Oct 292012

Aliz�e Jacotey (French pronunciation: [a.li.ze]; born 21 August 1984) is a French recording artist, known professionally as Aliz�e,[1] a registered trade name. Born and raised in Ajaccio, Corsica. She was discovered by Myl�ne Farmer, following her winning performance in the talent show, Graines de Star,[2] in 1999. While collaborating with Myl�ne Farmer and Laurent Boutonnat, Aliz�e released two albums, both of which were hits inside and outside of France.

Aliz�e entered the music business in 2000. She has since released four studio albums, the first two of which were composed by Laurent Boutonnatand written by Myl�ne Farmer. Her first album was Gourmandises, which received Platinum certification within three months of release. After its international launch in 2001, Gourmandises was a success both in France and abroad, earning Aliz�e the distinction of being the highest selling female French singer in 2001.[3] The album featured her most successful single “Moi… Lolita” which reached number one in several countries in Europe and East Asia. Gourmandises was followed by a second studio album, Mes Courants �lectriques, in 2003. Following its release, Aliz�e toured during the fall of 2003, performing in 43 concerts throughout France, Belgium and Switzerland.[4]

Aliz�e married fellow French singer J�r�my Chatelain in late 2003. Following her marriage, she took a hiatus from singing before returning with a new album, Psych�d�lices, on 3 December 2007.[5] Her fourth album titled Une Enfant Du Si�cle was released on 29 March 2010.

In early 2011 she published her participation in a new album of Alain Chamfort and announced plans for a back to the roots studio album for spring 2012.


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