This was a request from one of the readers. It is a sing from the movie Mann Vasanai (1983). The melody is nice, the backdrop idyllic, rustic and quite beautiful. I hope you enjoy it! Pothivecha Malliga Mottu Poothiruchu Vetkatha Vittu Pothivecha Malliga Mottu Poothiruchu Vetkatha Vittu Paesi Paesi Raasi Aanadhe Maaman Paera Solli … [Read more…]
It’s interesting the vocals in this – it’s the first time I had heard Sid Sriram’s bluesy style in Tamil music. Rahman sure knows how to introduce new elements in style! Here is Adiye from the movie Kadal. manasa thoranthaye nee engirinthu vanthaayo nee adi ye adi ye enna enge nee kooti pora? adi ye … [Read more…]
She’s the god who can stand and talk in person
What could be beyond her?
Last weekend, I was a musician. I went for the rehearsal of one of my choirs on Saturday morning and for the actual concert on Sunday.
I had to take an extremely hot shower after
that to ease the aching in my arms and slept for 11 hours straight as
soon as I had eaten something.
Unfortunately, hope came and shook me up
Why would I blame any one else?
Humans can´t deny happiness
Ample gold, a song on a loop
All the places that were touched are joyful with no troubles
Here is a song from the movie Vandicholai Chinraasu. For the light comical tune it keeps, the last verse is incongruously preachy. It reflects the morals and values of the early 90s especially in smaller towns. Nevertheless, the tune is enjoyable. Sentamizh naattu tamizhachiye, sela udutha thayanguriye Sentamizh naattu tamizhachiye, sela udutha thayanguriye Nesavu seiyum … [Read more…]
This is a sweet romantic song from the ’60s. Thanks to my dad for making sense of the last verse! nAn malarOdu thaniyAga yEn ingu ninREn en maharANi unai kANa OdOdi vandhEn nee illAmal yArOdu uRavAda vandhEn un iLamaikku thuNaiyAga thaniyAga vandhEn (nAn) Why am I standing here with a flower? I came running to … [Read more…]
Tamil Songs Translated is an archive where all Tamil songs I have translated can be found. Why don’t you take a look now? http://janinthesky.wordpress.com/category/poetry/lyrics-translations/