Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris [Original Cast/2002 Remaster] ()

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Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris [Original Cast/2002 Remaster] - Original Cast Recording
Track Listing
  1. Marathon (Les flamandes)
  2. Alone (Seul)
  3. Madeleine
  4. I loved (J'aimais)
  5. Mathilde
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  1. Marathon (Les flamandes)
  2. Alone (Seul)
  3. Madeleine
  4. I loved (J'aimais)
  5. Mathilde
  6. Bachelor's Dance (La bourrée du célibataire)
  7. Timid Frieda (La timides)
  8. My death (La mort)
  9. Jackie (La chanson de Jacky)
  10. Desperate ones (Les déspérés)
  11. Sons of... (Fils de...)
  12. Amsterdam
  13. The bulls (Les taureaux)
  14. Old folks (Les vieux)
  15. Marieke
  16. Brussels (Bruxelles)
  17. Fanette (La fanette)
  18. Funeral tango (Le tango funèbre)
  19. The middle class (Les bourgeois)
  20. You're not alone (Jef)
  21. Next (Au suivant)
  22. Carousel (La valse à mille temps)
  23. If we only have love (Quand on n'a que l'amour)
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Jacques Brel occupied a position in French popular music roughly comparable to that of Bob Dylan in the U.S., writing and singing personal, serious songs of greater depth and individuality than most pop. Unlike Dylan, however, Brel's music, drawing upon cabaret styles, had an overtly theatrical flair. America in the winter of 1968 was well-primed for such an artist, and veteran songwriter Mort Shuman, along with associate Eric Blau, hit upon the idea of translating Brel's songs and presenting them in a musical revue. Using ...

Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris [Original Cast/2002 Remaster] 2002, Sony Classical

UPC: 696998999824

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