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Paul Piché ‎– À Qui Appartient Le Beau Temps? (1977, Kébec-Disc)


Media VG+
Sleeve VG+

Format : LP
Cat N° : KD 932
Style : Chanson, Ballad

This album, produced by Robert Léger with Serge Fiori and Michel Rivard on guitar and Mario Légaré from Octobre on bass, is a remarkable snapshot of its time, set in 1977 amid the fervor of Beau Dommage’s four-year reign. Paul Piché’s emergence with a fresh approach to folk music was socially significant, taking place in the lead-up to the 1980 referendum in Quebec when nationalist sentiments were soaring. He modernized the traditional folk repertoire, offering songs that broke free from the conventional folk mold. The album’s opening track, “Heureux d’un printemps,” a proletarian anthem challenging the American dream, became a Quebecois classic. Piché’s socially-conscious lyrics, infused with moments of self-deprecating humor, resonated with the working class. The album’s enduring appeal, with its mix of social commentary and personal reflections, remains a testament to its timeless relevance, prompting us to question whether much has truly changed even four decades later.

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A1 – Heureux D’un Printemps
A2 – Y’a Pas Grand Chose Dans Le Ciel À Soir
A3 – Le Renard, Le Loup
A4 – Réjean Pesant
A5 – Essaye Donc Pas
B1 – La Gigue À Mitchounano
B2 – Jean-Guy Léger
B3 – Mon Joe
B4 – Chu Pas Mal Mal Parti
B5 – Où Sont-elles?

Weight 0,23 kg