The marathon of Damien

Le marathon de Damien

Damien Robitaille was not expecting this when he had the idea of doing a song per day at the beginning of the confinement. But the author-composer is already up to 78 videos that are shared on the social networks and his marathon is still going on.

Who would have thought that Damien Robitaille was also versatile ? For more than two months, the singer publishes each day a video where we can see the interpret of the songs from her repertoire, but also often times other artists.

It was notably seen to Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen), Knives Out (Radiohead), Baby One More Time (Britney Spears), Mamma Mia (ABBA), Cheap Thrills (Sia) and I love you like crazy (Robert Charlebois).

The singer sharing his interpretations on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok. He therefore spends part of the day to work on his music videos.

“I wake up pretty early and the first thing I do is to set up and publish the song recorded the day before,” he said. Subsequently, I take a moment to talk with my daughters who live in Spain. Then I walk the dog. In the afternoon, it is the selection of the song the next day. Usually, I finished filming late in the evening. “

In addition to his songs of the day and some shows, virtual that it has presented, Damien Robitaille has been commissioned to compose the song project A song to the school, presented by culture Days. “On the 25th of September, thousands of students across the province of Quebec and the canadian francophonie will sing this song !” he says proudly.

Bossa-nova

In confinement alone with his dog Suki (american Akita) in recent weeks, Damien Robitaille mentions watching little tv. “Normally, I just look at basketball and baseball,” he said.

Since all sports matches have been cancelled due to the pandemic, it has filled the void by watching the series The Last Danceon Netflix. “It tells the story of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls of the 1990s. It is the only thing I’ve watched on tv for two months ! “

On the musical side, he discovered the classics of the bossa-nova and samba, as Antônio Carlos Jobim, João Gilberto and Caetano Veloso. “I had never dived there. I love the harmonies and the rhythm. It is soft and rich. It listens well, regardless of the context ! It is a whole new world opened up before me. “

In his free time, Damien Robitaille cycling, bird watching, and… the bread. At the beginning of the containment, it had also presented a series of cooking shows on the social networks : QQQ (Quweeziner and Quarantine in Quebec).

The suggestions of Damien

Tv series

  • The Last Dance

Music

  • Antônio Carlos Jobim
  • João Gilberto
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