A new track by Angèle has been talked about since its release on Monday 7th August. And with good reason: the same strength of voice, the same tone… Everything indicates that this is a song by the Belgian artist. But in reality, this “wrong” piece is the result of an artificial intelligence. The singer responded on social media…
SI artificial intelligence can impress us and make life easier (thanks ChatGPT), but it can also be… quite scary. The time has recently come singer Angela who paid for it. On Monday, August 7th, many fans of the Belgian artist thought it was a good surprise when they discovered a new, unreleased track by their idol that was broadcast on social networks.
It is about one cover of the song saiyaninterpreted by the rappers Heuss the bastard And petrol, released June 2. in just a few hours, The song and its clip went viral on the internet. The only problem: We don’t hear Angèle, but an artificial intelligence.
And the result is stunning. The same captivating voice, the same warm timbre, the same unique intonation and pronunciation… The similarities are so great that even his greatest admirers could be wrong! angelathat ultimately fell upon creation was, too astonished.
Angèle vacillates between admiration and concern
In a video shared to her TikTok account on Wednesday, August 9th, we can see the singer taking over the melody and lyrics of saiyan, accompanied by her piano. The pop star was amazed herself at the similarity between her interpretation and that of the AI and reacted in the headline of her publication. And one thing is for sure: she was a bit skeptical… “I don’t know what to think of artificial intelligence. I think she’s crazy. But at the same time I fear for my job.”She wrote.
This fake cover, a work by Beatmaker Inkhey, was viewed more than 5.7 million times in just five days. His video, which has been widely commented on and shared, has already received more than 24,000 “likes” on the social network X (Twitter). A real cracker! Contacted by phone by Le figarothe artist explained that he used RVC software to create the song, which is able to reproduce any type of voice identically.
To achieve this result, I isolated about ten minutes of Angèle’s voice from her songs and then passed the audio tracks to RVC‘ he hinted at first. “After that, I modified the melody a bit to match the artist’s voice. I ended up recording myself singing the lyrics and the AI finished the job by replacing my voice with Angèle’s“, he added. And voila!
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