Seul (album)

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Seul
Seul (album).jpg
Studio album by Garou
Released November 13, 2000
Genre Pop
Label Columbia, Sony Music
Producer Vito Luprano
Garou chronology
Seul
2000
Seul... avec vous
2001
Singles from Seul
  1. "Seul"
    Released: October 2000
  2. "Je n'attendais que vous"
    Released: April 2001
  3. "Sous le vent"
    Released: October 2001
  4. "Gitan"
    Released: 2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Seul is the debut album recorded by the Canadian singer Garou. Released in November 2000, this album was a great success in the francophone countries, reaching the top of the charts in France and Belgium (Wallonia) and becoming the best-selling album of 2001. It contains the hit single "Seul" which also topped the charts in these countries.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Gitan" (Luc Plamondon, Romano Musumarra) — 4:05
  2. "Que l'amour est violent" (Luc Plamondon, Aldo Nova, Rick Virag) — 5:41
  3. "Demande au soleil" (Luc Plamondon, Romano Musumarra) — 5:34
  4. "Seul" (Luc Plamondon, Romano Musumarra) — 4:41
  5. "Sous le vent" (Duo avec Céline Dion) (Jacques Veneruso) — 3:31
  6. "Je n'attendais que vous" (Jacques Veneruso) — 5:18
  7. "Criminel" (Luc Plamondon, Franck Langolff) — 3:45
  8. "Le calme plat" (Élisabeth Anaïs, Franck Langolff) — 4:10
  9. "Au plaisir de ton corps" (Luc Plamondon, Aldo Nova, Rick Virag) — 4:38
  10. "La moitié du ciel" (Élisabeth Anaïs, Richard Cocciante) — 4:11
  11. "Lis dans mes yeux" (Erick Benzi) — 4:04
  12. "Jusqu'à me perdre" (Bryan Adams, Elliot Kennedy, Luc Plamondon) — 4:27
  13. "Gambler" (Marc Drouin, Christophe Rose) — 4:37
  14. "L'adieu" (Didier Barbelivien) — 4:01

Certifications[edit]

Country Certification Date Sales certified Physical sales
Belgium (Wallonia)[2] 2 x Platinum 5 January 2002 100,000
Canada[3] 3 x Platinum 28 May 2002 300,000
Europe 2 x Platinum 2,000,000
France[4] Diamond 2001 1,000,000 1,553,500[5]
Poland Platinum 100,000
Switzerland[6] 2 x Platinum 2003 60,000

Charts[edit]

Preceded by
Clandestino by Manu Chao
French SNEP number-one album (first run)
January 20, 2001 (1 week)
Succeeded by
Double Face 3 by DJ Kost & DJ Goldfinger
Preceded by
Gourmandises by Alizée
French SNEP number-one album (second run)
February 10, 2001 – March 3, 2001 (4 weeks)
Succeeded by
2001: L'Odyssée des Enfoirés by Les Enfoirés
Preceded by
Roméo et Juliette, de la Haine à l'Amour by Various artists
Belgian (Wallonia) number-one album
February 10, 2001 – March 17, 2001 (6 weeks)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ 2002 certifications in Belgium (Wallonia) Ultratop.be (Retrieved May 31, 2008)
  3. ^ "Gold & Platinum Certification – May 2002". Canadian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 2010-10-19. Retrieved 2010-08-19. 
  4. ^ Garou's certifications in France Chartsinfrance.net (Retrieved May 23, 2008)
  5. ^ Sales and chart trajectories of various albums in France Fanofmusic.fr (Retrieved May 31, 2008)
  6. ^ 2003 certifications in Switzerland Chartsinfrance.net (Retrieved May 31, 2008)
  7. ^ Seul, in Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved May 31, 2008)
  8. ^ Canadian Albums Chart allmusic.com (Retrieved June 1, 2008)
  9. ^ Seul, in French Albums Chart Lescharts.com (Retrieved May 31, 2008)
  10. ^ Seul, in Swiss Albums Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved May 31, 2008)
  11. ^ 2000 Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved May 22, 2008)
  12. ^ 2000 French Albums Chart Ifop.com (Retrieved May 22, 2008)
  13. ^ 2001 Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved May 22, 2008)
  14. ^ 2001 French Albums Chart Ifop.com (Retrieved May 22, 2008)
  15. ^ 2001 Swiss Albums Chart Swisscharts.com (Retrieved May 22, 2008)
  16. ^ 2002 Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved May 22, 2008)
  17. ^ 2002 French Albums Chart Ifop.com Archived 2008-05-13 at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved May 22, 2008)
  18. ^ 2002 Swiss Albums Chart Swisscharts.com (Retrieved May 22, 2008)