October 1, 2015: Stromae takes New York!

On October 1, 2015, a Brussels singer-songwriter in a colorful cardigan, matching trousers and high socks, made Belgian history in New York.

Paul Van Haver aka Stromae is the first Belgian (and first ever French spoken artist) to perform solo at the world-famous Madison Square Garden venue in New York City. Not bad, eh? Oh, and we were there 🙂





The majority of the sold-out crowd was American, and a lot of them knew the lyrics better than us Belgians! Well done, Stromae. Here’s the song that made him famous in 2009 in Belgium:




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