During a special evening for Jane Birkin, on France 3, on September 16, the singer indulged in some revelations. Especially on a song for another woman that she sang.
On Friday, September 16, France 3 had organized a special evening for Jane Birkin, singer and actress. As much to say it, this idol of French song lived well and she has, moreover, told a few anecdotes about both her personal and professional life. Note that Jane Birkin is an essential star, especially in the 60s. Beautiful, with an angelic voice, Jane Birkin also stands out for her pragmatic nature and her legendary sense of repartee. Its fame, it owes it in part, to Serge Gainsbourg. By the way, the song “I love you…me neither” has practically crossed the generations.
During this show called “Jane Birkin and Us”, the icon of French song and cinema willingly spoke about her career. Between the little stories, the little secrets and the various anecdotes, Jane Birkin also returned to an unprecedented moment in her career. A highlight when performing the song “I love you…me neither” with Serge Gainsbourgreports Here is. Although a burning passion is felt in this song, it is not only the passion emitted by it which would have pushed Jane Birkin to interpret it. Indeed, there are good a story behind that speaks of jealousybut especially Brigitte Bardot.
A song dedicated to Brigitte Bardot
On the show, it was revealed that the song “I love you…me neither” had been written by Serge Gainsbourg for Brigitte Bardot. The French singer would have had the inspiration after a hot evening with the young blonde who would have asked him to write “the most beautiful love song”, which he did! Only, because of the adulterous nature of the song, Brigitte Bardot would have asked her lover not to release the title, which he did, once again. Only, 2 years later, Serge Gainsbourg falls in love with the beautiful Jane Birkin and the song reappears also. The couple re-record the song under another title and become “a world hit”. Seeing the images passing by on the set of France 3Jane Birkin returns to the circumstances of this title.
According to him, it is jealousy that would have motivated him to interpret this title. “When he asked me if I wanted to sing this song, I said yes, just so that he doesn’t sing it with someone else“, she had explained. In no way does the 75-year-old singer hide her feelings on the subject. She confesses that her one and only motivation was good jealousy. What is certain is that whatever his motivation, the song did quite well. Again, this is a timeless title that has spanned generations. Even now, this title is still popular.