Michael Canitrot unveils new single at immersive Palais Royal event


French producer Michael Canitrot has unveiled a new single, Samothrace, during an immersive audio-visual performance at one of Paris’ most iconic monuments, the Palais Royal.

Canitrot was performing at an event to mark the official closing ceremony of the French Presidency of the European Union, which was attended by more than 2,000 guests and supported by the French Ministry of Culture.


The one-off performance followed on from his Monumental Tour, which was first launched in 2020, and visited a number of landmarks around France.

‘By bringing electronic music, art installations, video projections and lightshows Michael is able to showcase these sites in a new light and highlight the importance of their preservation,’ as the official press release puts it.

This included his recent New Year’s Eve performance at Château de Chantilly, Mont Saint Michel (which was broadcast on TV, attracting 6.3 million viewers).

The single, Samothrace, is described as a ‘night-tripping instrumental’ that echoes the energy and grandeur of his live performances.

Michael Canitrot ‘Samothrace’ is out now on Wagram International. For more information, click here.

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