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"Les derniers seront les premiers" (meaning "The Last Shall Be First") is a promotional single from Céline Dion's album Live à Paris. It was released on October 21, 1996 in Europe and Canada. Dion performed it as a live duet with Jean-Jacques Goldman.[1]

"Les derniers seront les premiers" was written by Jean-Jacques Goldman and originally featured on album D'eux in 1995, where Goldman does the backing vocals only.

The music video was taken from the concert in Zenith Theatre, Paris. It can be found on the Live à Paris DVD.

"Les derniers seront les premiers" peaked at number 3 on the Quebec Airplay Chart, entering it on November 16, 1996 and spending 35 weeks there in total. It reached also number 47 on the Belgian Wallonia Airplay Chart.


 [hide*1 Formats and track listings

Formats and track listings[edit][]

Canadian/European promotional CD single

  1. "Les derniers seront les premiers" (live) – 3:53


Chart (1996) Peak


Belgian Flanders Airplay Chart[2] 141
Belgian Wallonia Airplay Chart[2] 47
Quebec Airplay Chart[3] 3