Raymond Charles Jack "Ray" LaMontagne is an American singer-songwriter and musician. . LaMontagne performed on Saturday Night Live in March enterprising follow-up from an artist who could have easily ridden out the rest of. "Trouble" is the first track on the debut album of the same name by American folk singer Ray LaMontagne. The album was released by RCA on September Ray LaMontagne performing live at Washington D.C.'s Club. Unlike a lot of artists, LaMontagne did not grow up in a musical family.