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Isabelle Boulay, the singer who dares


STORY – The Quebec artist signs a surprising and very successful album of Alain Bashung covers this spring, rich in country sounds: Les Chevaux du Plaisir.

Vertigo of humor.

Despite the outcry caused by the arms of honor of his companion Éric Dupond-Moretti towards the benches of the right in the National Assembly, Isabelle Boulay is in a perky mood at the beginning of the afternoon of March.

At the bar of a Parisian hotel, where she made an appointment with

Figaro Magazine

, she thinks she recognizes a Quebec minister.

In front of the dumbfounded face of his vis-à-vis – obviously a fan!

-, she understands his mistake.

Never mind.

A warm dialogue begins between them.

So is the interpreter of the hit


: lively and spontaneous.

It is with the same enthusiasm that she talks to us about the release of her new album,

Les Chevaux du Plaisir.


A disc composed of 11 Alain Bashung covers, handpicked and revisited in a country genre.

“With my team, we wanted to go frankly in the western register but without doing an exercise in style or a caricature,”

she confides.

And the result seduces, of the most famous titles

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Source: lefigaro

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