L'Heure d'été (album)

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L'Heure d'été
Studio album by Marc Lavoine
Released May 23, 2005
Recorded 2004-2005
Abbey Road Studios, London
Studio Gang, Paris
Studio Guillaume Tell, Suresnes
Studio Méga D, Suresnes
Genre Pop
Label Mercury France, Universal
Producer Jean-François Berger
François Delabrière
Marc Lavoine
Marc Lavoine chronology
Olympia Deuxmilletrois
(2003)
L'Heure d'été
(2005)
Les Duos de Marc
(2007)
Singles from Marc Lavoine
  1. "Je me sens si seul"
    Released: July 4, 2005
  2. "Toi mon amour"
    Released: January 9, 2006
  3. "Tu m'as renversé"
    Released: 2006
  4. "J'espère"
    Released: 2006

L'Heure d'été is a 2005 album recorded by French artist Marc Lavoine. It was his ninth studio album and his 12th album overall. Released on May 23, 2005, it was successful in the francophone countries.

Album information[edit]

L'Heure d'été provided two hit singles : "Je me sens si seul" (#16 in France) and "Toi mon amour" (#8 in France). "Tu m'as renversé" and "J'espère", a duet with Belgium singer of Vietnamese descent Quynh Anh, were just released as promotional singles.

In France, the album started at #3, its peak position, on May 28, 2005, before dropping slowly on the chart the weeks later. It managed to stay for nine weeks in the top ten, 63 weeks in the top 50 and 91 weeks on the chart (top 200). In Belgium (Wallonia), the album was ranked for 49 weeks. It entered the Ultratop 40 at #7 on June 4, 2005 and reached #2 two weeks later and for two consecutive weeks. It totaled 12 weeks in the top ten.

Releases[edit]

Date Label Country Format Catalog
2005 Universal Belgium, France, Switzerland CD 98299
Mercury 9829953
2006 Universal 982992
9835706
9844586

Track listings[edit]

CD
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Toi mon amour"   Marc Lavoine Christophe Casanave 3:35
2. "Je me sens si seul"   Marc Lavoine Jean-François Berger, Marc Lavoine 3:05
3. "Tu m'as renversé"   Pierre Grillet Marc Lavoine 2:32
4. "La Mélancolie"   Marc Lavoine Marc Ricci, Pierre Zito 3:16
5. "Ne m'en veux pas de t'en vouloir"   Daniel Darc Frédéric Lo 3:37
6. "Vogue le magazine"   Marc Lavoine Jean-François Berger, Marc Lavoine 3:36
7. "J'espère" (duet with Quynh Anh) Pierre Grillet Marc Lavoine 3:50
8. "On a cru"   Marc Esposito Marc Lavoine 3:07
9. "Tous les jours"   Yvan Coriat, Marc Lavoine Marc Lavoine, Marc Ricci, Pierre Zito 3:39
10. "Doucement rock'n'roll"   Marc Lavoine Jean-François Berger, Marc Lavoine 3:29
11. "On est passé à l'heure d'été"   Marc Lavoine Jean-François Berger, Marc Lavoine 3:06
12. "Les Papillons"   Marc Lavoine Pascal Rodde 4:26
13. "J'ai oublié de te dire"   Marc Lavoine Hervé Larribe 4:16

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DVD
  1. "Je me sens si seul" (music video)
  2. "Toi mon amour" (music video)
  3. "Tu m'as renversé" (music video)

Source : Allmusic.[1]

Album credits[edit]


  • Artistic direction - Egidio Alves-Martins
    • Assistant & artistic coordination - Thomas Sandoval
  • Engineered by François Delabrière
    • Assistants - Denis Caribaux (Studio Guillaume Tell), Florian Lagatta (Studio Gang) & Valéry Pellegrini (Studio Méga D)
  • Mixed by François Delabrière at Studio Méga
    • Assistant - Éric Uzan
  • Mastered by George Marino at Sterling Sound, New York City

Certifications and sales[edit]

Country Certification Date Sales certified Physical sales
Belgium[2] Gold 25,000
France[3] 2 x Gold December 14, 2005 200,000 507,000[4]

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ L'Heure d'été, track listing and charts Allmusic.com (Retrieved November 21, 2008)
  2. ^ Belgian certifications Fanofmusic.fr (Retrieved November 21, 2007)
  3. ^ French certifications Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved November 21, 2007)
  4. ^ Sales and chart trajectories of various albums in France Fanofmusic.fr (Retrieved November 21, 2008)
  5. ^ L'Heure d'été, Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved November 21, 2008)
  6. ^ L'Heure d'été, French Albums Chart Lescharts.com (Retrieved November 21, 2008)
  7. ^ L'Heure d'été, Swiss Albums Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved November 21, 2008)
  8. ^ 2005 Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved November 21, 2008)
  9. ^ 2005 French Albums Chart Ifop.com (Retrieved November 21, 2008)
  10. ^ 2006 Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved November 21, 2008)
  11. ^ 2006 French Albums Chart Ifop.com (Retrieved November 21, 2008)