Di-Rect – Blind for You

November 25, 2007

Di-Rect is a Dutch band with kinda boysband image, having a couple of cool songs nevertheless. Heard them first with this one on a trip to Hoofddorp, a town I love very much, adding up to my attitude to this song.

The original:

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Sonnet 61 in Russian

November 20, 2007

Lyrics: Samuil Marshak‘s translation of Shakespeare‘s sonnet #61.

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Ya ne lyublyu ironii tvoey (I don’t love your irony)

November 20, 2007

Lyrics: Nikolay Nekrasov

This song was written four years ago, a descent age for it to go public I guess.

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Anastasia Prihodko – Tri Zimy (Three Winters) (originally by Taisia Povaliy)

October 9, 2007

A re-cover of Anastasia Prihodko’s cover of a Taisia Povaliy’s song. Anastasia Prihodko is a participant of the Russian “Fabrika 7” show (Russian analogue of the “American Idol”). She has the greatest voice in the show, and this song is just amazing in its Russian-ness.

The original:

Lyrics and translation after the jump.

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Arcady Severny – Gospoda Oficery

October 6, 2007

This is the song that gives me goosebumps each time I perform it. Definitely my favourite. Though not the best performance this time.

The song is about the doom fate of the officers of the white army during the Russian Civil War.

Lyrics and translation after the jump.

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Elton John – Goodbye

August 24, 2007

An old-old song by the gay genius. Accidentally found it while browsing a friend’s Elton John collection.

The original:

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System of a Down – Lonely Day

July 21, 2007

A very simple song by the mostly complicated band. Very catchy though.

The original:

Lyrics and tabs after the jump

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