The Best Is Yet To Be. This is a decidedly optimistic refrain that Deleo has embraced as the title of their first album, released on January 27th. Since their formation in 2018, the band founded by Denis Navarro has continued to evolve and progress, against all odds, including lockdowns and the pandemic. The story begins as a duo, when guitarist Denis meets singer Eleonore. From this musical partnership, Deleo is born, a contraction of their two first names. In 2019, they send some demos to international music platforms and end up catching the attention of a prestigious client: British producer James Sanger, credited with around twenty Grammy Awards and the sale of nearly 70 million records, between U2 and Keane, Liam Gallagher, and the Pet Shop Boys. Interested in these talented Frenchies, the maestro invites the now quintet group to his studios in Normandy. This meeting leads to the recording of several tracks, including three impeccable singles, "Unfair," "Mythomania," and "Going Home." However, the album project will be abruptly interrupted by a vicious enemy named Covid, leading to the departure of several musicians, including the singer. This is an opportunity for Denis to reassess and return to his fundamentals, a decision favored by his meeting with renowned producer and arranger Philippe Uminski. Without delay, Deleo gets back to work, with Emilie (formerly of Alone and Me) on vocals, Félicien on bass, and Ben on drums. Under the auspices of the independent label My Own Records, the real first album takes shape: an eleven-track opus. Titled The Best Is Yet To Be, Deleo's debut album winds its way between fierce guitar riffs, hypnotic basslines, and cosmic vocals. An alternation between dark rock and dance-pop, blowing hot and cold, between the hidden and bright side of the same moon hovering in the stratospheres of indie rock, shoegazing, and new wave.