French folk-blues chanteuse Anaïs 1st surfaced fronting the favorite rock-band Opossum before installation a solo profession in 2003. Created Anaïs Croze in Grenoble on August 20, 1976, she was raised in Marseille and later on studied British in Aix-en-Provence. Anaïs led Opossum from 1999 to past due 2002, once the music group dissolved within the wake of its debut work Excuse-Moi, J’voulais Te D’mander. Her 1st solo tour started the following springtime, and in January 2004 she documented her live debut LP, The Cheap Display, which strike retail a yr later on. The album’s peculiar mélange of chanson, folk, blues, pop and rap struck a chord and it became an enormous word-of-mouth achievement in France, getting into the very best ten and finally selling over half of a million copies – a sensational quantity for a nation where no live debut recording had have you been successful before. The recording was reissued in 2006 with reward tracks along with a DVD. The next yr, Anaïs collaborated with LA punks The Bloodstream Arm, and published and performed a one-woman musical entitled The Amber Tale. Her first genuine studio disk, The Love Recording, produced in cooperation with hip-hop story Dan the Automator, fallen in 2008, but had not been accompanied by another fresh record until 2012, whenever a l’Eau de Javel strike stores.