Gift of Christmas
Linda Agostinucci and Pierre Lefrançois are two Canadian-born singer-songwriters who have been close collaborators since 1988. They first performed publicly together in 1989 as lead singers in the musical review 'Jukebox : le boulevard des rêves' in Montréal, Québec. In 1990 and 1991 both participated as solo artists in two musical productions ('La grande aventure du Rock'n'Roll'' and ''l'Odyssée'') where they caught the attention of audiences and industry newspapers alike. In 1991, Linda and Pierre signed a record contract with the Canadian record label AVANTI (Disques Petites Anges) as singer-songwriters. In 1992, Diva Records signed on Linda and Pierre as solo artists to record a number of albums entitled ''Ce soir on danse'' Volumes 1, 2 and 3. Volume 1 topped the radio charts for several weeks and the record sales for the three albums exceeded 400,000 copies in the province of Quebec. Both Linda and Pierre were awarded platinum and gold albums from the Canadian Recording Industry Association. Two years later, they returned to the studio as co-producers and lead vocalists for the album « Can't stop dancing » which ranked in the top-50 best sellers at Trans-Canada in the summer of 1994. In the year 2000, they produced and recorded an album featuring great standards by artists such as Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Lena Horne etc. Titled «Romance» and in 2007, both produced and sang the lead tracks for their first Christmas album (The Gift of Christmas)which includes an original track.