J'voulais

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"J'voulais"
Single by Amine
from the album Au delà des rêves
B-side Extended version
Released January 2006
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2005
Genre R&B
Length 03:20
Label EMI
Writer(s) Amine, Kore & Skalp
Producer(s) Kore & Skalp
Amine singles chronology
"Ma Vie"
(2005)
"J'voulais"
(2005)
"My Girl"
(2006)
Music sample

"J'voulais" is the second single from French R&B singer Amine's album, Au delà des rêves. It was released in January 2006 and went straight to number-one on French Singles Chart on 21 January 2006, staying for four non consecutive weeks at the top. Then it dropped, totalling ten weeks in the top ten, 19 weeks in the top 50 and 28 weeks on the chart. It was certified Gold disc by the SNEP. In Belgium (Wallonia), it charted for 17 weeks on the Ultratop 40, from 25 February, peaking at number ten for four weeks. In Switzerland, the single had a moderate success : it reached number 27 on 26 February and featured on the chart (top 100) for 15 weeks. The song deals with a love relationship that came to its end because the girl was too possessive and jealous.

Track listings[edit]

  • CD single
  1. "J'voulais" — 3:20
  2. "J'voulais" (extended version) — 3:59
  3. "J'voulais" (remix featuring Bigali) — 4:16
  4. "J'voulais" (video) — 3:20
  • CD maxi
  1. "J'voulais" — 3:20
  2. "J'voulais" (extended version) — 3:59
  3. "J'voulais" (video) — 3:20
  4. "Touche pas à mon vote" (video)

Charts and sales[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Country Certification Date Sales certified Physical sales Digital downloads
France[7] Gold 18 May 2006 200,000 235,703[8] 17,441 (digital download)[9]

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"La camisa negra" by Juanes
French SNEP number one single (first run)
January 21, 2006 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"Nolwenn Ohwo!"
by Nolwenn Leroy
Preceded by
"Nolwenn Ohwo!" by Nolwenn Leroy
French SNEP number one single (second run)
February 4, 2006 - February 18, 2006 (3 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Baila morena" by Zucchero

References[edit]

  1. ^ "J'voulais", Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart Lescharts.com (Retrieved May 14, 2008)
  2. ^ "J'voulais", French SNEP Singles Chart Lescharts.com (Retrieved December 8, 2007)
  3. ^ "J'voulais", Switzerland Top 100 Singles Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved December 8, 2007)
  4. ^ a b 2006 French Airplay and Video Charts Yacast.fr (Retrieved May 14, 2008)
  5. ^ 2006 French Singles Chart Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved December 8, 2007)
  6. ^ 2006 French Digital download Charts Ifop.com (Retrieved December 8, 2007)
  7. ^ 2006 certifications, by SNEP Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved December 8, 2007)
  8. ^ Fanofmusic.free.fr (Retrieved December 8, 2007)
  9. ^ French digital download Charts Fanofmusic.free.fr (Retrieved December 8, 2007)

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