Category Archives: Lyrics and Translations

If You Were Gone – Lyrics – Alexander Rybak

“If You Were Gone” – Alexander Rybak

From “Fairytales” album, released in 2009.

Music and original Norwegian lyrics by Hennig Sommero
English lyrics by Alexander Rybak

If you were gone the moon would lose it’s brightness
Without your smile the finch would sing no more
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13 Horses – Lyrics – Alexander Rybak

“13 Horses” – Alexander Rybak

From “Fairytales” album, released 2009

Music and lyrics by Alexander Rybak

13 horses, swimming in the sea.
waiting for someone to find them.
Their ship is gone, and now they’re all alone
with water everywhere around them
The men were saved, from the sinking ship,
right before it started to burn. Continue reading 13 Horses — Lyrics — Alexander Rybak

Funny Little World – Lyrics – Alexander Rybak

“Funny Little World” – Alexander Rybak

From “Fairytales” album, released 2009.

Music and lyrics by Alexander Rybak

Suddenly I’m famous,
and people know my name.
I’ve got a thousand girls just waiting,
and therefore it’s a shame Continue reading Funny Little World — Lyrics — Alexander Rybak

Roll with the Wind – Lyrics – Alexander Rybak

“Roll with the Wind” – Alexander Rybak

From “Fairytales” CD, released 2009

Music and lyrics by Mårten and Lisa Eriksson

I won’t blame the hurting on you
You left in the sweetest way
I won’t say that it’s you
Making me feel this way Continue reading Roll with the Wind — Lyrics — Alexander Rybak

Fairytale – lyrics – Alexander Rybak

“FAIRYTALE “- Alexander Rybak

From the “Fairytales” album, released in 2009. 

Music and lyrics by Alexander Rybak

Years ago, when I was younger
I kinda liked a girl I knew
She was mine and we were sweethearts
That was then, but then it’s true Continue reading Fairytale — lyrics — Alexander Rybak

Stary Klion (Old maple) – Alexander Rybak

 

Stary Klion

Lyrics: M. Matusovsky. Music: Alexandra N. Pakhmutova

The song “Stary Klion” (Old Maple) performed by Alexander Rybak at the concert of Alexandra Nikolaevna Pakhmutova. Moscow, October 23, 2009.

 

Transliteration by Zhenya  Russian

Staryĭ klen, staryĭ klen,
Staryĭ klen stuchit v steklo,
Priglashaya nas s druzʹyami na progulku.
Otchego, otchego,
Otchego mne tak svetlo?
Ottogo, chto ty ideshʹ po peryeulku.

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