Que je t'aime (song)

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"Que je t'aime"
Single by Johnny Hallyday
Released June 23, 1969 (1969-06-23)
Format 7"
Recorded 29 April 1969
Studio Polydor, Paris
Genre Pop rock
Length 3:22
Label Mercury
Songwriter(s) Gilles Thibaut
Jean Renard (fr)
Johnny Hallyday singles chronology
"Je suis né dans la rue"
(1969)
"Que je t'aime"
(1969)
"String Module Error: Match not found"
(1970)

"Je suis né dans la rue"
(1969)
"Que je t'aime"
(1969)
"Ceux que l'amour a blessé
(1970)
Johnny Hallyday singles chronology
"L'Envie" (live)
(1988) String Module Error: Match not found1988
"Que je t'aime" (live)
(1988) String Module Error: Match not found1988
"Mirador"
(1989) Mirador1989
Music video
"Que je t'aime" (Live at Bercy, 1987) on YouTube

"Que je t'aime" is a song by French singer Johnny Hallyday. It was released in 1969. The music has been composed in one night by the french artist Gilles Thibaut, the lyrics have been written by Jean Renard. Johnny Hallyday was looking for a strong song for his new show at Le palais des Sports. The song is a success, love by every people on the french population. The hardcore fans of Hallyday, the rock and roll' fans but also people from a more pop music atmosphere.

Commercial performance[edit]

In 1969 the song spent 11 weeks at no. 1 on the singles sales chart in France (from 2 to 26 August and from 26 September to 4 October).[1]

In 1988 a live version of the song recorded at Palais de Bercy in 1987 was released as a single from Hallyday's 1988 live album Johnny à Bercy. When Hallyday performed it on stage during the Bercy performances, a video of a young woman undressing completely was projected on the back wall.[2][3] The young woman in the video was French actress Sandrine Caron (fr).

Charts[edit]

Chart (1969) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[4] 1
France (singles sales)[1] 1
Chart (2000) Peak
position
France (SNEP)[5] 34
Chart (2009) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop Back Catalogue Singles)[4] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Que je t'aime - Johnny Hallyday - Hit-Parade.net". Retrieved 2017-11-16.
  2. ^ "Que je t'aime" (Live at Bercy, 1987) on YouTube
  3. ^ "Johnny Hallyday "Que je t'aime", live de 1969". Nostalgie.fr.
  4. ^ a b "Ultratop.be – Johnny Hallyday – Que je t'aime" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 2017-11-16.
  5. ^ "Lescharts.com – Johnny Hallyday – Que je t'aime" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved 2017-11-16.