Daily Archives: April 10, 2012

Isabella – HK movie 19/20 Fado music is “Ó Gente da Minha Terra” by Mariza


“Ó Gente da Minha Terra” by Mariza brings back memories of Amalia Rodriguez fado.  The movie Isabella has a beautiful soundtrack portrait of the cultural richness of Macao 

É meu e vosso este fado
Destino que nos amarra
Por mais que seja negado
Às cordas de uma guitarra

Sempre que se ouve o gemido
De uma guitarra a cantar
Fica-se logo perdido
Com vontade de chorar

Ó gente da minha terra
Agora é que eu percebi
Esta tristeza que trago
Foi de vós que a recebi

E pareceria ternura
Se eu me deixasse embalar
Era maior a amargura
Menos triste o meu cantar

Ó gente da minha terra
Agora é que eu percebi
Esta tristeza que trago
Foi de vós que a recebi

Read more: http://artists.letssingit.com/mariza-lyrics-o-gente-da-minha-terra-q61wf7d#ixzz1ri016T9c 

Excerpts: “This music in an original from Amália Rodrigues and this is Mariza’s cover. I higly recomend you to watch this cover from Sandra Pereira in Portuguese Idol contest Link — ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68jnl6ZFOG4 ). The translation of this songs name is “Oh; People of my Land”.

Enjoy.”

This “fado” (fate) is mine and yours
Destiny that binds us
However it is denied
At the strings of a guitar

Whenever you hear the wail
of a singing guitar 
You’re instantly lost
and feeling like crying

Oh, People of my land
Now I realized
This sadness that I bring
Was from you that I received it

And seemed like kindness
If I had let me pack
The bitterness would be greater
And less sad my singing would be

Oh; People of my land
Now I realized
This sadness that I bring
Was from you that I received it

(Solo)

Oh, People of my land
Now I realized
This sadness that I bring
Was from you that I received it


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