The French Album

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Released in 1995, just as her American success was gaining momentum, The French Album strengthened Celine Dion's ties to her French-Canadian roots. Nearly all of the songs on the album were written by Jean-Jacques Goldman, whose songcraft is remarkably similar to the adult contemporary pop that broadened her international success. That's not necessarily bad; it's just that listeners expecting something strange or exotic may be surprised by the fact that the only thing that's changed is the language. That said, The French Album is a well-constructed and entertaining adult pop record -- there may not be too many distinctive songs, but on the whole, it sounds quite...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Released in 1995, just as her American success was gaining momentum, The French Album strengthened Celine Dion's ties to her French-Canadian roots. Nearly all of the songs on the album were written by Jean-Jacques Goldman, whose songcraft is remarkably similar to the adult contemporary pop that broadened her international success. That's not necessarily bad; it's just that listeners expecting something strange or exotic may be surprised by the fact that the only thing that's changed is the language. That said, The French Album is a well-constructed and entertaining adult pop record -- there may not be too many distinctive songs, but on the whole, it sounds quite nice.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/1/2008
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • UPC: 886972414720
  • Catalog Number: 724147
  • Sales rank: 11,177

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Pour Que Tu M'Aimes Encore (4:15)
  2. 2 Le Ballet (4:26)
  3. 3 Regarde-Moi (3:57)
  4. 4 Je Sais Pas (4:34)
  5. 5 La Memoire d'Abraham (3:50)
  6. 6 Cherche Encore (3:25)
  7. 7 Destin (4:15)
  8. 8 Les Derniers Seront Les Premiers (3:33)
  9. 9 J'Irai Ou Tu Iras (3:27)
  10. 10 J'Attendais (4:24)
  11. 11 Priere Paienne (4:11)
  12. 12 Vole (2:58)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Celine Dion Primary Artist, Vocals
Chistopher Deschamps Drums
Carole Fredericks Choir, Chorus
Yannick Hardouin Bass
Neil Jason Bass
Yvone Jones Choir, Chorus
Denis Leloup Trombone
Christian Martinez Trumpet
Roland Romanelli Piano
Antoine Russo Trumpet
Patrice Tison Guitar
Basil Leroux Guitar
Beckie Bell Choir, Chorus
Christophe Negre Saxophone
Sylvain Beuf Saxophone
Arnaud Dunoyer de Segonzac Piano
Technical Credits
Eric Benzi Arranger, Composer, Programming
Jean-Jacques Goldman Arranger, Composer
Vito Luprano Executive Producer
J. Kapler Composer
J.J. Goldman Composer
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Customer Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    great album

    this is the first french album i bought and i think jean jacques goldman is a genius. celine of course is great. and the songs are not your usual french love ballad songs. there edge songs like in english just in french.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Celine's Best

    Everyone once in a while an artist of Celine's caliber teams up with a composer/writer and together they create a masterpiece. This is it! It might be foreign to those who do not speak French, but will fill your heart and soul with nothing but Celine.

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