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Artist: Number Girl

Song: I don't know

Language: Japanese

Translation: [x] Maybe someday I'll take the time to translate the text in the video.

CONTENT WARNING: self-harm, suicide?, homicide?, death

I love this video but watching it always leaves me feeling empty.

So.. something considerably happier and cuter after that?

Artist: STANDING EGG ft. Windy

Song: 사랑한대 (He Said He Loves Me)

Language: Korean

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K!m

Oh, I forgot to post a couple more good local songs. Here's one that I think has a great and catchy melody.

Translation I did (because I still have nothing better to do and translating is actually kinda fun):

I want to get drunk

Because you're gone

I'm looking at the mirror

And I'm alone

The hibiscus you gave back to me when we broke up

Is still planted

Like my feelings, even if you pour beer on it

It will not die

Darling, please don't forget

The days that should not have disappeared

The children and the house we planned to have

All of these were lost when you left me

So now

Pour the beer into my throat

To drown my suffering heart

Each drop, so delicious

What do I really want

This beer or your love?

I want to get high

Because I'm a loser

I'll smoke anything, even a muffler

I'll get a beer and boil it in a pot

And I'll inhale its smoke

I'll do anything

To not think that

I'm now alone

Pour the beer into my throat

To drown my suffering heart

Each drop, so delicious

What do I really want

This beer or your love?

Darling, please don't forget

The days that should not have disappeared

The children and the house we planned to have

All of these were lost when you left me

So now

Pour the beer into my throat

To drown my suffering heart

Each drop, so delicious

What do I really want

This beer

This beer

This beer or your love?

This other song is one known by all Filipinos. I'm not sure why, but it makes me cry every time I hear it...

My translation:

In the Swaying of the Cradle

I hope my old days never fade away

When I was a young child in Mother's arms

I want to hear my beloved mother's song again

A song of love while I was in my cradle

I hope my old days never fade away

When I was a young child in Mother's arms

I want to hear my beloved mother's song again

A song of love while I was in my cradle

In my deep, peaceful sleep

The stars guarded me

They were my keeper

In Mother's arms,

Life was heaven

My heart full of pain

Longs for the sway of the cradle

I hope my old days never fade away

When I was a young child in Mother's arms

I want to hear my beloved mother's song again

A song of love while I was in my cradle

In my deep, peaceful sleep

The stars guarded me

They were my keeper

In Mother's arms,

Life was heaven

My heart full of pain

Longs for the sway of the cradle

I hope my old days never fade away

When I was a young child in Mother's arms

I want to hear my beloved mother's song again

A song of love while I was in my cradle

I wish to sleep in my old cradle again, Mother

Oh, Mother...

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Earth Sprite

Olympic javelin throw goldmedaillist 1948 Tapio Rautavaara recorded North to Alaska in Finnish:

Kohti Alaskaa

(Original by Johnny Horton)

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Lapin kesä (engl. Summer in Lappland) recorded in 2013 by one-man band Scarlett (aka. Petri Hietala) & vocalist Tiina Parkkinen based on the lyrics of the Finnish national poet Eino Leino of the early 1900's.

Scarlett: Lapin kesä

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Raili Eronen & Twangers performing an old Ukraine classic song of the year 1843 Mustat silmät (Black eyes in English). The band is a unique combination of folk & surf & tango & thrash metal moshing. Mrs. Raili Eronen (pseudonyme) herself is one 65yo (so do they say) former acrobate & ballet dancer, I remember she has been called earlier Nina Hagen, nowadays Amy Winehouse, of Finland.

Mustat silmät

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Truth and Lies

How come I haven't found this thread until now? o_o This is totally my place! :D

First, I will share a beautiful personal favorite of mine:

Конь - ЛЮБЭ

Russian and English lyrics below:

Выйду ночью в поле с конем
Ночкой темной тихо пойдем

Мы пойдем с конем по полю вдвоем
Мы пойдем с конем по полю вдвоем

With my stallion at night, I shall leave for the fields
By the night so dark and silent we will go
We shall walk together by the fields, my steed and I

We shall walk together by the fields, my steed and I

Ночью в поле звезд благодать
В поле никого не видать
Только мы с конем по полю идем
Только мы с конем по полю идем

In the fields the stars are shinning
No one can be seen around
Only my stallion and I, walking by the fields at night
Only my stallion and I, walking by the fields at night

Сяду я верхом на коня
Ты неси по полю меня
По бескраинему полю моему
По бескраинему полю моему

Let me mount my stallion
Take me across the fields, away!
By the endless fields of mine
By the endless fields of mine

Дай-ка я разок посмотрю
Где рождает поле зарю
Ай брусничный цвет, алый да рассвет
Али есть то место али его нет

Let me glance at the sky
To see where the the fields give birth to dawn
Oh that cowberry color, scarlet sunrise!
Is that place real, or is it not

Полюшко мое родники
Дальних деревень огоньки
Золотая рожь да кудрявый лён
Я влюблен в тебя Россия влюблен

My little fields, my streams
Lights of villages afar
Golden rye and curly flax
I'm in love with Russia, I'm in love

Будет добрым год хлебород
Было всяко, всяко пройдет
Пой злотая рожь пой кудрявый лён
Пой о том как я в Россию влюблен

The year will be good and the harvest heavy
We've been through much, we'll make it through once more
Sing now, golden rye, sing now curly flax
Sing about Russia, about my love!

I will share another song, sung in Norwegian and Swedish:

Om Du Vil Ha Meg - Vidar Johnsen & Peter Nordberg

Translation is in video:

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Literary X

My beloved Mariska Veres sang in four languages, including English, which she didn't speak. This one is in her native Dutch:

German (her mother's native language):

Hungarian (her father's native language):

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iff

https://soundcloud.com/inni-k/ar-gor

sorry i can't embed this

it is in irish from a singer songerwriter whose album was very goodd

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Earth Sprite

My beloved Mariska Veres sang in four languages, including English, which she didn't speak. This one is in her native Dutch:

German (her mother's native language):

Hungarian (her father's native language):

Thank you for your contribution. We have in Finland some female artists like Laila Kinnunen (r.i.p.), Tamara Lund, and Carola Standertskjöld (r.i.p.), who had quite same mentality & mood like Mariska Veres. ... Noticing, that your fourth link did not function.

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How come I haven't found this thread until now? o_o This is totally my place! :D

First, I will share a beautiful personal favorite of mine:

Конь - ЛЮБЭ

Russian and English lyrics below:

Выйду ночью в поле с конем

Ночкой темной тихо пойдем

Мы пойдем с конем по полю вдвоем

Мы пойдем с конем по полю вдвоем

With my stallion at night, I shall leave for the fields

By the night so dark and silent we will go

We shall walk together by the fields, my steed and I

We shall walk together by the fields, my steed and I

Ночью в поле звезд благодать

В поле никого не видать

Только мы с конем по полю идем

Только мы с конем по полю идем

In the fields the stars are shinning

No one can be seen around

Only my stallion and I, walking by the fields at night

Only my stallion and I, walking by the fields at night

Сяду я верхом на коня

Ты неси по полю меня

По бескраинему полю моему

По бескраинему полю моему

Let me mount my stallion

Take me across the fields, away!

By the endless fields of mine

By the endless fields of mine

Дай-ка я разок посмотрю

Где рождает поле зарю

Ай брусничный цвет, алый да рассвет

Али есть то место али его нет

Let me glance at the sky

To see where the the fields give birth to dawn

Oh that cowberry color, scarlet sunrise!

Is that place real, or is it not

Полюшко мое родники

Дальних деревень огоньки

Золотая рожь да кудрявый лён

Я влюблен в тебя Россия влюблен

My little fields, my streams

Lights of villages afar

Golden rye and curly flax

I'm in love with Russia, I'm in love

Будет добрым год хлебород

Было всяко, всяко пройдет

Пой злотая рожь пой кудрявый лён

Пой о том как я в Россию влюблен

The year will be good and the harvest heavy

We've been through much, we'll make it through once more

Sing now, golden rye, sing now curly flax

Sing about Russia, about my love!

I will share another song, sung in Norwegian and Swedish:

Om Du Vil Ha Meg - Vidar Johnsen & Peter Nordberg

Translation is in video:

Thank you for your kind contribution. Pictures of horses were fantastic. Liked the lyrics of both songs.

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https://soundcloud.com/inni-k/ar-gor

sorry i can't embed this

it is in irish from a singer songerwriter whose album was very goodd

Thank you for the folk song by Inni-K. Maybe you could like a Finnish singer and song-writer Marja Mattlar. She has a same kind of touch.

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Finnish singer and song-writer Marja Mattlar at her 60yo tour in 2013. The name of this ballad is Lintu (Bird in English).

Marja Mattlar: Lintu

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Robin L
Sigur Rós - Hoppípolla

Somewhat Icelandic, technically a made up language based on Icelandic

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Earth Sprite

Thank you Killer Queen & Robin L for your nice posts. Both of your posts gave me new moods of the World Music.

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Holy Ghost

You're welcome (:

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Literary X

Thank you for your contribution. We have in Finland some female artists like Laila Kinnunen (r.i.p.), Tamara Lund, and Carola Standertskjöld (r.i.p.), who had quite same mentality & mood like Mariska Veres. ... Noticing, that your fourth link did not function.

My fourth link functioned fine when I tested it. Well, I'll try again:

Also, if you like Mariska, check out this thread: http://www.asexuality.org/en/topic/116964-mariska-veres-appreciation-thread/

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Truth and Lies

A couple more songs for your listening pleasure:

沒有人要的孩子 - Evan Yo

I think the translation of the song name would be Abandoned Child? Maybe. I'm not sure.

If you don't enjoy anime, just try to ignore the visuals and the background voices. I picked this video because it has the translated lyrics in it. :>

Shinkirou - Loveholic

Thank you for your kind contribution. Pictures of horses were fantastic. Liked the lyrics of both songs.

I'm glad you liked them. :> Just two gems I've found over the years.

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5_♦♣

Apologies if this has already been posted.

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