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Traductions de rock songs + histoire, contexte, vidéos et reprises. Songs translations + covers. All in English/French!

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The Cure - Just Like Heaven

11/10/2018

Just Like Heaven is a song by The Cure in their 1987 album, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me. Just Like Heaven est une chanson de The Cure dans leur album, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me sorti en 1987. The Cure worked on it...

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Arcade Fire - Reflektor

11/10/2018

Rekleftor is the title song of the 2013 album by indie Canadian band Arcade Fire. Reklektor est une chanson du groupe indé canadien Arcade Fire dans son album du même nom en 2013. Reflektor is a song about the role...

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Arctic Monkeys - Fluorescent Adolescent

09/10/2018

Fluorescent Adolescent is a song by the Arctic Monkeys released in their Favourite Worst Nightmare album in 2007. Fluorescent Adolescent est une chanson des Arctic Monkeys sortie en 2007 dans leur album Favourite...

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Simon & Garfunkel - The Sound Of Silence

30/09/2018

The Sound Of Silence is a song by Simon & Garfunkel released in 1964. Paul Simon wrote it over a few months in 1963 and 1964. It flopped, the duo disbanded, and later the producer added a few intruments without...

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Murray Head - Say it ain't so, Joe 

29/09/2018

"Say it ain't so, Joe" is a Murray Head song he released in his album of the same name in 1975. "Say it ain't so, Joe" est une chanson de Murray Head dans son album éponyme en 1975. My warning of 2018, which thankfully...

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Totò - Africa

28/09/2018

Africa is a song by Toto in their fourth album, rightfully named Toto IV. Africa est une chanson de Toto dans leur quatrième album , adéquatement appelé Toto IV. The lyrics came to David Paich when he wanted to...

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U2 - Where the Streets Have No Name

27/09/2018

Where the Streets Have No Name is a U2 song in their album the Joshua Tree in 1987. Where the Streets Have No Name est une chanson de U2 sortie dans leur album the Joshua Tree en 1987. Bono, who wrote the lyrics,...

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David Bowie - Kooks

25/09/2018

Kooks is a David Bowie song in his Hunky Dory album in end 1971. Kooks est une chanson de David Bowie dans son album Hunky Dory sorti fin 1971. He wrote the song just days after his first child, Duncan, was born,...

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The Beatles - I Am the Walrus

24/09/2018

I Am The Walrus is a song by The Beatles in end 1967 that appeared in their TV film Magical Mystery Tour. I Am The Walrus est une chanson des Beatles en fin 1967 qui fait partie de leur film TV, Magical Mystery...

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PJ Harvey - Down by the Water

23/09/2018

Down by the Water est une chanson de PJ Harvey dans son album To Bring You My Love en 1995. Down by the Water is a PJ Harvey song in her 1995 album, To Bring You My Love. Much has been made of the lyrics meaning....

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Suzanne Vega - Solitude standing

22/09/2018

Solitude Standing is the title song of Susan Vega's second album in 1987. Solitude Standing est une chanson de Suzanne Vega dans son deuxième du même nom en 1987. Suzanne Vega - Solitude Standing Suzanne Vega -...

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King Crimson - The Court of the Crimson King

20/09/2018

The Court of the Crimson King is the founding song of the King Crimson band (featuring Robert Fripp) in their first album in 1969, In The Court of the Crimson King. The Court of the Crimson King est le morceau fondateur...

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Eels - Be Hurt

18/09/2018

Be Hurt is a song by the Eels in their 12th album released this year in 2018, The Deconstruction. Be Hurt est une chanson des Eels dans leur douzième album sorti cette année en 2018, The Deconstruction. Eels - Souffre...

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Frank Zappa - Who Needs The Peace Corps?

14/09/2018

Who Needs The Peace Corps ? is a song by Frank Zappa in his 1968 album called We're Only In It For The Money, which satirizes politics in general and the hippie subculture in particular. The album cover pastiches...

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David Bowie - Life On Mars

08/06/2018

All started with a French song of 1967 (Comme d’habitude, by Claude François), that David Bowie uses to rewrite the lyrics for a new song “Even a Fool Learns to Love” in the late 1968, but doesn’t release it, as...

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Jacques Higelin - Denise

09/05/2018

Denise is a song Jacques Higelin released precisely fourty years ago, in April 1978, in his No Man's Land album. I am translating it here for English speakers to sense what a great poet he was. Denise est une chanson...

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Jimmy Cliff - You Can Get It If You Really Want

09/05/2018

You Can Get It If You Really Want est une chanson de Jimmy Cliff enregistrée en 1970. You Can Get It If You Really Want is a Jimmy Cliff song released in 1970. You Can Get It If You Really Want est dans la B.O....

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Joe Jackson - You Can't Get What You Want

08/05/2018

You Can't Get What You Want est une chanson de Joe Jackson dans son album Body & Soul en 1984. You Can't Get What You Want is a song by Joe Jackson in his Body & Soul album in 1984. Joe Jackson - On Ne Peut Pas...

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Rolling Stones - You Can’t Always Get What You Want

08/05/2018

You Can’t Always Get What You Want est le dernier titre de l'album des Rolling Stones en 1969, Let It Bleed. You Can’t Always Get What You Want is the last song of the Rolling Stones 1969 Let It Bleed album. Mick...

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Jacques Higelin - L'Amour Sans Savoir Ce Que C'Est

04/05/2018

L'Amour Sans Savoir Ce Que C'Est is a song Jacques Higelin released precisely fourty years ago, in April 1978, in his No Man's Land album. I am translating it here for English speakers to sense what a poet he was....

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David Bowie - Eight Line Poem

23/04/2018

Eight Line Poem est le 3ème titre de l'album Hunky Dory (= nickel, parfait, etc) par David Bowie en 1971. Eight Line Poem is the third song of David Bowie's Hunky Dory album in 1971. Deux articles de blog (en anglais)...

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Jefferson Airplane - Somebody To Love

22/04/2018

Somebody To Love is a 1967 song by Jefferson Airplane in their Surrealistic Pillow album. Somebody To Love est un titre de 1967 par Jefferson Airplane dans leur album Surrealistic Pillow. Written by The Great Society...

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Bobby Hebb - Sunny

18/04/2018

Sunny est une chanson de Bobby Hebb sortie en 1966. https://www.franceinter.fr/emissions/pop-co/pop-co-06-avril-2018 : "La chanson est en fait dédiée à Harold Hebb, frère aîné et mentor de Bobby Hebb. Le 23 août...

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The Who - Behind Blue Eyes

17/04/2018

Behind Blue Eyes est un titre de The Who, écrit par Pete Townshend, paru dans l'album Who's Next en 1971. Behind Blue Eyes is a song by The Who, written by Pete Townshend, released in the 1971 Who's Next album....

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