“And then growing up in general is really complicated.I think everybody’s going through their twenties at one point and they’re just confused, which was the case for me.
Martin then returned in November 2011 with her sophomore album, Blonde, which she co-produced with Montrealer Howard Bilerman (Arcade Fire, Godspeed You! Blondefound widespread success, leading to more sold-out tours across Europe, Canada and the United States, selling over 200 000 copies worldwide while Coeur de piratereached Diamond certification in France.
Martin took home 2 Felix awards at the 2012 ADISQ gala (Pop Album Of The Year and Female Singer Of The Year), while in 2013 she collaborated with the likes of Simple Plan and Lights.
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In contrast, Martin’s latest album, Roses, is a transformative journey that tackles what happens after the dust settles on a broken relationship and a person transcends the experience with a newfound sense of clarity—not just in regards to love, but broader aspects of life as well.
“I grew up in the eyes of the public, and it was a little complicated to deal with that when you’re 19 and 20,” says Martin, now 26.Cœur de Pirate has now sold more than one million albums worldwide and counting.Martin toured the album extensively throughout Europe and North America, while building an impressive list of collaborations (Jay Malinowski, Kardinal Offishal, David Usher) and awards (Felix awards in 20, and the 2010 Victoire de la Musique Award for Original Song of the Year, Juno and Polaris Prize nominations, etc.).Martin describes these insecurities and past experiences with a sense of assuredness and confidence that wouldn’t usually be attributed to someone who has experienced such things, but she admits she dealt with a great deal of social anxiety—quickly pointing out how strange that may sound coming from a musician who spends much of her time in front of large crowds of people.Béatrice Martin (născută la 22 septembrie 1989), foarte cunoscută după numele de scenă Cœur de pirate (franceză Inimă de Pirat) este o cantautoare canadiană.After spending several years singing and playing keyboards in Montreal indie bands, Martin decided to go solo and released her eponymously titled debut album in September 2008, to immediate national and international acclaim.