History YMMV / JacquesBrel

25th Jan '16 9:54:34 AM Silverblade2
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* TearJerker: Brel was known for his passionate and intense delivery, most memorable in "Ne Me Quitte Pas".

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* TearJerker: Brel was known for his passionate and intense delivery, most memorable in "Ne Me Quitte Pas".Pas".
* ValuesDissonance: His song "Jacky" is notable for having a homophobic slur.
15th Jan '16 5:00:36 AM Silverblade2
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* TearJerker: Brel was known for his passionate and intense delivery, most memorable in "Ne Me Quitte Pas".

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* SacredCow: His status in Belgium.
* TearJerker: Brel was known for his passionate and intense delivery, most memorable in "Ne Me Quitte Pas".
29th Dec '15 8:08:38 AM Morgenthaler
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** "Ne Me Quitte Pas" ("If You Go Away") by FrankSinatra, NinaSimone
** "Le Moribond" ("The Dying Man") by TerryJacks as "Seasons in the Sun"
** "Amsterdam" by DavidBowie
** Other cover artists: MarcAlmond, ScottWalker, LiesbethList,...

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** "Ne Me Quitte Pas" ("If You Go Away") by FrankSinatra, NinaSimone
Music/FrankSinatra, Music/NinaSimone
** "Le Moribond" ("The Dying Man") by TerryJacks Music/TerryJacks as "Seasons in the Sun"
** "Amsterdam" by DavidBowie
Music/DavidBowie
** Other cover artists: MarcAlmond, ScottWalker, LiesbethList,...Music/MarcAlmond, Music/ScottWalker, Music/LiesbethList,...
20th Jul '12 1:06:35 PM Xtifr
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* {{Narm}}: While his LargeHam tendences were often [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotAwesome awesome]], sometimes they veered into this.

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* {{Narm}}: While his LargeHam tendences were often [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotAwesome awesome]], awesome, sometimes they veered into this.
26th Feb '12 2:22:47 PM Orihime
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* {{Narm}}: While his LargeHam tendences were often [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotAwesome awesome]], sometimes they veered into this.
26th Feb '12 2:15:59 PM Orihime
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* AcceptableTargets: Women, the Church, the Flemish, the Bourgeoisie.
* CoveredUp: His songs have been covered by numerous artists
** "Ne Me Quitte Pas" ("If You Go Away") by FrankSinatra, NinaSimone
** "Le Moribond" ("The Dying Man") by TerryJacks as "Seasons in the Sun"
** "Amsterdam" by DavidBowie
** Other cover artists: MarcAlmond, ScottWalker, LiesbethList,...
* GrowTheBeard: His earliest recordings are a bit naive and gentle MoralityBallad. Famous French chansonnier GeorgesBrassens even compared him with a preaching priest. Later his records matured enormously and became more cynical, introspective and even risqué. (DarkerAndEdgier in short)
* LoveItOrHateIt: Certain Flemish nationalists are not a fan of his work, due to Brel's often biting comments about them.
* TearJerker: Brel was known for his passionate and intense delivery, most memorable in "Ne Me Quitte Pas".
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