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Language: German (Deutsch)

Mir ist auf einmal so eigen zumute
Irgendwas prickelt und kitzelt im Blute
Irgendetwas trägt mich weit
Weg in Himmels Seligkeit.
Und ich muss lachen, vor Glück muss ich lachen
Auch weil ich Lust hab was Dummes zu machen.
Fast könnt das ein Schwipserl sein
Doch es ist kein Schwips, oh nein!

Vorhin trank ich noch aus einem Glas
jetzt trink ich aus zwein, wie kommt den das
Und dann denk ich noch wenn ich nur wüßt
Hab ich heute schon geküsst?

Nein, nein, nein, nein, ha,ha,ha, hahaha
Mir ist auf einmal so ...

Hopssassa trala, oh ich weiss was ich weiss.
Alles steht schief herum, alles dreht sich im Kreis.
Alles was fest war ich merke es schon,
Das ist nicht mehr verlässlich es tanzt mir davon
Und wenn ich gehen will, dann schweb ich leicht
Bis ich endlich das Ziel, das ich will hab erreicht.

Ja, ja, ja, ja, hahaha hahaha
Mir ist auf einmal so ...
Ha,ha,ha, ha, ha Schwips, oh nein!

Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Linda Godry


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  • ENG English [singable] (Linda Godry) , title 1: "Annen Polka", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-01-18.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:04
Line count: 23
Word count: 165

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Annen Polka

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

All of a sudden I do feel so giddy
Something is prickling and tingling all over
I feel lifted up so high
As if I were able to fly.
And I keep giggling because I'm so happy
I could do so-omething ve-ery naughty.
One could think, that I were tipsy
But that can not be, o no!

Just now I did drink from just one glass;
Now I drink from two, that's very strange.
And I can't just seem to figure out
Have I already been kissed today?

No, no, no, no, no, no, no, nonono
All of a sudden I do feel so giddy ....

Hopssassa trala, oh I'm sure what I know
Everything's lopsided now, going round, round and round
All that was solid, it seems to me now,
Is no longer reliable, keeps dancing away
And if I do march on,  I am gliding away
until at last I do skid to a halt.

Ja, ja, ja, ja, jajaja jajaja
All of a sudden I do feel so giddy ....
Ha, ha, ha, tiddly, oh no!

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Richard Genée (1823 - 1895)
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Johann Strauss . Go to the text.
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Camillo Walzel (1829 - 1895)
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Johann Strauss . Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2010-10-22.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:04
Line count: 23
Word count: 179