Mon paradis

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Mon paradis
Studio album by Christophe Maé
Released March 19, 2007
Genre Pop
Label WEA, Warner Music
Christophe Maé chronology
Mon paradis
(2007)
Comme à la maison
(2008)
Singles from Mon paradis
  1. "On s'attache"
    Released: 2007
  2. "Parce qu'on sait jamais"
    Released: 2007
  3. "Ça fait mal"
    Released: 2007
  4. "Belle demoiselle"
    Released: 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Mon paradis is the first studio album recorded by Christophe Maé. It was released in 2007 and sold over two million copies worldwide, and topped the chart about ten months after its release. The album remained on the SNEP Chart for two years (133 weeks, 70 of them in the top ten) and on the Ultratop 40 Chart (81 weeks). The first single, "On s'attache", went to number one in France.

Track listings[edit]

CD[2]
  1. "On s'attache" (Dondrimont, Florence, Mae) – 3:11
  2. "Mon paradis" (Domisseck, Mae) – 3:10
  3. "Belle demoiselle" (Domisseck) – 3:30
  4. "Parce qu'on sait jamais" (Florence, Jacquot) – 3:12
  5. "Ça fait mal" (Dondrimont, Mae) – 3:42
  6. "L'art et la manière" (Florence, Obispo) – 4:05
  7. "C'est ma terre" (Florence, Mae, Oricelli) – 3:50
  8. "Maman" (Mae, Oricelli) – 3:46
  9. "Ma vie est une larme" (Dandrimont, Mae) – 3:17
  10. "Va voir ailleurs" (Dondrimont, Mae) – 3:14
  11. "Mon père spirituel" (Mae) – 3:19
  12. "Spleen" (Mae, Pilot, Rodriguez) – 2:59
Collector edition

+ DVD

Personnel and credits[edit]

  • Guitar: Jean-Marc Benais
  • Percussion: Denis Benarrosch and Sydney Thiam
  • Drums: Michaël Desir
  • Keyboards: Johan Dalgaard & Frederic Gaillardet
  • Guitar, harmonica, vocals: Christophe Maé
  • Bass: Laurent Vernerey
  • Musical direction: Dominique Gau
  • Mastering: Rodolphe Plisson
  • Programming, engineered and mixed by Volodia
  • Design: André Palais
  • Photo retouching, booklet: Bernard Benant

Release history[edit]

Date Label Country Format Catalog
March 19, 2007 Warner Music Belgium, France, Switzerland CD 0825646995226
June 29, 2007 CD + DVD 0825646985968
November 23, 2007 WEA 0825646971091

Charts and sales[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Country Certification Date Sales certified Physical sales
Belgium (Wallonia)[11] Platinum December 22, 2007 40,000
France[12] Diamond December 31, 2007 750,000 708,600 in 2007[13] + 424,720 in 2008[14]
Switzerland[15] Platinum 2008 20,000

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
Le Cœur d'un homme by Johnny Hallyday
French SNEP number-one album
December 22, 2007 - December 29, 2007 (2 weeks)
Succeeded by
In Rainbows by Radiohead
Preceded by
Life in Cartoon Motion by Mika
Belgian (Wallonia) number-one album
January 26, 2008 - February 16, 2008 (4 weeks)
Succeeded by
Thriller 25 by Michael Jackson

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Source : Allmusic Mon paradis, track listing Allmusic.com (Retrieved May 6, 2009)
  3. ^ Mon paradis, Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved May 6, 2009)
  4. ^ Mon paradis, French Albums Chart Lescharts.com (Retrieved May 6, 2009)
  5. ^ Mon paradis, Swiss Albums Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved May 6, 2009)
  6. ^ Mon paradis, Greek Albums Chart Greekcharts.com (Retrieved April 11, 2010)
  7. ^ 2007 Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved May 6, 2009)
  8. ^ 2007 French Albums Chart Ifop.com (Retrieved May 6, 2009)
  9. ^ 2008 Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved May 6, 2009)
  10. ^ 2008 French Albums Chart Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved May 6, 2009)
  11. ^ 2007 certification in Belgium (Wallonia) Ultratop.be (Retrieved May 6, 2009)
  12. ^ 2007 certifications in France Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved January 21, 2009)
  13. ^ 2007 best-selling albums in France Infodisc.fr (Retrieved May 6, 2009)
  14. ^ 2008 best-selling albums in France Infodisc.fr (Retrieved May 6, 2009)
  15. ^ 2008 certification in Switzerland Swisscharts.com (Retrieved May 6, 2009)