Parle-moi (Nâdiya song)

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"Parle-moi"
Single by Nâdiya
from the album 16/9
B-side "Signes"
Released March 26, 2004[1]
Format CD single, 7" maxi
Genre R&B, pop
Length 4:05
Label Sony
Writer(s) Géraldine Delacoux, Thierry Gronfier
Producer(s) Thierry Gronfier
Nâdiya singles chronology
"J'ai confiance en toi"
(2002)
"Parle-moi"
(2004)
"Et c'est parti..."
(2004)
Alternative covers
Promo single cover, using the album cover
CD single 2 cover

"Parle-moi" (English: Talk to Me) is a song recorded by the French contemporary R&B singer Nâdiya, featured on her second studio album 16/9. Written by Géraldine Delacoux, Thierry Gronfier and produced by the latter, the track served as the first single off the album, released on CD on March 26, 2004 in France. The song was Nâdiya's best-selling single in France up to mid-2006, when the song lost its status to "Roc", which sold over 250,000 copies of the single.

Formats and track listings[edit]

Promo single
  1. "Parle-moi" (radio edit) — 4:06
CD single
  1. "Parle-moi" (radio edit) — 4:05
  2. "Signes" — 3:36
  3. "Parle-moi" (instrumental) — 4:06
  4. "Parle-moi" (video)
7" maxi single

A-side:

  1. "Parle-moi" (tek mix)
  2. "Parle-moi" (a capella)

B-side:

  1. "Parle-moi" (album version) — 3:36
  2. "Parle-moi" (instrumental) — 4:04

Remixes and official versions[edit]

  • Album version — 4:05
  • Radio edit — 4:05
  • Instrumental — 4:04
  • Karaoke version — 4:04
  • 6Mondini remix — 5:00
  • Extended version — 5:08
  • Tek mix
  • A capella

Reception[edit]

The song was received with overall positive reactions. A Fnac music store reviewer called the song "devilish catchy".[2]

Chart performances[edit]

The song made its first appearance in the French charts on March 21, 2004, one week before its official physical release, debuting at number 79 (#70). The next week, the single made one of the biggest jumps in the history of the chart, moving seventy-seven (77) places up to the second place (#2), where it eventually also peaked. The song remained in the top ten for 9 weeks, 5 more weeks in the top 20 and a total of 24 weeks in the chart. A silver certification followed a months after its release by Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique (SNEP), the French music certifier, for selling over 100,000 copies.[1] The single peaked at number twenty-two (#22) in the 2004 French Singles year end chart.[3]

In Switzerland, "Parle-moi" was Nâdiya's best-selling and best-performing single (up to the release of 2008's "Tired of Being Sorry (Laisse le destin l'emporter)" duet with Enrique Iglesias). The debuted at number eighteen (#18), to peak at number eleven (#11) in its fifth week charting. It remained eight weeks in the top 20 and a total of 17 weeks in the top 50.[4]

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Country Certification Date Sales certified
Belgium[11] Gold July 24, 2004 20,000
France[12] Silver May 6, 2004 125,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Disque en France - Silver certifications". French Charts. Retrieved 2010-03-13. 
  2. ^ "16/9, Nâdiya review". Fnac. Retrieved 2010-03-13. 
  3. ^ a b ""Parle-moi", French Singles Chart". Les Charts. Retrieved 2008-08-30. 
  4. ^ a b ""Parle-moi", Swiss Singles Chart". Hitparade.ch. Retrieved 2008-08-30. 
  5. ^ "Belgium; Vlaanderen tipparade". Utratop. 2005-07-02. 
  6. ^ "Parle-moi", Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Charts Ultratop.be (Retrieved August 30, 2008)
  7. ^ 2004 Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved May 14, 2008)
  8. ^ a b c 2004 French Airplay and Video Charts Yacast.fr (Retrieved May 14, 2008)
  9. ^ 2004 French Singles Chart Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved May 14, 2008)
  10. ^ 2004 Swiss Singles Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved May 14, 2008)
  11. ^ Belgian certifications Ultratop.be (Retrieved August 30, 2008)
  12. ^ French certifications Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved August 30, 2008)