Keith Kouna is the stage name of Sylvain Côté, a Canadian rock singer and songwriter from Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Quebec. He is most noted for winning the SOCAN Songwriting Prize in the French division for his song "Batiscan" in 2013.
|Birth name||Sylvain Côté|
|Genres||indie rock, punk rock|
|Associated acts||Les Goules|
Kouna was first active in music as the lead vocalist for the punk rock band Les Goules. He released his solo debut album Les Années monsieur in 2008, and followed up with Du plaisir et des bombes in 2012. Following his award win for "Batiscan", he released Le voyage d’hiver, an album which reimagined and reinterpreted Franz Schubert's Winterreise.
- "Keith Kouna's Le Voyage d'hiver makes over Schubert". Montreal Gazette, December 10, 2013.
- "Batiscan songwriter wins SOCAN prize". Montreal Gazette, July 11, 2013.
- "Les Goules: sourire et sacrer en même temps". Le Devoir, November 4, 2016
- "Keith Kouna: Le voyage sans fin". Voir, February 3, 2015.
- "La marche vers la mort de Keith Kouna". Le Devoir, December 7, 2013.
- "Keith Kouna: faire sortir le méchant". La Presse, November 2, 2017.