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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DogePamyuPamyu

Write the Lyrics of this Song for 15+ Lingots? And eternal friendship

One of my favorite songs by my favorite Dutch artist is super... difficult to understand. If I had the words written down I'm sure I could understand it a lot better. The problem is the way she sings -- the speed she says words, the space between sentences, etc. I can understand her easily when she talks, and in her other songs.

I will give ANYONE 15 lingots plus (how many more over 150 I have) if you can write the lyrics of this song down for me. I can't find them anywhere online. I can understand bits and pieces of it, but that's not enough to understand all of the song. I hear like we kijken in de toekomst, ga me nemen, and some various words here and there. It's hard to listen to for me!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pquJa2n5t58

January 15, 2015

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Simius

Here's what I get from it:

We kijken in de toekomst, we blijken tijd te
kunnen reizen voorbij dit nieuwe tijdperk waarin we
in de tijd terug gaan, we nemen
afstand, nu ik zie dat we bestaan
wel tussen vanalles in,
we willen tussen vanalles uit,
we weten ❤❤❤ we ons moeten verzetten
en we nemen afstand
nu ik zie dat we bestaan.

Maar een nog nieuwere en dan zelfs nog een nog nieuwere tijd breekt aan,
ik bloei op, uit en verga
ik sta op, aan en ik ren pijlsnel mee.
maar wij belanden nu [of?] in wat we veranderen
ik verzet en verspreid me toch
we gaan aan en alle kanten op.

We keken in de toekomst, we bleken tijd te
kunnen reizen voorbij dit nieuwe tijdperk waarin we
in de tijd terug gaan, we namen
afstand, toen we zagen dat we bestaan.

Maar een nog nieuwere en dan zelfs nog een nog nieuwere tijd breekt aan,
ik bloei op, uit en verga
ik sta op, aan en ren pijlsnel mee.
maar wij belanden nu [of?] in wat we veranderen
ik verzet en verspreid me toch
we gaan aan en alle kanten op.
Maar een nog nieuwere en dan zelfs nog een nog nieuwere tijd breekt aan,
ik bloei op, uit en verga

January 15, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DogePamyuPamyu

Thank you! But oh god, she breaks up like every sentence in this song, even breaks up full words! I guess she didn't want anyone other than natives to understand it. XD

January 15, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Simius

Even for natives this would be mostly incomprehensible, some of the lines I had to listen to 10+ times to understand them. Understanding the lyrics often isn't always necessary to enjoy a song. :)

Yessss, more lingots for my hoard.

January 15, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nylre536

The translation below is correct. But what a weird song! Even as a native speaker I am confused about it. Some sentences don't make any sense and she stops mid sentence. It seems like a very artistic poem with music.

January 15, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DogePamyuPamyu

All of her songs are that way! She stops mid sentence, and it drives me nuts because she's such a good singer! But it really does make her songs special and it's very different. As a learner, it forced you to think and try to make sense of it.

Her songs are sometimes so deep that I literally have to question life like so poetic omg.

January 15, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AIRBORNE_DELTA

I see you got it sorted but just wanted to say thx u have given me some new music to listen to :P

January 15, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wegygeywgfwe

I can try later.

January 15, 2015
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