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"Tout l'or des hommes" (meaning "All the Men's Gold") is the first hit single from Céline Dion's album 1 fille & 4 types. It was released on October 6, 2003 in selected countries.

"Tout l'or des hommes" was written by Jacques Veneruso, who wrote Dion's previous French hit "Sous le vent." The song was produced by Erick Benzi who worked with Dion on D'eux in 1995 and S'il suffisait d'aimer in 1998.[1]

The music video, directed by Yannick Saillet, was shot in May 2003 in the Mojave Desert and released in October 2003. It was included on the "Tout l'or des hommes" DVD single and Dion's 2005 video compilation On ne change pas. The making of "Tout l'or des hommes" video appeared on the 1 fille & 4 types limited edition and the On ne change pas DVD as well.

On October 1, 2003 Céline Dion taped the 1 fille & 4 types TV special at the Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, where she performed this song among others.

"Tout l'or des hommes" became a hit spending eight weeks at number 1 on the Quebec Singles Chart and three weeks at the top of the Polish Airplay Chart. It reached the top 10 in the Francophone countries, including number 3 in France where it was certified silver for selling 125,000 copies. "Tout l'or des hommes" became the highest charting French-language single on the Canadian Singles Chart ever, peaking at number 2.

It was featured later on Dion's greatest hits album On ne change pas (2005).

"Tout l'or des hommes" was performed by Dion on May 13, 2008 in Belgium, during her Taking Chances Tour as well as her concerts in the 2013Sans attendre Tour. The latter performance was included as a bonus in her Céline... une seule fois / Live 2013 CD.[2]


 [hide*1 Critical reception

Critical reception[edit]Edit

Rob Theakston of Allmusic highlighted this song.[3] David Browne of EW said "she and her guys offer up reverby twang in Tout l'Or des Hommes (All the Men's Gold.)"[4]

Formats and track listings[edit]Edit

Canadian CD single

  1. "Tout l'or des hommes" – 2:58
  2. "Tu nages" – 3:11

European 3" CD single

  1. "Tout l'or des hommes" – 2:58
  2. "Sous le vent" – 3:32

French CD single / CD maxi single

  1. "Tout l'or des hommes" – 2:58
  2. "Tu nages" – 3:11
  3. "Tout l'or des hommes" (instrumantal) – 2:58

French DVD single

  1. "Tout l'or des hommes" (video) – 2:58
  2. "Tout l'or des hommes" (karaoke) – 2:58

Charts and certifications[edit]Edit


Chart (2003) Peak


Belgian Flanders Singles Chart[5] 29
Belgian Wallonia Singles Chart[6] 5
Canadian Singles Chart[7] 2
Dutch Singles Chart[8] 100
European Singles Chart[9] 10
Finnish Singles Chart[10] 16
French Singles Chart[11] 3
German Singles Chart[12] 77
Quebec Airplay Chart[13] 1
Swiss Singles Chart[14] 10


Country Certification
France Silver[15]

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