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Léonie Pernet’s second album Le Cirque de Consolation, to be released November 19th on InFiné & CryBaby, inhabits a world where borders dissolve and everyone makes their own unique and singular utopia. Hereby, the record questions the links between pop music, African cultures and electronic music, neo-classical music or the role of voice, whether human or synthetic. Sophomore albums can be a painful process for an artist - how refreshing it is to hear one so decidedly optimistic. Textextext - (add your write up) The sought after whirlwind of French Pop that exploded onto the scene with her debut “Crave", Leonie Pernet, returns with her second album, “Le Circque de Consolation", a sort of double negative of her first. While the yearning that sat at the center of “Crave"might not have been resolved, the young multi-instrumentalist and singer has found a new perspective - a more open and positive outlook on her own life and work. Perhaps telling, then, that the title was the first element of the album to exist: as it is and has always been a journey of personal (and collective) consolation first, a musical confrontation with the self. “This record parallels my life’s journey,” confirms Léonie, “it reflects what has happened in my life since ‘Crave’ came out and how I feel today. There’s still a lot of melancholy, but a lot more sunshine and light.