Les Francos Gourmandes.

In 2015, she returned in the TV Series Hôtel de la plage, aired on France 2, where she played herself as a guest in an episode.

She made her debut on stage the 22 June 2015, with the play "Cabaret Deret" played to the Théâtre de l'Atelier alongside Jean-Claude Deret, Zabou Breitman, Shirley & Dino, Myriam Boyer, Christine Murillo, Olivier Breitman, Les Mauvais élèves, Antonin Chalon, Antoine Larcher and Vadim Sher.

In July 2015, she made a concert to the Francofolies de La Rochelle still with Mathieu Boogaerts. The 22nd July she made a concert to the Paléo Festival.

In September, Luce is preparing a special concert with Philharmonic where she will covered songs, including Cole Porter, Ella Fitzgerald or Frank Sinatra with the conductor Zahia Ziouani.

She passed a competition to enter in the Cours Florent. She is one of the 18 selected over 1,500 candidates. She begin training in September 2015.

The 4th February 2016, she is invited to pay tribute to Les Rita Mitsouko alongside other artists like Congopunq, Olivia Ruiz, Matthieu Chedid, Adrienne Pauly, Izïa, Sabina Sciubba, Moodoïd, Nosfell. She sing Ding Ding Dong (Ringing At Your Bell) & Andy. The concert is to the Théâtre du Rond-Point.

The 17th February 2016, she is invited to the 20th birthday of Mathieu Boogaerts's career. She sing Polka with him. The concert is broadcast on Arte The same day, an acoustic version of her song "Dans ma maman" with Boogaerts is posted by Bruxelles Ma Belle on YouTube.

The 26th February 2016, she made a cover of Le mambo du décalco by Richard Gotainer with her friend Jerome Laperruque.

The 2nd April 2016, she is headline of the Festival Lyrics in Lys-lez-Lannoy. A choir sing in the first part of her concert, Luce's first album's songs.

After the success of the concert with Zahia Ziouani, a tour is announced from 2016 to 2017 and the show is called Showtime !

Singles

  • 2011 : "Été noir"
  • 2011 : "Western Spaghetti"
  • 2011 : "La machine" (feat Orelsan)
  • 2011 : "Moyen, Moyenne" (feat Max Boublil)
  • 2014 : "Polka"
  • 2015 : "Malibu"
  • Participation

  • 2012 : Sing the chorus on the album "Mathieu Boogaerts" Of Mathieu Boogaerts
  • 2012 : Sing 13 track of "La Fabrique à Comptines" (11 000 sales)
  • 2012 : Sing "Il pleut doucement ma mère" of Maurice Carême in the album "La bande des mots"
  • 2013 : Reading the testimony of Maria for "Des mots pour Alzheimer"
  • 2013 : Collaboration with the band Zut, Clarika and Didier Wampas for the Album for children "Coucou Zut"
  • 2014 : Sing "Je ne pense qu'à ça" featuring Noémie Brosset for her first album
  • 2016 : Sing "C'est ça l'amour" with Mathieu Boogaerts for the album We Love Disney 3
  • Tour

  • 2011 - 2012 : Première Phalange
  • 2015 - 2016 : Chaud (with Mathieu Boogaerts)
  • 2016 - 2017 : Showtime ! (with Zahia Ziouani & Divertimento Orchestra)
  • Songs

    PolkaChaud · 2015
    L’Été noirPremière Phalange · 2011
    La fesséePremière Phalange · 2011

    References

    Luce (singer) Wikipedia


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