The Babelfish Song Lyric Game


ade_mcfade 15 15.2k 216 England
24 Feb 2009 4:03PM
Came up with this 10 or more years ago one friday afternoon after the pub...

here's how it works..

1, Pick a song that people are likely to know
2, Get the lyrics to the first verse
3, put it into Bable Fish and translate it to any language
4, translate it back from that language to English


We then used to read them out like a shakespearean actor - but i guess we can't do that on forums - so paste them in here and see what we get.

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ade_mcfade 15 15.2k 216 England
24 Feb 2009 4:04PM
English - french - english

You work as waiter in a barrier cocktail
When I met you You
I selected outside, you I shook above, and to you I turned round
changed you in some news
Now five years slower you have the world in your success of legs
you are so much easy for you
But do not forget i that you they put where you are now also
I can you put behind under also


But what's the song?
collywobles 15 4.0k 10 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 4:07PM
The sweet baby of dreams, sweet dream baby. sweet dream baby. How the long musy dream of
ade_mcfade 15 15.2k 216 England
24 Feb 2009 4:10PM
German to english!!!

He loves me, which I would like to know
as I to be explained can, if he loves me in such a way
(he is in its eyes)
Oh No., you' ll (it is in its eyes)
Oh he' is not cheated; ll to believe if you form to know would like,
if he loves you in such a way,
it' s in its kiss
(That' s, where it is)
ade_mcfade 15 15.2k 216 England
24 Feb 2009 4:17PM
dutch - english


It' s nine o' bell on Saturday
the regular mob shuffle
There' s an old man meeting beside me
Makin' love to its tonic and gin


quite easy there
ade_mcfade 15 15.2k 216 England
24 Feb 2009 4:17PM

Quote:The sweet baby of dreams, sweet dream baby. sweet dream baby. How the long musy dream of


Is that a Roy Orbison song? not sure of the name though
sidaorb 13 3.9k 2 England
24 Feb 2009 4:24PM
1st ones easy Ade......Dont You Want Me - Human League, working on the others Wink

Wonder what happens if you try and re-translate them again?
ade_mcfade 15 15.2k 216 England
24 Feb 2009 4:29PM
last one before home time...

portuguese this time...

Girl of the high part of the city;
She' s that lived in its world that of the high part of the city
I never bet had an individual of the back street I
I bet that its breast never said to it because
sidaorb 13 3.9k 2 England
24 Feb 2009 4:32PM
Last one is easy too, still struggling on the others Sad
Big Bri 18 16.5k United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 6:13PM

Quote:Dutch - english


It' s nine o' bell on Saturday
the regular mob shuffle
There' s an old man meeting beside me
Makin' love to its tonic and gin

quite easy there



Piano Man Smile
Big Bri 18 16.5k United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 6:18PM
Here's an easy one (compliments of babelfish/german)

On the day we sweat it out in the roads of an of American dream of going through at night
which we drive by mansions of the fame in the suicide machines, which on highway 9 are risen from frameworks out,
to chrome turned, the injected fuel and step pin out tears over the line
baby this city the bones from your back its a death trap,
its a suicide pounding we received to go out, while were young
a cause tramples like we, to baby up, to run we was born
Big Bri 18 16.5k United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 6:22PM
Another easy one for Ade:

Some people remain faraway from the door if theres its chance revealing upward
they they hear voice in the hall of external and hope that it exactly is passed by
some of people they live with fear of contact and anger to be fool they will not listen to any so no one he tells in them the lie
Big Bri 18 16.5k United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 6:23PM

Quote:Last one before home time...

portuguese this time...

Girl of the high part of the city;
She' s that lived in its world that of the high part of the city
I never bet had an individual of the back street I
I bet that its breast never said to it because



Uptown Girl, of course
looboss 13 3.1k 7 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 6:24PM

Quote:Here's an easy one (compliments of babelfish/german)

On the day we sweat it out in the roads of an of American dream of going through at night
which we drive by mansions of the fame in the suicide machines, which on highway 9 are risen from frameworks out,
to chrome turned, the injected fuel and step pin out tears over the line
baby this city the bones from your back its a death trap,
its a suicide pounding we received to go out, while were young
a cause tramples like we, to baby up, to run we was born



that's the almighty Bruce aint it? Born to run
Big Bri 18 16.5k United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 6:25PM
hehe

Is this real this
only fantasia has been caught in a landslide no flight of reality
open your eyes look omhoog to hemelen and to see I'm.
only a bad boy I need no sympathy because I' easily m. comes, easily go, A LITTLE high, low a little anyway the wind layers doesn' t really question to me, to me

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