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Name this French pop song
July 20, 2014 6:57 AM   Subscribe

I only know four things about the song I'm looking for:

It's a pop song from the 1990's. (I may have heard it on Danish Radio around 1993, but I'm not 100% sure about that).
The lyrics are in French.
The singer is male; I think he's a baritone.
The chorus is an elongated "toi" (which is French for "you"). Here's a sound clip of me trying to sing it.

Do you have any suggestions?
posted by WalkingAround to Media & Arts (7 answers total)
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99oER-LWxio

Francois Feldman - Rien Que Pour Toi?
posted by nightrecordings at 9:13 AM on July 20


Chouette!
posted by Mister Bijou at 9:57 AM on July 20


No it's not Feldman. If I recall correctly, the song I have in mind is slower and the singer has a deeper voice.
posted by WalkingAround at 10:40 AM on July 20


Etienne Daho Bleu Comme Toi?
posted by seawallrunner at 1:23 PM on July 20


Or Etienne Daho Saudade?
posted by seawallrunner at 1:27 PM on July 20 [1 favorite]


"Saudade" is the one - thanks, seawallrunner! (Also thanks to nightrecordings for their suggestion.)
posted by WalkingAround at 9:19 AM on July 21


You sang the chorus perfectly, and it was a big hit in Europe.
posted by seawallrunner at 4:07 PM on July 21


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