Robin des Bois

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Robin des Bois
Ne renoncez jamais
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MusicVarious
LyricsVarious
BasisRobin Hood
ProductionsEleonore De Galard
Gilbert Coullier
Roberto Ciurleo
Laurent Benhamou
EMI Group

Robin des Bois (full title Robin des Bois: Ne renoncez jamais) is a French musical with mise en scène by Michel Laprise and text and music by Patrice Guirao and Lionel Florence. It premiered on 26 September 2013[citation needed] at Palais des congrès de Paris and played until 5 January 2014[needs update] with French singer M. Pokora in the role of Robin Hood.[1]

Synopsis[edit]

In this amended version of Robin Hood, Robin and Marianne (in English Maid Marian) have decided to end their relationship. Fifteen years later, they both are leaders of their own groups, in two separated parts of the country. Marianne lives with Adrien, the boy she had with Robin, but Robin doesn't know about him. After another attack from the sheriff's army, Marianne requests Robin's help to save her group and their houses. Adrien, though, now 15, falls in love with the daughter of Shérif de Nottingham (in English Sheriff of Nottingham, the avowed enemy of Robin). When the sheriff realises that Adrien is Robin's son, he decides to imprison the young boy, despite the feelings his daughter has toward him. Robin launches a rescue operation with the help of his followers and notably Petit Jean (Little John) and Frère Tuck (Friar Tuck) played by Nyco Lilliu. [2]

Personnel[edit]

Presentation
  • Gilbert Coullier
  • Roberto Ciurleo
  • RDB-P
Mise en scène
  • Michel Laprise
Production
  • Gilbert Coullier Productions
Composition
Costumes
  • Stéphane Rolland
Cast

(Roles as in French production)

Soundtrack[edit]

Robin des Bois - Ne Renoncez Jamais
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Soundtrack album by
Various Artists
Released22 March 2013
GenreSoundtrack
LabelCapitol Records / EMI

Robin des Bois soundtrack (longer title Robin des Bois - Ne Renoncez Jamais) for the musical Robin des Bois was released on Capitol Records / EMI on 22 March 2013 and entered the SNEP official French Albums Chart in its first week of release.

The album is being released in two versions. The standard edition and the digipack limited edition.

Track list[edit]

  1. M. Pokora – "Le jour qui se rêve" (3:45)
  2. Dumè & M. Pokora – "Devenir quelqu'un" (3:40)
  3. Stéphanie Bédard & M. Pokora – "Tes blessures" (4:43)
  4. Nyco Lilliu, Marc Antoine & M. Pokora – "À nous" (3:59)
  5. Caroline Costa – "J'ai dit oui" (3:59)
  6. Nyco Lilliu – "Un monde à changer" (3:25)
  7. M. Pokora – "Si l'amour existe" (3:50)
  8. Stéphanie Bédard – "La flèche ou la cible" (3:45)
  9. Sacha Tran – "Quinze ans à peine" (3:50)
  10. Marc Antoine – "Lui sait qui je suis" (3:58)
  11. Caroline Costa & Sacha Tran – "Laissez-nous vivre" (3:33)
  12. Dumè – "Notting Hill Nottingham" (3:11)
  13. Caroline Costa & Sacha Tran – "Terre" (4:03)

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012-2013) Peak
position
Belgian Albums Chart (Wallonia)[3] 4
SNEP French Albums Chart [4] 3
Swiss Albums Chart[5] 33

Singles[edit]

  • In September 2012, an initial single was launched titled "Un monde à changer" by Nyco Lilliu accompanied by a music video.
  • In February 2013, a second single from the show was released titled "Le jour qui se rêve".
Year Single Peak positions
BEL
Wa
FRA SUI
2012 "Un monde à changer"[6][7]
(Nyco Lilliu)
27 114
"Le jour qui se rêve"[8][9]
(M. Pokora)
47 22
2013 "À nous"
(M. Pokora, Nyco Lilliu & Marc Antoine)
 – 169
"J'attendais"
(M. Pokora)
 – 131

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Robin des Bois, la comédie musicale" [Robin Hood, the Musical]. Melty.fr (in French). Retrieved 3 November 2016.
  2. ^ http://www.robindesbois-lespectacle.fr/Le-spectacle/L-histoire
  3. ^ Ultratop 40: Robin des Bois page
  4. ^ LesCharts.com: Robin des Bois page
  5. ^ LesCharts.com: Robin des Bois page
  6. ^ LesCharts.com Nyco Lilliu - "Un monde à changer" page
  7. ^ Ultratop.be/fr/ Nyco Lilliu - "Un monde à changer"
  8. ^ LesCharts.com M. Pokora - "Le jour qui se rêve" page
  9. ^ Ultratop.be/fr/ M. Pokora - "Le jour qui se rêve" page

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