Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 La Haine 1:56
2 Grand Jacques (C’est trop facile) 1:50
3 Il pleut (Les Carreaux) 2:37
4 Le Diable (Ça va) 2:27
5 Il peut pleuvoir 1:45
6 Il nous faut regarder 2:25
7 Le Fou du roi 1:58
8 C’est comme ça 2:09
9 Sur la place 2:51
10 Quand on n’a que l’amour 2:27
11 Qu’avons-nous fait, bonnes gens ? 1:50
12 Les Pieds dans le ruisseau 2:55
13 Pardons 2:21
14 La Bourrée du célibataire 2:28
15 L’Air de la bêtise 4:27
16 Saint-Pierre 2:21
17 J’en appelle 2:47
18 Heureux 2:54
19 Les Blés 1:50
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Demain l’on se marie 2:35
2 Au printemps 2:43
3 Je ne sais pas 3:10
4 Le Colonel 3:14
5 Dors, ma mie, bonsoir 3:46
6 La lumière jaillira 3:00
7 Dites si c’était vrai 1:37
8 L’Homme dans la cité 2:26
9 Litanies pour un retour 2:12
10 Voici 2:47
11 La Valse à mille temps 4 3:51
12 Seul 3:30
13 La Dame patronesse 2:39
14 Je t'aime 2:21
15 Ne me quitte pas 3:52
16 Les Flamandes 2:38
17 Isabelle 3:14
18 La Mort 2:53
19 La Tendresse 2:39
20 La Colombe 3:02

Credits

CD 1

guitar:
Jacques Brel (1954-02-15) (tracks 5, 8)
arranger:
André Grassi (tracks 1–9)
composer:
Glen Powell (Belgian arranger, conductor & composer Félix Faecq) (track 5)
Jacques Vigouroux (track 13)
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–12, 14–19)
conductor:
André Grassi (1954-02-15) (tracks 1–9)
Michel Legrand (1955-03-11) (track 11)
Michel Legrand (1955-03-17) (track 12)
André Popp (1956-09-18) (track 10)
André Popp (1956-09-19) (tracks 16, 19)
André Popp (1957-03-22) (tracks 13–15, 17–18)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–19)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (1954-02-15) (tracks 1–9)
Jacques Brel (1955-03-11) (track 11)
Jacques Brel (1955-03-17) (track 12)
Jacques Brel (1956-09-18) (track 10)
Jacques Brel (1956-09-19) (tracks 16, 19)
Jacques Brel (1957-03-22) (tracks 13–15, 17–18)
publisher:
Universal MCA Music Publishing (France) (track 9)
recorded at:
Théâtre de l'Apollo in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1954-02-15) (tracks 1–9)
later translated versions:
De duivel (track 4)
Rakastakaa (track 10)
The Devil (Okay) (track 4)
Vanhanpojan bourree (track 14)
recording of:
C’est comme ça (1954-02-15) (track 8)
Grand Jacques (1954-02-15) (track 2)
Il nous faut regarder (1954-02-15) (track 6)
Il peut pleuvoir (1954-02-15) (track 5)
Il pleut (Les Carreaux) (1954-02-15) (track 3)
La Haine (1954-02-15) (track 1)
Le Diable (Ça va) (1954-02-15) (track 4)
Le Fou du roi (1954-02-15) (track 7)
Sur la place (1954-02-15) (track 9)
Qu’avons-nous fait, bonnes gens ? (1955-03-11) (track 11)
Les Pieds dans le ruisseau (1955-03-17) (track 12)
Quand on n’a que l’amour (1956-09-18) (track 10)
Les Blés (1956-09-19) (track 19)
Saint-Pierre (1956-09-19) (track 16)
Heureux (1957-03-22) (track 18)
J’en appelle (1957-03-22) (track 17)
La Bourrée du célibataire (1957-03-22) (track 14)
L’Air de la bêtise (1957-03-22) (track 15)
Pardons (1957-03-22) (track 13)

CD 2

composer:
François Rauber (tracks 5–6, 8–10, 14, 17)
Gaby Wagenheim (track 4)
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–3, 7, 9–13, 15–20)
conductor:
André Popp (1958-03-14) (tracks 1, 4)
André Popp (1958-04-01) (tracks 6, 10)
François Rauber (1958-04-01) (tracks 2–3, 8–9)
André Popp (1958-04-13) (track 7)
André Popp (1958-05-12) (track 5)
François Rauber (1959-09-11) (tracks 13, 15, 19)
François Rauber (1959-09-14) (tracks 11, 16)
François Rauber (1959-09-15) (tracks 12, 17, 20)
François Rauber (1959-09-17) (track 14)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–20)
orchestra:
François Rauber et son orchestre (1958-04-01) (tracks 2, 9)
François Rauber et son orchestre (1959-09-11) (track 19)
François Rauber et son orchestre (1959-09-17) (track 14)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (1958-03-14) (tracks 1, 4)
Jacques Brel (1958-04-01) (tracks 2–3, 6, 8–10)
Jacques Brel (1958-04-13) (track 7)
Jacques Brel (1958-05-12) (track 5)
Jacques Brel (1959-09-11) (tracks 13, 15, 19)
Jacques Brel (1959-09-14) (tracks 11, 16)
Jacques Brel (1959-09-15) (tracks 12, 17, 20)
Jacques Brel (1959-09-17) (track 14)
publisher:
is the basis for:
Ma Tetrikini Heik (track 15)
later translated parody versions:
Das "Sausack"-Lied (track 15)
later translated versions:
Ala vetää vaan (track 15)
Allein (track 12)
Alone (track 12)
Bitte geh nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 15)
Bitte geh’ nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Max Colpet) (track 15)
Don’t Leave (track 15)
Ethän lähde pois (track 15)
Geh nicht fort von mir (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 15)
If You Go Away (track 15)
Isabelle (italian) (track 17)
Jos nyt menet pois (track 15)
Kuolema (track 18)
Laat me niet alleen (track 15)
Le fiamminghe (track 16)
Meikäläiset (track 16)
My Death (track 18)
Ne me quitte pas (Spanish translation) (track 15)
Ne me quitte pas (english translation: Des De Moor) (track 15)
Nie opuszczaj mnie (Ne me quitte pas) (track 15)
No em deixis, no (track 15)
No me dejes no (track 15)
Non so perché (track 3)
Não me deixes mais (track 15)
Viimeinen valssi (track 11)
Vlamingvrou (track 16)
Yksin (track 12)
行かないで (track 15)
recording of:
La Mort (track 18)
Le Colonel (1958-03-14) (track 4)
Au printemps (1958-04-01) (track 2)
Je ne sais pas (1958-04-01) (track 3)
La lumière jaillira (1958-04-01) (track 6)
Litanies pour un retour (1958-04-01) (track 9)
L’Homme dans la cité (1958-04-01) (track 8)
Voici (1958-04-01) (track 10)
Dites, si c’était vrai (1958-04-13) (track 7)
Dors ma mie (1958-05-12) (track 5)
La Dame patronnesse (1959-09-11) (track 13)
La Tendresse (Jacques Brel song) (1959-09-11) (track 19)
Ne me quitte pas (original French version) (1959-09-11) (track 15)
La Valse à mille temps (1959-09-14) (track 11)
Les Flamandes (1959-09-14) (track 16)
Isabelle (1959-09-15) (track 17)
La Colombe (1959-09-15) (track 20)
Seul (1959-09-15) (track 12)
Je t’aime (Jacques Brel song) (1959-09-17) (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
Francia (edit) (track 15)
translated version of:
Litanie bij een terugkeer (based on: Litanies Pour Un Retour) (track 9)

Release

ASIN:UK: B00418NWF2 [info]