Hi everyone! I'm new here so excuse me if my post breaks the rules or doesn't belong here or something.
My new "thing" is translating lovely foreign-language songs into English, so that they rhyme and can be sung in English and sound good. I don't speak other languages extremely well, so I have to rely on other people's translations to understand the real meaning of the song. But I like the challenge of creating clever wordplay and good-sounding alliterations while preserving the original rhythm and meaning of the song.
Do you guys have any song ideas for me to take a whack at? Here's the first one I did, a translation of Edith Piaf's La Vie en Rose. I'd especially love to do some more standards and old songs.
I'm quite proud of it. I'm open to constructive criticism but I might cry if you roast me 'cuz I thought it turned out purty good.