Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Ouessant 6:41
A2 Il pleut bergère 4:15
A3 Joseph Joseph 2:48
A4 Ah ! Les Américains 4:54
A5 On passe trop de temps 1:19
B1 Mashed Potatoes 3:52
B2 L'Inexpressible 2:38
B3 Sud Express 4:55
B4 Valentin 6:52

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

acoustic guitar:
Nino Ferrer (1977) (tracks A1, B2)
drums (drum set):
Richard Bennett (American guitarist) (1977) (tracks A5–B1)
Marcel Blanche (1977) (track A4)
Keith Boyce (1977) (tracks A2, B4)
Tim Reeves (1977) (track B3)
Donald Rieubon (1977) (track A1)
trumpet:
Jacques Chrétien (1977) (track A4)
organ:
Giorgio Giombolini (1977) (track A1)
Jean-Luc Parodi (1977) (track A4)
organ and piano:
Kevin McAlea (1977) (track B3)
bass:
Gérard Levasseur (1977) (track A1)
Ronnie Thomas (1977) (tracks A2, B4)
Wally Waller (Pretty Things bassist) (1977) (track B3)
bass and handclaps:
Nino Ferrer (1977) (track B1)
banjo, bass, maracas, piano and tambourine:
Nino Ferrer (1977) (track A3)
electric guitar:
Ed Dean (1977) (track B3)
Micky Finn (Musician - Guitarist) (1977) (tracks A2, A5–B1, B4)
Slim Pezin (1977) (track A1)
Nino Ferrer (1977) (track A4)
Rhodes piano and synthesizer:
Giorgio Giombolini (1977) (track B4)
bongos:
Sam Kelly (1945s Detroit, USA) (1977) (track A1)
piano:
Brian Johnston (production music composer) (1977) (track B4)
Moog and piano:
Nino Ferrer (1977) (track A2)
12 string guitar:
Nino Ferrer (1977) (track A5)
tenor saxophone:
Stéphane Guérault (1977) (track A4)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Nino Ferrer (1977) (tracks A1–A2, A4, B1, B3–B4)
background vocals, lead vocals and other vocals:
Nino Ferrer (1977) (track A3)
composer:
Charley Bazin (track A4)
Richard Bennett (French (half english) songwriter, instrumentist, band leader) (track A5)
Sammy Cahn (track A3)
Nellie Casman (track A3)
Saul Chaplin (track A3)
Philippe DeBarge (track B3)
Nino Ferrer (tracks A1–A2, B2, B4)
Lone Gudmundsson (track A5)
Dessie Rozier (track B1)
Louis-Victor Simon (track A2)
lead vocals:
Nino Ferrer (1977) (track A5)
lyricist:
Charley Bazin (track A4)
Richard Bennett (French (half english) songwriter, instrumentist, band leader) (track A5)
Sammy Cahn (track A3)
Nellie Casman (track A3)
Saul Chaplin (track A3)
Philippe DeBarge (track B3)
Nino Ferrer (tracks A1–A2, B2, B4)
Lone Gudmundsson (track A5)
Dessie Rozier (track B1)
Fabre d'Églantine (track A2)
producer:
Nino Ferrer (tracks A1–B4)
sound engineer:
Patrick Orieux (tracks A1–B4)
vocals:
Nino Ferrer (1977) (track B2)
cover recording of:
Ah ! Les Américains (1977) (track A4)
later translated versions:
Jāzep, Jāzep (track A3)
recording of:
Il pleut bergère (Nino Ferrer version) (1977) (track A2)
Joseph Joseph (1977) (track A3)
L'Inexpressible (1977) (track B2)
Mashed Potatoes (1977) (track B1)
On passe trop de temps (1977) (track A5)
Ouessant (1977) (track A1)
Sud express (1977) (track B3)
Valentin (1977) (track B4)
version of:
Il pleut bergère (track A2)