Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Mijn vlakke land 2:57
2 Les Flamandes 2:37
3 Le Moribond 3:09
4 Bruxelles 3:01
5 Les Bourgeois 2:56
6 Madeleine 2:42
7 Jef 2 3:40
8 Amsterdam 4 3:28
9 La Chanson de Jacky 2 3:25
10 Ces gens-là 5 4:42
11 Mon père disait 3:08
12 Mon enfance 5:41
13 L’Ostendaise 4:50
14 L’Éclusier 4:21
15 La Bière 3:15
16 Regarde bien, petit 4:40
17 L’Enfance 2:56
18 Knokke-le-Zoute tango 5:12
19 La ville s’endormait 5 4:39
20 Laat me niet alleen 4:31
21 Marieke 2:51

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (1965-11-02) (track 9)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (1965-11-06) (track 10)
composer:
Jean Corti (tracks 5–6)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (tracks 4, 6, 9, 21)
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–4, 6–8, 10–12, 14–21)
François Rauber (track 13)
conductor:
François Rauber (tracks 3, 7–8, 12–16)
François Rauber (1959-09-14) (track 2)
François Rauber (1962-03-09) (tracks 5–6)
François Rauber (1962-03-14) (track 4)
François Rauber (1965-11-02) (track 9)
François Rauber (1965-11-06) (track 10)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–21)
orchestra:
François Rauber et son orchestre (1965-11-02) (track 9)
François Rauber et son orchestre (1965-11-06) (track 10)
performer:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (track 8)
translator:
Ernst van Altena (Brel translator) (tracks 1, 20)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1, 3, 7, 11–16, 18–19)
Jacques Brel (1959-09-14) (track 2)
Jacques Brel (1962-03-09) (tracks 5–6)
Jacques Brel (1962-03-14) (track 4)
Jacques Brel (1965-11-02) (track 9)
Jacques Brel (1965-11-06) (track 10)
publisher:
アンフィニ (track 9)
recorded at:
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-09) (tracks 5–6)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-14) (track 4)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1965-11-02) (track 9)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1965-11-06) (track 10)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-08) (track 19)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-27) (track 18)
later parody versions:
Îlot Amsterdam (Parabellum’s version, more violent lyrics) (track 8)
later translated versions:
(The Port of) Amsterdam (Rod McKuen translation) (track 8)
Adieu Emile (track 3)
Amsterdam (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 8)
Amsterdam (English version) (track 8)
Amsterdam (Afrikaans) (track 8)
Amsterdam (Polish translation) (track 8)
Amsterdam (Dutch) (track 8)
Amsterdam (Finnish) (track 8)
Bei diesen Leuten (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 10)
Che bella gente (track 10)
Dat soort volk (track 10)
De burgerij (track 5)
Die sterwende (track 3)
Drinklied (track 15)
Jacky (Finnish) (track 9)
Jacky (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 9)
Jef (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 7)
Jef (Benny Neyman version) (track 7)
Jef (Stef Bos version) (track 7)
Jef (Finnish) (track 7)
Jef (Polish translation) (track 7)
Joe (La Chanson de Jacky) (track 9)
Knokke-le-Zoute Tango (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 18)
La mia infanzia (track 12)
Lapsuuteni (track 12)
Le fiamminghe (track 2)
Madeleine (Finnish) (track 6)
Marieke (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 21)
Marieke (Des De Moor translation) (track 21)
Marieke (Mort Shuman translation) (track 21)
Marieke (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 21)
Marieke (Finnish) (track 21)
Meikäläiset (track 2)
My Childhood (track 12)
My kinderdae (track 12)
Porvarit (track 5)
Seasons in the Sun (track 3)
Sommar varje dag (Swedish version) (track 3)
The Lockman (track 14)
Vid Molins fontän (track 5)
Vlamingvrou (track 2)
Yuppie Scum (track 5)
“Nicky” (track 9)
later versions:
Amsterdam (additional music by John Doyle) (track 8)
Madeleine (english version) (track 6)
live recording of:
Amsterdam (original French version) (1964-10) (track 8)
recording of:
Jef (track 7)
Laat me niet alleen (track 20)
L’Enfance (track 17)
Marieke (track 21)
Mijn vlakke land (track 1)
Mon enfance (track 12)
Mon père disait (track 11)
Les Flamandes (1959-09-14) (track 2)
Le Moribond (1960) (track 3)
Les Bourgeois (1962-03-09) (track 5)
Madeleine (1962-03-09) (track 6)
Bruxelles (1962-03-14) (track 4)
Jacky (1965-11-02) (track 9)
Ces gens-là (1965-11-06) (track 10)
La Bière (1968) (track 15)
L’Ostendaise (1968) (track 13)
L’Éclusier (1968) (track 14)
Regarde bien, petit (1968) (track 16)
La ville s’endormait (1977-09-08) (track 19)
Knokke-le-Zoute tango (1977-09-27) (track 18)
translated version of:
Le Plat Pays (track 1)
Ne me quitte pas (original French version) (track 20)

Release

ASIN:UK: B0002N5UXW [info]