Baby Alone in Babylone

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Baby Alone in Babylone
Studio album by Jane Birkin
Released October 1983
Recorded August 1983; Studio Continental, London
Label Philips
Producer Philippe Lerichomme
Jane Birkin chronology
Ex fan des sixties
Baby alone in Babylone
Lost song

Baby Alone in Babylone is an album by Jane Birkin. The album was released in 1983 and was the first collaboration between Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg since their split. Michelle De Rouville was credited for the photography.

Track listing[edit]

  • Words and music by Serge Gainsbourg
  • "Baby Lou" words by Serge Gainsbourg, music by Alain Chamfort and Michel Pelay. This song had previously appeared on Chamfort's 1977 album Rock'n Rose.
  • "Baby alone in Babylone" words by Serge Gainsbourg, music based on the 3rd movement of the 3rd symphony by Johannes Brahms
  1. "Baby Lou"
  2. "Fuir le bonheur de peur qu'il ne se sauve"
  3. "Partie perdue"
  4. "Norma Jean Baker"
  5. "Haine pour aime"
  6. "Overseas telegram"
  7. "Con c'est con ces consequences"
  8. "En rire de peur d'être obligée d'en pleurer"
  9. "Rupture au miroir"
  10. "Les dessous chics"
  11. "Baby alone in Babylone"


  • Jane Birkin: vocal
  • Alan Parker: guitar
  • Brian Odgers: bass
  • Dougie Wright: drums
  • Alan Hawkshaw: keyboards, arrangements, conductor
  • Jim Lawless: percussion
  • Produced by Philippe Lerichomme