French music

UNE COMPTINE

Publié le 11 August 2017

For this month's French song of the month we look at a traditional French nursery rhyme. This is typically sung in the playground and practically … Read More

LAISSE BETON

Publié le 28 July 2017

This 1977 hit by Renaud cemented the introduction of verlan, or French slang, into mainstream popular culture. This showed a mark in the acceptance of … Read More

LA MER

Publié le 29 June 2017

As the month of July is so often spent by the sea, what could be a more appropriate song for the month of July than … Read More

Mon Coeur, Mon Amour

Publié le 23 May 2017

This month we have chosen the song 'Mon coeur, mon amour', a French pop classic by Anaïs from the early millennium. The video takes place … Read More

Aux armes et caetera

Publié le 28 April 2017

This song is Serge Gainsbourg’s take on the French National Anthem. The title is taken from the first line of the chorus in the national … Read More

The Rabbit Song

Publié le 31 March 2017

This month, somewhat fitting with our Easter theme, we have chosen the song ‘Un Lapin’ sung by French icon Chantal Goya. Read More

Charlotte Chante

Publié le 1 February 2017

Get to grips with some colloquial language with this humorous song by up-and-coming French singer, Charlotte Chante Charlotte!  … Read More

The Letter Song

Publié le 31 December 2016

En relisant ta lettre lyrics - This is our French song selection for the month of January. Listen to the lyrics of this song to … Read More

Paris Song

Publié le 31 October 2016

SONG OF THE MONTH: This month we have chosen the song 'Paris sera toujours Paris'. Read More

October Song

Publié le 10 October 2016

Discover the words of a French song to help boost your vocabulary! This month, the beautiful song by Francis Cabrel, ‘Octobre’. Read More