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    Вот такие дела

    Can anyone help me out on this one?
    This is from the all chick group VIA-GRA.

    Даже если вам немного за тридцать
    Есть надежда выйти замуж за принца
    Солнце всем на планете одинаково светит
    Только пасмурно над нашей столицей

    Он бы подошел - я бы отвернулась
    Он бы подошел ко мне - я б ушла
    Он бы подошел - я бы улыбнулась
    Вот такие дела

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to All the World.
    Какая разница, умереть богатым или бедным?

    Какой толк от богатства если ты не счастлив.

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    Something like:
    Even if you're a bit over thirty
    There's still hope to marry a prince
    The sun shines the same to everyone on the planet
    Only it's cloudy over our capital

    He'd approach - I'd turn away
    He'd approach me - I'd leave
    He'd approach - I'd smile
    Such are things

    Bleh.

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    First verse

    I've translated the first verse, but I had trouble with the first line...

    Even if you are (nemnogo) thirty
    There's a hope to get married to a prince
    On the planet the Sun shines the same to everyone
    It's only overcast above our capital city
    В эту ночь все огни погасли в Джорджии
    В эту ночь невиновного человека повесили
    Не доверяй тайну никакому деревенщине-адвокату
    Ведь руки городского судьи в крови

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    lol

    Now that's too ridiculous!!!

    As soon as send in mine, Pravit already replied.

    Oh, well!

    I tried to help

    Lol
    В эту ночь все огни погасли в Джорджии
    В эту ночь невиновного человека повесили
    Не доверяй тайну никакому деревенщине-адвокату
    Ведь руки городского судьи в крови

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    I wasn't that sure about the first line either, but it's my best guess.

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    Pravit you are exactly right about the first line.

    What puzzles me here is that this was not sung by VIAGRA originally but by Serduchka, that kind of drag-queen person
    It was a very big hit last year. I believe it's called я не поняла. It was quite funny because I remember the first time I heard it I thought, hmm, that sounds like he's singing "я не поняла", but I must be hearing it wrong, because he's a man

    It would be a bit weird if VIAGRA did a cover version of that ... ?
    By the way I keep seeing this ultra-sexy video here in China with three buxom gals and they're singing in English, but I'm nearly sure it's that VIAGRA group ... they sing 'stop, stop, stop' or something and in the video they've got this kind of Sigmund Freud character. Is it them?
    Море удачи и дачу у моря

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    Dunno, I don't listen to Russian pop music. These lyrics are a bit of lame.

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    The song is definitely sung by VIA-GRA. I bought the CD while I was in Odessa.

    Three tall, thin, gorgeous, buxom girls: one blonde, one red-head, and one brunette.

    They also do sing a song called "Стоп! Стоп! Стоп!" but on my CD, the song is in Russian.
    Какая разница, умереть богатым или бедным?

    Какой толк от богатства если ты не счастлив.

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    Ya ne ponyala!

    lollool i just had to luagh when i read that. I have that cd too, and as much as id like to make fun of you for listening to such crap, well i must admit that i do it too.

    Actually Krasnaya plesen' does a funny cover of that song too. But they are cool for makin fun of crappy pop music so its nothing new.
    Вот это да, я так люблю себя. И сегодня я люблю себя, ещё больше чем вчера, а завтра я буду любить себя to ещё больше чем сегодня. Тем что происходит,я вполне доволен!

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    waxwing, you're right. It's a song of Верка Сердючка, but there's a version of it where she and ВИАГРА sing it together.

    kwatts59, as far as I know, the right refrain is:

    Он бы подошел, я бы отвернулась
    Он бы приставал ко мне, я б ушла
    Он бы зарыдал, я бы улыбнулась
    Вот таки дела

    Pravit, I think you'll manage to translate it as well ;)

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    Yeah, that's the correct refrain.

    It's "таки дела", not "такие дела" because Сердючка mixes Ukrainian words and grammar into her (his) songs and stage speech for the flavor. (In proper Urkainian it would be spelled as "такi" though.)

    А вообще, Сердючку обожаю! Так настроение подымает.
    За ночь под свинцовым градом,
    За то, что меня нет рядом,
    Ты прости, сестра моя, Югославия...
    (Лена Катина, будущая "татушка", 1999 г.)

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    Crаp, there are two versions of this song!

    The one i like better is called Вот такие дела but i only have 2 minutes of it. The other one is Я не поняла and they are both sung by Виа-гра. They have the same words but diffrent instruments and stuff.

    Where did u get вот такие дела ?
    Вот это да, я так люблю себя. И сегодня я люблю себя, ещё больше чем вчера, а завтра я буду любить себя to ещё больше чем сегодня. Тем что происходит,я вполне доволен!

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    By the way I remember another song called вот такие дела recently, I don't know who by, but it goes something like
    вот такие дела, вот такие дела
    делаю шаг вперёд, а ты отступаешь на два
    blah blah .. a bit of lame, yes
    but I thought this line was so typically Russian:
    как хочется жить, жить, жить, и за это получать цветы ...
    I can't imagine an English girl singing that somehow.
    Море удачи и дачу у моря

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    waxwing

    Here it is - http://bulanova.fanclubs.ru/album/vot_takie_dela.html
    And I think that there are the same stupid pop songs in English as in Russian. Can't recall any of them though.

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    Oh, believe me, the depths of idiocy are well and truly plumbed by our chanteuses too
    I only meant to say there is something peculiar to Russian culture in that line.
    Море удачи и дачу у моря

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    Quote Originally Posted by waxwing
    Oh, believe me, the depths of idiocy are well and truly plumbed by our chanteuses too
    Как сказал Михаил Жванецкий: "Песни по смыслу приближаются к наскальной живописи".
    Я танцую пьяный на столе нума нума е нума нума нума е
    Снова счастье улыбнулось мне нума нума е нума нума нума е

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    Quote Originally Posted by waxwing
    Oh, believe me, the depths of idiocy are well and truly plumbed by our chanteuses too :)
    I only meant to say there is something peculiar to Russian culture in that line.
    he he
    By the way who are "chanteuses"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by alexei
    By the way who are "chanteuses"?
    That's "певицы" in French.
    "Happy new year, happy new year
    May we all have a vision now and then
    Of a world where every neighbour is a friend"

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    Thanks Friendy!

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