First solo success
With host Sonia Benezra in 1995, when Sylvain had a big hit with his song You will come back winning the Socan Award for Best Emerging Songwriter. The previous year, he had released his first album of original songs, Comme l'océan, and performed the songs of the year at the ADISQ gala.
The bon chic bon genre era of the Paradox band, which performed for ten years, from 1980 to 1991, toured bars and launched two scrapbooks. After the group disbanded, Sylvain, in reflection, became a backing vocalist for Julie Masse and Mario Pelchat, before realizing that he wanted to pursue a solo career.
Another era, another head
Almost 30 years ago, the singer's long curly hair was part of his identity. Romantic look at will, he was already singing his beautiful love songs. With Blanc, his second album released in 1996, the hair was cut to the shoulders. With his goatee and graying hair, he is now more handsome than ever.
Compilation and covers
In 2005, during the Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu hot air balloon festival. The singer already had more than ten years of solo career and he had launched a first compilation album. He would soon begin a series of covers of songs from the 70s that would lead him to phenomenal success, both on records and in theaters.
Start by chance
It was at school that the shy Sylvain realized he could sing when friends asked him to sing in their group. From then on, the teenager from Grand-Mère (Shawinigan) was passionate about music. He took the stage for the first time at the age of 15 with his band The Silver Beatles.
◆ The singer is on tour with his excellent show Sylvain Cossette LIVE!Surrounded by his four musicians, he performs on stage the great hits of the 70s and 80s, the music of artists who have influenced his musical career, from René Simard to Elvis Presley. We talk about songs like Imagine by John Lennon, Here Comes the Sun< /strong>by The Beatles,Every Breath You Takeby The Police, Hotel California of the Eagles. The singer-songwriter also offers his own hits, including I remember, Far from uss, I need and< em>You will come back. He will be at the Casino de Montréal on May 19 and 20. Several additional. For all the dates, see sylvaincossette.net.
◆ As popular as ever, Sylvain Cossette recently received a Ticket d'or from the hands of his wife, the singer Andrée Watters, for 50,000 tickets sold.