Me Leva Morena

Category: Corridos

Lyrics, Translations, Music Video and Song Meaning

#corrido#morena

Song Lyrics

00:11 - Eu que já lhe fiz inveja

Eng: I already envied you

00:14 - Hoje só lhe causo pena

Eng: Today I only pity you

00:16 - Perdi tudo que eu já tive

Eng: I lost everything I ever had

00:19 - Pelo amor de uma morena

Eng: For the love of a dark skinned girl

00:21 - Me leva morena me leva

Eng: Take me dark skinned girl take me

00:23 - Me leva pro seu bangalô

Eng: Take me to your bungalow

00:25 - Me leva e com um beijo me cala

Eng: Take me and with a kiss shut me up

00:28 - Que eu sou da Senzala sou seu professor

Eng: That I'm from Senzala I'm your teacher

00:30 - Me leva morena me leva

Eng: Take me dark skinned girl take me

00:32 - Me leva pro seu bangalô

Eng: Take me to your bungalow

00:35 - Me leva morena querida

Eng: Take me darling dark skinned girl

00:37 - Que eu dou minha vida

Eng: That I give my life

00:38 - Pelo teu amor

Eng: For your love

00:40 - Me leva morena me leva

Eng: Take me dark skinned girl take me

00:42 - Me leva pro seu bangalô

Eng: Take me to your bungalow

00:44 - Me leva morena não esquece

Eng: Take me dark skinned girl don't forget

00:46 - Que o dia amanhece

Eng: That the day dawns

00:47 - O galo já cantou

Eng: The rooster has already crowed

00:49 - Me leva morena me leva

Eng: Take me dark skinned girl take me

00:51 - Me leva pro seu bangalô

Eng: Take me to your bungalow

00:53 - Me leva de noite e de dia

Eng: Take me night and day

00:54 - Eu faço poesia

Eng: I do poetry

00:55 - Eu te falo de amor

Eng: I tell you about love

00:58 - Me leva morena me leva

Eng: Take me dark skinned girl take me

01:00 - Me leva pro teu bangalô

Eng: Take me to your bungalow

01:02 - Me leva morena não esquece

Eng: Take me dark skinned girl don't forget

01:04 - Que o dia amanhece

Eng: That the day dawns

01:05 - O galo já cantou

Eng: The rooster has already crowed

01:07 - Me leva morena me leva

Eng: Take me dark skinned girl take me

01:09 - Me leva pro seu bangalô

Eng: Take me to your bungalow

01:11 - Me leva depressa, ligeiro

Eng: Take me fast, fast

01:12 - Que eu sou prisioneiro

Eng: That I'm a prisoner

01:14 - Desse teu amor

Eng: Give your love

01:15 - Me leva morena me leva

Eng: Take me dark skinned girl take me

01:17 - Me leva pro seu bangalô

Eng: Take me to your bungalow

01:20 - Me leva

Eng: Take me

01:21 - Me leva

Eng: Take me

01:22 - Me leva morena

Eng: Take me dark skinned girl

01:23 - Que eu vou

Eng: That I'm a prisoner

01:24 - Me leva morena me leva

Eng: Take me dark skinned girl take me

01:26 - Me leva pro seu bangalô

Eng: Take me to your bungalow

History and sentiment behind song

In many countries outside of Brazil (including the United States) there are almost equal numbers of men and women training capoeira. In Brazil even today the number of men training capoeira far outweighs the number of women training. Part of this is because of the history of capoeira in Brazil. Capoeira still doesn't have much of a history outside of Brazil, but the prohibition and dangerous element so common to its history has helped create a feeling of machismo. What might be considered very sexist sounding lyrics to a foreigner could be a way of representing the beauty of capoeira and the strong desire to play in the roda.


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