300 Lésions

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300 Lésions
Studio album by Kyo
Released December 28, 2004
Recorded France, 2003
Genre Pop, Rock
Length 38:58
Label Jive, BMG
Kyo chronology
Le Chemin
(2003)
300 Lésions
(2004)
Best of
(2007)
Singles from 300 Lésions
  1. "Contact"
    Released: January 2005
  2. "Sarah"
    Released: May 2005

300 Lésions is a 2004 album recorded by French pop-rock act Kyo. It was released on December 28, 2004, and achieved huge success in France, Belgium (Wallonia) and Switzerland, where it was respectively #1, #1 and #2. This album, entirely composed by the band, is its third album overall and remains to date its second most successful one. It provided two singles : "Contact" (#8 in France, #11 in Belgium, #37 in Switzerland) and "Sarah" (#33 in France, #31 in Belgium, #65 in Switzerland).The single "Contact" is featured on the videogame FIFA 06.

The lyrics, mainly written by Benoît Poher, are more gloomy than on band's previous albums (e.g. "Ce soir" ou "L'Enfer"). Florian Dubos performs three songs : "Révolution", "Je te rêve encore" and "L'Assaut des regards".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Contact"   3:39
2. "Dans ma chair"   3:22
3. "Qui je suis"   3:45
4. "Sarah"   2:50
5. "Sad Day"   3:30
6. "Revolutions"   3:09
7. "Omega" (interlude) 0:53
8. "Ce soir"   4:11
9. "Respire"   3:15
10. "Je te rêve encore"   3:17
11. "L'Enfer"   3:31
12. "L'Assaut des regards"   5:26

Source : Allmusic.[1]

Personnel[edit]

  • Benoît Poher – vocals
  • Florian Dubos – guitar, backing vocals
  • Nicolas Chassagne – guitar
  • Fabien Dubos – drums


Releases[edit]

Date Label Country Format Catalog
2004 BMG / Jive Belgium, France, Switzerland CD 66343724
2005 82876690952
34372
2007 70789127

Certifications and sales[edit]

Country Certification Date Sales certified Physical sales
France[2] Platinum June 29, 2005 300,000 463,300[3]
Switzerland[4] Gold 2005 20,000

Charts[edit]

Preceded by
Les Choristes by Bruno Coulais
French SNEP number-one album
December 26, 2004 – January 23, 2005 (5 weeks)
Succeeded by
Songs About Jane by Maroon 5
Preceded by
Baryton by Florent Pagny
Belgian (Wallonia) number-one album
January 29 – March 5, 2005 (6 weeks)
Succeeded by
Le Train des Enfoirés
by Les Enfoirés

References[edit]

  1. ^ 300 Lésions, track listing Allmusic.com (November 28, 2008)
  2. ^ French certifications Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved November 23, 2008)
  3. ^ Chart trajectories and sales of various albums in French Albums Chart Fanofmusic.fr (Retrieved November 28, 2008)
  4. ^ Swiss certifications Swisscharts.com (Retrieved November 28, 2008)
  5. ^ 300 Lésions, Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved November 28, 2008)
  6. ^ 300 Lésions, French Albums Chart Lescharts.com (Retrieved November 28, 2008)
  7. ^ 300 Lésions, Swiss Albums Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved November 28, 2008)
  8. ^ 2004 French Albums Chart Ifop.com (Retrieved November 28, 2008)
  9. ^ 2005 Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved November 28, 2008)
  10. ^ 2005 French Albums Chart Ifop.com (Retrieved November 23, 2008)
  11. ^ 2005 Swiss Albums Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved November 28, 2008)