Max Herre - Weg von hier (English translation)

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English translation

Away from here

I take a step forward
and two back
"Drei Akkorde" plays in my head, (1)
my vision is blurred.
I planted three trees
and built a house of sand. (2)
Stared at a dark white sheet for two years,
then I look at you -
see it is the same for you.
What are you holding in your empty hand?
What do we have to lose?
 
Look at me.
Come, take my hand.
Let us leave here
We'll take two steps forward
and maybe one back.
 
Four eyes that see,
but all it takes is one vision.
When two ideas are good,
nether is worthless. (3)
We can go anywhere
There isn't just the only goal
And then you look at me,
see it is the same for me
I have also seen what one can lose,
we can only take a chance.
 
Look at me.
Come, take my hand.
Let us leave here
We'll take two steps forward
and maybe one back.
 
I see the space between us
And nothing will change my course
And I know, for the two of us,
three words are too many
It's not about what one says,
what counts is what one does.
Then I look at you -
see it is the same for you.
What are you holding in your empty hand?
What do we have to lose?
Look at me.
Come, take my hand.
Let us leave here
 
Submitted by Magimay on Fri, 20/10/2017 - 01:36
Added in reply to request by Silverchase
Last edited by Magimay on Sat, 21/10/2017 - 08:58
Author's comments:

(1) I think he means the song. Or he's hearing 3 cords. Not really sure.
(2) I am rather bad at hearing lyrics but building a house of sand makes more sense than building one on sand. Until told otherwise, I'll assume the lyrics are wrong.
(3) I'm sorry, I knew exactly how to translate that when I started writing the verse. By the time I got to it, it was gone. I shouldn't be doing this at 3am....

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Weg von hier

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