Adieu monsieur le professeur

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"Adieu monsieur le professeur"
Single by Star Academy 4
from the album Les Meilleurs Moments
B-side "Les Matins d'hiver"
Released December 13, 2004
Format CD single
Recorded France, 2004
Genre Pop
Length 3:57
Label Mercury, Universal Music
Writer(s) Jean-Pierre Bourtayre
Vline Buggy
Hugues Aufray
Producer(s) Marco Beacco
Star Academy 4 singles chronology
"En chantant"
(2004)
"Adieu monsieur le professeur"
(2004)

"Adieu monsieur le professeur" is a 1968 song recorded by French singer Hugues Aufray. The song was written and the music composed by Jean-Pierre Bourtayre, Vline Buggy and the singer himself, and was later included in 2007 on Aufray's best of Les 50 plus belles chansons. Star Academy 4 covered the song in 2004, achieving success.

Song information[edit]

In France, the song was notably covered by Star Academy 4 in 2004. Released on December 13, 2004, as third single from the album Les Meilleurs Moments, on which it features as second track in both singing and instrumental versions.[1] The song met great success in France and Belgium (Wallonia) where it was a top ten hit. It appears on many French compilations such as Hits For Teens, Hits Superstars 2005, Only Hits 2005 and La Saga des hits, and was included on the charity album Solidarité Asie. Oscar Sisto, the TV reality show's teacher of theater, features in the music video for the song. Nine of the constestants participated in the vocals.

In France, the single went to #88 on December 5, 2004, then climbed to #6, then to #2 and eventually topped the chart for a sole week. It then dropped every week and totaled six weeks in the top ten, 12 weeks in the top 50 and 18 weeks on the chart (top 100).[2] The song was less successful in Belgium : it entered the chart at #22 on December 25, 2004, then entered the top ten in which it remained for five weeks, with a peak at #7 in its third week. It fell of the chart (top 40) after 11 weeks.[3]

Track listings[edit]

CD single
  1. "Adieu monsieur le professeur" — 3:57
  2. "Les Matins d'hiver" — 3:15
  3. "Adieu monsieur le professeur" (instrumental) — 3:57

Charts[edit]

Preceded by
"La Rivière de notre enfance"
by Garou and Michel Sardou
French SNEP number-one single
December 26, 2004 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"Call on Me" by Eric Prydz

References[edit]

  1. ^ Les Meilleurs Moments, track listing and charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved November 17, 2008)
  2. ^ a b "Adieu monsieur le professeur", French Singles Chart Lescharts.com (Retrieved November 17, 2008)
  3. ^ a b "Adieu monsieur le professeur", Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved November 17, 2008)
  4. ^ "Adieu monsieur le professeur", Swiss Singles Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved November 17, 2008)
  5. ^ 2004 French Singles Chart Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved November 17, 2008)
  6. ^ 2005 French Singles Chart Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved November 17, 2008)