a short site about The Divine Comedy

French version

The Good Life

Lyrics: Jean Broussolle (tr: Jack Reardon)

Music: Sacha Distel

Published by: Prosadis SA.

Originally interpreted by: Sacha Distel

Covered by: Tony Bennett / Frank Sinatra / Neil Hannon & Johnny Dankworth


To see the lyrics, click on the name of the version you are interested in (on the left).



The lyrics are by French songwriter Sacha Distel. The music was written by Jack Reardon. It was originally sang by Tony Bennett. This cover is interpreted by Neil Hannon, accompanied by Johnny Dankworth and his band. It was recorded for the movie Gangster Number One. There are actually three different versions of the song: one with the full band, another played on piano and an instrumental.