Messina (album)

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Messina
Messina-album-by-saez.jpg
Studio album by Damien Saez
Released 17 September 2012
Recorded 2011-2012
Genre French rock
Length 1. Les Échoués - 47:02
2. Sur les quais - 40:05
3. Messine - 58:01
Total set - 145:08
Label Wagram Music
Damien Saez chronology
J'accuse
(2010)J'accuse2010
Messina
(2012)
Miami
(2012)Miami2012
Singles from Messina

Messina is a 2012 triple album by French singer-songwriter Damien Saez. Each CD was named separately with CD 1 named "Les Échoués", CD 2 "Sur les quais" and CD 3 "Messine". The full set was titled Messina (with an a). the set was released on 17 September 2012. on Wagram Records.

The triple album was not the first by Saez as he had released in 2008 the triple album titled Varsovie - L'Alhambra - Paris. Messina is the name of a Sicilian city of particular significance for Saez. And similar to the Varsovie - L'Alhambra - Paris album, this triple album carries many geographical references and to personalities.

On 29 August 2012, two titles from the album "Betty" and "Les fils d'Artaud" were made available for free downloading. On 16 September 2012, a third track "Messine" was offered free online. Two tracks, "Marie" and "Petite Couturière" were included on album despite being much older recordings.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Damien Saez)

CD 1 / Les Échoués

  1. "Fin des mondes" (5:06)
  2. "Les Échoués" (4:27)
  3. "Betty" (5:23)
  4. "Marie" (6:39)
  5. "Faut s'oublier" (5:07)
  6. "Les fils d'Artaud" (5:52)
  7. "Le Gaz" (4:21)
  8. "Into the Wild" (4:34)
  9. "À nos amours" (5:35)

CD 2 / Sur les quais

  1. "Marianne" (4:46)
  2. "Sur le quai" (4:17)
  3. "Légionnaire" (5:25)
  4. "Webcams de nos amours" (4:34)
  5. "Ma petite couturière" (6:06)
  6. "Je suis un étranger" (3:52)
  7. "Planche à roulettes" (4:45)
  8. "Rois demain" (6:20)

CD 3 / Messine

  1. "Thème Quais de Seine" (4:53)
  2. "Aux Encres des Amours" (6:16)
  3. "Messine" (6:16)
  4. "Les Magnifiques" (4:57)
  5. "Les Meurtrières" (5:39)
  6. "Bouteille à la mer" (4:52)
  7. "Ami de Liège" (7:54)
  8. "Le bal des Lycées" (7:03)
  9. "Thème aux Encres des Amours" (4:53)
  10. "Châtillon-Sur-Seine" (6:06)

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[1] 2
French Albums (SNEP)[2] 2
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[3] 24

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ultratop.be – Saez – Messina" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved May 7, 2013.
  2. ^ "Lescharts.com – Saez – Messina". Hung Medien. Retrieved May 7, 2013.
  3. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Saez – Messina". Hung Medien. Retrieved May 7, 2013.