Kili Watch

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"Kili Watch"
Single by The Cousins
Released 1960 (1960)
Label Ariola
Songwriter(s) Gus Derse
Music video
The Cousins "Kili Watch" (French TV, 1961) on YouTube

"Kili Watch" is a song originally recorded by the Belgian band The Cousins (nl; fr). They released it in 1960 (as a single and on an EP).

Charts[edit]

Chart (1960–1961) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[1] 3
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[2] 1
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[3] 6

Johnny Hallyday version (in French)[edit]

"Kili watch"
Single by Johnny Hallyday
Released 1960 (1960)
Label Disques Vogue
Songwriter(s) French adaptation:
Jil & Jan (fr)
Johnny Hallyday singles chronology
"Itsy bitsy petit bikini"
(1960)
"Kili watch"
(1960)
"Tu parles trop"
(1961)

"Itsy bitsy petit bikini"
(1960)
"Kili watch" (1960) "Tu parles trop"
(1961)

In the same year, the song was adapted into French by lyricists Jil & Jan (fr) and recorded by Johnny Hallyday. His version spent one week at no. 1 on the singles sales chart in France (from 9 to 15 January 1961).[4]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1960–1961) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[5] 1
France (singles sales)[4] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ultratop.be – The Cousins – Kili-Watch" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 2017-11-16.
  2. ^ "Ultratop.be – The Cousins – Kili-Watch" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 2017-11-16.
  3. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – The Cousins – Kili-Watch" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 2017-11-16.
  4. ^ a b "Kili Watch - Johnny Hallyday - Hit-Parade.net". Retrieved 2017-11-16.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Johnny Hallyday – Kili Watch" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 2017-11-16.