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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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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Offspring – Dirty Magic

October 11, 2007

This song made me into Offspring and punk rock generally back in 1996. Time to pay back I guess. Didn’t catch the pitch in some moments, but it’s a one-take record, just like a punk record should be.

The original:

Lyrics after the jump.

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System of a Down – Chop Suey

August 26, 2007

This was a hard one – recorded it from the 20th take only, and got my throat screwed up from screaming in some places. Yes, and broke my pick too.

The original:

Lyrics after the jump

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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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My Chemical Romance – Cancer

July 21, 2007

One of those songs you’ll never get into until you feel the lyrics. That’s unusual for songs in English.

The original:

Lyrics after the jump.

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