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Even more so. Some fabulous fat ladies refer to themselves as curvy, or voluptuous, or Amazonian, or thick, or plus-size, or whatever term they like best. I refer to myself as fat and also, like, all of the above.
It was their debut single from their album Jardins d'enfants and was released in June In France, it became the summer hit of the year, topping the chart for over two months.
It was re-released in in a remixed version, but it did not reach success. The song, written and composed by both members of the duets, was especially created to become a summer hit, although the song was actually released for the first time in as a B-sidebut passed unnoticed at the time.
It was very difficult to find a record companybecause nobody believed in the potential of the song, but a contract was eventually ed with Sony.
Inthe song was also much promoted by the band in many TV shows. According to Elia Habib, an expert of French charts, the song is characterized by a "rapid and lively rhythm, a very simple refrain therefore easy to remember, a tune that becomes embedded in the eardrumslyrics referring to summer festive atmosphere".
It also contains a brief bridge sung in a rap version, just before the last refrain.
The duet's second single, "La Vie la nuit", released in Decemberused around the end of the song a sample from the introduction of "Nuit de folie". In the music video, the two singers perform a choreography on "shimmering backgrounds", in an "astonishing variety of head to foot positions".
During the last refrain, two couples are formed, and the obese woman remains alone. The video is now considered old-fashioned  and in an interview, both singers admitted that they do not like to see it aired on TV because they find it antiquated. In France, the single entered the singles chart at 39 on 11 June It climbed quickly and reached one from its sixth to its fourteenth week.
It then remained for another nine weeks in the top five.
It totalled 22 weeks in the top ten and 30 weeks in the top 50,  and was certified Platinum disc by the SNEP. The song was later released again in remixed versions: first inthen in The song was covered by a band in Fabien Onteniente 's film Camping. Muz hit.
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