It's too much to digest in one sitting—three discs, seven hours and almost 100 songs, released in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of Jacques Brel's death. But it's fascinating to watch him turn so rapidly from the hesitant, gauche performer of the late-'50s into the charismatic equivalent of a Gallic Sinatra.

Product Overview

Overall rating:

Score 4

Product:

Jacques Brel – Comme Quand On Etait Beau

It’s too much to digest in one sitting?three discs, seven hours and almost 100 songs, released in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of Jacques Brel’s death. But it’s fascinating to watch him turn so rapidly from the hesitant, gauche performer of the late-’50s into the charismatic equivalent of a Gallic Sinatra.