Lists, love 'm or loathe 'm, and that's exactly why we need 'm. Maison Descartes in Holland wants The Public to choose the Best French Songs before 1980, and after. I don't know who compiled the lists, but certainly in the post-80 one they've omitted several big guns. AND added songs that I would never ever pick: Jordy's Dur dur d'etre bébé is there, but
Until they're added, I'm not going to vote.
UPDATE: they're adding this.
My post-80 top ten would be:
1. Axel Bauer - Cargo de nuit
2. Camille - Ta Douleur
3. Coralie Clement - Beau Fixe
4. Dominique A - Le 22 Bar
5. Jo Lemaire - Je suis venue te dire
6. Benjamin Biolay - Los Angeles
7. Vanessa Paradis - Tandem
8. Noir Desir - Le Vent nous portera
9. MC Solaar - Nouveau Western
10. Francoiz Breut - Si tu disais