je m'baladais sur l'avenue,
le coeur ouvert a l'inconnu.
j'a vais envie de dire bonjour a n'importe

qui n'importe qui et ce fut toi,
je t'ai dit n'importe quoi,
il suffisait de te parler,
pour t'apprivoiser.

aux champs-élysées,
aux champs-élysées
au soleil, sous la pluie, a midi ou a minuit,
il y a tout ce que vous voulez aux champs-élysées

tu m'as dit "j'ai rendez-vous
dans un sous-sol avec des fous,
qui vivent la guitare a la main,
du soir au matin".

alors je t'ai accompagnée,
on a chanté, on a dansé et l'on n'a
même pas pensé a s'embrasser

aux champs-élysées,
aux champs-élysées
au soleil, sous la pluie, a midi ou a minuit,
il y a tout ce que vous voulez aux champs-élysées


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  • +2
    General Commenttraditional french song.... we had to sing this for our french final... we listened to the origional version like 20 times before someone in our class brought in the NOFX version, our teacher loved it! if you take the literal meaning of some parts its a pretty depressing song... like "aux champs-élysées" is kindof a french term for being dead (or so i heard) so "aux champs-élysées, au soleil, sous la pluie, a midi ou a minuit, il y a tout ce que vous voulez aux champs-élysées" means: when i'm dead, when i'm dead, in the sun, under the rain, at noon or at midnight there is everythign you want to do, when i'm dead"

    venuskisseson June 19, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentin short, walking, talking to anybody, that anybody was you (the girl ) i needed to talk to you to "apprivoiser" can't think of english word, sort of adopte but more for animals. told me you had to meet crazy people in the basement who live with a guitar night and morning, i went with you we danced we sang we thought of kissing
    the chorus: in the " champs-élysées" ( in paris) or heavenly fields,in the rain, in the sun, at noon or midnight there everything you want in the " champs elysee.
    hope this helps :)
    Mystical_nighton April 14, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthehe i love this song..my favorite line: "I'll meet you in the basement with the insane one who lives; guitar in hand from night 'til morning" nofx is awesome! those of you who like them... check out monosyllabic girl!
    EmothicAon March 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreat song... dont know what it means cept Fat Mike said translated its some dumb love song lol well Fat Mike is one of the 4 punk gods in my opinion (others being Lars, Tim, and Brett from Rancid and Bad Religion) and if you have never heard nofx before check out super flu the malachi crunch and their cover of vincent.... best songs by them in my opinion... rite... im out
    NOFXJuggaloGirgoon March 31, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentugh why do i always say super flu? Just the flu**** damn oh yeah and decline is a fucking masterpiece who would of thot a punk band would do an 18 min song?
    NOFXJuggaloGirgoon April 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentoops. it's suppose to read
    " a guitar at hand, at night and morning.
    the whole thing is written note form-ish. keep that in mind too, it's not word for word,
    Mystical_nighton April 14, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is actually a cover of a song by Joe Dassin, a french songwriter, on his album 'Les Champs Elyses'. The original song was released in the late 1960's on a french label, and made it to the US by import.
    nicemoaton April 14, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWTF!!! Orange you probably think that Blink is better than NOFX, NOFX are gods of punk.
    Chumpsteron April 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdamn straight
    alixon April 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHow can someone even bag on propaghandi or NOFX? Both are such awesome bands. What kinda music you like Orange?
    Harvynderon May 01, 2002   Link

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