New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
French singer ZAZ recently released hew new album, Effet Miroir [translation: Mirror Effect], comprised entirely of original songs. Effet Miroir combines elements of chanson, South American guitars, pop, salsa and rock. It's an album of hope that is testament to the beliefs of ZAZ, an internationally celebrated artist. On Effet Miroir, ZAZ hopes listeners can find and recognize themselves: "To accept all our facets with their paradoxes is for me, a way to unite the polarities of our being" ZAZ says. The album serves as an illustration of several faces and genres, just like the diversity of humanity that she had the opportunity to observe and appreciate for several years on the road, in concert or elsewhere.
ZAZ will headline New York's legendary Town Hall on April 22. The performance is sold out.
ZAZ (born Isabelle Geffroy) has been compared to the likes of Edith Piaf, and Ella Fitzgerald
and her signature voice is celebrated all over the world - from South America
to Japan, Germany to Eastern Europe, Russia to Mexico and Spain to Canada to name a few. Moving from Bordeaux to Paris as a teen, she set out to seize what would prove a unique destiny. Since the start of her career in 2010 with the seminal hit "Je veux," ZAZ has won a multitude of awards including French and German Grammys, and has sold in excess of four million records internationally, with Gold status or higher in twelve countries. She has performed 500 shows across five continents, relentlessly proving that music transcends borders.
An artist of global resonance, her last album Paris saw her collaborate with the likes of Quincy
Jones, Charles Aznavour
Jones has noted "[ZAZ] has real blues roots in her voice that you'd swear came straight out of the ghetto!" ZAZ joined the has created the project Zazimut to develop and promote projects for a society more respectful of life in all its forms. The late Charles Aznavour
said: "ZAZ has a naturally broad appeal, can sing anything and stirs your very soul. She'll go as far as she can, and then even further. She already has a unique career, a following, and an international reputation; she's the first French singer to do that in a long time, to be enormously popular."