The singer Jessica Plésel, who came to Paris to try her luck in the 1980s, died a few days ago. Cremated this Friday 15th March, she was for more than twenty years the backing singer of Johnny Hallyday.
The singer Jessica Plésel, known to have been a singer of Johnny Hallyday for over twenty years, died at the age of 45 . According to Franceinfo , Lorraine, native of Martinique, was cremated on Friday, March 15th. The singer left her homeland in the 1980s to try her luck in Paris. In her twenty-year career , Jessica Plésel has sung with the greatest: besides Johnny Hallyday, she has also given voice for Barry White and Mylène Farmer .
Jessica Plésel was also known in France for her participation in the first season of The Voice on TF1. At the blind auditions, she had convinced Garou by reinterpreting a Johnny Hallyday standard, Envy . In the battles, she was opposed to Stephanie and Bruce, and had interpreted the title Crazy , Gnarls Barkley. Garou had finally eliminated her .
“I do not want to stay in the shadows”
In her time on the show , Jessica Plésel revealed that she had always been rocked by music in her family. Her mother was a church singer while her father played accordion. First secretary in a cabinet, Jessica chose to close everything to join Paris and try his luck in music. “Today, I want to exist, not to stay in the shadows, I have not done anything I wanted to do despite my experience, I want to prove to myself that I can do it,” she said.