French fans of The Weeknd are on the alert! Next Saturday and Sunday, the Canadian superstar will perform the first French concerts of his world tour at the Allianz Riviera in Nice. They are also expected to appear at the Stade de France on July 29 and 30, and again at the Matmut Atlantique in Bordeaux on August 1. A great reward for the French public, who have waited for years to appreciate the singer on stage since her tour, initially planned in theatres, was postponed and then moved several times due to the health crisis. The announcement was made in early 2020 before happening. Stadium. Nevertheless the interpreter of “Blinding Lights” was able to find a French-speaking audience at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels on 11 and 12 July.
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More than 100,000 fans were able to shout out their hits “Sacrifice”, “The Hills” or “I Feel It Coming”, which lit the fire, before the artist caused a sensation by walking the streets of the capital. Churros in a shop in Belgium and even went to eat! On stage, The Weeknd also had a big surprise in store for the audience in Brussels. Right in the middle of her concert, Starr debuted a cover of “L’ise chute les filles” written by Frans Gall. And in French in the text! As we can see in some of the videos circulated on YouTube or social networks, The Weeknd presented a synthetic and schematic retelling of this 60s classic.
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This recovery of the France Gall tube is far from a surprise. In fact, The Weeknd previously sang “Drop the Girls” at the beginning and end of his track “Montreal”, which appeared on his third mixtape “Echoes of Silence”, released in 2011. It is also the title “Montreal” which is on the setlist of one of his concerts in Brussels, he has also performed in recent weeks in London, Amsterdam or Dublin. There is no doubt that she should be eyeing France gals in Nice, Paris and Bordeaux once again!
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