The credits of “Mensonges”, the new series of TF1 with Audrey Fleurot and Arnaud Ducret also available on Salto, is punctuated by a cover of “She”, a song by Charles Aznavour. And it is a winner of “The Voice” who interprets it.
Launched in front of 5.56 million viewers on Thursday, September 2 on TF1, the Mensonges series, carried by Audrey Fleurot and Arnaud Ducret, confirmed its good audiences last night since, according to Médiamétrie, episodes 3 and 4 brought together 5.36 million faithful, for an audience share of 27.7% among women responsible for purchases under the age of 50.
And if this adaptation of the British thriller Liar can count on an effective plot and a solid cast, composed in particular of Alice David, Amaury de Crayencour, and Olivia Côte, to maintain the interest of the public, Lies also has a real special atmosphere, enhanced by the magnificent landscapes of Collioure and its surroundings, as well as a generic that is both bewitching and disturbing.
The song which illustrates the opening credits of Mensonges is none other than a cover of “She”, a well-known title by Charles Aznavour which first appeared in English in 1974 in his album. A Tapestry of Dreams, before the interpreter of “La Bohème” offered a French version a few months later entitled “All faces of love” to his French-speaking audience.
“She” has been the subject of numerous covers but the best known is of course that of Elvis Costello, which was recorded in 1999 and appears in the final scene of the romantic comedy Love at first sight in Notting Hill with Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant.
But this is not the version that TF1 viewers can hear at the start of each episode of Lies since this new cover of “She”, recorded especially for the series, is performed by Abi Bernadoth, a young singer. known to fans of tele-hooks.
Indeed, Abi Bernadoth is none other than the winner of season 9 of The Voice, which thrilled the coaches and the audience of the show with his cover of “Lovely” by Billie Eilish. Since then, Abi released her first EP in 2020, This is my chance, on which appears in particular the title “Viens”. And it is also him who interprets “Je reviens plus fort”, the song which serves as the end credits of the animated film Disney + Soul in the French version.
According to the information in the credits at the end of Mensonges, this cover of “She” sung by Abi Bernadoth was performed by Ben Mazué and Guillaume Poncelet. A version that fans will not be able to listen to repeatedly since it is unfortunately not (yet) available on legal download platforms.
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