Traces is a 1989 album recorded by Frenchsinger-songwriterJean-Jacques Goldman. It was his second live album and his seventh album overall. It was recorded during the singer's tour 1988, between March and December, in various countries (France, Congo, Belgium). The album was released on 13 March 1989 and spawned two singles which achieved success in France : "Il changeait la vie" (#14), which precedeed the album's release, and "Peur de rien blues" (#17). The album was successful on the French chart.
The album debuted at number two on 9 April 1989 and climbed to number one eight weeks later and stayed there for two consecutive weeks. It was ranked for 24 weeks in the top ten and for 36 weeks in the top 50. A few months after its release, it earned a Platinum disc for over 300,000 copies sold.
The album was briefly ranked on the Swiss Albums Chart, peaking at #30 on 30 April 1989.