Spanish Pop Lyrics

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LAISSE-MOI by CHANTAL GOYA August 7, 2015

Filed under: 1960s,Chantal Goya,French Pop Lyrics,Yé-Yé Girls — spanishpoplyrics @ 7:31 am

FRENCH POP LYRICS SUMMER SPECIAL

HOW TO BE A YÉ-YÉ GIRL: #6 – Appear in a Movie

Chantal Goya had a brief career as a yé-yé girl, but is probably better known for starring in Jean-Luc Godard’s ‘Masculin Féminin’ in 1966. She plays Madeline, an aspiring pop singer, and several of her songs (including this one) are featured in the movie.

Laisse-Moi, like most of her songs from this time, was written by Jean-Jacques Debout, who soon became her husband.

In the mid-seventies Goya started singing children’s songs on French TV. The British equivalent would be someone like Lulu becoming a Playschool presenter (see the clip below). Needless to say, Goya’s street cred has suffered somewhat, so be careful when dropping her name into hipster conversations.

Thanks to xKumii at lyrics translate for helping with this.

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LAISSE-MOI

Laisse-moi, oh je t'en supplie,
je ne suis pour toi qu'une amie
Laisse-moi continuer ma vie, 
sans chagrin et sans ennui

Laisse-moi connaître le jour, 
de mon premier vrai grand amour
Laisse-moi découvrir enfin 
celui qui me tiendra la main

Avec toi toutes les filles pleurent, 
avec toi je ne sais pas pourquoi
Avec toi j'en passerais des heures, 
à attendre le bruit de tes pas

Laisse-moi avec mes pensées, 
je crois à la fidélité
Laisse-moi le temps de rêver 
laisse-moi le temps de m'amuser

Avec toi toutes les filles pleurent, 
avec toi je ne sais pas pourquoi
Avec toi j'en passerais des heures, 
à attendre le bruit de tes pas

Laisse-moi oh je t'en supplie, 
je ne suis pour toi qu'une amie
Laisse-moi continuer ma vie, 
sans chagrin et sans ennui
Laisse-moi, laisse-moi...
LEAVE ME ALONE

Leave me alone, oh I beg you 
I'm not more than a friend to you
Let me continue with my life 
Without sorrow or trouble

Let me experience the day 
Of my first true great love
Let me finally discover 
The one who will hold my hand

With you every girl cries 
With you I don't know the reason why
With you I would spend the hours 
Waiting for the sound of your footsteps

Leave me alone with my thoughts, 
I believe in fidelity
Let me have some time to dream, 
Let me have some time to enjoy myself

With you every girl cries 
With you I don't know the reason why
With you I would spend the hours 
Waiting for the sound of your footsteps

Leave me alone, I beg you 
I'm not more than a friend to you
Let me keep on living 
Without sadness or trouble
Leave me alone, leave me alone...
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