Tracklist

CD 1: Quand on n’a que l’amour
# Title Rating Length
1 Amsterdam
4 3:18
2 Grand Jacques (C’est trop facile)
1:50
3 Il pleut (Les Carreaux)
2:36
4 Le Diable "Ça va"
2:27
5 Il nous faut regarder
2:24
6 Il peut pleuvoir
1:44
7 Quand on n’a que l’amour
5 2:34
8 Les Pieds dans le ruisseau
2:54
9 La Bourrée du célibataire
2:27
10 J’en appelle
2:46
11 Heureux
2:53
12 Au printemps
2:42
13 Je ne sais pas
3:10
14 La lumière jaillira
2:59
15 Voir
2:22
16 L’Aventure
2:38
17 La Valse à mille temps
4 3:51
18 Seul
3:30
19 Je t’aime
2:21
20 Les Flamandes
2:36
CD 2: Ne me quitte pas
# Title Rating Length
1 Ne me quitte pas
5 4:12
2 Isabelle
3:13
3 La Tendresse
2:38
4 La Colombe
3:01
5 Marieke
5 2:46
6 Le Moribond
3:07
7 On n’oublie rien
3:07
8 Le Prochain Amour (Février 61)
4:26
9 L’Ivrogne
4:03
10 Les Prénoms de Paris
2:38
11 Les Bourgeois
2:54
12 Les Paumés du petit matin
4:18
13 Une île
3:44
14 Madeleine
2:41
15 Bruxelles
3:00
16 Chanson sans paroles
4 2:51
17 Les Biches
5:03
18 Le Caporal Casse-Pompon
2:39
19 La Statue
3:19
20 Le Plat pays
4.5 2:42
CD 3: Ces gens-là
# Title Rating Length
1 Rosa
2:43
2 Pourquoi faut-il que les hommes s’ennuient ?
4 3:34
3 Les Bonbons
3:32
4 Les Vieux
4 4:06
5 La Parlote
3:28
6 Le Dernier Repas
3:28
7 Titine
2:27
8 Au suivant
3:08
9 Les Toros
2:20
10 La Fanette
4:09
11 J’aimais
4:04
12 Les Filles et les Chiens
2:58
13 Les Bigotes
2:43
14 Les Fenêtres
2:48
15 Quand maman reviendra
3:48
16 Les Amants de cœur (The Lovers)
4:47
17 Ces gens-là
5 4:41
18 Jef
2 3:37
19 La Chanson de Jacky
2 3:25
20 Les Bergers
2:45
CD 4: La Chanson des vieux amants
# Title Rating Length
1 Le Tango funèbre
2:45
2 Fernand
5:16
3 Mathilde
2:37
4 L’Âge idiot
3:45
5 Grand-mère
3:41
6 Les Désespérés
3:50
7 Mon enfance
5:39
8 Le Cheval
3:09
9 Mon père disait
3:05
10 La la la
4:09
11 Les Cœurs tendres
3:31
12 Fils de…
3:50
13 Les Bonbons '67
2:59
14 À jeun
3:36
15 Le Gaz
2:54
16 Les Moutons
2:19
17 J’arrive
4:46
18 Vesoul
5 3:08
19 L’Ostendaise
4:49
20 La Chanson des vieux amants
5 4:28
CD 5: Les Marquises
# Title Rating Length
1 La Quête
5 2:38
2 Je suis un soir d’été
4:10
3 Regarde bien petit
4:39
4 Comment tuer l’amant de sa femme quand on a été élevé comme moi dans la tradition
2:39
5 L’Éclusier
4:19
6 Un enfant
3:44
7 La Bière
3:14
8 La Chanson de Van Horst
3:00
9 L’Enfance
2:53
10 Orly
5 4:21
11 Voir un ami pleurer
5 3:56
12 La ville s’endormait
5 4:39
13 Jojo
3:15
14 Jaurès
3:40
15 Vieillir
3:45
16 Le Bon Dieu
4:47
17 Les Remparts de Varsovie
4:07
18 Knokke-le-Zoute Tango
5:12
19 Le Lion
3:29
20 Les Marquises
5 3:53

Credits

CD 1: Quand on n’a que l’amour

guitar:
Jacques Brel (track 6)
arranger:
André Grassi (tracks 2–6)
choir vocals:
La Joie au village (track 15)
composer:
Glen Powell (track 6)
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–13, 15–18, 20)
François Rauber (tracks 14, 19)
conductor:
Michel Legrand (track 8)
André Popp (tracks 9–11, 14)
François Rauber (tracks 1, 7, 12–13, 15, 17–20)
André Grassi (1954-02-15) (tracks 2–6)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–20)
orchestra:
performer:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (track 1)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 2–20)
recorded at:
Théâtre de l'Apollo in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1954-02-15) (tracks 2–6)
later parody versions:
Îlot Amsterdam (Parabellum’s version, more violent lyrics) (track 1)
later translated versions:
(The Port of) Amsterdam (Rod McKuen translation) (track 1)
Allein (track 18)
Alone (track 18)
Amsterdam (Dutch) (track 1)
Amsterdam (Afrikaans) (track 1)
Amsterdam (Finnish) (track 1)
Amsterdam (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 1)
Amsterdam (English version) (track 1)
Amsterdam (Polish translation) (track 1)
De duivel (track 4)
Le fiamminghe (track 20)
Meikäläiset (track 20)
Non so perché (track 13)
Rakastakaa (track 7)
The Devil (Okay) (track 4)
Viimeinen valssi (track 17)
Vlamingvrou (track 20)
Yksin (track 18)
later versions:
Amsterdam (additional music by John Doyle) (track 1)
live recording of:
Amsterdam (original French version) (1964-10) (track 1)
recording of:
L’Aventure (track 16)
Grand Jacques (1954-02-15) (track 2)
Il nous faut regarder (1954-02-15) (track 5)
Il peut pleuvoir (1954-02-15) (track 6)
Il pleut (Les Carreaux) (1954-02-15) (track 3)
Le Diable (Ça va) (1954-02-15) (track 4)
Les Pieds dans le ruisseau (1955-03-17) (track 8)
Heureux (1957-03-22) (track 11)
J’en appelle (1957-03-22) (track 10)
La Bourrée du célibataire (1957-03-22) (track 9)
Au printemps (1958-04-01) (track 12)
Je ne sais pas (1958-04-01) (track 13)
La lumière jaillira (1958-04-01) (track 14)
Voir (1958-10-07) (track 15)
La Valse à mille temps (1959-09-14) (track 17)
Les Flamandes (1959-09-14) (track 20)
Seul (1959-09-15) (track 18)
Je t’aime (Jacques Brel song) (1959-09-17) (track 19)
Quand on n’a que l’amour (1960-01-25) (track 7)

CD 2: Ne me quitte pas

piano:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (track 1)
arranger:
François Rauber (track 1)
composer:
Jean Corti (tracks 11, 14)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (tracks 5, 7–10, 14–15, 17)
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–6, 13–15, 18, 20)
François Rauber (tracks 2, 9, 12, 16, 19)
conductor:
François Rauber (tracks 1–7, 9–20)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–20)
orchestra:
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–7, 9–20)
publisher:
recorded at:
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-06) (tracks 18, 20)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-07) (tracks 17, 19)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-09) (tracks 11–12, 14)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-14) (tracks 13, 15–16)
is the basis for:
Ma Tetrikini Heik (track 1)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
Das "Sausack"-Lied (track 1)
later translated versions:
Adieu Emile (track 6)
Ala vetää vaan (track 1)
Bitte geh nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 1)
Bitte geh’ nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Max Colpet) (track 1)
De burgerij (track 11)
Der Säufer (track 9)
Die sterwende (track 6)
Don’t Leave (track 1)
Ethän lähde pois (track 1)
Geh nicht fort von mir (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 1)
If You Go Away (track 1)
Isabelle (italian) (track 2)
Jos nyt menet pois (track 1)
Madeleine (Finnish) (track 14)
Marieke (Des De Moor translation) (track 5)
Marieke (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 5)
Marieke (Finnish) (track 5)
Marieke (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 5)
Marieke (Mort Shuman translation) (track 5)
Mein Flandernland (track 20)
Men vergeet niets (track 7)
Mijn vlakke land (track 20)
My lae land (track 20)
Ne me quitte pas (english translation: Des De Moor) (track 1)
Ne me quitte pas (Spanish translation) (track 1)
Nie opuszczaj mnie (Ne me quitte pas) (track 1)
No em deixis, no (track 1)
No me dejes no (track 1)
Porvarit (track 11)
Sanaton laulu (track 16)
Seasons in the Sun (track 6)
Statue (track 19)
Vid Molins fontän (track 11)
Yuppie Scum (track 11)
行かないで (track 1)
later versions:
Madeleine (english version) (track 14)
recording of:
Le Moribond (track 6)
Le Prochain Amour (track 8)
L’Ivrogne (track 9)
Marieke (track 5)
On n’oublie rien (track 7)
La Tendresse (Jacques Brel song) (1959-09-11) (track 3)
Isabelle (1959-09-15) (track 2)
La Colombe (1959-09-15) (track 4)
Le Caporal Casse-Pompon (1962-03-06) (track 18)
Le Plat Pays (1962-03-06) (track 20)
La Statue (1962-03-07) (track 19)
Les Biches (1962-03-07) (track 17)
Les Bourgeois (1962-03-09) (track 11)
Les Paumés du petit matin (1962-03-09) (track 12)
Madeleine (1962-03-09) (track 14)
Bruxelles (1962-03-14) (track 15)
Chanson sans paroles (1962-03-14) (track 16)
Une île (1962-03-14) (track 13)
Ne me quitte pas (original French version) (1972) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Francia (edit) (track 1)

CD 3: Ces gens-là

guitar:
Barthélémy Rosso (track 2)
composer:
Jean Corti (tracks 4, 7, 9)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11–12, 14, 19)
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–4, 6, 8–10, 13–14, 17–18, 20)
Rod McKuen (track 16)
François Rauber (tracks 11, 15)
conductor:
François Rauber (tracks 1, 3–19)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–15, 17–20)
Rod McKuen (track 16)
translator:
Jacques Brel (track 16)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–20)
publisher:
アンフィニ (track 19)
recorded at:
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-07) (track 1)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1963) (track 2)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1965-11-02) (track 19)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1965-11-06) (track 17)
later translated versions:
Bei diesen Leuten (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 17)
Che bella gente (track 17)
Dat soort volk (track 17)
De liedertjes (track 4)
De oudjes (track 4)
Die Alten (track 4)
Die grysaards (track 4)
Fanette (Finnish) (track 10)
Girls and Dogs (track 12)
Härät (track 9)
Jacky (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 19)
Jacky (Finnish) (track 19)
Jef (Benny Neyman version) (track 18)
Jef (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 18)
Jef (Stef Bos version) (track 18)
Jef (Finnish) (track 18)
Jef (Polish translation) (track 18)
Joe (La Chanson de Jacky) (track 19)
Koiranelämää (track 12)
Następny (Au suivant) (track 8)
Never To Be Next (track 8)
Next (Au suivant) (track 8)
Rakastin (track 11)
Rosa (version en flamand) (track 1)
Rosa (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 1)
Seuraava (track 8)
The Bulls (Les Taureaux) (Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris) (track 9)
“Nicky” (track 19)
recording of:
Au suivant (track 8)
Jef (track 18)
J’aimais (track 11)
La Fanette (track 10)
La Parlote (track 5)
Le Dernier Repas (track 6)
Les Bergers (track 20)
Les Bigotes (track 13)
Les Bonbons (track 3)
Les Fenêtres (track 14)
Les Toros (track 9)
Les Vieux (track 4)
Titine (track 7)
Rosa (1962-03-07) (track 1)
Ces gens-là (1965-11-02) (track 17)
Jacky (1965-11-02) (track 19)
translated version of:
Lovers (track 16)

CD 4: La Chanson des vieux amants

composer:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (tracks 1–3, 6, 8, 12, 14–17, 20)
Jacques Brel (tracks 2, 4–5, 7, 9–11, 13, 16–18, 20)
François Rauber (track 19)
conductor:
François Rauber (tracks 3, 7, 17–20)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–20)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–20)
recorded at:
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1965-11-02) (track 4)
later translated versions:
Epätoivoiset (track 6)
Funeral Tango (Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris) (track 1)
Hautajaistango (track 1)
I cuori teneri (track 11)
I’m Coming (track 17)
I’m Not Afraid (track 12)
La Chanson des vieux amants (The Song of Old Lovers) (track 20)
La mia infanzia (track 7)
Lapset (track 12)
Lapset (track 12)
Lapsuuteni (track 7)
Liefde van later (Dutch version of "La Chanson des vieux amants") (track 20)
Mathilde (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 3)
Mathilde (Finnish) (track 3)
Mathilde (english version) (track 3)
My Childhood (track 7)
My kinderdae (track 7)
Piosenka starych kochanków (La chanson des vieux amants) (track 20)
Song for Old Lovers (track 20)
Sons of… (track 12)
Tango funebre (italian) (track 1)
The Old Lovers Song (track 20)
Vesoul (italian) (track 18)
recording of:
La la la (track 10)
Le Cheval (track 8)
Le Gaz (track 15)
Les Bonbons (track 13)
Les Cœurs tendres (track 11)
Les Moutons (track 16)
Mathilde (track 3)
Mon enfance (track 7)
Mon père disait (track 9)
Tango funèbre (track 1)
À jeun (track 14)
L’Âge idiot (1965-11-02) (track 4)
Grand-mère (1965-11-03) (track 5)
Fernand (1965-11-06) (track 2)
Les Désespérés (1965-11-06) (track 6)
Fils de… (1967) (track 12)
J’arrive (1968) (track 17)
L’Ostendaise (1968) (track 19)
Vesoul (1968) (track 18)

CD 5: Les Marquises

composer:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (tracks 4, 6, 8, 15)
Mitch Leigh (track 1)
Jacques Brel (tracks 2–3, 5–20)
conductor:
François Rauber (tracks 1–7)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 2–20)
Joe Darion (track 1)
orchestrator:
François Rauber (track 1)
translator:
Jacques Brel (track 1)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–20)
recorded at:
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-05) (tracks 10, 13)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-08) (track 12)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-21) (track 11)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-23) (tracks 16–17)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-24) (tracks 14, 19)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-27) (track 18)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-29) (track 15)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-10-01) (track 20)
later translated versions:
De Markiezen (track 20)
Die goeie God (track 16)
Drinklied (track 7)
Ich weiss (track 11)
Jojo (afrikaans) (track 13)
Knokke-le-Zoute Tango (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 18)
Les Marquises (english version) (track 20)
The Lockman (track 5)
part of:
L’Homme de la Mancha (Mitch Leigh musical; French adaptation by Jacques Brel) (track 1)
recording of:
L’Enfance (track 9)
Je suis un soir d’été (1968) (track 2)
La Bière (1968) (track 7)
L’Éclusier (1968) (track 5)
Regarde bien, petit (1968) (track 3)
Un enfant (1968) (track 6)
La Quête (Rêver un impossible rêve) (1968-11-23 – 1968-11-27) (track 1)
Jojo (1977-09-05) (track 13)
Orly (1977-09-05) (track 10)
La ville s’endormait (1977-09-08) (track 12)
Voir un ami pleurer (1977-09-21) (track 11)
Le Bon Dieu (1977-09-23) (track 16)
Les Remparts de Varsovie (1977-09-23) (track 17)
Jaurès (1977-09-24) (track 14)
Le Lion (1977-09-24) (track 19)
Knokke-le-Zoute tango (1977-09-27) (track 18)
Vieillir (1977-09-29) (track 15)
Les Marquises (1977-10-01) (track 20)
translated version of:
The Impossible Dream (Man of la Mancha) (track 1)

Release

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