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Translation of Tu Manques by Frédéric Lerner

May 20, 2009

I received some feedback on a previous post (Jusqu’au bout – 30th March 2009) asking if I knew the chords to another Frédéric Lerner track, “Tu manques”. When I figure them out I will post them hear, but in the meantime here is the translation of the song.

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Translation of Quelqu’un m’a dit by Carla Bruni

March 30, 2009

The pace is coming down several notches now. It’s time to put up a song with a female vocalist, and surely Carla Bruni, being married to the French President himself, is a fair candidate to be the first lady on my blog.

Guitar chords provided at end of post.

Another straightfoward translation without too much complexity.

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Translation of Jusqu’au Bout by Frédéric Lerner

March 30, 2009

I can get an extra few minutes out of my workout on the treadmill if I have this song at the end of my playlist. The YouTube clip below is a live performance which loses some of the energy of the recorded version but gives a slightly different look at the song.

Jusqu’au bout “until the end” is from the album Ça passe ou ça casse “it works or it fails” (meaning I’m going do this thing whatever the result… let’s hope for the best).

Seeings as I’ve just sat here and figured out the chords to this one, I’ve put them at the end of the post if you fancy strumming it.

Not a great deal of complexity here in the translation…

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