Histoires Naturelles (album)

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Histoires Naturelles
Studio album by Nolwenn Leroy
Released December, 2005
Recorded 2005
Genre Pop, World
Length 47:55
Label Universal International
Mercury France
Producer TF1
Nolwenn Leroy chronology
Nolwenn
(2003)
Histoires Naturelles
(2005)
Histoires Naturelles Tour
(2007)

Histoires Naturelles is Nolwenn Leroy's second album. It was released on 5 December 2005 in France. Most of the songs were written by the French singer Laurent Voulzy and Nolwenn Leroy herself. The title track was written by Yasmin Shah and Arnaud Rosenthal, and "Mélusine" by Yasmin Shah. "London Fantasy" was co-written by members of English down-tempo band Sundae Club.

The album reached #3 on the French charts soon after its release and has achieved platinum status. The first single from "Histoires Naturelles", "Nolwenn Ohwo!", reached #1 and the second extract "Histoire Naturelle" was #30. The third single released was "Mon Ange"; it managed to peak at #14 on the French Download Singles Chart. "J'aimais Tant L'Aimer" was only a promotional single.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Nolwenn Ohwo!" — 4:34
  2. "L'Enfant cerf-volant" — 3:38
  3. "Reste encore" — 3:44
  4. "Mon Ange" — 4:22
  5. "Histoire Naturelle" — 3:53
  6. "Rien de mieux au monde" — 3:29
  7. "Mystère" — 3:54
  8. "Les chimères" (instrumental) — 0:51
  9. "Le Rêve des filles" — 5:07
  10. "Endormie" — 2:27
  11. "London Fantasy" — 3:53
  12. "Mélusine" — 3:56
  13. "J'aimais tant l'aimer" — 4:40

Certifications[edit]

Country Certification Date Sales certified Physical sales
France[1] Platinum 20 December 2006 200,000 141,739 in 2005[2] + 92,114 in 2006[3]

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006 certifications in France Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved 28 May 2008)
  2. ^ 2005 best-selling albums in France Fanofmusic.fr (Retrieved 28 May 2008)
  3. ^ 2006 best-selling albums in France Fanofmusic (Retrieved 28 May 2008)
  4. ^ Histoires Naturelles, in Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved 29 May 2008)
  5. ^ French Digital Chart Ifop.com (Retrieved 29 May 2008)
  6. ^ Histoires Naturelles, in French Albums Chart Lescharts.com (Retrieved 29 May 2008)
  7. ^ Histoires Naturelles, in Swiss Albums Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved 29 May 2008)
  8. ^ 2005 Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved 28 May 2008)
  9. ^ 2005 French Albums Chart Ifop.com (Retrieved 28 May 2008)
  10. ^ 2006 Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved 28 May 2008)
  11. ^ 2006 French Albums Chart Ifop.com (Retrieved 28 May 2008)