October 16, 2021

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“Raw Chicken”: The absurd success of Veronica Cloutier and Matthew Dufour

"Raw Chicken": The absurd success of Veronica Cloutier and Matthew Dufour

Which song got on top of iTunes Canada today more than Ed Sheeran, The Weekend, Olivia Rodrigo and Ariana Grande? Raw chicken… by Voronic Cloutier and comedian Matthew Dufour. That’s the absurd success of a song.

On October 30, comedian Matthew Dufour posted a special edition of his show-rona virus on Instagram. As always, her guests included host Voronic Cloutier. The two colleagues shared the screen on 50 Instagram Live in the spring of 2020, after which they started improving a song. Born in a few seconds Raw chicken And their new matronic “duo”.

“It’s like me again: a joke that goes too far and too serious! Launched by Matthew Dufour. The lyrics were not really understood. But this song stuck in the minds of the world. I then said to Vero: We’m going to do this in the studio. I think she didn’t believe me! ”

They called director Clement Ledak and asked him to succeed “like Ed Sheeran Meets Tisto”.

Before Christmas, they are recording the song. Raw chicken It was officially launched last Wednesday and the victory was almost instantaneous. “It’s insane,” Voronik Cloutier said on Rouge’s windmills. I do not understand. It makes me laugh a lot when you exaggerate something. ”

Because every two seconds there is the word “ass” the host does not put it completely “broadcast the summary of the song!”.

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This morning, on iTunes Canada, the song surpassed many big international names: After Glow (Ed Sheeran), Save your tears (Weekend), Driver’s license (Olivia Rodrigo) and Test drive (Ariana Grande).

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And by the way, what is their goal with this absurd track? “There’s absolutely nothing behind it, Matthew Dufour answers. We’re already got to release the single, which goes a long way. (Laughs) I was able to record it with my cell and put it on SoundCloud‌.

When the song is successful, the matronic duo has no choice but to shoot a music video. “Why not? Matthew answers. We have to see Vero who is very busy. But it could happen someday.”