Elisapie: Qimmijuat (Wild Horses) | FYIMusicNews

Elisapie – Qimmijat (Wild Horses)  (Bonsound): On Sept. 15, this acclaimed Canadian Inuk singer/songwriter will release a new album, Inuktitut, her fourth. It comprises 10 handles of basic rock and pop tracks from the ’60s to the ’90s, supplied clean everyday living by staying translated into Elisapie’s native tongue, the thousand-yr-old Inuktitut language.

This new single follows Uummati Attanarsimat (Coronary heart of Glass), Taimangalimaaq (Time Soon after Time), and Isumagijunnaitaungituq (The Unforgiven), which caught the awareness of Rolling Stone and Lars Ulrich, who played on Metallica’s original model.

A label press release notes that “Each song from the album is linked to a liked 1 or an intimate tale that has shaped the human being Elisapie is nowadays. Through this act of cultural reappropriation, she tells her story and presents these music as a gift to her community, creating her language and culture resonate further than the borders of the Inuit territory.”

Qimmijuat (Wild Horses) is described as “a tribute to a childhood pal of Elisapie who experienced a difficult home life owing to his parent’s separation and a strained romantic relationship with his father. Wild Horses grew to become a supply of comfort and ease for him and his obsession with it was palpable, as if he was using away from all his complications on the again of this song.”

Significantly cherished as 1 of the Rolling Stones’ finest ballads, Wild Horses is graced right here by the pure and haunting voice of Elisapie and the skilful accompaniment of A-list Montreal gamers Joe Grass, Robbie Kuster, and Leif Vollebekk. Wonderful things. The complementary charming movie uses footage shot in Inukjuak and Salluit, Nunavik.

Elisapie was born and elevated in Salluit, a tiny village in Nunavik, and is now based mostly in Montreal. Since winning her first Juno Award in 2005 with her band Taima, Elisapie’s physique of function has attained important praise. Her 2018 album The Ballad of the Runaway Girl was shortlisted for the Polaris Tunes Prize and acquired her many Félix Awards as very well as a Juno nomination. Considering that then, she has performed with the Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal at the invitation of Yannick Nézet-Séguin, at the SummerStage Festival in New York City’s Central Park, and at the NPR places of work for her own Tiny Desk Session, as well as at many area and worldwide venues and festivals. 

Elisapie will be using her new album to the phase on a 50-day tour. The dates incorporate five performances of Uvattini, a special stay show offered completely at Usine C in Montréal and the Grand Théâtre de Québec. This summer time, Elisapie will also vacation to Kuujjuaq to premiere her new show before heading out to Rouyn-Noranda to complete at FME. Far more concerts are scheduled in France in November 2023 and April 2024. Visit elisapie.com for a lot more specifics.at the NPR workplaces for her individual Very small Desk Session, as perfectly as at several regional and worldwide venues and festivals.

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