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Vivien Lalu shared Evergrey's video.

Evergrey
Facebook reminds me that three years ago, I was lucky to be involved with this beautiful Evergrey project/video. Loving it very very much:
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A million thanks to Viv Lalu and of course the wonderful voice actress Céline Monsarrat! Make sure that no one miss this! Merci de partager!

Vivien Lalu updated their profile picture.

"The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness." ...with a Roland JD-XA ;^)

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Photographer: Eleftheria Zavalis
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Vivien Lalu updated his status.

I am sorry in advance for the long text, but I feel like I need to write... (after what happened in Manchester)

What is music? To me, it's a form of mental support. I believe music cannot change the world, but it can surely help to deal with its atrocities, and life in general. I see it as a mean of escapism. Just as people dance Friday night, to forget a long week of work. But I repeat it again and again: it cannot change the outside world.

An artist like Michael Jackson sold 700+ million albums worldwide. His music reached out to everyone of all backgrounds & ages. His song "Heal the World" in particular was heard by at least 30 million people. Here is a sample of his lyrics:

"Heal the world
Make it a better place
For you and for me
And the entire human race
There are people dying
If you care enough for the living
Make it a better place
For you and for me​"

Well, the world didn't change. ​​You ​might be ​the ​number on​e artist, reach hundreds of millions of people, ​it doesn't matter at the end - you still won't be able to change the world.​

As if that wasn't depressing enough, yesterday music AND humanity have been attacked once more. There is nothing more cowardly than killing kids attending a peaceful event. The most disturbing pictures weren't the ones of victims, imho. It's pics like the one showing young innocent people celebrating before the explosion, carefreely swinging their 'pink little balloons'...for some of them, it was their first concert experience. For some others, it was their last (and for some others, both). The damage done is irreparable.

That's why we should all come out stronger from this. We should not stop making/attending music. It doesn't matter if we cannot reach millions of people. It doesn't matter if we cannot change the world. What matters is: the joy and happiness we provide to the REAL people out there, people like the young ones swinging their 'pink little balloons' at yesterday's Ariana Grande concert. In that sense, we make the world a better place.

Let's not let these terrorists dim the lights inside of us. Otherwise, they win...

Peace,
Viv
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Here's the beast! More news soon...🦄
#roland #jdxa #rolandartist #life #awesome #goodsound #goodmusic
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Got my valentine present from Roland...Can't wait to be back tonight, and test that beast! 🎵 It's gonna sound awesome on the new record.
Did I already tell you how happy I am to have the support of such a company??? ❤
#vivienlalu #roland #jdxa
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DGM's new song, "Animal", with Simone Mularoni! Check it out! Simone is one of the best guitar players, engineers, record producers , and human being I've ever worked with. This new album rocks big time!!! ... See MoreSee Less

Order "THE PASSAGE" NOW! radi.al/ThePassage // iTunes: radi.al/ThePassageiTunes // Amazon: radi.al/ThePassageAmazon // DGM on Spotify: h...

Vivien Lalu with Vivien Lalu.

Memories from Atomic Ark's recordings... 2011-2012 I guess?
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I want to thanks all the people who bought my albums, and the ones who supported me since the beginning - I would have been nothing without you.
Also, the great musicians, labels, companies who helped me along the way. I will never forget.
Thanks for having been there for me.
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Happy new year, folks!

Wish you a beautiful 2016; health, joy, happiness, and TONS of great music to listen to! ;^)
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Today I am very happy to announce that ONIRIC METAL (REMASTERED) has finally been released (as well as free download codes sent to those who pre-ordered our "Live at P60" record earlier this year)!

lalu.bandcamp.com/album/oniric-metal-remastered

This new professional mastering gave a new life to the 10-years old mix I made by myself, at 25. I did lots of mistakes back in the day and don't even know where to start...
High frequencies have now been enhanced without creating "listener fatigue" (unlike the original version). Clipping has been fixed. A lot of noise has been removed; this remaster also corrected LOADS of issues related to audio phase, bass etc. ALL IN ALL, this is the ultimate version of my debut, and I WILL NOT TOUCH IT AGAIN. The album will soon be back on every digital platform in existence, and I will move on... I will continue my work on the 3RD LALU album.
Thanks again to all my fans & supporters for allowing me to continue this dream,
More "smelly" music is coming! ;^)
Viv
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Vivien Lalu updated their cover photo.

Soundcheck @ P60

lalu.bandcamp.com/album/live-at-p60
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Live at P60, by LALU
LALU - Live at P60 is now available thru Bancamp. Thanks again for your support!

lalu.bandcamp.com/album/live-at-p60

The live will be released on Google Play, iTunes, Amazon MP3, and most digital platforms soon as well. Stay tuned! ; )
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14 track album