Tracklist

SACD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 La Quête 5 2:35
2 La Cathédrale 4:44
3 L’amour est mort 4:01
4 Mai 40 3:37
5 Avec élégance 3 2:51
6 Sans exigences 3:06
7 Les Marquises 5 3:48
8 Orly 5 4:16
9 La ville s’endormait 5 4:34
10 Jojo 3:11
11 J’arrive 4:44
12 Quand on n’a que l’amour 2:31
13 Le Plat Pays 4.5 2:41
14 Mon enfance 5:37
15 Les Vieux 4 4:04
16 La Chanson de Jacky 2 3:23
17 La Valse à mille temps 4 3:48
18 Le Prochain Amour 3:30
SACD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 La Chanson des vieux amants 5 4:28
2 Ne me quitte pas 5 4:08
3 Amsterdam 2:56
4 La Bière 3:10
5 Bruxelles 2:57
6 Le Diable "Ça va" 2:22
7 Il nous faut regarder 2:20
8 L’Enfance 2:44
9 Ces gens-là 5 4:38
10 Les Bonbons 3:29
11 Les Flamandes 2:33
12 Les Bourgeois 2:52
13 Jef 2 3:35
14 Mathilde 2:35
15 Marieke 5 2:40
16 Madeleine 2:39
17 Les Bigotes 2:40
18 Vesoul 5 3:03
19 Le Moribond 3:04
20 Au suivant 3:04
21 Le Dernier Repas 3:24
22 Je suis un soir d’été 4:07

Credits

SACD 1

piano:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (1965-11-02) (track 16)
composer:
Jean Corti (track 15)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (tracks 3, 11, 15–16, 18)
Mitch Leigh (track 1)
Jacques Brel (tracks 2–15, 17)
François Rauber (tracks 5–6)
conductor:
François Rauber (tracks 1, 11, 14–15, 18)
François Rauber (1959-09-14) (track 17)
François Rauber (1962-03-06) (track 13)
François Rauber (1965-11-02) (track 16)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 2–18)
Joe Darion (track 1)
mixer:
Laurent Guéneau (2003) (tracks 2–6)
orchestra:
François Rauber et son orchestre (1965-11-02) (track 16)
orchestrator:
François Rauber (track 1)
translator:
Jacques Brel (track 1)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–11, 14–15, 18)
Jacques Brel (1959-09-14) (track 17)
Jacques Brel (1962-03-06) (track 13)
Jacques Brel (1965-11-02) (track 16)
publisher:
アンフィニ (track 16)
mixed at:
Studios de la Seine in Paris, Île-de-France, France (2003) (tracks 2–6)
recorded at:
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-06) (track 13)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1965-11-02) (track 16)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-05) (tracks 8, 10)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-08) (tracks 6, 9)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-14) (track 5)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-16) (track 4)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-21) (track 3)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-28) (track 2)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-10-01) (track 7)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
De Markiezen (track 7)
De liedertjes (track 15)
De oudjes (track 15)
Die Alten (track 15)
Die grysaards (track 15)
I’m Coming (track 11)
Jacky (Finnish) (track 16)
Jacky (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 16)
Joe (La Chanson de Jacky) (track 16)
Jojo (afrikaans) (track 10)
La mia infanzia (track 14)
Lapsuuteni (track 14)
Les Marquises (english version) (track 7)
Mein Flandernland (track 13)
Mijn vlakke land (track 13)
My Childhood (track 14)
My kinderdae (track 14)
My lae land (track 13)
Rakastakaa (track 12)
Viimeinen valssi (track 17)
“Nicky” (track 16)
part of:
L’Homme de la Mancha (Mitch Leigh musical; French adaptation by Jacques Brel) (track 1)
recording of:
Le Prochain Amour (track 18)
Les Vieux (track 15)
Mon enfance (track 14)
La Valse à mille temps (1959-09-14) (track 17)
Le Plat Pays (1962-03-06) (track 13)
Jacky (1965-11-02) (track 16)
J’arrive (1968) (track 11)
La Quête (Rêver un impossible rêve) (1968-11-23 – 1968-11-27) (track 1)
Jojo (1977-09-05) (track 10)
Orly (1977-09-05) (track 8)
La ville s’endormait (1977-09-08) (track 9)
Sans exigences (1977-09-08) (track 6)
Avec élégance (1977-09-14) (track 5)
Mai 40 (1977-09-16) (track 4)
L’amour est mort (1977-09-21) (track 3)
La Cathédrale (1977-09-28) (track 2)
Les Marquises (1977-10-01) (track 7)
translated version of:
The Impossible Dream (Man of la Mancha) (track 1)

SACD 2

piano:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (track 2)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (1965-11-06) (track 9)
arranger:
André Grassi (tracks 6–7)
François Rauber (track 2)
composer:
Jean Corti (tracks 12, 16)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (tracks 1, 5, 14–16)
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–11, 13, 15–22)
conductor:
François Rauber (tracks 1–2, 4, 10, 13–15, 17–20, 22)
André Grassi (1954-02-15) (tracks 6–7)
François Rauber (1959-09-14) (track 11)
François Rauber (1962-03-09) (tracks 12, 16)
François Rauber (1962-03-14) (track 5)
François Rauber (1965-11-06) (track 9)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–22)
orchestra:
François Rauber et son orchestre (1965-11-06) (track 9)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–4, 10, 13–15, 17–22)
Jacques Brel (1954-02-15) (tracks 6–7)
Jacques Brel (1959-09-14) (track 11)
Jacques Brel (1962-03-09) (tracks 12, 16)
Jacques Brel (1962-03-14) (track 5)
Jacques Brel (1965-11-06) (track 9)
publisher:
recorded at:
Théâtre de l'Apollo in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1954-02-15) (tracks 6–7)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-09) (tracks 12, 16)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-14) (track 5)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1965-11-06) (track 9)
is the basis for:
Ma Tetrikini Heik (track 2)
later parody versions:
Îlot Amsterdam (Parabellum’s version, more violent lyrics) (track 3)
later translated parody versions:
Das "Sausack"-Lied (track 2)
later translated versions:
(The Port of) Amsterdam (Rod McKuen translation) (track 3)
Adieu Emile (track 19)
Ala vetää vaan (track 2)
Amsterdam (Afrikaans) (track 3)
Amsterdam (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 3)
Amsterdam (Dutch) (track 3)
Amsterdam (English version) (track 3)
Amsterdam (Finnish) (track 3)
Amsterdam (Polish translation) (track 3)
Bei diesen Leuten (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 9)
Bitte geh nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 2)
Bitte geh’ nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Max Colpet) (track 2)
Che bella gente (track 9)
Dat soort volk (track 9)
De burgerij (track 12)
De duivel (track 6)
Die sterwende (track 19)
Don’t Leave (track 2)
Drinklied (track 4)
Ethän lähde pois (track 2)
Geh nicht fort von mir (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 2)
If You Go Away (track 2)
Jef (Polish translation) (track 13)
Jef (Benny Neyman version) (track 13)
Jef (Stef Bos version) (track 13)
Jef (Finnish) (track 13)
Jef (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 13)
Jos nyt menet pois (track 2)
La Chanson des vieux amants (The Song of Old Lovers) (track 1)
Le fiamminghe (track 11)
Liefde van later (Dutch version of "La Chanson des vieux amants") (track 1)
Madeleine (Finnish) (track 16)
Marieke (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 15)
Marieke (Mort Shuman translation) (track 15)
Marieke (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 15)
Marieke (Des De Moor translation) (track 15)
Marieke (Finnish) (track 15)
Mathilde (Finnish) (track 14)
Mathilde (english version) (track 14)
Mathilde (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 14)
Meikäläiset (track 11)
Następny (Au suivant) (track 20)
Ne me quitte pas (Spanish translation) (track 2)
Ne me quitte pas (english translation: Des De Moor) (track 2)
Never To Be Next (track 20)
Next (Au suivant) (track 20)
Nie opuszczaj mnie (Ne me quitte pas) (track 2)
No em deixis, no (track 2)
No me dejes no (track 2)
Piosenka starych kochanków (La chanson des vieux amants) (track 1)
Porvarit (track 12)
Seasons in the Sun (track 19)
Seuraava (track 20)
Sommar varje dag (Swedish version) (track 19)
The Devil (Okay) (track 6)
Vesoul (italian) (track 18)
Vid Molins fontän (track 12)
Vlamingvrou (track 11)
Yuppie Scum (track 12)
行かないで (track 2)
later versions:
Amsterdam (additional music by John Doyle) (track 3)
Madeleine (english version) (track 16)
live recording of:
Amsterdam (original French version) (1964-10) (track 3)
recording of:
Jef (track 13)
Le Dernier Repas (track 21)
Les Bigotes (track 17)
Les Bonbons (track 10)
L’Enfance (track 8)
Mathilde (track 14)
Il nous faut regarder (1954-02-15) (track 7)
Le Diable (Ça va) (1954-02-15) (track 6)
Les Flamandes (1959-09-14) (track 11)
Le Moribond (1960) (track 19)
Marieke (1961) (track 15)
Les Bourgeois (1962-03-09) (track 12)
Madeleine (1962-03-09) (track 16)
Bruxelles (1962-03-14) (track 5)
Au suivant (1964) (track 20)
Ces gens-là (1965-11-06) (track 9)
Je suis un soir d’été (1968) (track 22)
La Bière (1968) (track 4)
Vesoul (1968) (track 18)
Ne me quitte pas (original French version) (1972) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Francia (edit) (track 2)

Release

ASIN:FR: B0000A4XXK [info]