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Zaz - "Champs-Elysées" (2014 Play On)

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w Michael Anthony Deighan, Michael Wilshaw; from Paris, Play On – 0825646223374

I already more or less covered this one in the post on Jason Crest's "Waterloo Road", the original, English version of the same song, but Zaz's version of "Champs-Elysées" was apparently my most listened-to song of 2023 per Spotify Wrapped. And I just really, really like it a lot, so here you go...

Like her cut of "Paris Sera Toujours Paris", also previously written about here, this track comes from Zaz's 2014 concept album Paris, filled with songs about...Paris. This song has been recorded many times, but Zaz sings it best. She can go both soft and hard, and on top of it all, she scats...

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