I Love the Songs of Edith Piaf

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    Hymne a l'Amour (Hymn to Love) (1949).

    Hugely powerful song with one of the most memorable last lines ever. 'Dieu reunit ceux qui s'aiment' ('God reunites those who love'). Whether I believe it or not, Piaf - the words are her own - makes me want to.
    supersnipe supersnipe
    56-60, M
    Jun 4, 2015

    **PIAF CENTENARY** 'Je Sais Comment' (1960).

    This is on the 'B' side of the UK release of 'Milord'. Fantastic imagery of crumbing walls and prison doors turning on their hinges, and the last line is brilliant. 'I know the way to have a free and happy heart, Sleep....'
    supersnipe supersnipe
    56-60, M
    Dec 16, 2015

    'je Sais Comment': A Hidden Gem

    The only chart action of Edith Piaf in the UK was for 'Milord', a story about a woman, possibly a prostitute ('une fille du port, une ombre de la rue...), who consoles a broken-hearted man whose lover has just left on a ship. A few people bought that because it got into the Top 3...
    supersnipe supersnipe
    56-60, M
    Oct 13, 2012
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