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After five years away from the scenes of the metropolis, Panic ! at the Disco ready to ignite the Place Bell in Laval this evening with the tour’s Pray for the Wicked.
While waiting for the arrival of Brendon Urie and his musicians, here are five things to know about the training pop-rock american.
Close to 30 titles
The fans of Panic ! at the Disco (or simply ” Panic “, as they say) will get their money this evening, the program of the evening, rather beefy, with almost thirty titles. Of course, Brendon Urie will deliver the key hits of the training, but should also draw in the repertoire of performers as diverse as Queen and… Cyndi Lauper.
A 15-year career
Although several have discovered the american education thanks to the flicks Death of a Bachelor’s degree in the winter of 2016, Panic ! at the Disco rolling his kicker since soon 15 years. The four original members had just finished high school when they recorded their first album, A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out, marked by the success of the play I Write Sins Not Tragedies.
Brendon Urie and his band are accompanied for this portion of the north american tour. They will be preceded on stage by the singer from the us Two Feet, and the pop sensation australian Betty Who, who will present some pieces from his album Betty, which is due in stores next month.
The critically acclaimed
Launched last summer, the album Pray for the Wicked has been warmly welcomed by american critics, finding themselves in the top of the end of the year published by the trade magazines Billboard, Kerrang !, Alternative Press and Rock Sound. A few weeks have also been sufficient for it to exceed the cap of 500 000 copies sold.
A foray on Broadway
At the same time to the adventure-Panic ! at the Disco lead singer Brendon Urie begins slowly, but surely, to leave his mark on Broadway. In addition to having participated to the writing of the musical SpongeBob SquarePants : The Broadway Musical, he has starred in Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in New York, during a few months in the summer of 2015. By his own admission, the experience has influenced greatly the creation and the sound of the album Pray for the Wicked.
►The tour Pray for the Wicked and stops at the Place Bell in Laval this evening.