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How did Piaf regret nothing?

I regret everything. I even kind of regret that I'm posting this.

by Anonymousreply 1303/09/2013

Me too.

by Anonymousreply 103/08/2013

I regret what I did/said last week!

by Anonymousreply 203/08/2013

She collaborated with Vichy regime. So post-WWII, this song was her way of being chauvinist and thumbing her nose at Americans, and even moreso, the English. She was saying, "though I'm French and I did what I had to do to survive, I'm glad things turned out as they did."

Which begs the statement, well, duh, yeah, bitch, of course you are - either way the war went, you would have survived.

by Anonymousreply 303/08/2013

She was a putain

by Anonymousreply 403/08/2013

She didn't write the song, so it's not her POV. Two French guys wrote it in 1956 and brought it to her in 1960. She liked it and recorded it. Then she dedicated the song to the French Foreign Legion. which was at war with Algeria at the time.

by Anonymousreply 503/08/2013

I regret eating that whole frozen pizza last night

by Anonymousreply 603/09/2013

It's a philosophy not a lifestyle, like people who say their lives are a search for beauty. Really? Even when you shit?

by Anonymousreply 703/09/2013

I regret my entire life up until now, including responding to the OP.

by Anonymousreply 803/09/2013

"which was at war with Algeria at the time."

Algeria is an integral part of France.

by Anonymousreply 903/09/2013

R9, haven't you heard of the Algerian War? That's how Algeria gained its independence from France.

by Anonymousreply 1003/09/2013

I regret reading this thread of regrets.

by Anonymousreply 1103/09/2013

I love this thread. And I love OP's post.

by Anonymousreply 1203/09/2013

C'est payé, balayé, oublié--je me fous du passé!!

by Anonymousreply 1303/09/2013
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