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Archive for April 8th, 2008

Here’s one of my favourite songs – it’s sung in Faroese, written and composed by Eivör Pálsdóttir. I usually keep this blog in English, but who says music itself has a language? I loved songs in English long before I learned it, and I guess this is the same.. even though I’ve posted a brief translation below.

The reason why I post this today, is that I just love her voice and her music, and wanted to share some of it with you. Amazing that in the middle of nowhere, in the middle of the North Atlantic ocean, this incredible artist pops up – and in spite of a big international career, she sticks to her roots and sing in Faroese.

His fragance is that of the sunflowers
the fields and the blue ocean
He can dream himself away, everyday
to places no one has seen
– If only I could fly away with you
but only in my most treasured dreams
do we meet

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