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"I don't know easy ones, I only know fragile and difficult ones" ... The tribute to women ofin Women, I love you, has become, over the years, a classic of French song. Yet the artist almost never sang it. for his new album Terrien, Julien Clerc tells the surprising fate of this title, which ended up escaping him and which even became the soundtrack of an advertisement for a brand of menstrual protectors .
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When"The song had its own story, almost independent of me" offers him the text, Julien Clerc judges it "too frontal". "I'm quite modest and I never said 'I love you' in songs," recalls the singer. "And there, all of a sudden. Jean-Loup Dabadie made me sing 'Women, I love you'. I told myself it was too much."
Not to mention that his companion at the time only moderately appreciates this declaration of love made to all women. "I had played the song on the piano to Miou-Miou. She looked at me, and after a short silence, she replied 'It's a woman, I love you'", relates today with a smile. Julien Clerc.
The singer finally leaves to record a new album in London, thinking not to record this title. But the producer, however English and non-French speaking, protested. "But are you crazy or what? We will record it right away!", He insists to the singer.
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An ad for stamps to engrave the legend
", the song has had its own story, almost independent of me. It has been used in karaoke, etc.", observes Julien Clerc. An independent life that leads the song to appearing in an advertisement for a brand of menstrual protectors. "But it's a very beautiful film directed by Peter Lindberg!", Specifies the artist.
"When the brand came to find me, I asked to see the film first". After viewing, Julien Clerc will accept, building a little more, with this cult advertisement, the legend of his song.
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