To Dormindo, To Sónhándo

Lyrics, Translations, Music Video and Song Meaning


Song Lyrics

00:05 - Eu tô dormindo to sonhando

Eng: I'm sleeping I'm dreaming

00:07 - Tão falando mal de mim

Eng: They are talking badly about me

00:09 - Eu tô dormindo to sonhando

Eng: I'm sleeping I'm dreaming

00:12 - Tão falando mal de mim

Eng: They are talking badly about me

00:15 - Eu tô dormindo to sonhando

Eng: I'm sleeping I'm dreaming

00:18 - Tão falando mal de vi

Eng: They are talking badly about see

00:20 - Eu tô dormindo to sonhando

Eng: I'm sleeping I'm dreaming

00:23 - Na roda de capoeira

Eng: In the roda of capoeira

00:26 - Eu tô dormindo to sonhando

Eng: I'm sleeping I'm dreaming

00:29 - Tão falando mal de mim

Eng: They are talking badly about me

00:31 - Eu tô dormindo to sonhando

Eng: I'm sleeping I'm dreaming

00:34 - Tão falando mal de vi

Eng: They are talking badly about see

00:37 - Eu tô dormindo to sonhando

Eng: I'm sleeping I'm dreaming

00:40 - Tão falando mal de mim

Eng: They are talking badly about me

00:42 - Eu tô dormindo to sonhando

Eng: I'm sleeping I'm dreaming

00:45 - Tão falando mal de mim

Eng: They are talking badly about me

00:48 - Eu tô dormindo to sonhando

Eng: I'm sleeping I'm dreaming

00:50 - Tão falando mal de vi

Eng: They are talking badly about see

00:53 - Eu tô dormindo to sonhando

Eng: I'm sleeping I'm dreaming

00:56 - Tão falando mal de mim

Eng: They are talking badly about me

00:59 - Eu tô dormindo to sonhando

Eng: I'm sleeping I'm dreaming

01:02 - Tão falando mal de mim

Eng: They are talking badly about me

01:04 - Eu tô dormindo to sonhando

Eng: I'm sleeping I'm dreaming

01:07 - Tão falando mal de vi

Eng: They are talking badly about see

01:10 - Eu tô dormindo to sonhando

Eng: I'm sleeping I'm dreaming

01:12 - Tão falando mal de mim

Eng: They are talking badly about me

01:15 - Eu tô dormindo to sonhando

Eng: I'm sleeping I'm dreaming

01:18 - Tão falando mal de mim

Eng: They are talking badly about me

01:21 - Eu tô dormindo to sonhando

Eng: I'm sleeping I'm dreaming

History and sentiment behind song

The mestre will often make fun of a student who plays badly, saying: "what, were you sleeping in the roda?" An oft-told anecdote is of one mestre getting a student to wake up by hitting him over the head with a berimba.



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