True phenomenon, with the release of Calvaire in 1997, La Chicane quickly published a first album, En Catimini and collected the honors. A few months after leaving their native Abitibi, the young formation composed of Boom Desjardins, Martin Bédar, Christian Legault, Alain Villeneuve and Dany Bédar, multiplied the nominations at the ADISQ Gala - Revelation of the year, Group of the year, Album of the Year-Rock and Song of the Year for Calvaire - and the Juno Awards (Best Selling Francophone Album).
In the fall of 2000, La Chicane launched a second album, Disparu, and won the group's Felix of the Year in addition to three other nominations. The following year, this new album earned them the album of the year – Rock, still at ADISQ.
Ent'nous, their third album, was released in the spring of 2003. In July, La Chicane secured the first part of the Rolling Stones in Toronto, during the benefit show for the fight against SARS. The event was also attended by Justin Timberlake, The Rush and ACDC.
A few months later, Boom Desjardins left the group and released a solo album with the same name, which would be a similar success to the first La Chicane records. Four other albums will follow and be as successful. Dany Bédar who also left the group and experienced a solo career as successful as when he was with The Chicane.
In 2017, twenty years after their breakthrough in the Quebec’s music industry and more than a decade after the dissolution of the band, La Chicane announces its return to the stage, to the delight of their many admirers.