What has happened to Stromae?

The Belgian pop star soared to fame in the early 2010s before withdrawing from public life with depression – now he’s returned with a new album. Here, he discusses the record, his mental health and his viral performance on a French news channel.

Why is Stromae hiatus?

In 2015, Stromae had to cancel a tour through Africa because of anxiety caused by the malaria medicine Lariam (Mefloquine). Since then he had avoided public appearances.

How long was Stromae hiatus?

Famed Belgian singer-songwriter Stromae has dropped his third album Multitude, making a long-awaited homecoming to the international music scene following an eight year hiatus.