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PostPosted: Fri 15 Aug - 23:46 (2008)    Post subject: Translation of the lyrics of Ersatz Reply with quote

It's a trying ! The french lyrics especially the one written by Julien Doré have many puns and "image"... So I hope that it can help some of you to understand better the contents and the atmosphere of the songs Smile


1. ACACIA


In North I killed you
Oh the flowers don’t grow
In North I killed you
Close to an Lotus tree
And I left to you paper flowers
And I left to you paper flowers


In South before burring you
I even didn’t pray
In South the wind started to blow
And flowers burned
And I left to you paper flowers
And I left to you paper flowers



2. LES BORDS DE MER


I swallowed a mouthful
Sat on the pavement area
When you passed not alone


I rinse my eyes
With a tear of pride
I pay in cash my single room
A Palavas


The sea sides
Drive me to despair
Without your face
The sea sides
Are just posters
Where nothing flinch*


The sliding sports
The fireworks
What beautiful is it
What bloody is it


A plane fly away
Drags behind it
“Ariane I love you”
For you everything is all right
Me in my mess


REFRAIN


And you run with him
As in Malibu
A little in slow motion
In loss of view


Sometimes it’s good to drown
But you wouldn’t
As in Malibu
Beach


I swallowed a mouthful
Sat on the pavement area
When you passed not alone


I take again the same
Blond in his arm
I walk on the jetty
I sulk
And I let get away with you


REFRAIN x2



3. THE LIMITS


I exceed easily all the limits
When I begin
I consume enormously
The aim is to feel things
Then I exceed and I like to do
A lot
It irritates
The nice people full of reason
Who respect the limits


Hey I don’t dream, I know
When I’ll stop, I’m going
To leave Paris
I know after I’ll pay for that*


I exceeded the limits
Easily
Yeah, I exceed the limits
Without ethic problem


*REFRAIN


I’m going to pay all
I’m going to find myself in the penal colony
I’m going to break stones in Guyana


I exceed the limits
Easily
Generously
When I begin, I finish
The work
Cleanly


I consume of course
The most possible of liquid
And sometimes even solid
Good flesh, well-rounded


REFRAIN x3



4. WHORE MOUTH


I like in your Sunday dress
All the faded motifs
One day, I’ll go to pee on your hips
To inspire its water tightness


As it were and passing through
Your body knotted in the parquet
Your whore dirty mouth until the rage
Let me draw you in chalk


Just to see where you are there
Decide to cry to the open sea
From beautiful mist to poor bloody
Had you more margin


I stay stretch out on your quick sands
Which can sometimes to help me
To become your Slavic man
With dead dilated eloquence
And from your half bare body
I remain just without having to spell things out
The ache master of your...



5. THE COMPULSORY FIGURES


To feed to years
To carve the opposites
I kiss you, I hate you
I grow tired, You hate me


And the compulsory figures
And these figures made their marks
To me


You are so many
To make me confessions
Your poisonous smiles
Our life is just a game


And the compulsory figures
And these figures made their marks
You wanted to incense me
Your praise in paper
In paper


And the compulsory figures
These figures imposed
To me



6. IN YOUR DREAM


Alain Bashung, he’s my friend
And Jacques Dutronc, he’s my friend
Mylène Farmer, he’s my friend
Nino Ferrer, he’s my friend
Elvis Presley, he’s my friend
Corinne Touzet, she’s my friend
Bertrand Cantat, he’s my friend
As for Lacroix, he’s my friend
Philippe Manoeuvre, he’s my friend
Philippe Katerine, he’s my friend
Catherine Deneuve, she’s my friend
And all the “ieur” are my friend


Jacques Balutin, he was my friend
The BB Brunes are my friends
Carla Bruni, she is my friend
And Louise Bourgoin, she is my friend


All the singermen
The big and the youngs
The Divas the actors
Are my friends


All the singerwomen
Of charm or pathetic
Yelly or whispery
Are my friends


In your dreams
In your dreams…





7. PUDDING MORPHINA



8. PIANO LYS




I wipe the swell of all your grounds
From thread to cellar without opinion
I am the lily which you export
At the last minute door to door


In the bends which you adopt to me
I draw in wide the absinthe line
Which goes back up along my nose
Upstream to cetaceans


I paint the blue tongue of Cézanne
With a red-hot iron as a beetroot
Which asks me everything upside down
And I suspect that you get lost there





9. SOIREES PARISIENNES


In your crazy Parisian evenings
On disenchanted dance floor
Dance messalines cups full
Of aired "Veuve Cliquot"


Incandescent under spotlights
Their mouths shine as with some flint
On the fire of a Marloboro light
Carmine carmex gleaming butt


In your crazy Parisian evenings
Casually Gringos
Daddy's boy pallid eyelids
With slicked down lock


Come out the toilet for ladies
A Little blood under nostrils
Something as of the melancholy
Diluted with some turpentine


Ah ah ah !
What a fun in Paris
Oh oh oh !
What a fun in Paris *


In your crazy Parisian evenings
Small soldiers of the show business
From the high society baby doll
To the press matamor
Roam as lost cats
Looking for Roméo
Holding their hand out
Would Like to be on the photo


In your crazy Parisian evenings
You come in if you have the right disguise
Offbeat guy British bohemian
Either of German rockers


It is because that is deserved to run aground
In this New York of Prisunic
But if have you the look and the chequebook
Don't worry! You will be in the clique.


REFRAIN



10. I DON’T LIKE


Oh I like when you make as if I was not here.
Oh I like when you make as if and me like that
But I don't like how you say to me "what do you drink?"
Oh I don't like how you lead
I don't like when you say "look at yourself"


I so like making you lie that you believe in me
I so like when you sigh that they are for me
But I don't like how you say to me "Look at yourself"
Oh I don't like how you lead
I don't like when you say "what do you drink?"


Oh I like to get on your high horses sometimes
Oh I like in your small jars to dip my fingers
But I don't like how you say to me "what do you drink?"
Oh I don't like how you lead
I don't like how you say to me "Look at yourself"
11. FIRST LADY


First Lady under the gilts of my palace
I make ugly
The life is not any more than I was,
oh hey ! Take me out from here, Hey !
Take me out from here *


Under these velvet vaults
I lose the taste of the gold
Count and counts again the days
And thinks only to you Milord


To this summer evening when
You proposed me
It was an August evening
On the edges of Long Island


We lived our Bohemia
Passionate incognito
Golf and american nights
In the flavours of Mojito


Since what is happened
To these crazy feline nights
When rough you said to me you
I were your common law wife


* REFRAIN


Oh What he seems to me far our first date
In this uncertain hotel
In the low area of Saint Cloud


Stretched out in the darkness
In this illicit room
Shuddering and panicked
I waited for your visit


* REFRAIN


Oh my beautiful American man
I loved so your strength
When reared in my garden
You were my crazy horse


I keep in the small of the back The stamp of your ill treatment
From you I don't have got left anything
Only these some scars


* REFRAIN
Oh Hey make me go out from here, hey
Make me go out from here







12. SS IN URUGUAY


SS in Uruguay
Under a straw hat I drink a juice of papaya
With straw


SS in Uruguay
Under the hot sun
The memories assail me


There are stupid people
Who speak about extradition
But for me no way
To pay the bill
SS in Uruguay
I was only a stooge
But I am afraid of the reprisals
Wherever I go


SS in Uruguay
Under a straw hat
I drink a juice of papaya
With straw
SS in Uruguay
I kept from my fights
Swastika and medals
In enamel
And always these stupid people
Who speak about extradition
But for me no way
To pay the bill
SS in Uruguay
I get here some scoundrels
Who toe the line
And for free





13. LOS ANGELES


I slam the door of my closed house.
And you come towards me
Your bosoms are empty of recognized senses
And you imagine the rests of the landing


Ooh ooh ooh


I blow on embers of Los Angeles
I smoke out the drama which set emblaze me
You read between the lines which do not burn
And you imagine me in a bonfire


Ooh ooh ooh





14. WORDS


We sing for the ugly, the generous,
The deprived and the wounded persons
We dance for the hairdressers, the virgins,
The gods and the transvestites of the whole world


But we just need some words
To say to you “Hello how are you?” *


We teached you for who you have to pity
And for who you have to cry


REFRAIN x 2


We think, we think to aunt Christine, her husband
Her neighbour and Marcel who wears the lingerie
Oh I sing for whose we love
But they don’t know how to say it


REFRAIN
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