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En Direct de L'Olympia
Studio album by Mireille Mathieu
Released 1966
Recorded 1966
Genre Chanson, Pop
Length 31:41
Label Barclay Records

En Direct de L'Olympia was in 1966 the first album release by French singer Mireille Mathieu after her television performance in 1965 and debut run at the Paris Olympia in the same year. The arrangements and musical direction for this album were provided by the orchestra leader and composer Paul Mauriat.

Together with song writer André Pascal he also contributed "Mon credo", "Pourquoi mon amour" and "Viens dans ma rue" to this album.

Singles from this album, which appeared in gatefold format, such as "Mon crédo" and "C'est ton nom" made her a huge star in France and all over Europe while making her a big success in North America and Mexico.

After this release she was hailed as the next Édith Piaf, such was her haunting voice.

Track listing

Side one

  1. "Mon Credo" (A. Pascal, P. Mauriat) – 2:48
  2. "Celui que j'aime" (Charles Avzavour) – 2:53
  3. "Est-ce que tu m'aimeras" (J. L. Chauby, B. du Pac) – 2:07
  4. "Pourquoi mon amour" (A. Pascal, P. Mauriat) – 2:35
  5. "Le funambule" (Jacques Plante) – 3:17
  6. "Et merci quand même" (Chaumelle, B. Kesslair) – 2:21

Side two

  1. "Viens dans ma rue" (A, Pascal, P. Mauriat) – 2:28
  2. "Un homme et une femme" (P. Barouh, Francis Lai) – 2:53
  3. "Ne parlez plus" (Jil, Jan) – 2:48
  4. "C'est ton nom" (F. Dorin, Francis Lai) – 2:19
  5. "Ils s'embrassaient" (S. Lebrail, G. Magenta) – 2:38
  6. "Qu'elle est belle" (P. de la Noë, R. Ahlert, E. Snyder, F. Gérald) – 2:34

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