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THE 8IGHT ~ Tid-Bits about HAUTE + ‘Shut Me Down’

The French born, but U.S. bred, duo just kicks it up a notch and keeps the mood going in ‘Shut Me Down’. It’s emphatic, it’s sultry, it’s sexy, and dang it, it’s very good. HAUTE is Romaine and Anna, two beautiful people, who loves making fab music.

We sure dig their style and musical sensibilities, for sure.

They’re latest offering is available now for download.


The 8ight is our little contribution to getting to know bit more about the bands who we care and write about. It’s an education for us at CHF, and for (maybe) for you fans out there. No earthquaking ‘scoops’ here, but a friendly rap session.Oh and why ‘8’? Well, it’s just between 5 and 10, tis all. It’s about curiosity, and maybe it’s our little way of expressing respect for the bands, and how they carry out their craft.

(Fact 1)
HAUTE is made up of Romain & Anna.

(Fact 2)
Featured in SoFoot. A lifestyle magazine, with a European Football theme.

(Fact 3)
Brazen vocals, brave notes. Take a look at the video.

(Fact 4)
Feature in a mix on Spotify? Heck yea, that’s always good.

(Fact 5)
Maybe a secret ‘thing’ for laundromats??

(Fact 6)
Their influences are varied and long. Pink Floyd?? Heck yea!
Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Manu Chao, Prince, Air, Justice, Mr. Oizo, Daft Punk, Dr. Dre, DJ Premier, Just Blaze, Timbaland, Hit Boy, Flying Lotus, Kaytranada, Dawaun Parker, WondaGurl, Da-P, SBTRKT, Mr Carmack, Brandy, Sade, Aaliyah, Tink (Timbaland’s newest protegée), Lauryn Hill, Amy Winehouse, Erykah Badu, Tinashe, SZA, Kelela, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Jhene Aiko, Stromae, Buena Vista Social Club, FKA Twigs, AlunaGeorge, Corinne Bailey Rae

(Fact 7)
Included in Kitsuné Hot Stream list.

(Fact 8)
Anna loves doing the ‘peace’ sign. And we love her for it.


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