Rachid Taha Rock El Casbah cover

Rock El Casbah
by Rachid Taha
Lyrics


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Released
Sep 21, 2004

Rock El Casbah Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
Es-seltan gal l-boogie-men:
"Men had er-raga, berkaw!
Wesh wesh had-el-fawd?"
El-petrol f-es-sah'ra ysil,
Esh-shikh ysog el-callilac,
Rah hbet f-centre viile,
Kan derban, wella h'nesh,
Yestenna f-ras-el-mal...
Verse 2
Sha-riff don't like it,
Rock the casbah! Rock the casbah!
Sha-riff don't like it,
Rock the casbah! Rock the casbah!
Verse 3
Amer esh-shikh fat,
"Qil-kum men-el-boogie!
Ma tdiru, tdiru sh el-hul!
Harzu! Harzu! Yteleff-kum!"
El-badawiya kherrju sot ki shaf-hum esh-shikh,
Baááed men-hum,
Wah'ed men-hum b-el-gitara,
L-akhur b-el-bendir yedrob,
Men-el-hudud tkherju,
Men-el-h'udud kherju!
Kherju men-elh'udud!
Verse 4
Sha-riff don't like it,
Rock the casbah! Rock the casbah!
Sha-riff don't like it,
Rock the casbah! Rock the casbah!
Verse 5
En-nas tlaymu u tdahhru,
F-ard ej-jmaáa,
Amma tbeddel er-rih', mnin, mnin jay?
Beddlu, beddlu el-mizan,
W-en-nas semáu es-sot,
Sot-el-gasba lli yhebbel!
Verse 6
Sha-riff don't like it,
Rock the casbah! Rock the casbah!
Sha-riff don't like it,
Rock the casbah! Rock the casbah!
Verse 7
El-wazir f-el-qsar áayyet l-el-áaskariya:
"El-'an ra-h ja el weqt!
Nudu khedmu shwiya!
Siru telgu el-bumbat!"
U khdaw et-tiyarat,
U telgu el-bumbat ála-en-nas el-mujrimin lli nekrz klam es-soltan,
F-el-idaáa semáu,
Áajbet-hum el-ughniya!

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