During this strange period of confinement, discordant voices and concert cancellations, Voyou took the opportunity to put the finishing touches to a project that was close to his heart, around his favourite instrument: the trumpet.
Throughout seven (almost) instrumental tracks, freed from any format, Voyou proclaims his love for music, for all kinds of music – jazz, hip-hop, world. He mixes sounds and influences, in the image of Mort Garson’s adventurous spirit.
On these ” Chroniques terrestres “, Voyou walks with his nose up in the air, his hair in the wind and his head in the clouds. For this record, the original artist of Lilles conceived it as a playground, a space of freedom, for him as well as for the listener who will be able to close his eyes and see a thousand and one images scroll by.
And when on “Malika”, he invites the Armenian singer Jacqueline Baghdasaryan – an escape from her group Ladaniva already heard on Nova – it is to better surprise on a song that borrows as much from the rhythms of the Cumbia as from oriental sounds.
Alongside his brilliant first album ” Les bruits de la ville “, Thibaud Vanhooland agrees with ” Chroniques terrestres ” a calm time and takes side roads. His trumpet seems to blow a wind of freedom which will certainly infuse the continuation of the beautiful musical adventure of Voyou.