Édouard Guêt | vocals, rhythm guitar, music and lyrics
Margot Couttet | rhythm guitar
Éric Bailles | bass guitar
Lionel Boyron | drums
William Garcin | violin
Bruno Arts | lead guitar, music and arrangements
√4 = 2
2 - The square root of 4 is 2, the group consists of a core of two musicians / songwriters / performers. They work together on the composition and song writing.
4 - On stage, the configuration is 4. The band thus surrounds at least a bassist and a drummer/percussionist..
√ - Musically, the band works a mixed music from Edouard Guêt & Bruno Arts and draw their inspiration from their respective roots.
Edouard Guêt was born in Bingerville (outskirts of Abidjan - Ivory Coast) April 9, 1960. His family is from Bigoin, small village near the town of Man in the south where he spent the early years of his life. Then the age of 5 to 28 years, he lives in the district of Cocody in front of the RTI (Ivorian Radio and Television) where he met journalists and stars of African music. Thus is born in him the desire to make songs. At 24, he bought his first guitar. At 28, he moved to the United States where he stayed 11 years from 1988 to 1999. He will share his songs with many musicians, but have not made decisive match, it not materialize his dream of recording a debut album.
In 1999, he decided to leave the U.S. for France, where the chances of life will lead him from Paris to Annecy and Aix-les-Bains. There he encounters multiply always looking for a musical bond. He decides to try his luck in his native country and returns to Abidjan from 2006 to 2009. But if his songs to his being courted by many musicians, he does not find his alter ego. Back in Aix-les-Bains, always through the chance, he will end 2010, the decisive encounter of Bruno Arts. Together they create the band √4 and record Sugar Bonbon, their first album.