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Mahmood

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Barrio

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You used to tell me 'Go away, I don't care for you anymore'
Why would I write a poem for you if you're going to burn it afterwards
Light like elephants in a china shop
Gypsies like diamonds amongst Latin gangs
 
Dying, dying for you isn't worth it anymore because
I'll leave the sea behind when I'll fall on these streets
I would call you and you'd say
 
Look for me in the barrio
As if, as if we were in the dark
In the night, I see you
My house looks fine to me
You say 'it doesn't suit you'
But you come to the neighbourhood to dance with me
Anyway, the barrio is always playing
Anyway, the barrio is always playing
Anyway, the barrio
 
I drive fast, I change lane, but not to get to you
If I have to climb your jealousy, I'd rather climb a pyramid
I used to drink water with Oki only to calm down
I used to play videogames to stay home
 
Dying, dying for you isn't worth it anymore because
I'll leave the sea behind when I'll fall on these streets
I would call you and you'd say
 
Look for me in the barrio
As if, as if we were in the dark
In the night, I see you
My house looks fine to me
You say 'it doesn't suit you'
But you come to the neighbourhood to dance with me
Anyway, the barrio is always playing
Anyway, the barrio is always playing
Anyway, the barrio
 
You know the last kiss is easier
Then we'll fall down like Carthage
Never, don't ever disappear like Isis
Never, ever
 
Look for me in the barrio
As if, as if we were in the dark
In the night, I see you
My house looks fine to me
You say 'it doesn't suit you'
But you come to the neighbourhood to dance with me
Anyway, the barrio is always playing
Anyway, the barrio is always playing
Anyway, the barrio is always playing
Barrio
Anyway, the barrio is always playing
 
Serbian
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Četvrt

Uvek si govorio/la 'odlazi, nije me više briga za tebe'
Zašto da ti pišem pesme ako ćeš da spališ stranice
Lagani kao slonovi usred kristala
Cigani kao dijamanti među latino bandama
 
Umreti, umreti za tebe ne služi ičemu zato šta
Ostaviću more iza sebe dok padam na ove ceste
Zvao sam te, ti bi mi rekao/la
 
Potraži me u mojoj četvrti
Kao da, kao da smo u mraku
U noći vidim te
Moja kuća mi se čini lepa
Kažeš 'nije baš za tebe'
Ali dođeš u moju četvrt igrati sa mnom
Naposletku, moja četvrt uvek svira
Naposletku, moja četvrt uvek svira
Naposletku, uvek svira
 
Vozim brzo, menjam traku, ali ne da stignem do tebe
Ako moram da se penjam preko tvoje ljubomore, preferirao bih piramidu
Pio sam vodu s Okijem samo da se smirim
Igrao sam videoigre da ne izađem van
 
Umreti, umreti za tebe ne služi ičemu zato što
Ostaviću more iza sebe dok padam na ove ceste
Zvao sam te, ti bi mi rekao/la
 
Potraži me u mojoj četvrti
Kao da, kao da smo u mraku
U noći vidim te
Moja kuća mi se čini lepa
Kažeš 'nije baš za tebe'
Ali dođeš u četvrt igrati sa mnom
Naposletku, moja četvrt uvek svira
Naposletku, moja četvrt uvek svira
Naposletku, uvek svira
 
Znaš da je poslednji poljubac lakši
Zatim padamo dole kao Kartagina
Nikad, nemoj nikad da nestaneš kao Izida
Nikad, nikad
 
Potraži me u mojoj četvrti
Kao da, kao da smo u mraku
U noći vidim te
Moja kuća mi se čini lepa
Kažeš 'nije baš za tebe'
Ali dođeš u moju četvrt igrati sa mnom
Naposletku, moja četvrt uvek svira
Naposletku, moja četvrt uvek svira
Četvrt
Naposletku, moja četvrt uvek svira
 
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Money

It's really hot down in the suburbs
Mama don't worry I'm on my way home
You will be upset by a liar
It looked like love to you, it was something else
 
He's drinking champagne during Ramadan
On tv they are airing Jackie Chan
He's smoking Shisha and asks me how I'm doing
 
He asks me how I'm doing doing doing
You alredy know how things are going going going
I think faster to try to figure out if you're going to fool me tomorrow
I have no time to clear things up 'cause I finally found out what you are
It hurts to be alive
When you lose your pride
You leave home out of the blue
 
You, tell me if
You only cared for the money money
As if you had any money
Tell me whether you miss me or you don't give a fuck
 
You used to ask me how I was doing doing doing
Now how are things going going going
What you're supposed to say you haven't said yet
Betrayal is a bullet in your chest
 
Keep all the compassion to yourself
You keep lyin' at home but you know she knows
Sittin' there she'll be asking me
 
Asking me how I'm doing doing doing
She already knows how things are going going going
I think faster to try to figure out if you're going to fool me tomorrow
I have no time to clear things up 'cause I finally found out what you are
It hurts to be alive
when you lose your pride
I figured it out in one second, from me
 
You only wanted the money
As if I had any money
Back then you would talk to me till late
 
You used to ask me how I'm doing doing doing
Now how are things going going going
My son, my son, darling, come over here [Arabic]
You used to tell me while playing your games with pride
My son, my son, darling, [Arabic] It felt so real to me
Wanting to bring things back to what they were
 
I didn't ask you for your money...
It hurts to be alive
When you lose your pride
You leave home out of the blue
 
You, tell me if
Only cared for the money money
As if I had any money
 
You leave the city without anybody knowing
Yesterday you were here, where are you now, papa?
You ask me how I'm doing doing doing
You already know how things are going going going
 

Novac

Mnogo je vruće u predgrađu
Mama, ne brini, stižem kući
Uznemiriće te lažov
Činilo ti se kao ljubav, ali bilo je nešto drugo
 
Pije šampanjac za vreme Ramazana
Na televiziji prikazuju Džeki Čena
Puši nargilu, pita me šta ima
 
Pita me šta ima, kako sam, kako sam
Već znaš kako sam, kako sam, kako sam
Brže mislim da bih znao da li ćeš me prevariti sutra
Nemam vremena da objašnjavam, jer sam konačno shvatio kakav si
Teško je živeti
Kad izgubiš ponos
Napustiš kuću iznebuha
 
Ti, reci mi
Da li si mislio samo na novac, novac
Kao da si ikad imao novca, novca
Reci mi, da li ti nedostajem ili te boli uvo
 
Nekad si me pitao šta ima, kako sam, kako sam
Kako je sad, kako je, kako je
Ono što treba da kažeš, još nisi rekao
Izdaja je kao metak u grudi
 
Ne treba mi tvoja milostinja,
Lažeš kod kuće, ali znaš da ona zna
Sedeće i pitaće me
 
Pita me šta ima, kako sam, kako sam
Već zna kako sam, kako sam, kako sam
Brže mislim da bih znao da li ćeš me prevariti sutra
Nemam vremena da razjašnjavam jer sad konačno znam kakav si
Teško je živeti
Kad izgubiš ponos
Shvatio sam u sekundi, od mene si
 
Želeo samo novac, novac
Kao da sam ja imao novca
Nekada si razgovarao sa mnom do kasno u noć
 
Pitao si me šta ima, kako sam, kako sam
Kako sam sad, kako sam, kako sam
Sine moj, sine, dragi, dođi ovamo (arapski)
Govorio si mi dok si ponosno igrao svoje igre
Sine moj, sine, dragi (arapski), zvučalo mi je tako iskreno
da si želeo da sve bude kao pre
 
Ja od tebe nisam želeo novac
Teško je živeti
Kad izgubiš ponos
Napustiš kuću iznebuha
 
Ti, reci mi
Da li si želeo samo novac, novac
Kao da sam ja imao novca
 
Napustio si grad bez ičijeg znanja
Juče si bio ovde, gde si sad, tata?
Pitaš me kako sam, kako sam, kako sam
Već znaš kako sam, kako sam, kako sam
 

The Nile In The Naviglio

I feel the sunrise touching me behind the neck, on my head
Inside this pink sweater I can't give myself an answer
You say it's better if I change sweater and personality
But your smile is the only thing that can fuck me
Let it go for now, don't call back
Call back, call back, call back anymore
It doesn't hurt, hurt, hurt anymore anyway
 
I'm staying here, I'm wasting another night, I'm looking for the Nile1 in the Naviglio2
It's seven o'clock here, you call in after, I won't answer, smoking by the poolside
You said 'Let's run away to China', but
Where am I going if you're not close to me anymore,
If the Nile is no longer there?
 
I'm sleeping in my car to get alcohol out of my head
The Lacoste sweater is the only thing of yours that I still have
But now you're forgetting my child-like actions
When at night we always mistook the Naviglio for the Nile
I'm old, but I don't feel old
You remember that I was born in September3 but
 
I'm staying here, I'm wasting another night, I'm looking for the Nile in the Naviglio
It's seven o'clock here, you call in after, I won't answer
Smoking by the poolside
You said 'Let's run away to China', but
Where am I going if you're not close to me anymore,
If the Nile is no longer there?
 
Don't call, call, call, call anymore, it doesn't hurt, hurt, hurt, hurt anymore anyway
Feels like I'm drowning, sinking, sinking going down
I don't want to swim, swim anymore here in the neighborhood
 
I'm staying here, I'm wasting another night, I'm looking for the Nile in the Naviglio
It's seven o'clock here, you call in after, I won't answer
Smoking by the poolside
You said 'Let's run away to China', but
Where am I going if you're not close to me anymore,
If the Nile is no longer there?
 
Don't call, call, call, call anymore
It doesn't hurt, hurt, hurt, hurt anymore anyway
Feels like I'm drowning, sinking, sinking going down
I don't want to swim, swim anymore here in the neighborhood
If the Nile is no longer there
 
  • 1. Possible self-reference; Mahmood's father is Egyptian.
  • 2. A naviglio was a navigable canal built around Milan, where Mahmood was born.
  • 3. Self-reference; Mahmood was indeed born in September.

I Row

I gave too much at the same time
Who made me do it, anyway?
It seemed like love, I swear
But it's not love if you can't identify my scent
I don't want to look back anymore
In your glass maze
I hit my face there
Between a hug and a swear word
 
I was too hard on you for no reason, how can I already
Hate myself if
You know my personality well
You know, I won't confess
What you do, nor what I think
But your words here are full of holes
 
In this sea I
Row, row, row
Where do we go?
I pray, pray, pray
Even to Allah
I fall, I don't drown
Yes, I'm here
 
In this sea I
Row, row, row
Where do we go?
I pray, pray, pray
Even to Allah, I fall, I don't drown
Yes, I'm here
 
But my arms can't take it anymore
I thought I could easily
Touch those conversations at breakfast
About the rent to pay
About my job that you can't accept
You know, I won't confess
What you do, nor what I think
But your words here are full of holes
 
In this sea I
Row, row, row
Where do we go?
I pray, pray, pray
Even to Allah
I fall, I don't drown
Yes, I'm here
 
In this sea I
Row, row, row
Where do we go?
I pray, pray, pray
Even to Allah
I fall, I don't drown
Yes, I'm here
 
But my arms can't take it anymore
Now it's too late to fix the fuck-ups done
To dive here into the mind
I'm not the guy I say I am
You, more than swimming, love pretending
Now try to forget
I stopped rowing anyway
I stopped rowing anyway
I stopped rowing anyway
I stopped rowing anyway
I stopped rowing anyway
I stopped rowing anyway
I stopped rowing anyway
I stopped rowing anyway
I stopped rowing anyway
 

An Only Child

today i will cut mustafa's hair
i am from south milan but it seems like africa *
on the tram i won't listen to indie music nor rihanna
with u be at peace with urself is my dilemma
 
yes i know, i have a punchable face
i have eastern facial features, what can i do about it
walking home isn't very cool, but
not for someone like me who wears old puma
 
i have a sister and a brother
[who are] halfway around the world
maybe for me, maybe they miss me
i have many friends, i'd admit it's a search for love
maybe for me, maybe they'll forget me
 
i'm sorry if i have nowhere to go
why won't i come back
the north star takes me where i need to go
my mother only has me
i will never be an only child
 
i'm sorry if i upset you
listen to me or listen to this song on karaoke
i feel like i have a little of something
the worst of me
 
today i will cut mustafa's hair
but if u want to dance i will stay right here
from the ceiling to the carpet
far away from the worst bar in caracas *
you lie down and u feel like ur in las vegas
 
i have a sister and a brother
[who are] halfway around the world
but i am okay
i don't think about having any time
to understand the things i have missed
 
i'm sorry if i have nowhere to go
why won't i come back
the north star takes me where i need to go
my mother only has me
i will never be an only child
 
i'm sorry if i upset you
listen to me or listen to this song on karaoke
i feel like i have a little of something
the worst of me
 
the worst of me
the worst of me
my mother only has me
i will never be an only child
 
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The 90's

smash me into pieces as much as you want
i'm just like the weed in the grinder *
like the old n**** ike was with tina turner
like the dreams of a broken man in between killings
i love u but i'm not denver
this house is killing us with the empty bottles and posters
split, crashed, ruined - life with ur paranoid fantasies
 
going to the movies isn't good enough anymore
but when i talk, only accept what's right
going to the movies isn't good enough anymore
i'm tired of listening this hatred in my veins
 
the 90's made us awful
we came from towns dreaming of america
the 90's made us awful
changing our dreams whenever we got older
but reality never changed
 
smash me into pieces as much as you want
animals, animals, now you call me this
because i'm used to going out on monday
you destroyed the land that was around me
now we don't have any friends or a place to go
don't ask me why [this happened]
i chose to live inside the suburbs
ur philosophy is no longer mine
 
(ah)
in the 90's i was listening to gangsta rap
now a lot of this rappers are dead *
get a job that helps makes ur future good
but that job won't last forever
i'm watching a tv series, it's the final episode
bro, no one goes to the movies anymore, ur right
the world is spinning for everybody, it's a two of spades *
even the actresses of twin peaks have aged *
 
going to the movies isn't good enough anymore
but when i talk, only accept what's right
going to the movies isn't good enough anymore
i'm tired of listening this hatred in my veins
 
the 90's made us awful
we came from towns dreaming of america
the 90's made us awful
changing our dreams whenever we got older
but reality never changed
 
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Wasted Youth

Versions: #2
What do they know about violence
switching between marriages where people payed for love and those who didn't think love would die
What do they know about the Sphinx
I saw it when i was 8 years old with u laughing but i've heard
That laughing could always be faked
 
You used to play old Arabic songs in the car
Singing out of tune and u told me old stories
U used to run through the desert with ur Invicita backpack on
Running is useless if ur out with breath with no money n happiness *
 
There is something i can't comprehend
Liking knowing how to dive into the Red Sea*
I've already forgot
But i remember when u told me you would stay
Lost in a useless life
If u think about it i made my life this way
The same old phone calls *
The hell with this useless youth
 
What do people even know about leaving
If goodbyes were in fashion it would be the most popular trend
 
I used to play Nintendo and Pokémon in the car
And you complained i was never talking to u
You used to wind the windows down to drop the cigarette ash
There's no point hiding problems behind a smile
 
There is something i can't comprehend
Liking knowing how to dive into the Red Sea
I've already forgot
But i remember when u told me you would stay
Lost in a useless life
If u think about it i made my life this way
The same old phone calls
The hell with this useless youth