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L'Essentiel: 1977-2007 (2 CD) [Best of]

Francis Cabrel Audio CD
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
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En voilà un qui n'a plus besoin de présentation ! Fort d'une carrière qui a vu se multiplier les succès à travers toute la francophonie, Francis Cabrel souligne trois décennies de parcours musical avec la parution d'une nouvelle compilation. ''L'essentiel 1977-2007'', ce sont 35 chansons incontournables tirées du répertoire de l'artiste et auxquelles s'ajoutent trois titres inédits : ''Les yeux bleus sous la pluie'' (une adaptation de Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain de Willie Nelson), ''Le gorille'' (reprise de Georges Brassens) et ''Gardien de nuit'' qui est sorti en France, mais pas au Québec.

The essential recordings of Francis Cabrel. This 2 CD package includes 35 essentials and 3 Bsides: ''Les yeux bleus sous la pluie'' (adaptation of Willie Nelson's Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain), ''Le gorille'' (Georges Brassens) and ''Gardien de nuit'', available for the first time in Canada.

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1-1 Petite Marie 3:26 1-2 Les Murs De Poussière 2:46 1-3 Les Chemins De Traverse 3:01 1-4 Je L'Aime À Mourir 2:43 1-5 C'Était L'Hiver 3:52 1-6 La Dame De Haute-Savoie 2:10 1-7 L'Encre De Tes Yeux 3:05 1-8 Je Pense Encore À Toi 2:10 1-9 Ma Place Dans Le Trafic 3:11 1-10 Répondez-Moi 4:23 1-11 La Fille Qui M'Accompagne 4:25 1-12 Leila Et Les Chasseurs 4:29 1-13 Les Chevaliers Cathares 3:17 1-14 Said Et Mohammed 3:50 1-15 Encore Et Encore 4:32 1-16 Je Te Suivrai 4:06 1-17 Il Faudra Leur Dire 3:44 1-18 Sarbacane 4:06 1-19 C'est Écrit 5:50 1-20 Rosie 3:47 2-1 La Cabane Du Pêcheur 5:06 2-2 La Corrida 5:37 2-3 Je T'Aimais, Je T'Aime Et Je T'Aimerai 4:36 2-4 Octobre 3:33 2-5 Samedi Soir Sur La Terre - (Version Live) 7:47 2-6 Vengo A Ofrecer Mi Corazon 3:52 2-7 Hors-Saison 4:39 2-8 Le Reste Du Temps 3:30 2-9 Le Monde Est Sourd 4:24 2-10 Les Passantes (Version Live) 5:02 2-11 Quand J'Aime Une Fois J'Aime Pour Toujours 4:18 2-12 Les Gens Absents 5:03 2-13 Elle Dort 4:34 2-14 Bonne Nouvelle 4:40 2-15 Gardien De Nuit (Inédit) 2:59 2-16 LesYeux Bleus Pleurant Sous La Pluie (Inédit) 3:56 2-17 Le Gorille (Inédit) 3:49

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Francis Cabrel at his best! Jan. 12 2010
Format:Audio CD
I bought this CD for my sister as a Christmas gift (2008). She has been a fan of Francis Cabrel for many years. She particularly likes this CD as it contains several of her favourite songs among the French singer's repertoire that spans over 30 years.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Ols songs are better! April 14 2014
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Some old songs are missing. In a retrospective the 1987 cd is a better choice. When a remaster of those beautiful love songs?
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5.0 out of 5 stars good product May 18 2012
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Contient toutes les meilleures chansons de tous les albums de Cabrel, constituant le meilleur résumé de sa discographie. Contains all best songs of each Cabrel's albums. Best review of his discography.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of my favorite French singers. April 27 2012
By Knightwind - Published on Amazon.com
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When I first was exposed to French language music, it was via songs from Celine Dion. The first time I heard her sing, I was captivated. (though, I'm not as much of a fan of her English sung songs, which are pretty good, but not always as pleasant to me... with exceptions, of course). So, as a guy, I think it's more natural to like women singers, as most minds of men are attuned to perk up when hearing a woman's voice. It's just natural. Anyway, so I started collecting French music, and at first, went for the female singers, as somehow I felt weird listening to men singing in French. After a while, I got over that stereotype, and found there are some very good French male singers, and Francis Cabrel is one of the best. Listen to some of his music on Youtube, and perhaps you will be inclined to order his music for your listening pleasure too. Other very good male singers, per my taste in music, are: Paul Piche, Yves Simon and Joe Dassin (who was an American born of a French immigrant, who went back to France, and died way too young).
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Greatness!!! June 5 2010
By Carmelle Dely - Published on Amazon.com
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His music transcends generations and cultural boundaries. I grew up listening to him and it is amazing how relevant his work is today.
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Magnifique! June 27 2009
By Call Me Esquire - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Audio CD
Francil Cabrel is the essence of French pop! His voice will transport you into a sing along, toe tapping, body swaying happiness and you will find yourself humming his tunes day and night! I highly recommend this highly talented, gifted artist!
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely Feb. 18 2012
By Paula Weisman - Published on Amazon.com
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I discovered Francis Cabral's music in 1994, through a friend who had heard him on a trip to France, and wanted me to translate the songs. I remember being thunderstruck by the poetry of his lyrics. His songs have the ability to transport me; it's like a mini-vacation to listen to this music. This two disc set has enough of his songs to satisfy. I gave the set to my sister-in-law from Quebec, and she loved it also.
5.0 out of 5 stars This CD is... LOVE ! June 28 2014
By Leah - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Audio CD
Great songs, beautiful melodies and lyrics.... I am glad i found and bought it.

Merci Francis Cabrel pour ce merveilleux CD!...
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