Petit Biscuit covers Phoenix’s “1901”

18 year old French artist Petit Biscuit recently stopped by Australian radio station triple j to cut a track for their legendary Like A Version series—check out his unique rendition of Phoenix’s “1901” which features his debut leading vocal performance here. He also performed “Problems” off his debut album Presence featuring guest vocals from 18-year-old New Zealand artist Bene—watch here.

Recently cracking half a billion streams on Spotify, Petit Biscuit’s debut album Presence was released to critical acclaim including a triple j feature album. Containing singles “Sunset Lover,” “Problems” feat. Lido, “Wake Up” feat. Bipolar Sunshine & Cautious Clay and “Waterfall” feat. Panama, the album received a nomination for Best New Album at France’s Victoires de la Musique, the country’s highest musical honor.

Classically trained from a young age, Petit Biscuit—a.k.a. Mehdi Benjelloun—plays piano, guitar, cello and more, and began experimenting with electronics to form his signature sound at the young age of 11. Presence is heavily informed by his schooling, combining acoustic elements with innovative electronic production and his trademark vocal manipulations.