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Txoria Txori Lyrics

Artist: Joan Baez
Album: Diamonds And Rust In The Bullring

HEGOAK EBAKI BANIZKIO
NERIA IZANGO ZEN
EZ ZUEN ALDEGINGO
BAINAN, HONELA
EZ ZEN GEHIAGO TXORIA IZANGO
ETA NIK...TXORIA NUEN MAITE

THE BIRD WHICH IS A BIRD

IF I HAD CUT THE WINGS TO HER
SHE WOULD HAVE BEEN MINE
SHE WOULD NOT BE FLEES
BUT,THUS
SHE WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN ANYMORE A BIRD
AND ME...IT'S THE BIRD WHICH I LOVED

Comments/Interpretations

by pjakobs on 1/4/2010 6:21pm
I'd change the English translation a bit:

I could cut her wings and
then she would be mine
she would not fly away but
she would not be a bird anymore
and me, I love the bird so much
by Tubeler on 2/16/2013 12:43pm
Also it's not by Joan Baez, it's by Mikel Laboa, Joan's arrangement is also beautiful though.








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