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Chasing Rabbits

2016-08-13

The band known as Chasing Rabbits was a CHOM L'Esprit semi-finalist in 1994.  The band did dozens of shows throughout Montréal and the province of Québec from 1989 or so on and disbanded in 1995.  There were two different rhythm sections for the band; the photos and CD jacket below features the later lineup, while the video lower down is with the earlier version.  / 
Le groupe Chasing Rabbits fut un semi-finaliste dans le concours
L'Esprit de CHOM en 1994.  Le groupe a fait des douzaines de spectacles à travers Montréal et la province de Québec à partir d'environ 1989 et s'est rompu en 1995.  Il y a eu deux sections rhythmiques pour la formation; les photos e pochette de CD ci-dessous est avec la dernière version, tandis que le vidéo plus bas est avec la première version.

(v1 - 1989 - 1993 - see further down / voir plus bas)

Chasing Rabbits (v2 - 1993 - 1995) were, in alphabetical order: / était, en ordre alphabétique:

Pascal Aoumad Bass / Vocals  /  Pascal Aoumad Bass / chanteur
Raùl Barqueiro
Guitars / Vocals  /  Raùl Barqueiro Guitariste / chanteur
Jean Lalumière  
Drums / Vocals  /  Jean Lalumière Batterie / chanteur
Benoit Robert
Guitars / Vocals  /  Benoit Robert Guitariste / chanteur
Michel Therien
Sax / Harmonica / Vocals  /  Michel Therien Sax / harmonica / chanteur




Music video / Vidéo musical :


Here are the audio files that were on the last demo made by the band (with its second and final rythm section), from which the L'Esprit track ("Words") was taken, along with a shot of the CD jacket & inside liner. /
Voici les fichiers sonores qui se trouvaient sur le dernier 'démo' enregistré par le groupe (avec sa deuxième et finale section rythmique), à partir duquel la chanson choisi pour
L'Esprit fut prise), ainsi que des images du devant et de l'intérieure de la pochette du CD :

In Bury

Intro (original - Chasing Rabbits)
Divine Intervention (original - R. Barqueiro)
Crime Against Humanity (original - B. Robert)
Gone, Gone, Gone  (original - B. Robert)
Words (featured on l'Esprit '94 / sur l'Esprit '94) (original - B. Robert)
When You're Gone (original - B. Robert)
Kindred Souls (original - R. Barqueiro)
Old Enough (original - B. Robert)
Lies (original - B. Robert)
Crystal Chains (original - B. Robert)

Queen of the Night (original - B. Robert)
Trouble (original - M. Therrien)
Aurore Boréale (original - Chasing Rabbits)


1st version of the band / 1ère version de la formation (1989 - 1993)

Raùl Barqueiro Guitars / Vocals  /  Raùl Barqueiro Guitariste / chanteur
Harold Keegan
Bass / Vocals  /  Harold Keegan Bass / chanteur
Robert Ouimet  
Drums / Vocals  /  Robert Ouimet Batterie / chanteur
Benoit Robert
Guitars / Vocals  /  Benoit Robert Guitariste / chanteur
Michel Therien
Sax / Harmonica / Vocals  /  Michel Therien Sax / harmonica / chanteur

 


Here are the audio files that were on a double live album, taken from live shows done with the band's original rythm section, from 1990-1993, as well as the CD jacket & inside liner.  / 
Voici les fichiers sonores qui se trouvaient sur un album double "live", enregistré lors de spectacles faits avec la première section rythmique du groupe, de 1990-1993, ainsi que des images du devant et de l'intérieure de la pochette du CD :

Chasing Rabbits - Live! (1990-1993)

CD1: CD2:
Tactical Marketing (R. Barqueiro) Join the Jive (B. Robert)
La Clé (R. Barqueiro) Bad Dreams (B. Robert)
Blues en 'Mijeur' (B. Robert) Lookin' (R. Barqueiro)
My, My, What a Life! (B. Robert) The Neighborhood Song (B. Robert)
Picture the Law (B. Robert) Cue-Card Boogie (B. Robert)
Tailor Man Made (B. Robert) Everybody's Blues (R. Barqueiro)
Eleanor Rigby (Lennon/McCartney) Prayer for Kim (R. Barqueiro)
Sometimes Grey (R. Barqueiro) Le Coeur de Ma Vie (R. Séguin)
Everybody's Blues (2nd version) (R. Barqueiro) Psycho Killer (D. Byrne)
Running Down the Dream (T. Petty) Trees (B. Robert, H. Keegan, R. Barqueiro)
Little Sister (E. Presley) Who (B. Robert)
Ride On! (Symbiosis) (R. Barqueiro) End of Day (B. Robert)
Song of Secrets (R. Barqueiro) Chatouille-moi pas (B. Robert)
Another Dimension (B. Robert) La foule en délire...

Here are the audio files that were on the band's first demo ("Signs of Life"), which was released on cassette tape, as well as the jacket & inside liner.  / 
Voici les fichiers sonores qui se trouvaient sur le premier "demo" du groupe, ainsi que des images du devant et de l'intérieure de la pochette.

Signs of Life

Another Radio Tune (A.R.T.) (B. Robert)
Child Inside (R. Barqueiro) *
Anytime Anita (B. Robert)
Gone Walkin' (R. Barqueiro)
Red Shirt (B. Robert)
When You're Gone (B. Robert)

* NB: An excerpt from this song was featured in a short film ('Take Out') that was accepted for the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.  Because the film didn't win any awards, the web-page was "pulled".  So, here's an image of the page, while it still existed.  /
* NB : Une partie de cette chanson a été utilisée pour un court métrage  ('Take Out') qui a été accepté pour le Festival de filme de Cannes 2011.  Puisque le filme n'a rien gagné, la page web a été supprimée.  Donc, voici une image de la page, pendant qu'elle existait encore.

 

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