(born Bruno Caliciuri
) is a French singer-songwriter.
Cali was born 28 June 1968 in Vernet-les-Bains
, to an Italian
father and Catalan
mother. A fan of English rock and French chanson
during his youth, Cali was also a keen rugby
player. He played for his region and Perpignan
(USAP). Inspired by a U2
concert in 1984, Cali devoted himself more to music and less to rugby.
At the age of 17, Cali discovered punk music
. This was the style of his first group Pénétration anale
. His second group was composed of friends from Vernet-les-Bains
, his hometown, and called Les Rebelles
. From 25 to 28, Cali self-produced two albums with the band Indy
, then was part of Tom Scarlett
, where he worked with his past guitarist Hugo Baretge. At the end of 2001, Cali stopped work with Tom record company Labels
, which signed him on. At the end of 2003, he released his first well-known solo album L'amour parfait
. Regarded as a critical success, the album made him known amongst the premier French artists. Popular songs from the album include "Elle m'a dit", the single "C'est quand le bonheur" and "Pensons à l'avenir".
In October 2005, Cali released his second solo album Menteur
. This album reinforced his position amongst France's most popular artists. Popular songs include "Je ne vivrai pas sans toi" and the single "Je m'en vaisMiossec
In 2006 he published "Le bordel magnifique" which was... Read More