Seven things to know about Michael Bublé
Canadian crooner who has been making a career for two decades already, Michael Bublé is back in Quebec this week to present his new album tour Higher. Having sold more than 75 million albums, the 46-year-old singer from British Columbia and father of four children has accumulated success. Here are seven facts about the man who brought Christmas songs back to life.
THE FAMILY GROWS
In August, Michael Bublé and his wife, Argentine Luisana Lopilato, welcomed their fourth child, Cielo Yoli Rose Bublé. The little one thus joined the couple’s three other children, all under the age of ten: Noah, Elias and Vida. Very close to his family, Michael Bublé declared that he would not hesitate to turn his back on his career to be with them more often. « I don’t think I like it enough [être chanteur] and I think I could just drop that and be content with being a father,” he said.
THE PAUL MCCARTNEY COLLABORATION
Michael Bublé is lucky enough to have a certain Paul McCartney among his acquaintances. When the latter learned that the Canadian crooner was working on a new album, he emailed him suggesting that he record his song My Valentine. Bublé then asked him if he wanted to come and work on the track in the studio with him. The two reunited three weeks later, in New York.
« THE BEST SHOW IN THE WORLD »
Michael Bublé is full of praise for his new show, which he describes as « the best show in the world ». It is that the musician took advantage of the pandemic to dream for two years about this new tour. « I wanted to give something completely fresh to people who had seen me before, » he told the magazine. Entertainer. The concert is divided into three acts and includes numerous covers by Elvis Presley, Marvin Gaye, Nat King Cole and Charlie Chaplin. Bublé only makes two tracks from his album Higher.
A SONG WITH HIS SON NOAH
If you look at the credits of the new song Higher, you will see Noah Bublé’s name there. The singer’s eight-year-old boy found the main melody while his dad was giving him a bath! « I was putting shampoo in his hair and he pulled this out, » he told the Los Angeles Times. I told him it was catchy! Later, Bublé called his wife to tell her that he had recorded the song with their son’s melody.
HE DOESN’T SEE HIMSELF AS A STAR
He may have sold more than 75 million albums and toured to sold-out crowds in more than 30 countries, but Michael Bublé doesn’t consider himself a superstar. The singer has already said that he led a kind of « double life ». In the evening, he is like Batman and he wears his costume to entertain the crowds. But the rest of the time, he’s just a man with a cap. He says he often goes to restaurants and goes unnoticed. He doesn’t go into events either glamourbecause he doesn’t feel comfortable there.
POPULAR ON TIKTOK
Even though he is slowly approaching his fifties, Michael Bublé is having fun like crazy on the most popular social network among young people: TikTok! The crooner has 2.3 million subscribers there and he regularly shares comic videos there alone or with his musicians. « I make them for myself first, » he told the magazine. Esquire. Before publishing them, I’m already bursting with laughter! Honestly, I just do it to entertain myself. »
JUGGLING THE PANDEMIC
Before COVID hit, Michael Bublé usually divided his time between the cities of Vancouver, Buenos Aires and Los Angeles. For work on his new album, Higher, the musician had to do things differently. He mainly worked on his ideas remotely before sending them to his collaborators. His duet with Willie Nelson, on the play Crazy, was precisely recorded without the two performers meeting.