Julien Doré

Julien Doré

Infobox Musician
Name = Julien Doré

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Background = solo_singer
Birth_name = Julien Doré
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Born = birth date and age|1982|7|7
Alès, Gard, France
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Genre = Pop
Alternative rock
Occupation = Singer-songwriter
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Label = Sony BMG
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URL = [http://www.juliendoreofficiel.com/ Official website]
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Julien Doré, born July 7 1982, in Alès (Gard), is a French singer, winner of the 5th season of the television show Nouvelle Star, aired on the French Television M6 channel.

He is also the great-great-great-nephew of Gustave Doré, a well-known illustrator of the 19th century.


Julien grew up in Lunel. After having had its "literary VAT" in the college Louis Feuillade, he attended the École des Beaux-Arts of Nîmes for five years.He is the founder of the group "Dig up Elvis", with which he played in the bars of Nîmes. At that time, beer was the currency in which he was paid. In 2006, he created with Guillaume de Molina the project "The Jean d'Ormesson disco suicide", "protean group" which covered pop and disco hits.In June 2007, was voted #1 in French Elle Magazine's "15 Sexiest Men" poll.

Nouvelle Star

Julien was selected at the time of the casting in Marseille, where he presented himself with a ukulele. At the beginning, he only participated in the casting to get free publicity for his band. He convinced the jury when he sang "A la faveur de l'automne" of "Tété".His most memorable performances and revelations were while singing "Moi... Lolita" from "Alizée" and "...Baby One More Time" from "Britney Spears", Dance music songs, in acoustics.He won the finale against Tigane. He is currently dating Louise Bourgoin (ex-TV presenter on Canal+ channel)

"Les Limites" was released on June 16, 2008 worldwide and on March 31, 2008 in France. On Perez Hilton's celebrity gossip blog, the music video made its world premiere.

External links

* [http://www.nouvellestar.fr/ns5/candidats/thematiques/julien/display.jsp?id=ns2_5667 M6 website]
* [http://perso.orange.fr/digupelvis His band Dig up Elvis]
* [http://www.myspace.com/digupelvis His band Dig up Elvis (myspace official page)]
* [http://www.myspace.com/thejeandormessondiscosuicide His band Jean d'Ormesson's (myspace official page]


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