A Million on My Soul - A Million on My Soul

A Million on My Soul
publication 24. May 2017
Text Alexiane Silla, Igor Kempeneers
music Alexiane Silla, Mathieu Carratier
Producer (s) Stargate, Sandy Vee
Album Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Original Score

A Million on My Soul is a song by Alexiane , Mathieu Carratier and Igor Kempeneers , which Alexiane sang for the film Valerian - The City of a Thousand Planets by Luc Besson and was released in May 2017.


The song is about the transition from childhood to adulthood, the importance of knowing yourself and the changes that this new understanding brings with it. [1] Alexiane wrote the lyrics for the song together with her best friend Igor Kempeneers, with whom she had written lyrics together before; [2] the melody of the song she wrote with the music producer Mathieu Carratier. [3]

A Million on My Soul was released as a single in May 2017. A music video was released a short time later. [3] [1] The song was specially written for the film Valerian - The City of a Thousand Planets by Luc Besson, who is Alexiane's uncle. [3] It is played in it during the credits . The second trailer for the film was also accompanied by the song. [4] It is also included on the film's soundtrack album .

The song was recorded from mid-February 2017, among others with the support of the Norwegian producer duo Stargate, that is Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen; [5] as another producer of Frenchman Sandy Vee involved. Most of the instruments played Mathieu Carratier, who acted as musical director.

It was mostly students from Besson's film school Ecole de la Cité who produced the music video with producer Camille Cornuel and who directed it. The recording of the music video began at the end of May 2017. [3]


The song is a futuristic feast for the ears, headlined the Internet platform Bustle about a contribution by Angelica Florio, who said that the electronic piece with its heavy beat and future-oriented sounds is pretty perfect for the film. [4]


The song rose to number 70 in the French iTunes charts on May 26, 2017 [6] and reached number 68 in the top 100 singles there. [7] It reached number 186 in the German iTunes charts [8] and was also able to place itself in the iTunes soundtrack charts in Switzerland. [9]


Individual evidence

  1. a b Lex Low: Alexiane – 'A Million On My Soul' In: unrecordedmu.com, 17. Juli 2017.
  2. A young artist from Montmagny performs the theme song of Luc Besson's latest film In: cmatv.ca, 14. August 2017.
  3. a b c d Crystal Nguyen: UCLA Extension student sings tune accompanying end credits of 'Valerian' In: dailybruin.com, 23. Juli 2017.
  4. a b Angelica Florio: The 'Valerian' End Credits Song Is A Futuristic Feast For The Ears In: bustle.com. Abgerufen am 3. August 2017.
  5. Wizards in the Studio, Anonymous on the Street New York Times, 6. Mai 2007
  6. http://www.itunescharts.net/fra/artists/music/alexiane/songs/a-million-on-my-soul-from-valerian-and-the-city-of/
  7. A Million on My Soul In: lescharts.com. Abgerufen am 14. August 2017.
  8. A Million on My Soul In: kworb.net. Abgerufen am 8. August 2017.
  9. https://itopchart.com/ch/de/top-songs/soundtrack/