1964 the Searchers stayed in France and performed at the famous Olympia. As
they were rather successful Vogue asked them to record some of their tracks
in French. The Searchers agreed and sang French vocals to the backing tracks
- produced for the originals. In France EPs (so called Super 45 Tours) were
common, two track singles ( 45 Tours Simples) were only made for music
The tracks and the leadsingers of this Vogue ep: PNV 24121, release date 05/1964
Cíest Arrive Comme Ca = Donít Throw Your Love Away (Mike with Chris)
Cíest De Notre Age = Sugar And Spice (Tony with Mike)
Mais Cíetait Un Reve = Itís All Been A Dream (Mike)
Ils La Chantaient Il Y A Longtemps = Saints And Searchers (Chris)
Itís All BeenÖ is sung by Tony - the French version by Mike.
Saints And Searchers is also sung by Tony - in French it is done by Chris.
Ils La Chantaient Il Y A Longtemps the stereo version of the
|Two of the songs appeared on a juke box only single: 45 PVN. 15191|
The Searchers never made it really big in France, they charted only twice with Needles and Goodbye My Love and I donít think they play there much these days - if at all..
Finally, hereís the translation of the French titles into English (done by a German)
arrive comme ca * It has happened just like that (Donít Throw Your Love
(Thanks to Raoul & Tim)