Et s'il fallait le faire
|"Et s'il fallait le faire"|
|Single by Patricia Kaas|
|from the album Kabaret|
|Released||1 February 2009|
|Length||3:47 (album version)
3:01 (Eurovision edit)
|Label||Sony Music, Columbia|
|Songwriter(s)||Anse Lazio, Fred Blondin|
|Patricia Kaas singles chronology|
"Et s'il fallait le faire" (And if it had to be done) is a song by French singer Patricia Kaas and the first single off her album Kabaret. It was the French entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009, held in Moscow, Russia, where it finished 8th with 107 points. It was written and composed by Anse Lazio and Fred Blondin.
The original version of the song was recorded and first released in on the Kabaret album in December 2008. On 1 February 2009, an edit of the song was released as a single in France, Belgium, Switzerland and Germany. The edit was made particularly with the Eurovision Song Contest in mind.
The song competed in the final of the contest on 16 May 2009 where it finished 8th with 107 points. It was the highest entry for France since 2002.
|Belgian Singles Chart (Flanders)||71|
|Belgian Singles Chart (Wallonia)||58|
|French Singles Chart||41|
- Official Eurovision Song Contest site, history by year, 2009
- Detailed info & lyrics, The Diggiloo Thrush, "Et s'il fallait le faire".
- Demailly, Patrice (2009-02-01). "Patricia Kaas, l'épatant retour" (in French). Nord Eclair. Retrieved 2009-02-01.
- Floras, Stella (2009-02-01). "France Eurovision entry is 'S'il fallait le faire'". ESCToday. Retrieved 2009-02-01.
- Sanz Martin, Jorge (2009-02-02). "France: "Et s'il fallait le faire" to Moscow". Oikotimes. Retrieved 2009-02-02.
- Sanbout, Anais (2009-02-01). "Eurovision: Patricia Kaas chantera "Et s'il fallait le faire"" (in French). Tele News. Retrieved 2009-02-03.
- "Et s'il fallait le faire", in various singles charts Lescharts.com Retrieved 18 November 2009
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