Chants et contes de Noël

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Chants et contes de Noël
Studio album by Celine Dion
Released 3 December 1983 (1983-12-03)
  • 1981
  • 1983
Genre Pop
Length 38:17
Label Saisons
Celine Dion chronology
Du soleil au cœur
Chants et contes de Noël
Singles from Chants et contes de Noël
  1. "Un enfant"
    Released: 1983

Chants et contes de Noël (meaning Christmas Songs and Tales) is a French Christmas album by Canadian singer Celine Dion, released in Quebec, Canada on 3 December 1983.[1] It is her fifth French album and second Christmas album.


Chants et contes de Noël includes three songs ("Promenade en traîneau", "Joyeux Noël" and "Glory Alleluia") from Dion's first Christmas release Céline Dion chante Noël (1981). The album was promoted by "Un enfant", originally by Jacques Brel.[2] "Un enfant" is also featured in Dion's 1984 compilation, Les plus grands succès de Céline Dion.

The album includes also "À quatre pas d'ici", an adaptation of Bucks Fizz's UK number-one hit "The Land of Make Believe" and a B-side of "Un enfant" single. Authors of that song wrote for Dion hits like "Think Twice" and "Call the Man" many years later.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
1."Un enfant"René Angélil2:57
2."Promenade en traîneau"R. Angélil2:53
3."Pourquoi je crois encore au Père Noël" (Tale)
  • Anne-Renée Angélil
  • R. Angélil
4."Joyeux Noël"R. Angélil2:38
5."Céline et Pinotte" (Tale)
  • Ducharme
  • Noreau
  • A-R. Angélil
  • R. Angélil
Side two
1."À quatre pas d'ici"
  • Marnay
  • Rudi Pascal
2."Le conte de Karine" (tale)
  • Ducharme
  • Noreau
  • A-R. Angélil
  • R. Angélil
3."Glory Alleluia"André PascalR. Angélil3:35

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
Canada 3 December 1983[2] Saisons Record SNS 90002
Cassette SNS 490002


  1. ^ "Chants et contes de Noël". BubbleUp, LLC. Retrieved 16 July 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Glatzer, Jenna (2005). Céline Dion: For Keeps. Andrews McMeel Publishing. ISBN 0-7407-5559-5. 

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