Et s'il fallait le faire

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"Et s'il fallait le faire"
Single by Patricia Kaas
from the album Kabaret
Released 1 February 2009
Recorded 2008
Genre Jazz
Length 3:47 (album version)
3:01 (Eurovision edit)
Label Sony Music, Columbia
Writer(s) Anse Lazio, Fred Blondin
Patricia Kaas singles chronology
"Toute la musique que j'aime"
(2005)
"Et s'il fallait le faire"
(2009)
France "Et s'il fallait le faire"
Eurovision Song Contest 2009 entry
Country France
Artist(s) Patricia Kaas
Language French
Composer(s) Anse Lazio,
Fred Blondin
Lyricist(s) Anse Lazio,
Fred Blondin
Finals performance
Final result 8th
Final points 107
Appearance chronology
◄ "Divine" (2008)   
"Allez Ola Olé" (2010) ►

"Et s'il fallait le faire" (And if it had to be done) is a song by French singer Patricia Kaas and the first single off her album Kabaret. It was the French entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009, held in Moscow, Russia, where it finished 8th with 107 points. It was written and composed by Anse Lazio and Fred Blondin.[1][2][3]

The original version of the song was recorded and first released in on the Kabaret album in December 2008. On 1 February 2009, an edit of the song was released as a single in France, Belgium, Switzerland and Germany. The edit was made particularly with the Eurovision Song Contest in mind.[4]

Eurovision 2009[edit]

The song competed in the final of the contest on 16 May 2009 where it finished 8th with 107 points. It was the highest entry for France since 2002.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
Belgian Singles Chart (Flanders)[5] 71
Belgian Singles Chart (Wallonia)[5] 58
French Singles Chart[5] 41

Sources and external links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Demailly, Patrice (2009-02-01). "Patricia Kaas, l'épatant retour" (in French). Nord Eclair. Retrieved 2009-02-01. 
  2. ^ Floras, Stella (2009-02-01). "France Eurovision entry is 'S'il fallait le faire'". ESCToday. Retrieved 2009-02-01. 
  3. ^ Sanz Martin, Jorge (2009-02-02). "France: "Et s'il fallait le faire" to Moscow". Oikotimes. Retrieved 2009-02-02. 
  4. ^ Sanbout, Anais (2009-02-01). "Eurovision: Patricia Kaas chantera "Et s'il fallait le faire"" (in French). Tele News. Retrieved 2009-02-03. 
  5. ^ a b c "Et s'il fallait le faire", in various singles charts Lescharts.com Retrieved 18 November 2009