“La Derrota” by Vicente Fernández, English translation of lyrics

“The Great Fall” Lyrics
Album: Para Siempre (Forever), 2007
Style: Ranchera about the downfall of a relationship after infidelity, and the regret afterward.
Country: Mexico
Listen: YouTube

Translation:

¡Ay, ay, ay, ja, ja, ja!

Por darle rienda suelta a mis antojos,
Por no tener conciencia del abismo,
Por eso ayer hice llorar sus ojos,
Y hoy mis ojos también hacen lo mismo.

For giving my whims free reign,
For not being aware of the abyss,
For that yesterday I made her eyes cry,
And today my eyes also do the same.

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“Mi Buen Amor” by Mon Laferte (ft. Enrique Bunbury), English translation of lyrics

“My Dear Love” Lyrics
Album: La Trenza (The Braid), 2017
Style: Oldie-style romantic slow dance ballad, but about a break up. This is a slow dance break up song!
Country: Mexico
Listen: YouTube

Translation:

Mi buen amor
Pues, la verdad, no hay otra cosa que yo pueda hacer.
Tú no cambiarás, no me vas a convencer
De que ahora sí, todo va a estar bien
.

My dear love
Well, truly, there is no other thing that I can do.
You won’t change, you won’t convince me
That now for sure, everything will be fine.

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“Gotas de Agua Dulce” by Juanes, English translation of lyrics

“Drops of Sweet Water” or “Drops of Freshwater” Lyrics
Album: La Vida… es un Ratico (Life… Is a Moment), 2007
Style: Pop/rock, love song about a person being a breath of fresh air and important for life, like freshwater, like rays of sunshine.
Country: Colombia
Listen: YouTube

Translation:

Hace mucho tiempo no me enamoraba
De unos ojos tan bonitos,
Comunes de lozano brillo.

It has been a long time since I fell in love
With a pair of eyes so beautiful,
So ordinary, with healthy brightness.

Era lo que menos en mi plan estaba
Aunque te admito que a veces soñaba
Con la belleza de tu mirada.

It was what was least in my plans
Though I admit to you that sometimes I dreamed
With the beauty of your gaze.

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“Eres Tú” by Carla Morrison, English translation of lyrics

“It Is You” Lyrics
Album: Dejénme Llorar (Let Me Cry), 2012
Style: Alternative rock, pop, romantic. Song for The One.
Country: Mexico, USA (Arizona)
Listen: YouTube

Happy new year, everyone!

Translation:

Hoy desperté con ganas de besarte.
Tengo una sed de acariciarte,
Enredarme a ti y no soltarte,
Eres tan embriagante.
Eres tú,
Eres tú~uh
.

Today I woke up with the desire to kiss you.
I thirst to caress you,
To entangle myself with you and not let you go,
You are so intoxicating.
It is you,
It is you~uh.

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“En El Muelle de San Blas” by Maná, English translation of lyrics

“On the Dock of San Blas” Lyrics
Album: Sueños Líquidos (Liquid Dreams), 1997
Style: Latin rock, probably a classic song by now. It is the legend of the woman at the dock of a San Blas island, who stood on the dock and waited for her lover to return, always, and who fell in love with the sea while waiting.
Country: Mexico
Listen: YouTube

Translation:

Ella despidió a su amor.
Él partió en un barco en el muelle de San Blas.
Él juró que volvería
Y, empapada en llanto, ella juró que esperaría
.

She bid farewell to her lover.
He left on a boat from the dock at San Blas.
He swore he would return
And, puffed up with tears, she swore that she would wait.

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“Amanecí en Tus Brazos” by José Alfredo Jiménez, English translation of lyrics

“I Woke Up in Your Arms” Lyrics
Style: Ranchera, love song
Country: Mexico
Listen: YouTube

Translation:

Amanecí otra vez
Entre tus brazos
Y desperté llorando
De alegría.

I woke up again
In your arms
And I woke up crying
From joy.

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“Flor Pálida” by Marc Anthony, English translation of lyrics

“Pale Flower” Lyrics
Album: 3.0, 2013
Style: Pop, bachata, tropical music. Song about nurturing a flower and blossoming a relationship.
Country: Puerto Rico
Listen: YouTube

Translation:

Hallé una flor
Un día en el camino
Que apareció marchita y deshojada,
Ya casi pálida, ahogada en un suspiro.
Me la llevé a mi jardín para cuidarla
.

I found a flower
One day walking
That appeared, wilted and leafless,
Already almost faded, drowning in a sigh.
I took it to my garden to take care of it.

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“Besos En Guerra” by Morat & Juanes, English translation of lyrics

“Kisses in War” Lyrics
Album: Balas Perdidas (Lost Bullets), 2018
Style: Latin rock about love
Country: Colombia
Listen: YouTube

Translation:

¿Quién te dijo esa mentira?
Que eras fácil de olvidar.
No hagas caso a tus amigos,
Solo son testigos de la otra mitad.

Who told you that lie?
That you were easy to forget.
Don’t listen to your friends,
They’re just witnesses for the other side.

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“Hasta La Piel” by Carla Morrison, English translation and meaning

Down To My Skin” Lyrics
Album: Dejénme Llorar (Let Me Cry), 2012
Style: Alternative rock, romantic and melancholy, emo
Country: Mexico, USA (Arizona)
Listen: YouTube

Translation:

No te quiero perder,
Que la distancia se devore nuestra miel,
Y perdamos la fe.

I don’t want to lose you,
For the distance to devour our honey,
And for us to lose faith.

No te quiero tener,
Y cuando menos piense,

Perderte otra vez,
Me duele hasta la piel.

I don’t want to have you,
And when I least expect it,
Lose you again,
It hurts me to down my skin.

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“Disfruto” by Carla Morrison, English translation and meaning

“I Enjoy” Lyrics
Album: Dejénme Llorar (Let Me Cry), 2012
Style: Alternative rock, folk pop, emo melancholy love song
Country: Mexico, USA (Arizona)
Listen: YouTube

Translation:

Me complace amarte.
Disfruto acariciarte

Y ponerte a dormir.
Es escalofriante,
Tenerte de frente,

Hacerte sonreír.

I pleases me to love you.
I enjoy caressing you
And putting you to sleep.
It is goosebump-inducing,
Having you in front of me,
Making you smile.

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