In just a few days the curious video of a French street performer with an unbelievable vocal range has racked up over a million clicks.
With the musician’s shaved head, black clothes and boots, it’s not hard to imagine him on a Harley Davidson, but when he begins to sing in front of a cathedral in Strasbourg in eastern France, what pours out is nothing short of sublime.
This gentlemen, however, isn’t your average street performer. Luc Arbogast was a 2013 candidate on the French version of reality singing competition The Voice.
He didn’t make it very far in the competition but his powerful pipes and look landed him a recording contract later that year. He has apparently not given up his taste for live performing, as you can see in the video: