Sunday, December 22, 2013

German: Faun – Diese kalte Nacht (song)




Here is Christina with another great German song!

This time a beautiful German song from a Bavarian band with Celtic influences that might be right up your ally if you like hobbits and elves:

 "Diese kalte Nacht" ("This Could Night") by Faun





Diese kalte Nacht

Diese Nacht ist kalt,
Und der Wind, der bläst
Durch unser Land.
Und wer jetzt noch geht,
Ist ein armer Tor
Oder auf dem Weg zu der Liebsten,
Die jede Reise lohnt.

Refrain:
Ohhh,
Öffne mir, lass mich hinein.
Dein Liebster steht im Mondenschein.
Diese Nacht ist so kalt.
So öffne mir,
Denn morgen wird es zu spät sein.

Mein Vater wacht über Haus und Hof.
Meine Tür versperrt ein Eisenschloss,
Und ich habe keinen Schlüssel dafür.
Es führt heute Nacht kein Weg zu mir.

Refrain

Doch die Nacht ist so kalt.
Endlich öffnet sie ihm,
Und sie küsst ihres Liebsten kalte Stirn.
Diese Nacht ist so kalt,
Doch sie öffnet die Tür und er küsst sie
Sieben Mal dafür.

Refrain

Der Morgen graut,
Und der Wind, der geht durch unser Land.
Doch das Mädchen 

liegt in ihres Liebsten Arm
Und danket sehr der kalten Nacht
und dem Wind dafür.

This cold night

This night is cold
And the wind, it blows
Through our country.
And whoever leaves now
Is a poor fool
Or on the way to his sweetheart
Who is worth any trip.

Chorus:
Ohhhhhh
Open up for me, let me inside.
Your darling is standing in the moonlight.
This night is so cold.
So open up for me,
Because tomorrow it will be too late.

My father watches over house and home.
My door is closed with an iron lock,
And I don’t have a key for it.
There’s no way to get to me tonight.

Chorus

But the night is so cold.
Finally she opens the door for him
And she kisses her darling’s cold forehead.
This night is so cold,
But she opens the door and he kisses her
Seven times, in thanks.

Chorus

The morning grays,
And the wind, it blows through our country.
But the girl 

lies in the arms of her darling
And thanks the cold night
and the wind for it.





If you would like to find out more about Faun and their new album Von den Elben ("From the Elves"), you should check out their website:

http://www.faune.de/





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