Soan is the winner of the 7th edition of the french "American Idol", Nouvelle Star, in 2009. Before the show, he's been playing in the underground in Paris and also in small clubs. His first album "Tant pis" (which means "anyway" in english) was out in November, 27th 2009 (Jive Records). He's known for being very selective in his use of the medias. Most part of the album is sung in french but english lyrics can be found, notably in the tracks The Storm or Monster.