Nine years after his viral success thanks to an Elvis Presley impersonation that landed him on the set of Ellen Degeneres’ show, singer David Thibault reemerges with a new album due out on January 27th.
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From now on, his second career album, after the eponymous one released in 2016, will include six original songs in French, written with the support of the opus’ director, Michel Dagenais, we learn in a press release sent on Wednesday to the media was sent.
“He wanted this project in his native language and close to his current musical inspirations. Like a new look at the world and what she wants to sing.”
The album’s release will be preceded by a radio excerpt, ‘Night Leaves the Stars’, which suggests Thibault, now 25, will remain true to his country roots.
David Thibault made headlines here and in the United States in December 2013 after an amazing performance of Blue Christmas on CKOI 102.1 in Quebec City. Video of his performance went viral (14 million views to date) and the Saint-Raymond de Portneuf native was subsequently invited to continue his impersonation at Ellen Degeneres in California.
Then, in 2015, he made it to the grand finale of the show The Voice in France.