Les Trois Accords is a Quebec rock band from Drummondville. The band launched its first album Gros mammouth album in 2003. Some of the notable songs, taken from that album, include "Hawaïenne", "Saskatchewan" and "Lucille". Along with their videos, these songs received heavy exposure in Quebec. In 2004, Gros mammouth album turbo (certified Platinum by the CRIA) was released with two extra tracks, "Loin d’ici" and "Turbo sympathique". In 2006, they released their second album, entitled Grand champion international de course (certified Gold by the CRIA).
The song "Lucille" was included in an enhanced podcast Épisode #1 - Rouyn-Noranda that was released by bandeapart.fm in 2005. In 2006, bandeapart.fm featured the band in a video podcast Les Trois Accords au camping — Baladovidéo.
The band’s most prominent show to date was in September 2005, when they were an opening act for The Rolling Stones in Moncton, New Brunswick. The concert drew an estimated 75,000 spectators.
Originally formed in 1997 by Olivier Benoit and Simon Proulx, the band’s current line up is:
Pierre-Luc Boisvert (bass; joined in 2001)
Charles Dubreuil (drums and percussion; joined in 2001)
Alexandre Parr (guitars, vocals; joined in 1999)
Simon Proulx (vocalist, guitars)
Founding member Olivier Benoit left the limelight in 2009 to become the group’s manager.