Artist Biography La Bande à Renaud is a series of two tribute album of interpretations of songs of French singer Renaud by a collective of the singers.
The initial album was released on Mercury / Universal Music containing 14 songs interpreted by 15 artists. The musical project was supervised by Renaud himself assisted by Dominique Blanc-Francard and Alain Lanty. It reached the top of SNEP, the official French Albums Chart in its first week of release.
There were two official released singles from the single. The track "Mistral gagnant" was a major release single that appeared in the SNEP French Singles Chart and in Ultratop Belgian (Wallonia) Charts. Another official single was the collective singing "Dès que le vent soufflera". It charted in France and appeared in Belgium's Ultratipchart. Many other tracks appeared briefly in the SNEP charts.
The album shows photos of artists photographed by Barbara d'Alessandri wearing a red bandana, the signature paraphernelia in Renaud. The album cover also shows a big "R" logo made of a red bandana.