Lazuli is a progressive rock/avantgarde rock band formed in France in 1998. In 1999 they released their self-titled first album Lazuli, which had a limited audience. Their second album, Amnésie, in 2004, was released after Lazuli signed with the Night & Day distribution group. On July 2 and 3, 2005, Lazuli attended the Montreux Jazz Festival and received an award for "Under the Sky." The band has played two times on the Baja Prog Mexicali Festival which has improved their popularity.