French songs from 1995 to today 


chansons françaises des années 95 à aujourd'hui

Here we go for a playlist that speaks to me a lot, because it's about songs I grew up with:

  • “ Pour que tu m’aimes encore” by Céline Dion

  • “Samedi soir sur la Terre” by Françis Cabrel

  • “Dieu m’a donné la foi” by Ophélie Winter

  • “Savoir aimer” by Florent Pagny

  • “La tribu de Dana” by Manau

  • “Belle” by Daniel Lavoie, Patrick Fiori and Garou

  • “Tu m’oublieras” by Larusso

  • “Au nom de la rose” by Moos

  • “Tu ne m’as pas laissé le temps” by David Hallyday

  • “Tomber la chemise” by Zebda

  • “Vivo per lei” (Je vis pour elle) by Andrea Bocelli and Hélène et Ségara

  • “Il y a trop de gens qui t’aiment” by Hélène Segara

  • “Ces soirées-là” by Yannick

  • “Les Rois du monde” by Philippe d’Avilla, Damien Sargue and Grégori Baquet

  • “Sous le vent” by Garou and Céline Dion

  • “Toutes les femmes de ta vie” by L5

  • “J’ai tout oublié” by Marc Lavoine and Cristina Marocco

  • “Qui est l’exemple ?” by Rohff and Kayliah

  • “J’ai demandé à la lune” by Indochine

  • “Marie” by Johnny Hallyday

  • “Cassé” by Nolwenn Leroy

  • “Entre nous” by Chimène Badi

  • “Ma liberté de penser” by Florent Pagny

  • “Sur un air latino” by Lorie

  • “Fan” by Pascal Obispo

  • “Hey oh” by Tragédie

  • “La rivière de notre enfance” by Garou and Michel Sardou

  • “Ma philosophie” by Amel Bent

  • “La boulette” by Diam’s

  • “Pas le temps” by Faf Larage

  • “Marly-Gomont” by Kamini

  • ”On s’attache” by Christophe Maé

  • “Double je” by Christophe Willem

  • “4 mots sur un piano” by Patrick Fiori, Jean-Jacques Goldman et Cristine Ricol

  • “Rayon de soleil” by William Baldé

  • “Tatoue-moi” by Mikelangelo Loconte

  • “Liberta” by Pep’s

  • “Lady Melody” by Tom Frager & Gwayav'

  • “Alors on danse” by Stromae

  • “Elle me dit” by Mika

  • “Dans ma bulle” by Diam’s

  • “Caravane” by Raphaël

  • “Le temps qui court” by Enfoirés

  • “Moi… Lolita” by Julien Doré

  • “Toi + Moi” by Grégoire

  • “Paname” by Slimane

  • “J’me tire” by Maître Gims

  • “Formidable” by Stromae

  • “Sur ma route” by Black M

  • “Avenir” by Louane

  • “Le lac” by Julien Doré

  • “Dimanche soir” by Grand Corps Malade

  • “Balance ton quoi” by Angèle

  • “Trop beau” by Lomepal

  • “Tout oublier” by Angèle and Roméo Elvis

  • “Ma belle” by Moha la Squale

Find this playlist of French songs from 1995 to today on Spotify.

Zoom on the song "Fan" by Pascal Obispo :

The song is a tribute to Michel Polnareff of whom Pascal Obispo was a big fan.

He used to sing his songs when he was a child.

Zoom on the song "Fan" by Pascal Obispo :

* solitaire : lonely

* sans répit : unswerving

* galères : difficult

* grillage : fence



Zoom on the song "J'ai demandé à la lune" from Indochine :

We continue with "J'ai demandé à la lune" from Indochine.

This piece marks the return of Indochina after a long absence.

It will get the band off the ground and the track will sell more than a million copies.


Zoom on the song "J'ai demandé à la lune" from Indochine

* allure : look

* guérissais : healed

* infortune : misfortune

* souffrir : to pain



Zoom on the song "Trop beau" by Lomepal 

We end with the title "Trop beau" by Lomepal

This piece tells the story of a couple in a destructive relationship. 

It explains that the two people love each other but cannot help but destroy each other. 

Zoom on the song "Trop beau" by Lomepal 

* enchaîner : do one thing after another

* cigales : cicada

* trêve : a break

* deuil : bereavement



I hope that all the songs that I have been able to share with you, will have helped you improve your French and pass a better confinement.  🎶

Thank you for your loyalty and I'll see you next week for new adventures, in French of course 🇫🇷