Les Bras en croix

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"Les Bras en croix"
Single by Johnny Hallyday
from the album Johnny Hallyday (Les Bras en croix)
Language French
Released 1963 (1963)
Format EP (7", 45 RPM)
Label Philips
Songwriter(s)
Johnny Hallyday singles chronology
"Tes tendres années"
(1963)
"Les Bras en croix" / "Quitte-moi doucement" / "Quand un air vous possède" / "Quitte-moi doucement" / "Quand un air vous possède" / "Dis-moi oui"
(1963)
"Da dou ron ron"
(1964)

"Les Bras en croix" is a song by French singer Johnny Hallyday, released in 1963. It was written by Jil & Jan (fr) (lyrics) and Johnny Hallyday (music).[1][2][3]

The song was included on Hallyday's 1963 album Johnny Hallyday[4] (commonly known as Les Bras en croix).

Commercial performance[edit]

In France the song reached no. 1 on the singles sales chart.[5]

In Wallonia (Belgium) it spent 28 weeks in the chart, peaking at no. 6 for one week.[3]

Track listing[edit]

7" EP Philips 432.908 BE (1963, France, Spain, etc.)

A1. "Les bras en croix" (2:13)
A2. "Quitte-moi doucement" ("Break It to Me Gently") (2:30)
B1. "Quand un air vous possède" ("When My Little Girl Is Smiling") (2:17)
B2. "Dis-moi oui" ("We Say Yeah") (2:07)[6][3]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1963) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[7] 6
France (singles sales)[5] 1
  • Charted in Belgium as "Les Bras en croix / Quand un air vous possède"[3][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daniel Lesueur. CAMION BLANC: JOHNNY HALLYDAY Argus. CAMION BLANC. pp. 71–. ISBN 978-2-35779-639-3.
  2. ^ François GRIMPRET; Daniel LESUEUR (2016-02-19). CAMION BLANC: ANTHOLOGIE DES TUBES ROCK Soixante ans de musique pour les kids. CAMION BLANC. pp. 42–. ISBN 978-2-35779-751-2.
  3. ^ a b c d "ultratop.be - Johnny Hallyday - Les bras en croix". Retrieved 2017-11-09.
  4. ^ "ultratop.be - Johnny Hallyday - Johnny Hallyday [1963]". Retrieved 2017-12-08.
  5. ^ a b "Les bras en croix - Johnny Hallyday". Hit-Parade.net.
  6. ^ "Johnny Hallyday - Les Bras En Croix at Discogs". Retrieved 2017-11-09.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Johnny Hallyday – Les bras en croix" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 2017-11-09.
  8. ^ "ultratop.be - Johnny Hallyday - Quand un air vous possède". Retrieved 2017-12-08.

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