Written-By – Jacques Brel (tracks: A1 to B1, B3 to B6). Notes.
Jacques Brel had still to visit the . when his first American album (so aptly titled!) was released - ironically, by the time he did make his debut, this particular set was long since deleted. Nevertheless, it made a strong impression at the time, not only serving notice to those who cared that a new talent was stirring on the European mainland, but also offering up the first attempts yet made to render Brel into English
Jacques is the fifth studio album by the British singer/songwriter Marc Almond. It was released in December 1989. The album is a tribute to the Belgian singer-songwriter Jacques Brel and was instigated by Almond's collaboration with Paul Buck, who adapted Brel's original non-English lyrics specifically for Almond. The songs for the album were recorded at Milo Studios, London, over four years.
Redirected from Il neige sur Liège). Jacques Romain Georges Brel (French: ; 8 April 1929 – 9 October 1978) was a Belgian singer, songwriter, actor and director who composed and performed literate, thoughtful, and theatrical songs that generated a large, devoted following-initially in Belgium and France, later throughout the world. He was widely considered a master of the modern chanson
Jacques Brel (French pronunciation: ; 8 April 1929 – 9 October 1978) was a Belgian singer-songwriter who composed and performed literate, thoughtful, and theatrical songs that generated a large, devoted following in France initially, and later throughout the world. American Début Album.
Jacques Brel ( French pronunciation: ; 8 April 1929 – 9 October 1978) was a Belgian singer-songwriter who composed and performed literate, thoughtful, and theatrical songs that generated a large, devoted following in Belgium and France initially, and later throughout the world. He was widely considered a master of the modern chanson.
Singer/songwriter Jacques Brel created and performed a catalog of literate, thoughtful, and theatrical songs that brought him a large, devoted following in France. His audience eventually extended internationally, making him a major influence on English-speaking writers and performers including Leonard Cohen and David Bowie, while translations of his songs were recorded by a wide range of performers from the Kingston Trio to Frank Sinatra. In 1960, Brel earned a . release with American Début on Columbia Records, a compilation of Philips tracks. That year in France, Jacques Brel 6 and another live album, Olympia 64, appeared.
Jacques Brel, April 8, Jacques Brel was a Belgian singer and actor; he is best known for his influence on English speaking artists, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra and David Bowie. Jacques Brel began performing his music for friends and family in the early 1950s. His dark and violent lyrics. Despite this, he began performing publicly and on local radio stations. In 1953, he signed a recording deal with Phillips Records. His first song La Faire was released in March 1953. After the release of his single, Brel moved to Paris. He worked the cabaret circuit in the city and also gave guitar lessons. Brel struggled to make a breakthrough in Paris at first and his greatest early success when Juliette Gréco, a French singer, sang his song Le diable (Çava).
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|A1||La Valse A Mille Temps||3:49|
|A3||La Dame Patronesse||3:24|
Written-By – F. Rauber*, J. Brel*
|A5||Ne Me Quitte Pas
Ondes Martenot [Uncredited] – Janine De Waleyne
|A6||Je Ne Sais Pas||2:43|
Written-By – F. Rauber*, J. Brel*
|B6||Quand On N'A Que L'Amour||2:33|
- Manufactured By – CBS Records
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
- Directed By, Conductor [Orchestra] – François Rauber
- Orchestra – François Rauber And His Orchestra*
- Written-By – J. Brel* (tracks: A1 to A3, A5, B1, B3 to B6)
NotesCover backside has "1973 CBS. Inc." printed on bottom left. Also mistaken credits on this issue for A6: L. Gaste
|B 76.483 R, B 76 483 R||Jacques Brel||N° 4 (10", Album, Mono)||Philips, Philips||B 76.483 R, B 76 483 R||France||1959|
|WL 175||Jacques Brel||American Debut (LP, Album, Mono)||Columbia||WL 175||US||Unknown|
|B 76.483 R||Jacques Brel||N° 4 (10", Album, Mono, RE)||Philips||B 76.483 R||France||Unknown|
|981 414-6||Jacques Brel||N° 4 (10", Album, Mono, RE)||Barclay||981 414-6||France||2004|
|AWS 324||Jacques Brel||American Debut (LP, Album, RE)||Columbia, Columbia Special Products||AWS 324||US||1973|