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Charles Trenet – Y’a d’la joie (CD)


Collection PREMIERS SUCCES (first successes) – 24 popular songs from this great singer – songwriter; all his songs are emblematic: Y’a d’la joie, La mer, Je chante, Que reste-t-il de nos amours, Le temps des cerises…

BONUS: an exclusive interview with Charles Trenet in which he talks about his early days with Johnny Hess, his arrival in Paris, his love of art, his friendship with Antonin Artaud and Maurice Utrillo, his paintings…he recites a previously unpublished poem.

 I found him so striking, so perfect, that I could not wait…Charles TRENET, with his simplicity, was hardly conscious of the revolution that he was creating in music…

Jacques Canetti