They Don’t Make Em Like They Used To: Edith PiafJuly 9th, 2010
For years I have wondered what the hell she could be singing about in this song. This chorus is so grand and sweeping that I of course hoped the lyrics and subject matter lived up to the sweeping grandeur of the melody. Well guess what…. holy shit.
Here is the older Edith singing it with English translation:
Here’s a great shot of her in her younger grace and beauty:
This chick sings like the ultimate heavyweight champ of the world. Damn.