Axelle Red is a Belgian lady with an amazing voice.
She was born at Hasselt, Flanders, Belgium, the daughter of Roland Demal, a solicitor in Hasselt and Councillor for the Flemish liberal party, Open-VLD, in the City Council.This is the first album I have listened to from Axelle, my loss.
Nowadays a committed artist and a militant humanist, back in 1993 Axelle graduated from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel as a lawyer, the same year her first album Sans Plus Attendre was released which immediately resulted in her breaking in France, Switzerland, Canada and Belgium, where sales alone amounted to more than 200,000.
Her soul album, À Tâtons, recorded in 1996 in Memphis with musicians from the Stax label, including Steve Cropper and Isaac Hayes, is a real eye-opener. Axelle received an IFPI platinum award for sales of more than 1 million and a year later, she sold out the Paris Olympia for the first time.
Since 1997, Axelle has been an ambassador for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) standing up for the rights of children and women in war-torn regions and developing countries. That same year she devoted herself to the Ottawa Convention against land mines and in the poverty-stricken Haiti; she came face to face with children who have been imprisoned in miserable conditions without trial. ........more
Un Coeur comme le mien La Claque
This one just the audio, but another great track from the album.
This one not on the album, but enjoy anyway.
J'ai jamais dit
And from an earlier album.