Le Chemin (song)

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"Le Chemin"
Le chemin (song).jpg
Single by Kyo featuring Sita
from the album Le Chemin
B-side "Chaque seconde"
Released November 2003
Format CD single,
digital download (since 2005)
Recorded 2002
Genre Pop
Length 3:29
Label Jive, Virgin
Songwriter(s) Kyo
Producer(s) François Delabrière, Kyo
Kyo featuring Sita singles chronology
"Le Chemin"
(2003)
"Dernière danse"
(2003)
"Le Chemin"
(2002)
"Dernière danse"
(2003)

"Le Chemin" is a 2002 song recorded by French band Kyo in duet with Dutch pop singer Sita. It was the first single from the album Le Chemin on which it appears as the first track, and was later notably included on Kyo's 2004 compilation Best of and on NRJ Music Awards 2003. Written and composed by Kyo, the single was released in November 2002 and achieved some success.

Critical reception[edit]

The song achieved success in France, where it reached number 12 on 4 January 2003 and totaled 27 weeks on the chart (top 100). It peaked at number four on 15 February 2003 on the Ultratop 50 (Belgian Walloon chart) and remained for 22 weeks in the top 40, five of them in the top ten. In Switzerland, it hit a mixed success, reaching number 14 for two weeks and totalling 24 weeks in the top 100.

In 2004, the song was awarded 'Francophone Song of the Year' at the NRJ Music Awards.

Track listings[edit]

CD single
No. Title Length
1. "Le Chemin" (Duet with Sita) 3:29
2. "Chaque seconde" 3:49
Digital download (since 2005)
No. Title Length
1. "Le Chemin" (Duet with Sita) 3:29

Charts and sales[edit]

Certifications and sales[edit]

Country Certification Date Sales certified[5] Physical sales
France[6] Silver 5 March 2003 125,000 141,000[7]

Chart successions[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
"Manhattan-Kaboul" by Renaud and Axelle Red
NRJ Music Awards
Francophone song of the year

2004
Succeeded by
"Femme Like U (Donne-moi ton corps)" by K.Maro

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d ""Le Chemin", in various singles charts". Lescharts. Retrieved 15 September 2009. 
  2. ^ "2002 French Singles Chart". Disqueenfrance. Archived from the original on 4 April 2012. Retrieved 15 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "2003 Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart". Ultratop. Retrieved 15 September 2009. 
  4. ^ "2003 French Singles Chart". Disqueenfrance. Archived from the original on 4 April 2012. Retrieved 15 September 2009. 
  5. ^ "Certification for every country in the world" (PDF). IFPI. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 October 2009. Retrieved 15 September 2009. 
  6. ^ "2003 French certifications". Disqueenfrance. Archived from the original on 5 June 2009. Retrieved 15 September 2009. 
  7. ^ "Singles certifications and sales in France, database". Infodisc. Archived from the original on 13 July 2012. Retrieved 15 September 2009.