Outings-Leisure | Renaud announces his return to the stage “in complete privacy”: a date in Avignon and two in Marseille
In the spring, Renaud ruled out the idea of touring for his new album, in the fall, the singer finally announced that he would be back on stage.in complete privacy“, according to a message published Friday on a social network. The singer will pass through the region with a date scheduled in Avignon on January 24 and two in Marseille on May 4 and 5.
“In 2023, Renaud signs his big comeback on stage with + dans mes cords +, an intimate tour where he will be accompanied on the piano by his friend Alain Lanty and a set of string instruments“, is it announced on the Instagram account of the singer.
The committed singerwill stop over“in three Parisian halls -La Scala, the Casino de Paris and the Olympia- then will criss-cross”all of France from January 2023“, it is specified.
Shortly before his 70th birthday, Renaud, a popular singer with more than 20 million albums sold, released a new cover album “Métèque” in May where he revisits standards by Yves Montand, Georges Moustaki, Higelin or Jean Ferrat.
“My voice stresses me out a lot, when I talk it’s a bit hoarse, when I sing it’s a bit labored, I have more and more trouble singing.“, had declared on RTL the singer, with the vocal cords deteriorated by past excesses.
Because of this damaged stamp, he said he no longer considered”to tour on this album“.”I had too much trouble on the 2016 one, with my hoarse, gravelly voice, it still is“, had again slipped the singer, who fell into alcohol a few years ago.
“a year and a half since I haven’t had a drop of alcohol, I’m very happy with it, but I still smoke like a firefighter even though I’ve gone from four packs to one a day“, had continued the author of” Mistral winner “, not excluding then to go back on stage for”one or two exceptional concerts“.