Thursday, 4 September 2014

Un train qui part - Marie

'Un train qui part' ('A departing train') was a song performed by French singer Marie, representing Monaco during the 1973 Eurovision Song Contest. The song is about people striking out on their own. Marie sings about a girl from rural France who is boarding a train to Paris in the hope that she will find work there, despite not knowing exactly what she will do. The departing train, she sings, 'is a bit like a home...For one who has never known home'.

The song was performed sixth on the night. At the close of voting, it had received 85 points, placing it eighth in a field of 17 competitors.

My collection: 7" single no. 5595
Found: Marktplaats.nl, August 2, 2014
Cost: 2 euro
Tracks: 'Un train qui part' / 'Le géant'

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