SPANISH POP LYRICS SUMMER SPECIAL
HOW TO BE A YÉ-YÉ GIRL: #10 – Have a Life After Yé-Yé
We finish this series by returning to Spain.
Being a yé-yé was usually a short lived career, so it was wise to keep your options open
Starting out as a precocious child star, Marisol became one of the most memorable Spanish yé-yé girls. However, by the end of the 1960s the genre was on its last legs. In the 1970s Marisol concentrated on her acting career, becoming known as Pepa Flores in a bid to distance herself from her past and be taken more seriously as an actress.
Here she is singing ‘Corazón Contento’, which was also featured in the movie ‘El taxi de los conflictos’ (1969).
CORAZÓN CONTENTO Tu eres lo mas lindo de mi vida Aunque yo no te lo diga Aunque yo no te lo diga Si tu no estas yo no tengo alegría Yo te extraño de noche Yo te extraño de día Yo quisiera que sepas Que nunca quise asi Que mi vida comienza Cuando te conocí Tú eres como el sol de la mañana Que entra por mi ventana Que entra por mi ventana Tu eres de mi vida la alegría Eres sueño en la noche Eres ritmo en mis días Tengo el corazón contento El corazón contento Y lleno de alegría Tengo el corazón contento Desde aquél momento En que llegaste a mí Y doy gracias a la vida Y le pido a Dios Que no me faltes nunca Yo quisiera que sepas...
HAPPY HEART You´re the most beautiful thing in my life Even though I don´t tell you Even though I don´t tell you If you´re not here I don´t feel happy I miss you at night I miss you during day I want you to know That I (have) never loved like this That my life begins When I met you You are like the morning sun That comes in through my window That comes in through my window You are the happiness in my life You are (my) dreams at night You are the rhythm of my days I have a happy heart A happy heart Full of joy I have a happy heart Since that moment You came to me And I thank life And I pray to God That you´ll never leave me I want you to know...