29 Hoofdstukken - 29 Popsongs uit de seventies

De Parisienne is een boeiende roman over vriendschap maar ook een tijdreis doorheen de jaren zeventig van vorige eeuw. Ook elk hoofdstuk van deze roman begint met een quote uit een jaren zeventig song. Je kan ze hier allemaal beluisteren.


I’m just a poor boy

Nobody loves me

Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody


We're just two lost souls

Swimming in a fish bowl

Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here


Don't let the sun go down on me

Although I search myself, it's always someone else I see

Elton John – Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me


Ik hou van alle vrouwen

Mijn hart is veel te groot

Rum – Ik hou van alle vrouwen


Your kiss with tenderness

I want all I can get of your sexiness

Tavares – Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel


I was in the seventh heaven

When I kissed the teacher

Abba – When I Kissed The Teacher


Wat zullen we drinken zeven dagen lang

Wat zullen we drinken wat een dorst

Bots – Wat Zullen We Drinken


I can tell by your eyes

that you've probably been cryin' forever

Rod Stewart – I Don't Want to Talk About It


She might think that I've forgotten her

Don't tell her it isn't so

Bob Dylan – If You See Her, Say Hello


Où es tu, que fais-tu

Est-ce que j'existe encore pour toi

Joe Dassin – L’été Indien


Je vais, je vais et je viens

Entre tes reins

Serge Gainsbourg, Jane Birkin – Je t'aime moi non plus


Loving you

Isn't the right thing to do

Fleetwood Mac – Go Your Own Way


And as we wind on down the road

Our shadows taller than our soul

Led Zeppelin – Stairway to Heaven


Elle court, elle court

La maladie d'amour

Michel Sardou– La maladie d'amour


Oh, what a woman, what a tongue,

what an abrasive manner

Kevin Coyne – Marjory Razorblade


Quand il me prend dans ses bras

Il me parle tout bas

Grace Jones – La vie en rose


Para bailar la bamba

se necesita una poca de gracia

Ritchie Valens - La Bamba
(Los Lobos version)


Pour un flirt avec toi

Je ferais n'importe quoi

Michel Delpech – Pour un flirt


Now there's a look in your eyes,

like black holes in the sky

Pink Floyd – Shine On You Crazy Diamond


And that's the price of love, the price of love 

A debt you pay with tears and pain

Bryan Ferry – The Price of Love


Et maintenant que vais-je faire

Je vais en rire pour ne plus pleurer

Gilbert Bécaud – Et maintenant


You got your demons, you got desires

Well, I got a few of my own

Eagles - One of These Nights


It's always good

to be back home

Golden Earring – Back Home


She said it grieves me so to see you in such pain

I wish there was something I could do to make you smile again

Paul Simon – 50 ways to leave your lover


They stab it with their steely knives

But they just can't kill the beast

Eagles – Hotel California


Feelin' better now that we're through

Feelin' better, 'cause I'm over you

Linda Ronstadt – You're No Good


Now we are mature.

And those were the days of roses

Tom Waits – Martha


Ooh, you make me live
Whenever this world is cruel to me

Queen – You're My Best Friend


You are so beautiful

To me

Joe Cocker – You are so beautiful

Afbeelding van Alexey Klen via Pixabay