MY STORY

THE BIRTH OF QUEEN CLAIRIE

Once upon a time, there was two little 3 years old twins, that I used to take care of, and one day, they asked me… 
“Claire, Claire, why do you have long hair…?” 
Hmm. I looked at them and I said
“You want to know why I have long hair?” 
"...  "
“It’s because I’m a princess”
They looked at me and they said “Hhhhh! Nooooooooo” 
And I said “ Ok ok, I am not a princess. It’s because….I’m a mermaid” 
They looked at me and they said “Hhhhh! Nooooooooo”
And I said “ Ok ok, I am not a mermaid. It’s because….I’m a ... Queen”
They looked at me and they said “Hhhhh! .....
Nooooooooo”
And I said “Yes, Yes, I am a Queen, I am Queen Clairie!” 
And here they were, running around the kitchen table, shouting “Queen Clairie! Queen Clairie!"
Proclaimed royal by my two little bosses, they became my servants! 
We say that truth comes from children's mouth, so here I am, Queen Clairie.

MY TRUE STORY

Hiding in the underground room of my house, in a french city called Nantes, I was singing, feeling like a princess... a tough one, you know, a Mulan kind of princess. I thought no one in the world could hear me, but foolish as I was, at 6 years old, I didn't realise that my parents could hear it all ! And at my 11th birthday, my father, who is a musical writer, offered me a very special gift. He gave me the main part of their next musical. My reaction was crying of joy, with both of my parents and my brother Augustin, with whom we ended up touring in France, on the East Coast of the USA, playing as a family theatre company.

Since then, well, I couldn't tell you how many times we've been playing together as a family with the Fredonia company. As I turned 18, I went to Paris to study in three different unis at the same time: La Sorbonne, L'ECM de Paris (Musical Theatre) and the Debussy Conservatoire, 17e, Paris. Then, carrying on in the musical theatre world, I had the dream to enter the Guildford School of Acting, and got incredibly lucky to get in! Here I was, leaving my home country to follow my passion.

After finishing my degree, I came to London, got an agent, started as an actress, incredibly passionate about music. I got to meet the most incredible people with whom I still work today. We recorded my first EP called See Me Clear, produced by Dan Bell. And soon, we'll release my first album ! It's still a family adventure: my parents are managing me in France and my brother is the marketing genius of the team.

WHAT I WANT TO SAY: HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE


We are releasing an album very soon called Happiness is a choice!
Because it is! Though the idea can be debated by some who would disagree : "Happiness isn't a choice, it is the decisions you make in your life that can make you happy". Well, that's exactly what I mean! I think it's all a matter of decisions and point of views.
This album isn't about being joyful all the time, it's about this general happiness we can get! It's about asking questions and giving some ideas for being happy! There are no pretenses, just words and good music!