He’s a household name in his native country but Matthieu Chedid – better known by his reductive initial stage name -M- isn’t so famous elsewhere.

Since collaborating with Vanessa Paradis, -M-‘s fame has steadily grown in France. He regularly sells out spectacular shows where his guitar-playing skills and stage presence shine through.

We caught a more laid back side of him in over at Eurosonic a few weeks back, he performed ‘Océan’ for us – a song dedicated to the late DJ Mehdi.