Cœur de pirate (French for "heart of a pirate") is the stage name for Béatrice Martin (born September 22, 1989), a Canadian pop singer-songwriter from Quebec, Canada. She mainly sings in French. She started playing the piano when she was only three years old, and later played as a keyboardist in the post-hardcore band December Strikes First when she was 15 years old. After a brief stint as keyboardist for Bonjour Brumaire, she released her debut album Cœur de pirate in 2008 on Grosse Boîte. The album was subsequently nominated for Francophone Album of the Year at the 2009 Juno Awards. Coeur de Pirate has appeared in concert with French singer Julien Doré, performing a duet of the Rihanna hit, "Umbrella." In 2009, she recorded a new version of her song, "Pour un infidèle," with Doré featured as the male vocalist. They appeared together in the video for the song, styled as a 1960's-era celebrity couple. Her second album, Blonde, will be released in November 2011.
Julien Doré (born July 7, 1982) is a French singer, winner of the fifth season of the television show Nouvelle Star, aired on the French Television M6 channel. He is the founder of the group Dig up Elvis, with which he played in the bars of Nîmes. In 2006, he created with Guillaume de Molina the project "The Jean d'Ormesson disco suicide", "protean group" which covered pop and disco hits. Are rearranged titles like Born to Be Alive and Les démons de minuit. In 2007, he participated in the TV show Nouvelle Star which he wins, elected by the public. On June 16, 2008, Julien Doré released his first solo album entitled Ersatz and in 2011 his second album entitled Bichon.