Ça m'énerve

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"Ça m'énerve"
Ca m'énerve.jpg
Single by Helmut Fritz
from the album En observation
Released16 March 2009
FormatCD single, digital download
Songwriter(s)Éric Greff, Laurent Konrad
Mohammad Sadeghin
Producer(s)Laurent Konrad
Helmut Fritz singles chronology
"Ça m'énerve"
"Miss France"

"Ça m'énerve" (pronounced [sa m‿enɛʁv], literal translation : "It Bugs Me") is a 2009 electronic novelty song recorded by French singer Helmut Fritz. It was his debut single from his album En observation and was released on 16 March 2009.[1] It was a huge hit in France, where it topped the singles chart. The song was produced by Laurent Konrad, who had previously worked with Discobitch.[2] The radio edit version and the vip dub mix are included on the track listing of the album.

Chart performances[edit]

The single was a hit on the French Digital Chart, staying for 10 consecutive weeks at number one. On 21 March 2009, it went to number seven on the SNEP singles chart and reached number-one in its 13th week. It was number-two for ten weeks, becoming the major hit of 2009 in France. As of August 2014, it was the 75th best-selling single of the 21st century in France, with 342,000 units sold.[3]

In Wallonia (Belgium), the single debuted at number 29 on 18 April and reached a peak of number three for four weeks. It peaked at number eight on 24 May in Switzerland and achieved a moderate success in Flanders (Belgium) where it was ranked for seven weeks.[4]

Cover versions[edit]

German female singer Ursula Bretzel parodied the song under the title "Ça m'excite".[5] In 2010, Les Enfoirés recorded a cover of the song for their album La Crise de nerfs! ; the singers on this version are Patrick Fiori, Pascal Obispo, Jean-Louis Aubert, Christophe Maé, Kad Merad and Gérard Jugnot for the verses.[6]

Track listings[edit]

CD single
1."Ça m'énerve" (radio edit)3:38
2."Ça m'énerve" (extended mix)5:54
3."Ça m'énerve" (vip dub mix)5:17
4."Biography video" (bonus)4:30
5."Ça m'énerve" (music video)3:46
Digital download
1."Ça m'énerve" (radio edit)3:38
2."Ça m'énerve" (extended mix)5:54
3."Ça m'énerve" (vip dub mix)5:17
4."Ça m'énerve" (music video)3:46

Charts and sales[edit]


Country Certification Date Sales certified
France[16] Platinum 22 October 2009 500,000+[17]


  1. ^ "Après Discobitch, découvrez Helmut Fritz !" (in French). Chartsinfrance. Retrieved 2009-07-31.
  2. ^ "Helmut Fritz, avec "ça m'énerve"" (in French). Soneries. Retrieved 2009-07-31.
  3. ^ "Top 100 des singles les plus vendus du millénaire en France, épisode 3 (80-71)". Chartsinfrance. 26 July 2014. Retrieved 2015-03-22.
  4. ^ a b c d e ""Ça m'énerve", in various singles charts" (in French). Lescharts. Retrieved 2009-07-31.
  5. ^ "Après H. Fritz, voici Ursula Bretzel : "Ça m'excite" !" (in French). Chartsinfrance. Retrieved 2009-07-31.
  6. ^ "Les Enfoirés, La Crise de nerfs!, track listings and charts" (in French). Lescharts. Retrieved 19 March 2010.
  7. ^ ""Ça m'énerve", in various singles charts". Acharts. Retrieved 7 January 2010.
  8. ^ "French Digital Chart, 5 April 2008". Disqueenfrance. Archived from the original on 24 December 2010. Retrieved 2009-07-31.
  9. ^ "2009 Belgian (Flanders) Singles Chart" (in Dutch). Ultratop. Retrieved 22 January 2010.
  10. ^ "2009 Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart" (in French). Ultratop. Retrieved 30 December 2009.
  11. ^ "2009 Eurochart Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved 15 January 2009.
  12. ^ "Classement des 50 premiers Titres téléchargés par GfK Music" (pdf) (in French). disqueenfrance. p. 30. Retrieved 8 April 2010.
  13. ^ "Classement des 100 premiers Singles par GfK Music" (pdf) (in French). disqueenfrance. p. 20. Retrieved 8 April 2010.
  14. ^ "2009 Swiss Singles Chart". Swisscharts. Retrieved 9 January 2010.
  15. ^ "Rapports annuels 2010 - Singles" (in French). Ultratop. Retrieved 26 December 2010.
  16. ^ "Platinum discs in France in 2009" (in French). Disqueenfrance. Retrieved 3 February 2010.
  17. ^ ""Bad Romance", "I Gotta Feeling", "Ça m'énerve"... Ces tubes fêtent leurs 10 ans". chartsinfrance.net (in French). Retrieved 2019-06-10.

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