Charles Trenet La Mer English Subtitles

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The source for Bobby Darin's 1960 hit Beyond the Sea was a song by the archetypal French chansonnier Charles Trenet, La Mer, written in 1945. What it lost in poetry when it washed up on American shores, it gained in swing, and was a long standing hit on both continents. #2 on the list of 100 Les Plus Belles Chansons after Brel's Ne Me Quitte Pas


allways in my heart
By estalobalova 7 years ago
Charles Trenet is the best. Yes, it's mostly a "soft" swing but have you heard him jivin' on Dans le rues de Québec? That man is hot!
By amburn76 7 years ago
after nearly 60 years, I find the english translation how about that - hooray for technology
By Alan 7 years ago
Dear Lightning 49, I'm so happy you enjoy French Song, and so proud french people used to be.
Anyway, thank you so much!!!
By F2323 7 years ago
Charles,you were the best and you're still is !"Beyond the sea" "La mer" is a classic !
By redhottrio 7 years ago