Si jamais j'oublie

"Si jamais j’oublie" is a beautiful and captivating song with lyrics by YCare (Assane Attyé) and music by Jean Etienne Maillard, and released as a single by the talented French singer, Zaz in 2015. In 2016, it was included as a bonus track on her album, Sur La Route.


Si jamais j'oublie (WORD)
Si jamais j'oublie (PDF)

TO PLAY ALONG WITH THE VIDEOS, you need to detune to F#, B, D#, G#. Thanks to Arlene McIntosh for bringing this song to BUG!

- there are some passing chords in this song including the [Cmaj7] in the
/ [C] [Cmaj7] / construct, and the [G] in the / [F][G] / construct. The [Cmaj7] and the [G] are played on the 4th beat of the bar.
- suggested strum is a quick double strum in the 4 beats to the bar:  
/ Dd udu Dd udu /

The phrase “Si jamais j’oublie” translates to “If I ever forget” in English, which sets the tone for the introspective and introspective nature of the song. Zaz, born Isabelle Geffroy, is a singer-songwriter who gained international recognition for her unique and soulful sound. Known for her raspy voice and passionate performances, Zaz has released several successful albums and has become a prominent figure in the contemporary French music scene.

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