Monday, October 6, 2014

German: Sven van Thom - Seit du weg bist (song)




Here is Christina with another German song!
This time: "Seit du weg bist" ("Since you've been gone") by Sven van Thom.




Here are the lyrics in German with English translation:

Deutsch

Seit du weg bist

Seitdem du weg bist, bleib ich allein.
Es liegt das Herz in meiner Brust
schwer wie ein Stein.
Seitdem du weg bist,
geht’s mir nicht gut,
Wie einem seekranken Matrosen 

mit Skorbut.

Seitdem du weg bist, ist alles schlecht.
Wenn ich mich schneide,
dann noch nicht mal fachgerecht.
Seitdem du weg bist,
klappt gar nichts mehr.
Du gehst an mir vorbei
und schaust nach vorn,
aber ich schau nur hinterher.

Seit du weg bist,
seit du weg bist,
Ist grau noch viel,
viel grauer
und schmeckt Zucker nur noch sauer.
Seit du weg bist,
seit du weg bist,
Sehen Kätzchen aus wie Ratten
und die Sonne selbst wirft Schatten.

Seitdem du weg bist,
bin ich ein Wrack,
Und alle Freunde, die mich sehen,
schreien „What the f***?!“
Seitdem du weg bist,
kann ich nicht schlafen
Und schwanke ziellos
wie ein Kutter ohne Hafen.

Seitdem du weg bist,
ist täglich nicht mein Tag
Wie bei ´nem Masochisten,
den keiner schlagen mag.
Seitdem du weg bist,
ist alles Schrott
So wie bei einem Katholiken,
der im Sterben liegt und merkt,
es gibt keinen Gott.

Seit du weg bist,
seit du weg bist,
Ist grau noch viel, viel grauer
und schmeckt Zucker nur noch sauer.
Seit du weg bist,
seit du weg bist,
Sehen Kätzchen aus wie Ratten
und die Sonne selbst wirft Schatten.

So als hätte man alles
Schöne mir gestohlen,
Selbst die Nachtigall singt
Songs von Dieter Bohlen.
Ich kann nicht weiter fallen,
denn tiefer geht’s nicht mehr,
Und ich vermisse dich so sehr.

Seit du weg bist,
seit du weg bist,
Trink ich noch exzessiver
und der Tod ist attraktiver.
Seit du weg bist,
seit du weg bist,
Fließt Pech durch meine Venen
und das Atmen ist ein Gähnen.

Seit du weg bist,
seit du weg bist,
Schmeckt selbst Pfeffer nur noch schal
und mir ist alles ganz egal.
Seit du weg bist,
seit du weg bist,
Sehen Kätzchen aus wie Ratten
und die Sonne selbst wirft Schatten.

English Translation

Since you’ve been gone

Since you’ve been gone, I remain alone.
My heart in my chest is
as heavy as a stone.
Since you’ve been gone,
I’m not doing so well,
Like a seasick sailor 

with scurvy.

Since you’ve been gone, everything is bad.
When I cut myself,
it’s not even professionally.
Since you’ve been gone,
 nothing works anymore.
You pass me by 

and look straight ahead,
but my eyes can only follow you.

Since you’ve been gone,
since you’ve been gone,
Gray is much,
much grayer
and sugar only tastes sour.
Since you’ve been gone,
since you’ve been gone,
Kitties look like rats
and even the sun throws shadows.

Since you’ve been gone,
I’m a wreck,
And all my friends that see me
cry “What the f***?”
Since you’ve been gone,
I can’t sleep
And move without a destination
like a cutter without a harbor.

Since you’ve been gone,
every day it’s not my day
Like for a masochist
whom nobody wants to hit.
Since you’ve been gone,
everything is crap
Like for a Catholic
on his deathbed
who realizes there is no god.

Since you’ve been gone,
since you’ve been gone,
Gray is much, much grayer
and sugar only tastes sour.
Since you’ve been gone,
since you’ve been gone,
Kitties look like rats
and even the sun throws shadows.

It’s like someone stole
everything beautiful from me,
Even the nightingale sings
songs by Dieter Bohlen.
I can’t fall any further,
because it can’t get any deeper,
And I miss you so much.

Since you’ve been gone,
since you’ve been gone,
I drink even more excessively
and death is more attractive.
Since you’ve been gone,
since you’ve been gone,
Bad luck is flowing through my veins
and my breathing is a yawn.

Since you’ve been gone,
since you’ve been gone,
Even pepper only tastes stale
and nothing matters to me at all.
Since you’ve been gone,
since you’ve been gone,
Kitties look like rats
and even the sun throws shadows.




Check out Sven van Thom's official website to find out more about this young and upcoming German singer:

http://www.svenvanthom.de/





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