1995’s Biggest Canadian Hits, Both English and French

CMB med“I’ll Be There” by The Rembrandts, theme song of popular television sitcom Friends, was the #1 song of the year in Canada in 1995. Tom Cochrane had the year’s biggest Canadian Anglo hit, “I Wish You Well” (4th) which entered the weekly charts at #1. The year’s biggest Franco hit was Céline Dion’s ” Pour que tu m’aimes encore”. It was a #1 hit in France. Below is a list of all Anglo hits by Canadians that finished in the RPM year-end Top 100 or that peaked in the weekly Top 40. Also find all Franco hits by Canadians that finished in the year-end CKOI Top 50. Below the charts, check out some trivia on 1995’s hits.

YE= Year-End chart position.

WP = Weekly chart peak position.


Pour que tu m’aimes encore Celine Dion 2
Bohemienne Marjo 6
La jasette Kevin Parent 8
Leila Lara Fabian 12
Ma belle barbie Les Freres a Ch’val 20
Boomerang Kevin Parent 22
Mon frere France d’Amour 24
Maudit qu’le monde est beau Les Colocs 26
Trop d’amour Marjo 34
L’eternel est ephemere Les B.B. 36
Douce lumiere Terez Montcalm 42
Si tu veux me suivre Marie Carmen 44
I’ve got the pawa Francois Perusse 48


I Wish You Well Tom Cochrane 4 1
Have You Ever Really Loved… Bryan Adams 5 1
Hand in My Pocket Alanis Morissette 11a 1
Insensitive Jann Arden 14b 1
The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead Crash Test Dummies 24 4
O Siem Susan Aglukark 34 3
You Lose You Gain John Bottomley 37 6
Wonderdrug Jann Arden 41 4
You Oughta Know Alanis Morissette 45 6
Truth Untold The Odds 50 15
Let It Rain Amanda Marshall 56 7
Side of the Road Blue Rodeo 57 4
Saviour Colin James 60 8
Greasy Jungle Tragically Hip 66 8
I Will Remember You Sarah McLachlan 67 10
Genuine Mae Moore 68 8
Unloved Jann Arden 70 8
I’m Shattered Barney Bentall 73 7
Watermark Mae Moore 74 29
Family Secret Alannah Myles 76 11
She’s Not in Love Kim Stockwood 84 13
So Blind Alan Frew 90 13
Downtown Neil Young 94 13
Low Life Bryan Adams 95 13
End of the World The Waltons 100 13
Believe Me Moist   11
Guns and God Gowan   14
Only One Road Celine Dion   15
Peace and Love Neil Young   15
Charms Philosopher Kings   16
Circles Rainbow Butt Monkeys   17
Be Someone Junkhouse   17
Big Sky Hemingway Corner*   18
Do Ya Barney Bentall   19
She Picked On Me Roch Voisine   21
Rainbow Kim Mitchell   21
Alternative Girlfriend Barenaked Ladies   22
Eat My Brain The Odds   22
What Do You See Skydiggers   22
All Uncovered The Watchmen   23
On and On Crash Vegas   24
If I Were You k.d. lang   24
Tell Me What I Think Spirit of the West   25
Nautical Disaster The Tragically Hip   26
Stay Colin James   26
Fire In the Head The Tea Party   26
Life, in a Nutshell Barenaked Ladies   29
Long Way to Go John Bottomley   29
Satisfied The Odds   29
Move This Night The Earthtones   30
Hina Na Ho Susan Aglukark   30
Let Me Be the One Rik Emmett   31
Tell Me You Love Me Carol Medina   32
I Got a Line on You Jeff Healey Band   33
Head Over Heels Blue Rodeo   33
Angel Jeff Healey Band   33
Curious Sandbox   34
Mankind Man Barstool Prophets   34
The Bazaar The Tea Party   35
No More Walking Away Kim Mitchell   35
Prime of Life Neil Young   37
Love T.K.O. The Nylons   39
She Forgot to Laugh Rhymes with Orange   39

* Part Canadian

a Also made the year-end Top 100 of 1996, at #44

b Also made the year-end Top 100 of 1994, at #77


1995 Canadian Music Trivia


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