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French songs

Hello! I'm really new to french I've been practicing for about 4 days and I was wondering if anyone has some recommendations for me. Thanks and here's a list of french songs I've been listening to for a while! (':

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April 15, 2020



-Les Champs-Elysées by Joe Dassin is a really good one. It's calming and pretty sounding. The lyrics are simple, and every time I listen to it, I pick up on new words.

-Comment ça va by Patrick Sebastien is a really fine one that will get stuck in your head.

-Bella by Maître Gims is another very popular and good one.

-I also find it helpful to listen to French dubs of English songs too.

French is one of the most beautiful languages, and I love the sound of French songs, hope this helps!

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    I love "Les Champs Elysées!" ...purrrrrr....


    Thank you for the recommendations! (':


    Thank you for sharing some songs! (':


    i recommend you listen to angele her music is amazing!!


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    Alright thanks! I'll check her music out


    Christine and the Queens has some good songs.


    I've made a list on YouTube of my favourite French songs. You might like them too: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLu-6_ze1HUTQNMDbsp9u7nRJojeX0GveS

    Translations into English for nearly all of these songs can be found on the LyricsTranslate website.


    I really like this song from the movie La Famille Bélier, also recommend to see the movie :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBLwdaLPeds


    Thanks I'll watch it!


    Jacques Dutronc is a must for great, easy to learn, famous songs, e.g. 'Mini, mini, mini', 'Les cactus', 'La fille du père Noël', ‘Le bras mécanique’… I would also recommend Brassens and Bobby Lapointe but that will require a huge deal of knowledge to appreciate.


    If you want an easy song to learn - 'La mer' by The little Rabbits is an obvious one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcBn34ZFcCU


    Hey! Songs are a great way to learn a language. I find that learning vocab and grammar gets tedious after a while, so I will go back to listening to music and testing myself with a movie or the news. I made a playlist on spotify with my favourite go-to french songs.

    I'd recommend Stromae, Corneille, Maître Gims, Elle me dit by Mika, or Nekfeu if you really want to test yourself!


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