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Single by Céline Dion
from the album Live à Paris, D'eux
Released June 30, 1997 (1997-06-30)
Format CD single, 12" single
Recorded 1995 Zenith Theatre, Paris
Genre Pop
Length 4:58
Label Columbia, Epic
Writer(s) Jean-Jacques Goldman
Producer(s) Claude Lemay
Céline Dion singles chronology
"Call the Man"
"Make You Happy"

"J'attendais" (meaning "I Waited") is a single from Céline Dion's album Live à Paris. It was released on June 30, 1997 in France and Belgium.[1]

"J'attendais" was written by Jean-Jacques Goldman and originally featured on album D'eux in 1995.

The music video was taken from the concert in Zenith Theatre, Paris. It can be found on the Live à Paris DVD.

The single peaked at number 46 in France. It was the result of releasing "J'attendais" eight months after Live à Paris album debuted on charts. The studio recording of this song was also available on Dion's previous album D'eux, which already sold over 4 million copies in France, becoming the best selling album ever. "J'attendais" also peaked at number 22 in Belgium Wallonia.

Sony Music Entertainment released live version of "Je sais pas" as a single in the Netherlands at the same time. It featured "J'attendais" as B-side.

Formats and track listings[edit]

French CD single

  1. "J'attendais" (live) – 4:58
  2. "J'attendais" – 4:24


Chart (1997) Peak
Belgian Flanders Singles Chart[2] 88
Belgian Wallonia Singles Chart[3] 22
French Singles Chart[4] 46


  1. ^ Glatzer, Jenna (2005). Céline Dion: For Keeps. Andrews McMeel Publishing. ISBN 0-7407-5559-5. 
  2. ^ Jaspers, Sam (2006). Ultratop 1995-2005. Book & Media Publishing. ISBN 90-5720-232-8. 
  3. ^ Belgian Wallonia Singles Chart
  4. ^ French Singles Chart

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