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Archive for July, 2012

German music and lyrics: Die Fantastischen Vier – Tag am Meer Posted by on Jul 30, 2012

Here are further requested German lyrics. This time, it is “Tag am Meer” (Day on the sea) by Die Fantastischen Vier (lit. The Fantastic Four), a German hip hop group from Stuttgart. Smudo, Thomas D, Michi Beck, and Andy Y started their career in the early 1990s with their hit single “Die da” (lit. She…

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German music and lyrics: Falco – Rock me Amadeus Posted by on Jul 27, 2012

Here is a further lyric’s request from you. I’m sorry about the bad quality of the video but I couldn’t find a better one.     Rock me Amadeus Rock me Amadeus Rock me rock me rock meAmadeusRock me all the time to the top   Er war ein Punker Und er lebte in der…

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Survey in German: Was ist Glück? – What is luck? Posted by on Jul 26, 2012

While I was working on the translations of the lyrics of some German songs I came across this video where people are asked what luck is to them. I found this so great that I decided to write down their opinions and translate them into English. I think this could be very useful for you…

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German music and lyrics: Die Prinzen – Das alles ist Deutschland Posted by on Jul 25, 2012

Last week I asked on Facebook for which German song you would like to have the lyrics and English translation. One wish was “Das alles ist Deutschland” (All this is Germany) by Die Prinzen (The Princes). Die Prinzen are a German band from Leipzig, which is in the federal state of Saxony. Die Prinzen were…

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German music and lyrics: Herbert Grönemeyer – Halt mich Posted by on Jul 24, 2012

Learning German with music can be great fun, but always be beware of the song you choose. The following song Halt mich (Hold me) by Herbert Grönemeyer is probably not the best song to learn the German language because the lyrics are fairly poetic. But what makes them so poetic? Well, what catches the eye…

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German music and lyrics: Silbermond – Krieger des Lichts Posted by on Jul 23, 2012

Learning German or any other language is always great fun when you have the chance to listen to songs and sing along. Since some of you requested the lyrics of a song Krieger des Lichts (Warriors of the light) by the German band Silbermond I do you this favor. In case you don’t know Silbermond…

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Booking a hotel room in German Posted by on Jul 20, 2012

When you are planning to go on a trip to Germany you, of course, need board and lodging. No matter whether you book your hotel room from abroad months in advance of your actual visit or right at the hotel reception, you might want to know how you room is equipped. Does it have it…

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