"Postpunk chansons somewhere between Charlotte Gainsbourg and Malaria" Siegessäule (DE)
“The French-Caribbean singer, keeps transgressing genre boundaries and has built, throughout her career, a fascinating link between music, performance art and fashion” - The 405
Berlin based artist, Valerie Renay is presenting live, the songs from her debut solo album “Your Own Shadow”, co-produced by Alexander Paulick-Thiel (Kreidler)
The L.P is a collection of empowering and ethereal songs that exude dreamy, dark electronic scents with a visceral twist. An opus full of contrasts, taking the listener through the whole spectrum of human emotions. Music for fast moving clouds!
The stage show is raw and sensual, with Valerie delivering a dramatic and emotionally charged vocal performance. Poignant stories are delivered in English and French over layers of synths, guitar, and hypnotic bass lines, bouncing off bewitching tribal beats.
Brutal and soulful at once, each concert can only be described as a ritualistic experience oozing with punk attitude.
Valerie Renay (one half of Noblesse Oblige) is a versatile performer, musician, painter DJ and healer. She recently sung in contemporary opera “Aids Follies” at Sophiensael, created music for Butoh dancer Yuko Caseki at Dock11, and “Will you come with me” a reading at Gorki Theatre, acted in “Fck me I love you” at the English Theatre Berlin and played solo live concerts at pop-Kulture Festival (DE), Spill Festival (UK), and Santarcangelo Festival (IT)
After initial help from producer Moses Schneider and Einstürzende Neubauten’s engineer Boris Wilsdorf Valerie keeps writing and developing her sound live, testing her new material while playing concerts internationally.