Jacques Brel is one of the most covered French language singers of all time. In this list are my top five covers of Jacques Brel’s music.
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Jacques Brel – No. 4 (La Valse A Mille Temps)
Brel’s fourth ‘album’, often referred to as “La Valse A Mille Temps”, was released in 1959. It was Brel’s first album to be released after a legendary performance at the Olympia in Paris which brought Brel much critical acclaim.
Brel’s Albums Ranked Worst To Best
Here are my highly subjective thoughts about Brel’s best (and worst) albums! To rank the albums, each track was scored out of 5, and then the total score was divided by the amount of tracks on the album, and a point was taken or added depending on the album’s overall consistency.
Jacques Brel – No. 12
This 1962 live EP is taken from the the album A l’Olympia ’61 was Brel’s last EP to be released on the Phillips label. It came with two very distinct covers, as you can see from above…
Beyond Coincidence: Jacques Brel & David Bowie
When you’re a big fan of two of the most influential artists of the 20th century (and perhaps all time?) you start reading too much into their similarities…
Who Is Jacques Brel?
Who is Jacques Brel? How did he become a singer? Where is he now?
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)”.