Comme d'Habitude

Claude François

About Comme d'Habitude

"Comme d'habitude" ([kɔm da.bi.tyd], French for "As usual") is a French song composed in 1967 by Jacques Revaux with lyrics by Claude François and Gilles Thibaut.


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Je me lève
Et je te bouscule 
Tu ne te réveilles pas
Comme d'habitude
Sur toi je remonte le drap
J'ai peur que tu aies froid
Comme d'habitude
Ma main caresse tes cheveux
Presque malgré moi
Comme d'habitude
Mais toi tu me tournes le dos
Comme d'habitude
Alors je m'habille très vite
Je sors de la chambre
Comme d'habitude
Tout seul je bois mon café
Je suis en retard
Comme d'habitude
Sans bruit je quitte la maison
Tout est gris dehors
Comme d'habitude
J'ai froid, je relève mon col
Comme d'habitude
Comme d'habitude
Toute la journée
Je vais jouer à faire semblant
Comme d'habitude
Je vais sourire
Comme d'habitude
Je vais même rire
Comme d'habitude
Enfin je vais vivre
Comme d'habitude
Et puis le jour s'en ira
Moi je reviendrai
Comme d'habitude
Tu seras sortie
Et pas encore rentrée
Comme d'habitude
Tout seul j'irai me coucher
Dans ce grand lit froid
Comme d'habitude
Mes larmes, je les cacherai
Comme d'habitude
Comme d'habitude
Même la nuit
Je vais jouer à faire semblant
Comme d'habitude
Tu rentreras
Comme d'habitude
Je t'attendrai
Comme d'habitude
Tu me souriras
Comme d'habitude
Comme d'habitude
Tu te déshabilleras
Comme d'habitude
Tu te coucheras
Comme d'habitude
On s'embrassera
Comme d'habitude

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Claude François

Claude Antoine Marie François (1 February 1939 – 11 March 1978), most simply known as Claude François (and usually nicknamed Cloclo) was a French pop singer, songwriter and dancer. He notably wrote and composed Comme d'habitude, the original version of "My Way" and Parce que je t'aime mon enfant, the original version of "My Boy." Some of his most famous songs are Le lundi au soleil, Magnolias for ever and Alexandrie Alexandra. more »

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Written by: Gilles Thibaut, Claude Francois, Jacques Revaux

Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, WARNER CHAPPELL MUSIC FRANCE, JEUNE MUSIQUE EDITIONS

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10 facts about this song

Genre & Album
"Comme d'Habitude" is a French pop song that was recorded by Claude François for his 1967 album of the same name.
Songwriting
The song was co-written by Claude François and Jacques Revaux, with additional English lyrics provided by Paul Anka for the adapted version "My Way".
Inspiration
It was reportedly inspired by François's former romantic relationship with French singer France Gall.
Debut
"Comme d'Habitude" was first recorded by Hervé Vilard, but did not become a hit until Claude François released his version.
Popularity
When it was released as a single in 1967, it became a hit in France and several other French-speaking countries, establishing Claude François as a leading artist of the French musical scene.
Global Influence
The song caught the attention of Paul Anka, who adapted it into English as "My Way" which was most famously performed by Frank Sinatra. This version has since been covered by hundreds of artists worldwide.
My Way" Connection
The English adaptation "My Way" is often mistakenly thought to have been written by Frank Sinatra, but it was actually written by Paul Anka and originally intended for Sinatra's version.
Lyrics
The title "Comme d'Habitude" translates to "As Usual" in English, and the emotional lyrics talk about a routine love, where the spark has faded but the motions continue.
Legacy
The song is considered one of Claude François' signature pieces and remains a staple in his recordings and performances.
Cover Versions
Besides "My Way," "Comme d'Habitude" has been covered by a number of other artists, including Mireille Mathieu, Nana Mouskouri, Julio Iglesias, and Michael Bublé.

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