Marie-Jo is French Canadian of Acadian origin, born in Moncton, New Brunswick. Her three brothers are musicians. At ten years old, she started studying the piano and at 13 she was writing her own songs. At 17, she left for Montreal to study literature. She used to spend her whole nights sitting at her piano, in cafés, in small theatres. She then featured three years long in a very popular Canadian series, “Chambres en ville”. After that, she left the TV sets behind to concentrate on music. In 1995, her first album “Comme de la Musique” was released.