Tu es mon autre

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"Tu es mon autre"
Tu es mon autre.jpg
Single by Lara Fabian and Maurane
from the album Nue
B-side Instrumental + Live
Released October 2002
Format CD single
Recorded 2002
Genre Pop
Length 3:42
Label Universal Music, Polydor
Writer(s) Lara Fabian, Rick Allison
Producer(s) Rick Allison
Lara Fabian singles chronology
"Aimer Dejá"
"Tu es mon autre"

"Tu es mon autre" is a 2002 song recorded as a duet by Belgian singers Lara Fabian and Maurane. It was the fifth and last single from Fabian's fifth studio album Nue, and was released in October 2002. The song achieved success in France and Belgium (Wallonia) where it was a top five hit, becoming both singers' one of her most successful hit.


The song was nominated in the category 'Song of the year' at the Victoires de la Musique.

In France, the single was charted for 31 weeks, eight of them in the top ten, including a peak at #5 on 26 October 2002. In Belgium (Wallonia), the single debuted at #6 on 2 November 2002, then reached number two for three weeks, being blocked by Las Ketchup's hit "The Ketchup Song" ; it totalled 14 weeks in the top ten and 21 weeks on the chart (top 40). The song achieved a moderate success in Switzerland, but remained in the top 100 for 19 weeks.


In this song, Fabian and Maurane sing all the lyrics simultaneously. In the music video, the two singers are performing the song in front of each other, in a room full of mirrors. It deals with the themes of friendship and alter ego.

"Tu es mon autre" was performed many times with many other artists, including Fabian's longtime collaborator Rick Allison (who participated in the song writing and production), during the singer's 2001/2002 tour. Both say to one another before the performance "[...] a song that I wrote for you, and that you wrote for me [...]". The song was thus available in its live version on Live 2002 (2002), En Toute Intimité and Un regard 9 Live (2009). In 2012, Fabian performed the song with Indonesian singer Anggun during a concert special on the MTV Lebanon.[1]

Track listings[edit]

  • CD single
  1. "Tu es mon autre" — 3:42
  2. "Tu es mon autre" (instrumental) — 3:42
  3. "Tu es mon autre" (live) — 4:37



Country Certification Date Sales certified Physical sales
Belgium[9] Gold 30 November 2002 25,000
France[10] Gold 2002 250,000 260,000[11]


  1. ^ "Lara Fabian & Anggun - Mon Autre". MTV Lebanon official YouTube channel. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Tu es mon autre", Belgian (Wallonia) singles charts Ultratop.be (Retrieved June 24, 2009)
  3. ^ "Tu es mon autre", French singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved June 24, 2009)
  4. ^ "Tu es mon autre", Swiss singles charts Hitparade.ch (Retrieved June 24, 2009)
  5. ^ 2002 Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved June 24, 2009)
  6. ^ 2002 French Singles Chart Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved June 24, 2009)
  7. ^ 2003 Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved June 24, 2009)
  8. ^ 2003 French Singles Chart Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved July 20, 2009)
  9. ^ Belgian certifications Ultratop.be (Retrieved June 24, 2009)
  10. ^ French certifications Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved June 24, 2009)
  11. ^ Certifications and sales in France See: "Les Ventes" => "Toutes les certifications depuis 1973 => "FABIAN Lara & MAURANE" Infodisc.fr (Retrieved June 24, 2009)