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Florence K

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Florence K music
Montreal, QC, Canada
Since the release of her debut album Live at Lion D’Or in 2005, Florence K has continually earned accolades for her wide-ranging musical approach. Two of her albums, Bossa Blue (2006) and La Historia De Lola (2008) won Félix Awards for ‘World Music Album of the Year’, while her rst Christmas opus Havana Angels - recorded in Cuba - was a huge smash in 2010. In 2013, this incredible artist who can speak and sing uently in four languages (French, English, Spanish and Italian) returned with I’m Leaving You, made in Los Angeles with legendary producer/bassist Larry Klein. The album garnered Florence K her rst JUNO nomination for ‘Breakthrough Artist of the Year’, as well as an ADISQ award nomination for ‘Best Anglophone Album of the Year’.
She followed up that success in 2016 with Quiet Nights, in collaboration with beloved Canadian crooner Matt Dusk, which earned another JUNO nomination for “Vocal Jazz Album of the Year’. On top of her music career, Florence K is a passionate advocate for mental health issues. In 2015 she published her first book, Buena Vida, a memoir detailing her struggles with depression and anxiety. The book has sold 25,000 copies to date, leading her to become an ambassador for the Bell “Let’s Talk” campaign, an ambassador for the Unison Benevolent Fund as well as the spokesperson for the Montréal “Au Contraire Film Festival”. Florence K recently published her second book, a fiction novel titled Lili Blues, and continues to host her weekly radio show Ici Florence, broadcast on Ici Musique (French CBC Music Radio).
Her ninth album, Estrellas has been co-written and produced by Grammy Award winner Alex Cuba and will be available this coming spring. Filled with sunshine and Cuban-influenced rhythms, Estrellas is the ideal soundrack for the summer.

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