Tu es foutu

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"Tu es foutu
(You Promised Me)"
Single by In-Grid
from the album Rendez-vous
Released June 2002
Format CD Single, Maxi Single, Airplay Single
Genre Eurodance, house[1]
Length 3:38
Label Universal
Writer(s) Marco Soncini, Ingrid Alberini
Producer(s) Alfredo Larry Pignagnoli
In-Grid singles chronology
"Tu es foutu (You Promised Me)"

"Tu es foutu" (English: "You're screwed/fucked") is a song by Italian dance singer-songwriter In-Grid. It was released in June 2002 as the lead single from her debut album Rendez-vous.

An English version of the song titled "You Promised Me" was also released in United States, Australia, United Kingdom and other countries.

To date, "Tu es foutu" remains as In-Grid's most successful song worldwide, having entered the top ten of many Europe and Oceanic countries.

Song information[edit]

"Tu es foutu" describes the end of a relationship. In-Grid tells her lover that she is fed up with his empty promises and says angrily that he is "screwed"/"fucked" (the literal meaning of "tu es foutu" in French).


The lyrics were written by In-Grid and Marco Soncini, who co-produced the song with Alfredo Larry Pignagnoli. The English version was also co-written by Daniela Galli (also known as Dhany) and Paul Sears.


A Chill-Grid remix at her album Rendez-vous, the Harlem Hustlers club mix as a B-side of the "Tu es foutu" CD single and a Benny Bennasi Remix.

Chart performance[edit]

"Tu es foutu" became a significant hit for In-Grid and marked the beginning of her successful career. It peaked at number one in Hungary and Sweden. The single reached the top ten in a handful of countries such as Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Poland and Romania. It also proved to be successful in other continents, charting inside the top ten in Australia and on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play and Hot Dance Singles Sales chart.

Chart (2002-2003) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[2] 7
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[3] 6
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[4] 2
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[5] 17
Denmark (Tracklisten)[6] 2
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100) 10
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[7] 7
France (SNEP)[8] 47
Germany (Official German Charts)[9] 9
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40)[10] 1
Italy (FIMI)[11] 16
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[12] 2
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[13] 14
Norway (VG-lista)[14] 3
Poland (Polish Airplay Charts)[15] 2
Romania (Romanian Top 100)[16] 3
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[17] 16
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[18] 1
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[19] 23
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[20] 200
US Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play 6
US Billboard Hot Dance Singles Sales 2
US Billboard Hot Dance Airplay 4

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)" by Las Ketchup
Swedish Singles Chart number-one single
9 January 2003 - 16 January 2003 (2 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Lose Yourself" by Eminem


  1. ^ http://www.discogs.com/In-Grid-Tu-Es-Foutu/master/146280
  2. ^ "Australian-charts.com – In-Grid – Tu es foutu". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – In-Grid – Tu es foutu" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – In-Grid – Tu es foutu" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – In-Grid – Tu es foutu" (in French). Ultratop 50.
  6. ^ "Danishcharts.com – In-Grid – Tu es foutu". Tracklisten.
  7. ^ "In-Grid: Tu es foutu" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
  8. ^ "Lescharts.com – In-Grid – Tu es foutu" (in French). Les classement single.
  9. ^ "Musicline.de – In-Grid Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  10. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved 2010-12-08.
  11. ^ "Italiancharts.com – In-Grid – Tu es foutu". Top Digital Download.
  12. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – In-Grid search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40.
  13. ^ "Charts.org.nz – In-Grid – Tu es foutu". Top 40 Singles.
  14. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – In-Grid – Tu es foutu". VG-lista.
  15. ^ "Polish Airplay Charts - Lista krajowa 12/2003". PiF PaF Production. Archived from the original on October 27, 2007. Retrieved November 17, 2016. 
  16. ^ Romanian peak
  17. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – In-Grid – Tu es foutu" Canciones Top 50.
  18. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – In-Grid – Tu es foutu". Singles Top 100.
  19. ^ "Swisscharts.com – In-Grid – Tu es foutu". Swiss Singles Chart.
  20. ^ British peak

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