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Un jardin sur la terre

France "Un jardin sur la terre"
Eurovision Song Contest 1971 entry
Country France
Artist(s) Serge Lama
Language French
Composer(s) Alice Dona
Lyricist(s) Henri Djian, Jacques Demarny
Conductor Franck Pourcel
Finals performance
Final result 10th
Final points 82
Appearance chronology
◄ "Marie-Blanche" (1970)   
"Comé-comédie" (1972) ►

"Un jardin sur la terre" (English translation: "A Garden on Earth") was the French entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1971, performed in French by Serge Lama.

The song was performed seventh on the night (following Spain's Karina with "En un mundo nuevo" and preceding Luxembourg's Monique Melsen with "Pomme, pomme, pomme"). At the close of voting, it had received 82 points, placing 10th in a field of 18.

The song deals with the chaos of daily life, with Lama expressing his desire for a place where he can find solitude amid everything else.

It was succeeded as French representative at the 1972 Contest by Betty Mars with "Comé-comédie".

Sources and external links

  • Official Eurovision Song Contest site, history by year, 1971
  • Detailed info & lyrics, The Diggiloo Thrush, "Un jardin sur la terre".

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