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La chanson fatale

Language: French (Français)

La vie est courte, la mer est grande.
Vois-tu, ma mie, on s'verra guère.
J' suis pas un mat'lot à la manque.
Y a des calmes plats sur la mer.

Faut les subir.

La vie si courte, la mer si grande,
Ça t'fait peur,
Ah! tu n'aimes que moi !
Si tu l'aimais un peu, 
la mer, tu dirais va, 

faut la subir.

Il faudra bien subir la mort,
comme ton amour pour moi, ma mie.
La vie si courte, la mer si grande,
vois-tu, ma mie, 

faut les subir.

Et la tempête, les calmes plats,
et le retard et la distance et le roc-noir,
la mer qui s'ouvre où mon bateau s'engloutira,

faut les subir. 

Et notre amour, et ton attente,
et l'autre amour qui te viendra.

Submitted by Emily Ezust


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-10-29 12:35:13
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