Jacques Brel – No. 7

This 1960 EP sold over 500000 copies in half a year and contains Brel’s most covered song which has been translated into English as “If you go Away”. A side: “La Valse À Mille Temps“ “La Tendresse” B side: “Ne Me Quitte Pas” “La Dame Patronesse” These titles translated into English are as follows: “The WaltzContinue reading “Jacques Brel – No. 7”

Jacques Brel – No. 2

This EP was released in May 1956. A side: Qu’Avons-Nous Fait Bonnes Gens Les Pieds Dans Le Ruisseau S’il Te Faut B side: Il Peut Pleuvoir Il Nous Faut Regarder La Bastille Its tracks translate as “What have we done, good people?”, “Standing in the Stream”, “If you have to”, “Let it Rain”, “We NeedContinue reading “Jacques Brel – No. 2”

Jacques Brel – No. 1

In Brel’s first releases, we see a pattern emerging – and the songs on this EP form the blueprints of many themes that emerge throughout Brel’s career, in particular “Grand Jacques” and “Le Diable (Ca Va)”.