France's iconic singer Georges Brassens was beloved for his warm voice, his beautiful use of informal French language, and his cheeky franc-parler. All lovely qualities that are reunited in his nostalgic anthem Les Copains D'abord, where he celebrates his simple yet heartwarming vision of true "friend-ship". So raise a glass with your mates, and sing along together to Les Copains D'abord with our bilingual transcript below.
Les Copains D'abord - Georges Brassens
After listening to the song, scroll down for the transcript in our bilingual reader, where you can click any French phrase for the English translation and related grammar lessons.