The lyrics for this song were written by Luc Plamondon. The single was released with "Ma chambre" as B-side. "Lolita (trop jeune pour aimer)" was very successful reaching number 1 in Quebec for two weeks. It entered the chart on October 3, 1987 and spent twenty two weeks on it.
An early music video was made for the Incognito TV special aired in September 1987, produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and directed by Jacques Payette. Later, second commercial music video was filmed in Scotland also directed by Jacques Payette in 1987. It features Dion walking around Edinburgh and taking the bus. This video can be found on Dion's DVD called On ne change pas.
The song was later included on the 2005 greatest hits album On ne change pas.