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XXL (Mylène Farmer song)

“XXL” is a 1995 song recorded by French singer-songwriter Mylène Farmer. The song was the lead single from her fourth studio album Anamorphosée and was released on 19 September 1995. It marked an important change in the singer’s career, with more rock sonorities, easier lyrics to understand and a music video directed by a new producer. Although it entered directly to number-one on the French Singles Chart, it dropped quickly and achieved mixed success.

Tristana (song)

“Tristana” is a 1987 song recorded by the French artist Mylène Farmer. Fourth single from her first studio album Cendres de Lune, the song was released in February 1987. As for the previous single “Libertine”, the music video was produced as a film, with many extras and a huge budget. First song entirely written by the singer herself, it enjoyed an intense promotion on television and met a great success in France, reaching the top ten.

Remember the day

“Souviens-toi du jour” (English: “Remember the Day”) is a 1999 song recorded by French singer-songwriter Mylène Farmer. It was the third single from her fifth studio album Innamoramento and was released on 2 September 1999. Inspired by Primo Levi’s book If This Is a Man, the song deals with the theme of the Holocaust. The song is perhaps best remembered for its controversial music video, which was generally viewed as disrespectful towards its own subject matter.

Be me – Be Me

“Sois moi – Be Me” is a 2011 song of French-Canadian singer and songwriter Mylène Farmer, with music by Laurent Boutonnat. It was published on her second best-of 2001.2011, issued on 5 December 2011. Alongside “Du temps”, “Sois moi – Be Me” was one of the two then unreleased songs from the album. The song poorly charted in France, peaking at number 57, and generally received negative reviews from both critics and Farmer’s fans.

On 30 November 2011, six days before the compilation album’s release, the song leaked on one of the singer’s fan site.[1]
“Sois moi – Be Me” is an uptempo electropop song,[2] with two verses dealing with the themes of madness, sexuality and melancholy, and a chorus only composed of the words ‘Be me oh-oh!’.[3] Before the second verse, Farmer can be heard moaning in a sexual manner.

If I had at least …

“Si j’avais au moins…” (English: “If I Had at Least…”) is a song recorded by French singer Mylène Farmer. This pop rock ballad was written by Farmer with music composed by Laurent Boutonnat. It was the third single released, from her seventh studio album Point de suture (2008), on 16 February 2009. Directed by Bruno Aveillan, the accompanying music video is the continuation of Farmer’s previous single “Dégénération” and is the last part of a short film called The Farmer Project, broadcast in January 2009. In the video, the singer portrays a supernatural character who saves animals from testing and heals them. Although a survey showed that a minority of the voters wanted the song as the third single, “Si j’avais au moins…” received positive reviews and achieved some success on the French Singles Chart, debuting at number-one. Farmer performed the song on television during the NRJ Music Awards show on 17 January 2009 and on the 2009 Mylène Farmer en tournée tour.

Sextonik

“Sextonik” is a 2008 song recorded by French singer Mylène Farmer. It is the fifth single from her seventh studio album Point de suture and was released on 31 August 2009. Despite being less successful than Farmer’s previous hit singles from the album, it allowed her to beat her own record for the artist with the most number one hits in France.

Since the release of the album Point de Suture, the song has been mentioned in media, and particularly Public, as its deals with a sexual issue.[1]

Without Logic

“Sans logique” (English: “Without Logic”) is a 1988 song recorded by French singer-songwriter Mylène Farmer. It was released on 20 February 1989 as the fourth and last single from her second studio album Ainsi soit je…. The song deals with schizophrenia, death, love and religion and was accompanied by a cinematic video which shows a human corrida. The single became a top ten hit in France.

After the successful songs ” Without counterfeiting ” and ” Provided they are sweet ” and the huge sales of the album Parent Amen … I , Farmer Decided to release “No Logic” as the fourth and last single from the album have She was prepaid her first concert ride through France, Belgium and Switzerland. [1] The B-side of the single, “Last Smile”, is a Previously unavailable song about the death of a relative (though a live version of the cover ” I so want you to understand, “Originally sung by Marie Laforet , Was first scheduled as the B-side). [2]

no infringement

“Sans contrefaçon” (“Without Forgery/Counterfeit”) is a 1987 song recorded by French artist Mylène Farmer. It was released on 16 October 1987 as the first single from her second studio album, Ainsi soit je…. It was a big hit in 1987 and is one of her three best-selling singles. It became a very popular song in France over the years and has been covered by many artists. A remixed version by the DJ J.C.A. was released on 5 August 2003 as the first single from the compilation album called RemixeS.

Dreaming

“Rêver” (English: “Dreaming”) is a 1995 song recorded by French singer-songwriter Mylène Farmer. It was the fifth single from her fourth album Anamorphosée and was released on 16 November 1996. In spite of moderate sales and chart performances, the song remains one of the most known by the general public because of the subjects it deals with, namely the Holocaust[citation needed] and a call for tolerance.

Initially, only four singles from the studio album Anamorphosée were scheduled. However, because of the fall of Farmer during a concert in Lyon on 15 June 1996, the song “Rêver” was chosen as the fifth single in order to make the fans wait, since the release of the live album would be deferred.[1]

The single was released only as CD, and there was no vinyl. On the single cover, Farmer is kneeling, completely naked while showing modesty, which seems to be paradoxal.[2] The digipack version of the CD maxi contains a new remix of “XXL”. The second track of the CD single is the live version of the song. As for the single remix (‘stripped dream remix’), it was produced by Laurent Boutonnat.[1]

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