Artist Biography La Maison Tellier is a French rock group with American country and folk influences that was founded in France in 2004 by Raoul Tellier and Helmut Tellier. The group has released several studio albums, performing in both French and English The group's name comes from a Guy de Maupassant story of the same name. Their first release was a cover of Rage Against the Machine's "Killing in the Name" on a compilation album Travaux Publics in 2006. They would go on to release their first album, La Maison Tellier, later that year. They released their second album, Second Souffle, in 2007 on the Euro-Visions label. Their third album, L'Art de la Fugue, followed in 2010 via the Troisième Bureau label.