The Cowboys Fringants added two Felixes to their collection on Sunday.
Share November 1, 2020 10:49 p.m. Updated at 11:50 p.m. Share ADISQ Gala: Les Cowboys Fringants crowned
Geneviève Bouchard Le Soleil After completing a hat trick at the first ADISQ gala last Wednesday, Les Cowboys Fringants completed their conquest with two new Félixes on Sunday evening. The group was doubly greeted by the vote of the public, which elected it group of the year in addition to dedicating its song America weeps .
The antipodes of the Repentigny band had already been crowned best seller and rock album of the year. The music video for L'Amérique pleure , a song for the occasion delivered at the opening of the gala the day after this bloody evening in Old Quebec, was also awarded on Wednesday.
“We've been making music together for 25 years. It is always a great privilege to enter your hearts, your cottages with our songs. It motivates us for the future, ”commented Jean-François Pauzé, the group's main songwriter.
Louis-Jean Cormier was able to add two Félix to his collection on Sunday, seeing his album When Night Falls deserve victory in the “contemporary adult” category. He and his collaborators Daniel Beaumont, Alan Côté and David Goudreault were also recognized among the authors and composers.
Cormier notably paid tribute to his father, Marcel, an inspiration for this third solo disc and who died just before the release of the said album. He later echoed the attacks in the capital. “I would like to say hello to the friends I have in Quebec City. Say to you: “Courage, we are with you.” 2020 will surprise us until the last minute, ”he said.
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