Carmen Consoli - Eco di sirene (English translation)

English translation

Echo of sirens

Deaf and implacable sirens
they gave the sad announcement
while the sunset was flooding
the deserted avenues
of obscure presages
 
power games on our skin
on those men armed with romantic ideals
whatever is the fee
it will never return the right
 
We will be ready to celebrate the victory
and we will gladly toast on our ruins
few will be able to redeem themselves from poverty
to rejoice in the glory, however infinite
 
The sharp echo of sirens
on open wounds
we waited impotent for enemy attacks
maybe for the last time
power games on our skin
on wasted infantry, irreparably raped
who will pay for this
who will bring the sign
 
We will be ready to celebrate the victory
and we will gladly toast on our ruins
few will be able to redeem themselves from poverty
to rejoice in the glory, however infinite
 
Defeated and winners
We will rebuild
defeated and winners
 
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Submitted by Berny Devlin on Sat, 24/02/2018 - 20:53
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Inspired by the Balkan wars, happened in the end of the last century.

Italian

Eco di sirene

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