Cannes 2024: “a nightmare”, THE star of the opening ceremony on the verge of discomfort

Cannes 2024: “a nightmare”, THE star of the opening ceremony on the verge of discomfort
Cannes 2024: “a nightmare”, THE star of the opening ceremony on the verge of discomfort

The 77th edition of Cannes film festival is thrown ! On Tuesday, May 14, many personalities walked the red carpet to attend the opening ceremony. During this event presented by Camille Cottin, the singer Zaho de Sagazan performed the song Modern Love by David Bowie.

Facing American director Greta Gerwig, Zaho de Sagazan delivered a breathtaking performance. His cover of the British artist’s flagship title convinced the entire audience, who did not fail to applaud him vigorously. For her part, the one who won four Victoires de la Musique last February came close to feeling uncomfortable on stage.

Zaho de Sagazan talks about his stress before his performance

The day after the opening ceremony, Zaho de Sagazan gave an interview to Raw. The opportunity for her to see herself again on stage and deliver his first impressions. “There, I was on the verge of feeling unwell. But we had to pretend that things were going well” she began. A few moments after the start of Modern Loveshe added: “20 seconds ago it was a nightmare”.

Despite his stress before his performancethe interpreter of The Symphony of Lightning admitted to having had a special moment with Greta Gerwig. “I arrive in front of Greta and everything is better. I loved it, it was so good, that moment. I wanted to invite her to a basic dance, but she showed me her shoes like: ‘I can’t come, I’m sorry’” she explained about a accomplice moment with the director.

The singer hesitated to do the opening ceremony

If Zaho’s interpretation of Sagazan on David Bowie’s hit is a real success, the 24-year-old could have not performing on stage. Indeed, after accepting the invitation to sing, she became stressed “for three weeks” at the idea of ​​going to Cannes film festival.

If the woman who released her first album last year had so much doubt, it’s because she feared not being up to the occasion. She said on this subject: “I can’t sing in English, I don’t have an accent, I looked for a long time for a way to do something that seemed pretty to me”. In the end, everything went well for Zaho de Sagazan, who now plans to release his cover of Modern Love.

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