Introducing Véronique Sanson

Véronique Sanson (full name, Véronique Marie Line Sanson, born 24 April 1949, in Boulogne-Billancourt, near Paris, France) is a French singer-songwriter, musician, and producer.


Véronique Sanson brings a very personal vocal style to the singing of French pop songs: Her voice has a very strong tremolo.


Véronique Sanson was one of the first female artists to release actual albums with a full-length artistic statement and comprising songs flowing together thematically. In 1972, her breakthrough album (Amoureuse) was reviewed by many critics as groundbreaking, and ten years after Barbara, Véronique Sanson became one of the very first French female singer-songwriters to break into stardom.

Véronique Sanson was romantically involved with French singer-songwriter Michel Berger from 1967 to 1972. Their love story has become a part of French music history, especially through songs they wrote to each other long after they broke up.


From 1973 to 1979 Véronique Sanson was married to American rock musician Stephen Stills. Their son, Chris Stills, is also a musician.


One of her songs, Amoureuse, was covered in English in 1973 by singer Kiki Dee, and became a major hit in the United Kingdom, and has been covered since by various other singers, from Polly Brown (1973) to Olivia Newton-John (1974) and a dance-music version by Illusive, featuring Amanda Abbs (1997). Many other covers of "Amoureuse" have been recorded in French, German, Japanese, ...


Véronique Sanson plays piano and guitar (...)


Source of the introducing: WIKIPEDIA.


A Véronique Sanson song may be found from this page.