Tu m'oublieras

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"Tu m'oublieras"
Tu m'oublieras.jpg
Single by Larusso
from the album Simplement
B-side"Je survivrai"
ReleasedOctober 1998
FormatCD single, 7" single
Cassette
GenrePop
Length3:40
LabelEMI
Songwriter(s)Yves Dessca
Marc Hillman
R. Artoff
Producer(s)Luke, Dr Swing
Larusso singles chronology
"Je survivrai"
(1998)
"Tu m'oublieras"
(1998)
"On ne s'aimera plus jamais"
(1999)

"Tu m'oublieras" is a 1998 song recorded by French singer Larusso. It was the second single from her debut album, Simplement, and was released in October 1998. It remains to date Larusso's best single, topping the chart in France and Belgium (Wallonia), and can be deemed as her signature song.

Song information[edit]

The song was originally performed during the 1970s by Régine, Irma Jackson (You Will Forget, 1979), then by Jeane Manson, under the title "Tu oublieras". Yves Dessca, who participated in the composition of the song, had previously written some songs for Michel Sardou and for the Eurovision Song Contest 1971. Unlike the original version, Larusso's cover contains many scats, modern gimmicks and some lyrics in English-language.[1]

In France, the single featured in the top 100 for 42 weeks, from 28 November 1998. It debuted at #34, then climbed almost every week and finally reached number-one on January 31, 1999. It stayed there for 12 weeks, before dropping first slowly, then rather quickly, totalling 26 weeks in the top ten and 38 weeks in the top 50.

To date, it is the 43rd best-selling single of all time in France,[2] and the 6th biggest hit in terms of chart positions.[3]

Track listings[edit]

CD single
  1. "Tu m'oublieras" (radio edit) — 3:40
  2. "Tu m'oublieras" (unforgettable mix) — 4:53
  3. "Je survivrai" — 3:57
7" single
  1. "Tu m'oublieras" (radio edit) — 3:40
  2. "Tu m'oublieras" (club mix) — 4:54
7" single - Remixes
  1. "Tu m'oublieras" (hip hop club mix)
  2. "Je survivrai" (club mix)
Cassette

Certifications and sales[edit]

Country Certification Date Sales certified Physical sales
France[4] Diamond May 5, 1999 750,000 1,209,000[5]

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elia Habib, Muz hit. tubes, p. 450 (ISBN 2-9518832-0-X)
  2. ^ Best-selling singles of all time in France Infodisc.fr (Retrieved 28 September 2008)
  3. ^ Biggest hits by points Lescharts.com (Retrieved 28 September 2008)
  4. ^ French certifications Disqueenfrance.com Archived 2012-02-23 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved 28 September 2008)
  5. ^ Larusso's certifications and sales in France See: "Les Ventes" => "Toutes les certifications depuis 1973" => "LARUSSO" Infodisc.fr (Retrieved 28 September 2008)
  6. ^ a b "Tu m'oublieras", in Belgian (Wallonia) and French Singles Charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved 3 September 2008)
  7. ^ 1999 Belgian (Flanders) Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved 28 September 2008)
  8. ^ 1999 French Singles Chart Ifop.com Archived 2009-06-27 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved 28 September 2008)