Daniel Balavoine, atypical and committed singer, born in 1952,
begins his career by forming the Présence group which
occurs into 71 with the Golf-Drouot. He becomes chorus-singer
in ' the revolution française' then for various singers
of which Patrick Juvet. Daniel Balavoine is introduced at Léo
Missir, director artistic at Barclay. He makes it sign in this
large house. He writes two albums (with it passing some you
by me and Them adventures of Simon and Gunther Stein) which
pass unperceived. Then the singer in 1978 comes, with the extract
which carries the same title which explodes on all the radios
and propels Daniel Balavoine at the head of all the hits parades
and the fact of knowing near general public. In 79 it leaves
Face love bitter face which remains in the shade of the success
of the preceding album.
Michel Berger asks
him to be Johnny Rockfort in Starmania. In this rock opera,
Daniel Balavoine confirms all the hopes of his mentor (Léo
Missir) and becomes with his new militant titles (' My son,
my bataille' extracts from Another world), carries it word of
a whole generation.
In Mars 1980, with the newspaper of Antenna 2, it stops the
candidate François Mitterand and pushes a blow of unforgettable
mouth, in the name of the youth which for him never has the
right to the word.
It takes by storm the olympia in 1981, extremely of its scenic
experiment of Starmania.
In 82, after its first Paris-Dakar, it offers Vendeurs of tears
to us, which marks the revival of the artist, but it continues
to be carries it word of its generation with ' Living or survivre'.
It writes and produces one of its chorus-singers, Catherine
ferry (' Hello, bonjour').
Daniel takes part in a musical tale, ' Abbacadabra', which takes
again the tales for children on the melodies of the Abba group.
It interpréte ' Belle' with Frida (singer of Abba).
Far from the eyes of the occident east to my direction a more
intimate album (' To leave before the miens'), and more engaged
against the injustice and the inequality (' Revolucion' and
' For the widowed woman which éveille').
During Paris-Dakar 84, Daniel Balavoine decides to help the
populations of Mali while launching Paris of the heart. In September
it is with the Sport hall.
To save the love, the album of the dedication but also the last.
During the promotion of the album Daniel Balavoine declares:
"I like this album so much that I would like that it is
It takes an active part in the organization in the concert for
Ethiopia with the courneuve. One finds it in the heart of the
singers without borders for the song ' Ethiopie'.
In January 86, it takes the departure of Paris-Dakar, but not
for the race. Within the framework of Paris of the heart, it
will deliver water pumps to the inhabitants of Mali. January
14, it accompanies Thierry Sabine for a recognition in the helicopter.
Close to Tombouctou, it is the accident. The 15 with the alarm
clock, one learn disappearance from Daniel Balavoine, Thierry
Sabine, Nathalie Odent (journalist), François Xavier
Bagnoud (pilot) and M. Fur (Mechanic).
Since it is a great vacuum.