The translation is singable. In order to make it fit the tune, you need to sing gently using three syllables - like gen-tle-ly.


Lyrics and Music: Suzanne François. Used with permission.


Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Doucement s'en va le jour

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Monique Palomares for contributing this song. Translated by Lisa Yannucci and Monique Palomares. Many thanks to Patrick François for contributing the 2nd verse and for allowing us to post his mother's song.

Merci beaucoup!