gangrang. Soldat Louis in live performance at Espace Daniel Balavoin

Why did you select Soldat Lewis because the identify of the band?

S erge DANET: “Soldier Lewis was all the time the nickname my guys gave us. We began writing songs with Gary Wicknam in 1987. We needed to inform tales that had been structured a bit like a comic book strip.”

It had success with “Durrhum, des femmes” and “Martiniquaise” on the finish of the Nineteen Eighties, and greater than thirty-five years later, the group continues to be round. What’s the secret of your longevity?

“The general public loves our tales and our adventures… It makes them chuckle, it makes them journey. We even have a powerful Breton id, and it’s not likely delicate to the influences or codecs of vogue. As Admiral Olivier de Kersauson says, our songs aren’t focused by the media. Thirty-five years later, Gilles is listening to us A fourth of the spectators, so long as there may be an viewers, we are going to proceed the trail! We’re crusing the lengthy path…”

What are your sources of inspiration?

“Within the first place, Brittany and the ocean and every part that surrounds it… Journey, ports and every part that occurs there… After which, throughout the albums, we additionally knew how one can discuss different, much less iodized issues…”

Why did you select the title “Some Information from the Entrance” on your newest album?

“Just a few years go by between our completely different albums at a time. Throughout this time it’s as if we’ve gone too far on the marketing campaign, so we’re writing to deliver you information from the entrance!”

She might be on stage at Gandrange on Friday, March twenty fourth. With out revealing an excessive amount of, what awaits the viewers that night?

“Reunion, wonderful Celtic rock second correctly and stay with the group! Imagine me, it should rock laborious, as a result of after thirty-five years we nonetheless maintain the lead very properly!”

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