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Offline Tikhon.of.Colorado

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what is this Russian song about?
« on: May 12, 2011, 10:00:41 PM »

Offline Jharek Carnelian

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Re: what is this Russian song about?
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2011, 01:02:20 PM »
what is this about exactly??

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdIsftgw9hQ&feature=related

Despite the nuns and Orthodox clergy and other symbols of Orthodoxy it has nothing to do with religion. It's a pop song on the rather typical theme of a girl thinking about her past love. My wife kindly provide this info, after asking me to please turn this singer's voice down as she can't stand her.
And then my heart hath told me:
These will pass,
Will pass and change, will die and be no more,
Things bright and green, things young and happy;
And I have gone upon my way
Sorrowful.

'The Wayfarer' Pádraig Anraí Mac Piarais

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Re: what is this Russian song about?
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2011, 01:13:55 PM »
Lousy Voice....Isn't She trying to Copy A western Singer, also with the nun's outfit..... ???
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Re: what is this Russian song about?
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2011, 01:14:28 PM »
I actually find it a bit offensive.

This beautiful young woman, is stood up....her man doesn't want her...so she waits...and pines over him...and then at the end in a huff she leaves the night club and with the words that he will never find another as good as her ....she storms off...and becomes a nun.

She's becoming a nun because this one man didn't want her?  Really?  What about Faith?  What about dedication to God?  That's not here.

...and the nuns...oh my gosh!  It's like she's going to prison or something.  The Mother Superior is like a strict and unfeeling guard at the prison...

The other nuns weep when she is getting her hair cut....as if she is losing something.

It seems she is being sent to the gulag, not to a monastery.   ...and if she is feeling that way, she shouldn't be a nun, in the first place.

Oy!

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Re: what is this Russian song about?
« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2011, 08:21:13 PM »
It's the pop singer Tatiana Bulanova, and it's just a pop song.  I remember her from almost 20 years ago when I still lived in Russia...

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Re: what is this Russian song about?
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2011, 03:47:32 PM »
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The other nuns weep when she is getting her hair cut....as if she is losing something.

It is supposed to be a joyous ceremony.  As for the hair cutting, I think it is just a piece same as baptism etc. 

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Re: what is this Russian song about?
« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2011, 10:20:30 PM »
Lousy Voice....Isn't She trying to Copy A western Singer, also with the nun's outfit..... ???
Hopefully not Madonna.
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