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Divine Idylle
Paradis divinidylle cover.jpg
Studio album by Vanessa Paradis
Released 27 August 2007 in France
3 September 2007 in America
3 October 2007 in Japan
Recorded November 2005 - June 2007
Genre Pop, Rock
Label Universal, Barclay Records, Polydor
Producer Matthieu Chedid, Alain Chamfort, Franck Monnet
Vanessa Paradis chronology
Au Zénith
Divinidylle Tour
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Canadian Explorer Online 4/5 stars link
Daily Star (favorable) link
Le Figaro (slightly favorable) link
The Guardian 4/5 stars link
The Independent 3/5 stars link
Radio Canada 3.5/5 stars link
The Scotsman 4/5 stars link
The Daily Telegraph (favorable) link
Telerama (slightly favorable) link
The Times 4/5 stars link

Divinidylle is a 2007 album by French singer Vanessa Paradis. It was recorded between November 2005 through June 2007. Critical reception was favourable with Allmusic suggesting that it was likely Paradis' best album yet.[1]

The first single, called "Divine Idylle", was released to French radio in June 2007. According to Francophonie Diffusion, it was the most-played French single worldwide during 2007.[2] This is the fifth studio album by Paradis, the last being her 2000 release Bliss.

The track "Divine Idylle" was covered by Taiwanese pop singer Jolin Tsai under the title "Love Attraction" for the 2009 album Butterfly.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Divine Idylle" (lyrics: Marcel Kanche, Georges Kretek, Matthieu Chedid / music: Matthieu Chedid)
  2. "Chet Baker" (Jean Fauque / Matthieu Chedid) (Trumpet by Ibrahim Maalouf)[3]
  3. "Les Piles" (Thomas Fersen) (featuring -M-)
  4. "Dès que je te vois" (Matthieu Chedid)
  5. "Les Revenants" (Franck Monnet / Vanessa Paradis)
  6. "Junior suite" (Didier Golemanas / Alain Chamfort)
  7. "L'Incendie" (Didier Golemanas / Vanessa Paradis, Serge Ubrette, Matthieu Chedid)
  8. "Irrésistiblement" (Brigitte Fontaine / Matthieu Chedid)
  9. "La Bataille" (Franck Monnet / Vanessa Paradis)
  10. "La Mélodie" (Franck Monnet / Vanessa Paradis)
  11. "Jackadi" (Vanessa Paradis)
  12. "I Wouldn't Dare" (Bill Carter, Ruth Ellsworth) (Bonus track for Japan only)
  13. "Emmenez-moi" (Bonus track for Japan only)

+ Bonus track (on-line song)

  1. "Emmenez-Moi" (Charles Aznavour)



Year Single Chart Peak Position
2007 "Divine idylle" Swiss Singles Charts[1] 53
French Singles Download Charts[2] 2
Belgium (Wallonia)[3] 5
Belgium (Flanders)[4] 38
2008 "Dès que je te vois" Belgium (Wallonia)[5] 27
French Top Singles [6] 5
2008 "L'incendie" Belgium (Wallonia) 14


Chart (2007) Peak
Swiss Albums Chart[4] 6
French Albums Chart[4] 1
Belgian Albums Chart (Wallonia)[4] 1
European Top 100 Albums[7] 14

Cover art[edit]

The klimtesque cover art is signed by a so-called "J.D.", aka Johnny Depp, Paradis' companion.