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Tinariwen - Elwan Nànnuflày

  • ISRC:FRPH71600017
  • Recorded:2016 Bivouac le Petit Prince, Melodium Studios & Rancho
  •  ©2017 Wedge SARL, under exclusive license to Anti


Kàla t-illegh
Ibda nànnuflày
Nilmàd s-àddunya
Harkuk tàmmuttày
Ere-s tosed inta-ghas
Ila derhanàn-net
Harkuk osas
Legh amidi-nin
S-inta niflas
Hi isaswen ulh-in
Alwàqq d-intas
Ilkam e-timtar
Illegh dara-s
Tedjedit tàhona
Iday fàlla-s

There was a time
I lived fulfilled.
Life taught me that
It can often change.

The one you find in solitude
Is prisoner of egotistical desires.
I have a friend I can trust
Who quenches the thirst
That burns in my heart.

I walk in his footsteps
Pursuing memories built
On a dune that’s always moving.

no sleepwalking,
don’t keep me apart
I’m through sleepwalking,
god be in my heart
no more sleepwalking,
been asleep too long
no more sleepwalking,
keep me with you god