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Jacques Brel – Quand On A Que L'amour lyrics

Quand on a que l'amour
A s'offrir en partage
Au jour du grand voyage
Qu'est notre grand amour

Quand on a que l'amour
Mon amour toi et moi
Pour qu'éclate de joie
Chaque heure et chaque jour

Quand on a que l'amour
Pour vivre nos promesses
Sans nulle autre richesses
Que d'y croire toujours

Quand on a que l'amour
Pour meubler de merveilles
Et couvrir de soleil
La laideur des faubourgs

Quand on a que l'amour
Pour unique raison
Pour unique chanson
Et unique secours

Quand on a que l'amour
Pour habiller matin
Pauvres et malandrins
De manteaux de velours

Quand on a que l'amour
A offrir en priиre
Pour les maux de la terre
En simple troubadour

Quand on a que l'amour
A offrir а ceux-lа
Dont l'unique combat
Est de chercher le jour

Quand on a que l'amour
Pour tracer un chemin
Et forcer le destin
A chaque carrefour

Quand on a que l'amour
Pour parler aux canons
Et rien qu'une chanson
Pour convaincre un tambour

Alors sans avoir rien
Que la force d'aimer
Nous aurons dans nos mains
Amis, le monde entier



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    Quand on n'a que l'amour reads like a lovely poem about courage and love and using friendship as a way to save the world, but, of course, as with french chanson, the instrumental part of the song serves as the composer's musical interpretation of the lyrics/poem. So in this song, as with many other French chansons, you're getting the powerful vibes from the meaning behind the lyrics as well as feeling your heart melt at how well the composer's interpretation of the poem via song fits in so well with the sentiments of the song itself.
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