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Cali (sangster)

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Background information
Birth nameBruno Caliciuri
Born (1968-06-28) 28 Juin 1968 (age 55)
Vernet-les-Bains, Pyrénées-Orientales, Fraunce
OreiginLanguedoc-Roussillon, Fraunce
GenresPop rock
ThriftSangster, sangwriter

Bruno Caliciuri (born 28 Juin 1968), better kent as Cali, is a French sangster-sangwriter.

Cali in 2015

Biografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Cali wis born on 28 Juin 1968 in Vernet-les-Bains near Perpignan, tae an Italian faither an French catalan mither. A fan o Inglis rock an French chanson durin his youth, Cali wis a keen rugby player an aw. He played for his region an Perpignan (USAP). Inspired bi a U2 concert in 1984, Cali devotit himsel more to music and less to rugby.

At the age o 17, Cali discovered punk rock in Ireland. This wis the style o his first group Pénétration anale. His seicont group wis componit o friends frae Vernet-les-Bains, his hametoun, an cried Les Rebelles. Frae 25 tae 28, Cali sel-producit twa albums wi the baund Indy, then wis pairt o Tom Scarlett, whaur he wirkit wi his past guitarist Hugo Baretge. At the end o 2001, Cali stoppit wirk wi Tom record company Labels, which signed him on. At the end o 2003, he released his first well-kent solo album L'amour parfait. Regardit as a creetical success, the album made him kent amangst the premier French airtists. Popular sangs frae the album include "Elle m'a dit", the single "C'est quand le bonheur" an "Pensons à l'avenir".

In October 2005, Cali released his seicont solo album Menteur. This album reinforcit his position amangst Fraunce's maist popular airtists. Popular sangs include "Je ne vivrai pas sans toi" an the single "Je m'en vais Miossec)".

In 2006 he publisht "Le bordel magnifique" which wis recordit durin his Menteur tour in Lille Zénith. It witnesses the connection establisht atween the sangster an his audience throu the concert.

In 2007 he did a Take-Away Show video session shot bi Vincent Moon.

In 2008, he released his third solo album "L'espoir" which wis recordit in the Sooth o Fraunce wi the help o Mathias Malzieu an Scott Colburn. He expressed his penchant for luve stories, but his political engagement in "Résistance" an the single "1000 coeurs debout" an aw.

In 2010 he got prankster Rémi Gaillard tae mak the clip for his sang "L'amour fou".

He currently lives in Languedoc-Roussillon wi his twa childer.

On 29 Dizember 2010, he haes been seen at the Futuroscope on 4 occasions.

Muisic[eedit | eedit soorce]

Cali in concert in Paris in 2008

Cali's muisical style is pop/rock. He is accompaniet uisually bi a rock trio (guitar, drums, bass) but aften a violin, saxophone, trumpet an even trombone (for sangs like "Tes Yeux") an aw, givin his muisic a unique amaist fowk/jazz feel. Cali accompanies hissel sometimes wi acoustic guitar. On stage, he is kent for injectin hintle passion an energie intae his performances. He will aften perform a stage dive towards the end o his set.

Awairds[eedit | eedit soorce]

He was nominatit for the Breakthrou Airtist o the Year awaird at the 2003 edition o the Victoires de la musique – Fraunce's version o the Grammys. In 2004 he wis nominatit for Male Airtist/Group of the Year, Sang o the Year for "Pensons à l'avenir" an Concert/Show o the Year for his concert at the Bataclan.

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

Studio albums
Year Album Peak positions Certifications

2003 L'amour parfait 18 7 68 France (SNEP): Platinum
2005 Menteur 7 2 33 France (SNEP): Gowd
2006 Le bordel magnifique 27 13 93
2008 L'espoir 2 1 16
2010 La vie est une truite arc-en-ciel qui nage dans mon cœur 4 11 61
2012 Vernet les Bains 22 21 -
Live albums
Year Album Peak positions Certifications

2003 Le bruit de ma vie - Live.01 32 26

Singles[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Single Peak positions Album
2003 "C'est quand le bonheur?" 85 L'amour parfait
2004 "Je m'en vais" 56 Menteur

DVDs[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 2004: Pleine de vie - Recorded at the Bataclan

Soondtracks[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Album Peak positions

2008 Magique 98 159

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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