Jacques Brel

L´Essentiel de Jacques Brel (Gatefold Cover) (490631)

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L´Essentiel de Jacques Brel (Gatefold Cover)

Jacques Brel

French Connection

8436569195062

LPS 160376

490631

JAZZ

1

LP 12,38 €

180 GRAM VIRGIN VINYL

GATEFOLD EDITION

FULL TEXT IN BITH ENGLISH AND FRENCH

One of France’s most recognizable voices, Jacques Brel is widely regarded as a master of the modern chanson. Presented here are the majority of his best-loved songs, recorded for the Philips and Barclay labels between 1953 and 1962. His songs have been covered by countless francophone performers, and English versions have been sung by such diverse artists as Frank Sinatra, Judy Collins, Leonard Cohen, Andy Williams, Nina Simone, David Bowie, Ray Charles, and Nirvana.

PERSONNEL:

  • JACQUES BREL (vocals), on all tracks.

Recorded in Paris and Brussels between 1953 and 1962.

TRACKS:

  • SIDE A:
  • 01 NE ME QUITTE PAS
  • 02 SEUL
  • 03 LA DAME PATRONNESSE
  • 04 JE T’AIME
  • 05 IL Y A 06 LES FLAMANDES
  • 07 ISABELLE
  • 08 LA MORT
  • 09 GRAND JACQUES
  • SIDE B:
  • 01 QUAND ON N’A QUE L’AMOUR
  • 02 LA COLOMBE
  • 03 LES BOURGEOIS
  • 04 LE PLAT PAYS
  • 05 BRUXELLES
  • 06 LA TENDRESSE
  • 07 MARIEKE
  • 08 LE MORIBOND
  • 09 LA VALSE À MILLE TEMPS