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Old 09-30-2009, 03:49 PM   #766
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Forgot I had this in my CD collection. As soon as I discovered it, I rushed here to share it with you. If rushing can be accorded with listening to it about 10 times.

I won't be everyone's cup of tea - but I loved Moulin Rouge (this is on the album soundtrack) and my rusty old French is good enough to make some sense of it. Translation (NOT MINE) is included because some of my own translations were nonsensical, and yours might be also. I once translated (partly for fun) a French language tape to say a woman usually went to work dressed as a black cherry yoghurt...


La lune trop bleme pose un diademe sur test cheveux roux
La lune trop rousse de gloire eclabousse ton jupon plein d'trous
La lune trop pale caresse l'opale de tes yeux blases
Princesse de la rue soit la bienvenue dans mon coeur brise

Les escaliers de la butte sont durs aux misereaux
Les ailes du moulin protegent les amoureaux

Petite mandigotte je sens ta menotte qui cherche ma main
Je sens ta poitrine et ta taille fine
J'oublie mon chagrin
Je sens sur tes levres une odeur de fievre de gosse mal nourri
Et sous ta caresse je sens une ivresse qui m'aneantit

Les escaliers de la butte sont durs aux misereux
Les ailes du moulin protegent les amoureux

Et voila qu'elle trotte la lune qui flotte, la princesse aussi
La da da da da da da da da da
Mes reves epanouis

Les escalier de las butte sont durs aux misereux
Les ailes du moulin protegent les amoureux

Translation:
The moon, all too fair, in your russet-red hair sets a sparkling crown
The moon, all too red with glory, is spread on your poor, tattered gown
The moon, all too white, caresses the light in your world-weary eyes
Princess of the street, do allow me to greet you, my broken heart cries
The steps of Montmartre, all uphill, are hardest on the poor
The sails of the mill, like wings, shelter all paramours
I feel, beggar-girl, your fetters, they curl as they seek out my wrists
I feel your young breasts, your thin little waist
I lose my regrets
I taste on your mouth the feverish breath of a half-starving waif
And with your caress I sense drunkenness erasing my life
The steps of Montmartre, all uphill, are hardest on the poor
The sails of the mill, like wings, shelter all paramours
And see how she skips, the moon how she drifts,
The princess in tow
Da da da da da da da da da da
My reveries grow
The steps of Montmartre, all uphill, are hardest on the poor
The sails of the mill, like wings, shelter all paramours
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Old 10-03-2009, 09:41 PM   #767
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Placebo remake of "Running up that hill" by Kate Bush.
Monster is totally addicted
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Old 10-03-2009, 09:46 PM   #768
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Why is it that all of the premiere virtuoso piano players I've ever seen have all been overweight?
Vladimir Horowitz...
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Old 10-04-2009, 07:12 AM   #769
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Placebo remake of "Running up that hill" by Kate Bush.
Monster is totally addicted
Good stuff but I like Kate's vocals better.
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Old 10-07-2009, 09:02 PM   #770
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Old 10-07-2009, 09:16 PM   #771
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Old 10-08-2009, 07:55 AM   #772
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I like that Fergie!

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and Pick Up the Pieces

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Old 10-08-2009, 09:25 AM   #773
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DAAAAAAAYUM this is good! ....who is it?!
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Old 10-09-2009, 12:43 PM   #774
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Never heard of these guys, but my Pandora just played this for me.

I though lumberjim might like this. Check out the big, acrylic Bonzo drumkit.

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Old 10-09-2009, 01:23 PM   #775
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I can't understand a thing he's saying, but that doesn't bother me much. my heel is still thumpin'.
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Old 10-11-2009, 07:35 PM   #776
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Old 10-12-2009, 12:42 AM   #777
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Danielia Cotton
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Video is a little shaky - But she can sing!

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Old 10-12-2009, 12:56 AM   #778
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Amos Lee
Black River

First time I saw Amos was @ 8 years ago at the Tin Angel in Philly. He was the opener for another act - I had never heard of him or the main act.

He completely blew me away - on the stage just him and a keyboardist named Devin Greenwood. I couldn't believe the sound coming off the stage. I was an instant fan. 6 years ago - I saw him at the Tin Angel on my 40th BD. (He sang Happy BD to me!)

I'm still a big fan after all these years, and I'm happy he's gaining recognition for his talent. I love me some Amos!

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Old 10-12-2009, 01:20 AM   #779
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Amos Lee
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This is the song that got me hooked....

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Old 10-12-2009, 09:08 AM   #780
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Why is it that all of the premiere virtuoso piano players I've ever seen have all been overweight? You would think the chubby fingers would be a hindrance. Same thing with Itzak Perlman. I don't get it.
Do you know how many hours a day you have to sit on your ass in order to get that good at something? Many, many hours a day of ass-sitting.

Being overweight and unfit is an occupational hazard.
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