Poet / author Claude Péloquin returned to the Québec music scene in 1977, four years after his last appearance on vinyl when he delivered "Pélo Krispé" in collaboration with the band Kinchimali, and five years after his first recorded collaboration as part of the duo Péloquin Sauvageau with Jean Sauvageau. This time around, his proposed concept, "Les Chants de l'Éternité", sees collaboration with Michel LeFrançois, guitarist/keyboardist and one-time member of L'Infonie. With what can be taken as a self-reference in the title, the duo is thereby known as Éternité.
The concept refers to the future from a spiritual perspective (with many references to celestial beings). The accompanying music is of a heavy rock nature, at times approaching fusion, and bordering on electro-symphonic music. Amongst others, the album sees appearances by Gilles Schetagne of Maneige and Richard Perotte of Contraction, as well as backing vocals from June Wallack and Estelle Ste-Croix (Ville Emard Blues Band).
Péloquin would continue pursuing religious themes, returning in 1979 with his solo album "L'Ouverture du paradis". Following the album's release, LeFrançois would in turn collaborate with Claude Léveillée for the latter's 1978 album "Black Sun". LeFrançois then returned to the themes espoused by "Les Chants de l'Éternité" for his solo album, "Sur la Terre comme au ciel", also in 1979. He would then join the group Maneige for their last album before disbanding.
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