Chansons ou Versions Inédites de Jeunesse

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Chansons ou Versions Inédites de Jeunesse
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Studio album by Jacques Brel
Released 23 September 2003
Recorded 14 August 1953,
21 August 1953,
1962
Genre Chanson
Length 65:20
Label Barclay

Chansons ou Versions Inédites de Jeunesse (Songs, or Unreleased Early Versions) is an album of Jacques Brel rare early recordings first issued as part of the 16-CD box set Boîte à Bonbons on 23 September 2003. This CD contains 28 titles: 26 songs from Radio Hasselt recorded 14 August 1953 and 21 August 1953, a recording from the Brel family's private collection, and a 1962 recording from Dutch television AVRO.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Track Title Possible translation Composer Recorded
1 "À Deux" In Two Jacques Brel 1953-08
2 "Dites, Si C'était Vrai (Poème)" Say, If That Were True (Poem) Jacques Brel 1953-08
3 "Les Gens" The People Jacques Brel 1953-08
4 "La Haine" The Hatred Jacques Brel 1953-08
5 "Départs" Departures Jacques Brel 1953-08
6 "Le Diable (Ça Va)" The Devil (It's Fine) Jacques Brel 1953-08
7 "Qu'Avons-Nous Fait, Bonnes Gens ?" What Have We Done, Good People? Jacques Brel 1953-08
8 "L'Ange Déchu" The Fallen Angel Jacques Brel 1953-08
9 "Les Pieds Dans Le Ruisseau" Standing in the Stream Jacques Brel 1953-08
10 "La Bastille" The Bastille Jacques Brel 1953-08
11 "Ce Qu'il Nous Faut" What We Need Jacques Brel 1953-08
12 "L'Accordéon De La Vie" The Accordion of Life Jacques Brel 1953-08
13 "Je Suis L'ombre Des Chansons" I Am the Shadow of Songs Jacques Brel 1953-08
14 "S'il Te Faut" If You Need Jacques Brel 1953-08
15 "Ballade" Ballad Jacques Brel 1953-08
16 "L'Orage" The Storm Jacques Brel 1953-08
17 "Les Pavés" Paving Stones Jacques Brel 1953-08
18 "Le Fou du Roi" The Jester Jacques Brel 1953-08
19 "La Foire" The Fair Jacques Brel 1953-08
20 "Sur La Place" On the Square Jacques Brel 1953-08
21 "Il Peut Pleuvoir" It May Rain Jacques Brel 1953-08
22 "Les Deux Fauteuils" The Two Chairs Jacques Brel 1953-08
23 "Les Enfants du Roi" Children of the King Jacques Brel 1953-08
24 "Le Troubadour" The Troubadour Jacques Brel 1953-08
25 "Il Nous Faut Regarder" We Need to Look Jacques Brel 1953-08
26 "C'est Comme Ça" That's How It Is Jacques Brel 1953-08
27 "Si Tu Revenais" If You'd Return Jacques Brel  ?
28 "Le Pendu" The Hanged Man Jacques Brel 1962
  • Tracks 1-26 recorded on 14 August and 21 August 1953 at Radio Hasselt
  • Track 28 recorded in 1962
  • Tracks 4, 6, 10, 14, 18, 20, 21, 25, 26 were re-recorded and released on Grand Jacques in 1954.
  • Tracks 7 and 9 were re-recorded and released on Quand on N'a GQue L'amour in 1957.
  • Track 2 was re-recorded and released on Au Printemps in 1958.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Discography". Editions Jacques Brel. Archived from the original on 31 March 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2011.