First Aid Kit Cover of “La Complainte du Partisan” (“The Partisan”)

“La Complainte du Partisan” (“The Partisan”) is a song about the French Resistance in World War II. The song was written in 1943 in London by Anna Marly and Emmanuel d'Astier de la Vigerie. It has been adapted in English with lyrics by Hy Zaret and covered by diverse artists, including Leonard Cohen, Joan Baez, Buffy Sainte-Marie. Here the Swedish duo First Aid Kit offer a lovely version of the song.

First aid kit -  The Partisan 2011

First Aid Kit - Le Partisan (french) 2010 

And here’s by Leonard Cohen : The Partisan

The partisan by Leonard Cohen on Grooveshark

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