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Florent Mothe
Florent Mothe
Florent Mothe in 2016
Background
Birth name Florent Mothe
Also known as Flow
Born (1981-05-13) 13, 1981 (age 38)
Argenteuil, Val-d'Oise, France
Origin France
Occupation Singer, Musician, Composer, Actor
Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Flute, Piano, Bass
Years active 1997–present
Label Warner Music France
Associated acts Mozart, l'opéra rock


Florent Mothe (born May 13, 1981) is a French singer, actor and musician.

He is most famous for playing the role of Antonio Salieri in Mozart, l'opéra rock. In this role, he performed on a number of singles including Vivre à en crever, l'Assasymphonie, and Le bien qui fait mal.

Biography

Florent Mothe was born on May 13, 1981 in Argenteuil, Val-d'Oise. He began studying music at the age of 7, at the Montigny-lès-Cormeilles school. He soon learned to play the flute, piano, bass, synthesizer and guitar, but singing was always his primary interest.

He formed his first band, Lost Smile, in 1996, and toured for around six years between France and Germany. At the same time, he played the savant in the musical l'Alphoméga, on the recording and in one performance of the show. Following that, he sang at the Hard Rock Café with his second group, Ouija. He then went to Toronto, where he began a solo career. He performed short concerts in Canadian bars, as well as at the Mod Club in New York.

His performances and recordings on his Myspace page brought him to the attention of Dove Attia and Albert Cohen, producers of Mozart, l'opéra rock, who invited him to attend casting for the musical. He was chosen for the role of Antonio Salieri. In 2010, he was awarded the title of "Francophone Discovery of the year" at the NRJ Music Awards.

His first solo album, Rock in Chair, was released in April 2013. The first single is called Je ne sais pas.

Florent will play King Arthur in Dove Attia's new musical La Légende du roi Arthur with David Carreira Zaho, Camille Lou and Fabien Incardona.

Discography

Albums

Year Album Peak positions
FRA BEL
(Wa)
2013 Rock In Chair 14 21
2016 Danser Sous La Pluie 73 71

Singles

Year Singles Peak positions
FRA BEL
2009 "Vivre à en crever"
(duet with Mikelangelo Loconte)
4
(Ultratip)
"L'assasymphonie" 10
(Ultratop)
2012 "On ira" (duet with Judith) 178
2013 "Je ne sais pas" 77 50
(Ultratop)
"Les blessures qui ne se voient pas" 79 25
(Ultratip)
2015 "Quelque chose de magique"
(with Camille Lou)
103 15
(Ultratip)
2016 "Auprès d'un Autre" 43
"Quoi de neuf?" 146
with the cast of Mozart, l'opéra rock
Year Singles Peak positions
FRA BEL
2009/
2010
"Le bien qui fait mal" 9 8
(Ultratip)
2010 "C'est bientôt la fin" 22 25
(Ultratop)
with the cast of La Légende du roi Arthur
Year Singles Peak positions Singles
FRA BEL
2014 "Mon combat (Tir nam beo)"
(with Zaho)
187 from La Légende du roi Arthur

Awards

  • 2010 NRJ Music Award for "L'Assasymphonie": Francophone Song of the Year 2009
  • 2010 NRJ Music Award as member of the cast of Mozart l'Opéra Rock: Francophone Duo/Group of the Year

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