Ne Me Quitte Pas (album)

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Ne Me Quitte Pas
Ne Me Quitte PasAlbum.jpg
Studio album by
Released6 September 1972
Recorded12–27 June 1972
GenreChanson
Length38 minutes
LabelBarclay/Universal
Jacques Brel chronology
L'Homme de la Mancha
(1968)
Ne Me Quitte Pas
(1972)
Les Marquises
(1977)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Ne Me Quitte Pas (English: Don't leave me) is Jacques Brel's twelfth studio album. Released in 1972 by Barclay (80145), the album features re-recordings of many of Brel's best-known songs. The album was reissued on 23 September 2003 as part of the 16-CD box set Boîte à Bonbons (Barclay: 980 817-6).

Title song[edit]

The title song has been translated into numerous languages, and has been widely covered by French and English-speaking artists, including Isabelle Aubret (2001), Shirley Bassey (1972), Sam Cooke (1960), Céline Dion (1994), Olivia Newton-John (1972), Nina Simone (1965), Dionne Warwick (1972) and Belinda Carlisle (2007). [1][2]

Track listing[edit]

Track Title Translation Composer Recorded
1 "Ne me quitte pas" Don't leave me Jacques Brel 1972-06-20
2 "Marieke" Marieke Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest 1972-06-12
3 "On n'oublie rien" One forgets nothing Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest 1972-06-12
4 "Les Flamandes" The Flemish Jacques Brel 1972-06-12
5 "Les prénoms de Paris" The names of Paris Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest 1972-06-12
6 "Quand on n'a que l'amour" When you only have love Jacques Brel 1972-06-27
7 "Les biches" The does Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest 1972-06-23
8 "Le prochain amour" The next love Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest 1972-06-23
9 "Le Moribond" The dying man Jacques Brel 1972-06-20
10 "La valse à mille temps" The waltz a thousand times as fast Jacques Brel 1972-06-27
11 "Je ne sais pas" I don't know Jacques Brel 1972-06-12[3]

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Discogs "Ne Me Quitte Pas" Check |url= value (help). Retrieved 5 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Discography". Archived from Editions Jacques Brel the original Check |url= value (help) on 31 March 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2011.
  3. ^ "Discography". Archived from Editions Jacques Brel the original Check |url= value (help) on 31 March 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2011.