Yelle is a French band founded by lead singer and namesake, Yelle (Julie Budet) and GrandMarnier (Jean-François Perrier). A third member, Tepr (Tanguy Destable), joined the band before the recording of their debut album. Budet and GrandMarnier began working on music together in 2000. The band came to prominence when they posted an early version of the song "Je veux te voir" on MySpace in September 2005, which later reached the top five in France. The success of the song on MySpace attracted the attention of a record label who set them to work on their debut album, Pop Up, which was released in 2007. Second album, Safari Disco Club was released in 2011.
Even though their songs are sung exclusively in French, they have enjoyed a significant following overseas in non-French speaking countries. They toured the globe for three years in support of Pop Up
Budet met and became good friends with producer GrandMarnier in 2000 and in 2005 they began making music together when both wanted to start a French electropop band. Yelle rose to fame on......