The great departure
Martine in 1981. She was only 18 years old and already a crazy success smiled on her, thanks to Luc Plamondon who had insisted on the see in audition. The pretty Cristal of the rock opera Starmania had received her first Félix award at the Adisq gala, that of Revelation of the Year, even if she had no album to her credit yet.
Top of the charts
In the 1980s, Martine St-Clair had sung Métropolis on the stages of Quebec and France, rubbed shoulders with the greats of the artistic world and she was now performing her own songs, number ones on the charts, including < em>There is love in the air, which she had almost refused for fear of being too identified with this lonely young woman of song.
< strong>Another era, another look.
The shy young girl with a romantic look had given way to a determined young woman, encouraged by her many successes such as There is love in the air and Love is dead< /em> sung in duet with Gilbert Bécaud. Under the protective wing of Luc Plamondon, she had quickly gone from unknown to star of the song.
Celebrated at 24 The singer received in 1986, from the hands of the popular animator Jean-Pierre Coallier, one of the four Félix she won at the Adisq gala: Microsillon pop of the year (1985), 45 laps having been best-selling, Song of the Year for Tonight the love is in your eyes, and Performer of the Year. Despite everything, the young woman kept her feet on the ground.
Release of the album Everything I have, in 2004. The 40-year-old woman, who had abandoned her studies as a young girl to become a nurse, continued on the path that had been traced for her. The job came to get her from the age of 17, when she timidly participated in Cégep en spectacle.
►Martine St-Clair presents Reunion, a first opus live in front of an audience, on which we find all the great successes of his career, including There is love in the air, < /strong>Tonight love is in your eyes, Monopolis, We are going to love each other and Love is dead. See martinestclair.com.
►The singer will tour Quebec with her show The reunion from January 20, 2023, performing the successes of his 40-year career. Especially at the Casino de Montréal on February 10. For more information: martinestclair.com.
►Martine is also a painter. She has been involved in abstract art for over 20 years, a second passion after singing. A major project linking his paintings and his songs, in colors and words, is due to see the light of day in 2023. To see his works martinestclair.ca.< /p>
►Martine takes care of her 92-year-old mother.