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5 Incredible French Love Songs You May Not Know (Yet)

By Nicolas | July 26, 2023 

Love, that potent and intricate emotion, sweeps us into a whirlwind of feelings. It can be both a gentle melody that resonates with our hearts and a tempestuous storm that disrupts us. From the awe of initial glances to the challenges of daily life, love holds many surprises in store for us. Sometimes, it reveals itself in the shadows of unreciprocated sentiments or conceals within the depths of a secret passion. To celebrate these diverse aspects, we've carefully selected five splendid French love songs that subtly depict the various facets and enigmas of this universal sentiment. Discover these musical treasures that serve as a reminder that love is an unpredictable adventure, simultaneously turbulent and captivating.

1. Elsa Esnoult - Mal de toi

 

We loved each other like two children
Who discovered love under the stars one beautiful evening by chance
We parted ways, simply
Because we thought we had reached the end of our story

Yet I hurt from you
I hurt so much from you
Every time I think of you
Oh yes, I hurt from you
I hurt too much from you
I would give anything
For you to be here

Often, I think of your kisses
All those lovely words that only you invented for me
Those confidences we shared
Swearing that we would never, never, never leave each other

Yet I hurt from you
I hurt so much from you
Every time I think of you
Oh yes, I hurt from you
I hurt too much from you
I would give anything
For you to be here

For you to be here

If one fine day, you were to say
That maybe you and I were wrong that evening to part ways
If our love started anew
Like in the beginning when we swore it was for eternity

 

I wouldn't hurt from you anymore
Wouldn't hurt so much from you
Every time I think of you
Oh yes, I hurt from you
I hurt too much from you
I would give anything
For you to be here

Yet I hurt from you
I hurt so much from you
Every time I think of you
Oh yes, I hurt from you
I hurt too much from you
I would give anything
For you to be here

For you to be here

For you to be here

2. Frédéric François et Daniel Lévi - L' amour fou

 

Who has never woken up, almost on the verge of tears
For loving too closely the eyes of a woman?
A steaming coffee in the morning that we dare not touch
The sudden feeling that nothing is right

 

It's crazy love
That makes us
Men on our knees
Mad lovers
Who would give everything
For a rendezvous

 

It's crazy love
That flows in the veins
Of all those who love each other
Because deep down
We are all the same
When someone loves you

 

It's there in the heart of torment, in all the shipwrecks
We cannot chain it, nor put it in a cage
It's here because it remains from our passage
What God leaves us as a legacy

 

It's crazy love
That makes us
Men on our knees
It makes us jealous
Almost half-crazy
From its sweet eyes

 

It's crazy love
That races time
With giant steps
And a rendezvous
With the children
And our grandchildren

 

It's crazy love
It's crazy love
It's crazy love
It's crazy love

3- Lara Fabian - Je Suis Malade

 

I don't dream anymore
I don't smoke anymore
I don't even have a story
I'm ugly without you
I'm dirty without you
Like an orphan in a dormitory
I no longer have the desire
To live my life
My life stops when you leave
I have no more life
And even my bed
Turns into a train platform
When you go away

I am sick
Completely sick
Like when my mother went out at night
And left me alone with my despair
I am sick
Perfectly sick
You arrive, we never know when
You leave, we never know where
And it's been almost two years
That you don't care

Like to a rock
Like to a sin
I am attached to you
I am tired, I am exhausted
Pretending to be happy
When they are around
I drink every night
And all the whiskeys
Taste the same to me
And all the boats
Carry your flag
I don't know where to go anymore, you are everywhere

I am sick
Completely sick
I pour my blood into your body
And I am like a dead bird
When you sleep
I am sick
Perfectly sick
You have deprived me of all my songs
You have emptied me of all my words
Yet I believe I had talent
Before your skin

This love is killing me
If it continues
I will die alone with myself
Next to my radio
Like a foolish child
Listening to my own voice singing

I am sick
Completely sick
Like when my mother went out at night
And left me alone with my despair
I am sick
That's right
I am sick
You have deprived me of all my songs
You have emptied me of all my words
And my heart is completely sick
Surrounded by barricades
Do you hear
I am sick

4. Hervé Vilard - Reviens

 

Come back, she's here next to me, she's beautiful
I see you when I'm with her
After all, after you, I have nothing
You know it well
Come back, we'll live hand in hand
It's written on the walls of life
It's written, I'm sure I'll forget it


I've kept a place in the sun, for you, for me
Yes, I made love to her, from you to me

Come back, we'll live hand in hand
The adventure with you is so good
In love, unhappy, it doesn't matter
It's so good
Come back, she's there, she smiles, she's beautiful
She's fine when I'm with her
She's here next to me, and it's you
That I see


Yes, by loving all those who took me
In their hands, in their eyes, I learned
We have only one love in life

It's the desert crossing for you, for me
We have every reason to do it, from you to me

Come back, we'll live hand in hand
It's written on the walls of life
I'm sure I'll forget it
I'm sure I'll forget it, I shout
Come back, we'll live hand in hand
The adventure with you is so good
In love, unhappy, it doesn't matter
It's so good
That's why I shout
Come back, we'll live hand in hand
It's written on the walls of life
In love, unhappy, it doesn't matter, it doesn't matter
That's why I shout
Come back, we'll live hand in hand
The adventure with you is so good

5. C. Jérôme - Et tu danses avec lui

 

You've never danced
As well as tonight
I watch your blond hair
Shining in the dark

You've never smiled
So tenderly, I believe
You're the prettiest
But you don't look at me

And you dance with him
Head on his shoulder
You close your eyes a bit
It's your worst role

And you dance with him
Abandoned, happy
You have all night
To fall in love with him

I feel uncomfortable
I want to leave
There's always a slow dance
To steal your smile from me

And you flirt with him
Me, all alone, in my corner
I don't know who I am anymore
I don't remember anything

And you dance with him
Head on his shoulder
You close your eyes a bit
It's your worst role

And you dance with him
Abandoned, happy
You have all night
To fall in love with him

And you dance with him
And you dance with him
And you dance with him
And you dance with him
With him
Him

 

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