Here are the Formidable lyrics and translation, with a breakdown of the vocabulary in the song, and an analysis of the song and music video. Your email address will not be published. I’m trying to make it easy on him – and you finding your work has been like tapping into the motherlode. Thanks a mil! And what's up with all you people, looking at me like I'm a monkey. Biographie STROMAE Paul Van Haver, 30 ans, est né le 12 Mars 1985, le fils de père rwandais et de mère belge. J'suis poli, courtois, et un peu fort bourré, I'm polite, respectful, and definitely shit-faced, Et pour les mecs comme moi, vous avez autre chose à faire hein. This was great. Stromae, Category: Artist, Albums: Racine Carrée (Standard US Version), Cheese, Singles: Alors On Danse (DubDogz Remix), Défiler (Bande originale de la capsule No. Verse 1In the first verse, Stromae is basically drunk in the street and is talking to a stranger, a woman, randomly and maybe even a bit rudely. Thanks for the translation and explanations. The concert was a sell-out with a crowd of 50,000 on a hot summer night in Brussels. Son : Roland Voglaire… Stay tuned! Hats off to you. Anyhow, I’ve enjoyed your depiction of the song and the translation is very helpful in many ways. Tell your son good luck on the French AP exam! Stromae also collaborated with French rapper Orelsan on a song named "La Pluie". An icon used to represent a menu that can be toggled by interacting with this icon. Stromae had his breakthrough in 2009 with the song "Alors On Danse", which became a number-one hit in over ten European countries. Stijn Van de Voorde of Studio Brussels says the atmosphere was not dampened by the recent failed terrorist attack in the Central Station. Et puis l'autre fille, tu lui en as parlé? In some contexts though it can also mean whore, so if someone calls you a “putain” feel free to slap them! I remember that when I learned English and started to understand lyrics in Beatles I was devastated by the shallowness of their beautiful early songs, even cried with disappointment. He is originally from Laeken, in Brussels. The video from Stromae includes English translation subtitles. And as a long-time French learner I find translating songs to be immensely valuable. The vocabulary in this verse is pretty basic, but here are a few words that are good to know: tu t’emballe pas – this is a shortened version of “tu ne t’emballe pas” which means “don’t get too excited” or “don’t get carried away.”s’emballer = to get carried away OR to race. One of the concert-goers caught Stromae on video. Stromae provided vocals for Coldplay’s 2019 single Arabesque on their eighth studio album Everyday Life. Videoklip, překlad a text písně Formidable od Stromae. He’s basically lecturing this guy, who is seemingly married, about how his marriage is worthless and will likely fall apart in a few years. Get Stromae setlists - view them, share them, discuss them with other Stromae fans for free on setlist.fm! , Thanks. Required fields are marked *. Si Maman est chiante, c’est qu’elle a peur d’être mamieSi Papa trompe Maman, c’est parce que Maman est vieillit, tiens. 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Entertainment 22 June, 2017. Formidable, formidable Tu étais formidable, j'étais fort minable Nous étions formidables Formidab.. Formidable by Stromae was the second single off Racine Carrée. The song entered at the number 1 spot the week of its release in Belgium and reached number 1 in France. Security measures to get in resembled those for taking a plane, he said, though there were no exceptionally long queues. Papaoutai, Formidable, Racine carrée, Tous les mêmes, Ta fête med flere : Eksterne henvisninger; Stromaes hjemmeside: Information med symbolet hentes fra Wikidata. Formidable, formidable Tu étais formidable, j'étais fort minable, nous étions formidable ... I.e. Let me know in the comments below. French-Speaking Artists, Albums, and Track Lists, Alors On Danse – Stromae / French Lyrics and English Translation, Papaoutai – Stromae / French Lyrics and English Translation, Tous les Mêmes Lyrics & Translation / Stromae, Dernière Danse Lyrics & Translation – Indila, Stromae – Formidable Lyrics and English Translation, Tu étais formidable, j'étais fort minable, I don't want to pick you up, I promise you, I swear. Thank you so much for doing this. Here are the Formidable lyrics and translation, with a breakdown of the vocabulary in the song, and an analysis of the song and music video. Lead singer Chris Martin covered one of his favourite songs and this turned out to be a hit by the Belgian singer Stromae, "Formidable". If you like Stromae you can check out the other Stromae songs that I’ve translated. “Formidable” was released as the follow-up single in June 2013. Existential angst is at the core of much of Stromae's work: alors on danse, tous les memes, and carmen all touch on such ideas. The video from Stromae includes English translation subtitles. Please try again. Loved it! Join Napster and access full-length songs on your computer, mobile or home audio system. As if the first two verses weren’t bad enough, in this verse the drunk Stromae (or the character he’s portraying) starts ranting at a kid. He randomly assumes that this guy has a side-chick and offers to tell his wife about her, but we’re to understand that he’s just making things up and drunk ranting at strangers because he’s sad about getting dumped. Chris Martin says "Formidable", Stromae's monster hit from 2013, is one of his favourite songs. Stromae came to wide public attention in 2009 with his song “Alors on danse” (from the album Cheese), which became a number one in several European countries. Did you like the video? First Played in Concert September 9, 2013 by Stromae at C à vous, Paris, France Most Recently Played February 7, 2020 by Martha Da'Ro at We Are Open 2020 Report a problem: Wrong album assigned Great to be able to see such a wonderful translation when one is trying to learn and improve its French. Proslavil se hlavně hitem „Alors on danse“ a vyznamenal se jak v hip-hopu, tak i v elektronické hudbě.Známé jsou také jeho hity „Papaoutai“ nebo „Tous Les Mêmes“. These translations are a lot of work, but I’m also a person who is always obsessed with understanding the lyrics. I am new to the French language and this really helped , You’re very welcome, I’m glad that it helped! I just discovered Stromae and was taken away with his talent. Par Label: Island France - 37923953 • Format: Vinyl 7 Stromae - Formidable (2014, Gold, Vinyl) | Discogs I love the song and the beats très bien (please excusé moi Française) im new at this and i know i probably made a mistake. French Lyrics Translations WordPress Theme by Darby. cecy_albarracin. Copyright © 2020 French Lyrics Translations. Il a perdu son père à neuf ans et a grandi avec ses trois soeurs en Belgique par sa mère. I will absolutely consider translating another Stromae song. Stromae enjoyed the cover: this could be seen live in the stadium itself, since he was among the crowd. When Stromae says “J’vais pas vous draguer” he’s saying “I’m not going to hit on you” or “I’m not trying to pick you up.” This is a slang term. J’étudie le français et j’aime beaucoup Stromae. Keep up the good work! Well as you can probably tell Stromae went through a rough break up! It features Stromae stumbling around and pretending to be drunk. Ben reviens gamin ! Thank you so much Irena! In the second verse, when he’s talking to the guy, I think he is referring to the guy as his secret lover… and is threatening to yell his wife about their affair. Stromae enjoyed the cover: this could be seen live in the stadium itself, since he was among the crowd. Thank you!Your translation and how you explain the meaning are the best! In 2013, his second album Racine carrée was a commercial success, selling 2 million copies in France alone and nearly 600,000 units elsewhere. I can't have a baby and well it's not - hey come back! Stromae came to wide public attention with his song “Alors on danse”, which became a number one in several European countries. Coldplay takes over Stromae, an unexpectedly awesome version. These translations are definitely a labour of love and they take ages, so it’s great to hear that people enjoy them! “est chiante” means “to be bitchy” or “to be mean.” “Chiante” = bitchy, and is a swear word.“tromper” in this context means “to cheat on” but “tromper” can mean a number of things, including “to deceive,” “to delude,” “to cheat,” “to fool,” etc. I enjoyed “the lesson.”. Réalisé par Jerome Guiot Image de Quentin Devillers Cadreurs : Bertrand Monette Lucien KellerGabriel Bertrand, Jean Parc Panis. Thank you so much for putting your time into these pieces. Amazing! This is definitely a swear! Merci pour ce traduction. Last night, the Belgian fans of Coldplay were more than delighted. . Et qu'est-ce que vous avez tous, à me regarder comme un singe, vous ? You’re very welcome Clarissa! Something has gone wrong. Your email address will not be published. To the surprise, the British group Coldplay took over last night the incredible song of Stromae “Formidable” during a concert in Belgium! Stromae’s French-language vocals appear alongside Coldplay frontman Chris Martin on the song on ‘Arabesque’, which is now available online. Listen to albums and tracks from Stromae. , I love this song and video I listen to it every day along with his other songs ! Really helpful, would love to see more of Stormae’s songs translated and analyzed (maybe Ta fête, or Défiler?) This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. One concert goer had spotted Stromae and managed to film the happy moment with a smartphone, see below. Stromae was born to a Rwandan father, Pierre Rutare, and a Belgian mother, Miranda Marie Van Haver. Definitely check out our other translations! This song uses some slang words and phrases, so let’s look at them. i don’t know french, so when i translate them, it might come out a bit too literal, so sometimes words are a bit confusing. Darby, Si tu veux je lui dis, comme ça c'est réglé, If you want I'll tell your her (your wife), then it's sorted, Attends trois ans, sept ans, et là vous verrez, Wait three years, seven years, then you'll see, Tu sais dans la vie y'a ni méchant ni gentil, You know in life there's no bad guys or good guys, Si Maman est chiante, c'est qu'elle a peur d'être mamie, If Mommy is bitchy, it's because she's afraid of being a granny, Si Papa trompe Maman, c'est parce que Maman est vieillit, tiens, If Daddy is cheating on Mommy, it's because Mommy is getting old, hold on. Išgarsėjo su daina „Alors on danse“. The chorus plays on the synonym “formidable” which means wonderful, and “fort minable” which means “very pathetic.” Stromae says that his ex-partner was “wonderful” and his relationship was “wonderful” but he was (and is) “pathetic.”. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 2014 Gold Vinyl release of Formidable on Discogs. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Stromae collaborated with director Henry Scholfield to produce the music video for English artist Dua Lipa's single 'IDGAF' released on 12 January 2018. Belgian-Rwandan singer, rapper and songwriter, born 12 March 1985 in Brussels, Belgium. The song was released as a digital download in Belgium on 4 June 2013 as the second single from his second studio album Racine carrée (2013). I’ll have a look at some songs by Tété, as I hadn’t heard of him before. Formidable, formidable Tu étais formidable, j'étais fort minable Nous étions formidables Formidable.. He’s just been dumped the day before and he’s drunk and feeling sorry for himself. Listen to albums and tracks from Stromae. Come back here kid! Why are you blushing? The Stromae songs are all good for slang, and Dernière Danse by Indila (also translated on this site) are also good for intermediate learners interested in picking up a bit of slang. In 2013, his sophomore album Racine Carrée was a commercial success. Putain literally translates as “whore” or “prostitute” but in French it’s the equivalent of fuck in English. And finally Stromae ends the song by yelling at a crowd of people and calling the monkeys (specifically “macaques” a breed of monkey). Enter your email address to be the first to know when new translations are posted. One of the concert-goers caught Stromae on video. !Big Merci from Ukraine! "Formidable" (lit. Quand il avait onze ans, il est devenu intéressé dans la musique . Thank you very much! 121w Reply. Join Napster and access full-length songs on your phone, computer or home audio device. Thanks for the explanation about the slang I’m learning French on my own it helps a lot. Please continue in making our lives much simpler and joyous. Formidable by Stromae was the second single off Racine Carrée. A great time! Really, really good work here – a labor of love, and exceedingly well done. hi everybody i hope you are all doing really well wherever you’re reading this in the world. Ce traduction m’aide beaucoup, en particulier l’argot. Merci! Paul van Loo & Ivo Rosbeek 't Is nog noets zoe donker gewees Belgian artist Stromae has been revealed as one of the artists to be featured on the new album by the British band Coldplay. , bourée: shit-faced, very drunkThis is also a common slang term and it’s considered pretty rude, like saying “shit-faced” in English. Coldplay gave the first of two concerts in a packed King Boudewijn Stadium last night. elle va t’larguer: she’s going to dump youThe full spelling of this is “elle va te larguer” but because Stromae is meant to be drunk and slurring his words here, he’s compressing this phrase. Coldplay is staging a second concert tonight; police are asking concert-goers to come early, just like yesterday. Hi Brian – thanks so much for your lovely comment! He basically tells this kid that life is tough and then yells at all the people staring at him. Paul Van Haver (born 12 March 1985, Brussels), better known by his stage name Stromae, is a Belgian musician, singer, rapper and songwriter. Alright – did you like this song? Daina užėmė pirmą vietą daugumoje Europos šalių hitų topuose ir toje pozicijoje išsilaikė keletą savaičių. If you ever get the urge, I bet other people besides us would love to see you wrap your sensibilities around a Tete piece. we are very happy to tell you that @shakira will be joining the line up for @glblctzn hamburg on july 6 with a special set with shakira in mind, here are the tracks i am listening to all the time at the moment Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Thank you! Videoklip, preklad a text piesne Formidable od Stromae. 'wonderful') is a song by Belgian singer Stromae. J'peux pas faire d'enfant et bon c'est pas - eh reviens ! Hey look at you, checking yourself out, you think you're hot stuff, Parce que tu t'es marié, mais c'est qu'un anneau, Because you're married, but it's just a ring, Mec, tu t'emballe pas, elle va t'larguer comme elles le font chaque fois, Dude, don't get carried away, she's going to dump you like they always do. You don't want to talk to a guy like me huh? In order to please the Belgian crowd, he staged a solo version of the hit in the King Boudewijn Stadium. Please feel free to explore the site, as I have many more in-depth translations. Yra pasižymėjęs hiphopo ir elektroninės muzikos žanruose. Leave a comment below and let me know if you like this Stromae song or if you prefer his more upbeat material (like Papaoutai or Alors On Danse? It was his most successful single since "Alors on Danse" in 2009. I was afraid that the same will happen with the French artists (I am trying to learn French intermittently) but your way of approaching this song, as a living contemporary creature made me to relate and appreciate what it is versus what was rather shamanic obsession with this powerful music. Shak #Repost @coldplay ... with shakira in mind, here are the tracks i am listening to all the time at the moment london grammar- big picture stromae- formidable lana del rey- love and shakira- me enamore see you soon i hope love cm. Lead singer Chris Martin covered one of his favourite songs and this turned out to be a hit by the Belgian singer Stromae, "Formidable". My son, my wife and I also have our toes in the francophone world. Pourquoi t'es tout rouge ? It features Stromae stumbling around and pretending to be drunk. This is a slang phrase that is pretty casual, so you can use this with your friends, but should probably avoid it at work. These are Stromae’s 10 best songs. The standard, polite way of saying “drunk” is to use the word “ivre.”, mecs: guysmec: guyThe word “mec” is a common slang term that means “guy.” It’s casual but not rude, and can pretty much be used in any situation where it would appropriate to use the English word “guy.” So fine to use with your friends, but you probably don’t want to refer to your boss as “un mec.”. There is some more swearing/slang in this verse. Très beau travail de traduction et d’explication. Paul Van Haver, geriau žinomas sceniniu vardu Stromae (stʁɔmaj) (g. 1985 m. kovo 12 d.) – belgų dainininkas–dainų autorius. Best of luck to you in your studies. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Formidable - Stromae on AllMusic Especially when listening to Stromae songs. In the music video he is pretending to be drunk in public and this entire song is basically the drunken rant of a man who just got dumped. He will soon be taking the U.S.’ AP French test, though he is only 14. thanks , Thank you! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Apr 29, 2016 - Explore Stephanie Mauge's board "Stromae" on Pinterest. Belgian singer Stromae (né Paul Van Haver) belongs to that rare class of European mega pop star (and we mean mega—his music videos on YouTube have been played more than half a … Thanks for commenting Omar. Chris Martin probably didn't know himself, but Paul Van Haver - Stromae - was actually attending the concert and was enjoying the performance with his wife Coralie. marriage, children, sobriety, fidelity, wealth, etc. 173w. Thanks for including the slang terms and meanings! Let’s look at the vocabulary: draguer: to hit on someone, to pick someone up. In the second verse, Stromae is still drunk and talking to strangers, but this time he’s talking to a guy. Coldplay gave the first of two concerts in a packed King Boudewijn Stadium last night. Stromae released Racine Carrée, his second album, the one that would raise him to the rank of super star, led by the singles “Papaoutai” and “Formidable” to name a few. Es lo mas!!! The translation is just below. He loves Stomae, Julien Dorre, … well, French music in general. See more ideas about french songs, songs, music videos. Paul Van Haver (* 12. března 1985 Brusel), známý jako Stromae, je zpěvák-rapper a textař belgicko-rwandského původu.

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