‚DAS WILLMAN‘ rapgeknutscher deutscher Electropop. Mit einer Mischung aus feinjustierten Melodieführungen, Rap-Parts und elektronischen Beatelementen verpackt die Freiburger Band komplexe Themen in lockere und tanzbare Sound.
L.E.J. Tournée 2024
Born between August and November 1993, Lucie, Elisa and Juliette grew up in the same street in Saint-Denis. They learned music at the same time, at the Conservatoire.
Elisa and Lucie were students at the Maîtrise de Radio France, Juliette continued at the Conservatoire de Saint Denis before forming L.E.J in 2013, as part of a covers competition linked to the band Tryo and the Nuits de Champagne festival. They played in the capital’s most emblematic venues, from the Olympia to the Cigale, as well as in festivals with very large audiences. What’s next: a wild success crowned by a Victoire de la Musique award in 2017 (Stage Revelation), by their covers of summer hits, a first album, En attendant l’album, a second album of original compositions, Poupées russes, and their latest, PasPeur, released in June 2020.
On sax and vocals, Lucie. Drums and vocals, Elisa. On cello, guitar, bass and backing vocals, Juliette.
Today, they return with Volume II, the culmination of nine years in the business, two decades of making music, and more than a quarter of a century of being friends.
The trio formed by L.E.J. experienced the infernal rhythm of touring, followed by more contemplative moments when the three girls took the opportunity to settle down and get back to work on an album of covers of French songs: Volume II. The same songs that their parents made them listen to, that they have sung since their earliest childhood, they have at last immortalized with brilliant arrangements, faithful to themselves, embellishing this base of classic voices with angelic harmonies, but also an omnipresent cello, and sometimes even a few surprises in current sounds that refer to their lifelong influences: afrobeat, reggaeton, bossa nova, electro…