Music: portrait of Étienne Daho, the pope of French pop


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E.Cornet, O.Palomino, A.Delcourt, A.Fajon, N.Murviedro – France 2

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He is a singer who has been able to reinvent himself over his 40-year career. Étienne Daho became the leader of French pop in the 80s and 90s before becoming its godfather today. Portrait.

Two icons for a chic duo opening a new album which immediately places Étienne Daho at the heart of musical news. Sign that after 40 years of career of stainless tubes, the creative process is still intact. “A click for an album, it’s your body telling you to go”, confides Etienne Daho. To unlock the Daho secret, you must first delve into his nightclub, between his first teenage shocks and his discoveries.

A new generation influencer

His thirst for novelty amazes his closest collaborators. It has been rather successful for him since the mythical 80s. From being influenced, Daho has become an influencer of new generations that he does not hesitate to sponsor. This is the case with Lou Doillon, singer-songwriter, whose first album he had produced. Daho will defend his new songs next fall.

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