About the Name “Stromaeometre”

Amy August 28, 2014 3 1,108 views

Early on in his career, at the height of the success of his hit “Alors On Danse” (So We Dance), Stromae used to play a little game with his audiences around the world.  When he raised his arms, the audience would scream at the top of their lungs.  When he lowered them, there was supposed to be “complete silence.”  😉

He called this the “Stromaeometre,” or Stromae-meter.

See the Stromaeometre in action here:

 

And at concerts in Denmark, France, Tunisia, Germany, Switzerland, Finland, and Belgium here:

 

Finally, Stromae explains the Stromaeometre in his own words in this video from 2011 (with English subtitles):

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Interview with songwriter and performer, Stromae [English subtitles]

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