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Carla Bruni — Quelqu'un m'a dit
Album: Quelqu'un m'a dit
Avg rating:
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Total ratings: 1113









Released: 2002
Length: 2:41
Plays (last 30 days): 1
On me dit que nos vies ne valent pas grand chose,
Elles passent en un instant comme fanent les roses.
On me dit que le temps qui glisse est un salaud
Que de nos chagrins il s'en fait des manteaux
Pourtant quelqu'un m'a dit...

(Refrain)
Que tu m'aimais encore,
C'est quelqu'un qui m'a dit que tu m'aimais encore.
Serait-ce possible alors ?

On me dit que le destin se moque bien de nous
Qu'il ne nous donne rien et qu'il nous promet tout
Parait qu'le bonheur est à portée de main,
Alors on tend la main et on se retrouve fou
Pourtant quelqu'un m'a dit ...

(au refrain)

Mais qui est-ce qui m'a dit que toujours tu m'aimais?
Je ne me souviens plus c'était tard dans la nuit,
J'entends encore la voix, mais je ne vois plus les traits
"Il vous aime, c'est secret, lui dites pas que j'vous l'ai dit"
Tu vois quelqu'un m'a dit...

Que tu m'aimais encore, me l'a-t-on vraiment dit...
Que tu m'aimais encore, serait-ce possible alors ?

On me dit que nos vies ne valent pas grand chose,
Elles passent en un instant comme fanent les roses
On me dit que le temps qui glisse est un salaud
Que de nos tristesses il s'en fait des manteaux,
Pourtant quelqu'un m'a dit que...

(au refrain)


Translation (from lyricstranslate.com)

Someone told me that our lives aren't a big thing(*guess it means something important)
They pass on the instant as discolour roses
Someone told me that the time that pass is a bastard
that is making topcoats from our grief
However someone said to me...

Refrain

Who do you still love,
This is someone that've told me that you still love me.
Is it possible then?

Someone told me that the destiny is scoffing at us
dont't give us anything and that promise us everything
Appear that the happiness is only for the reach hands
Then they tighten the hand and find themselves crazy
But someone have told me...

Refrain

But who can tell me that today you are loving me?
I don't remember more it was late in the night,
I'm still hearing the voice, but I don't see anymore the ?points?
"He loves you, it's a secret, don't tell him that I tell you"
You see, someone told me...

Who do you still love, he really told me...
Who do you still love, is it possible then?
Comments (275)add comment
Much better than it oughta be.  You live and learn.
 Rotterdam wrote:
Oh, how embarrassing. Gross. Ick-ick-ick. Go away Carla. If you weren't married to Nicolas S, you would never have gotten international airplay. For good reasons. What twaddle. What a sickening style. OK, I'm done. Bye, all.
 
Well, she was an international child first, then model, then songwriter, then singer, than spouse of France's president.  It might take me a few listens of this to like it more than my 6 rating currently....though as this turns into Nick Drake's "Cello Song" I can say Great Segue to BillG and Long Live RP!!
No
Sooooo nice song, sooooo nice album !!!!!

                       
this song makes me feel like a child being lulled into slumber by an angel singing to me.  
NON!!!!!!Please not her on RP It's not rock ,not blues,not pop,it's "DE LA MERDE"sorry but it's true!!!
I like this song.
Oh no please Bill, not her on RP, she ruins the day  {#Evil}
Oh, how embarrassing. Gross. Ick-ick-ick. Go away Carla. If you weren't married to Nicolas S, you would never have gotten international airplay. For good reasons. What twaddle. What a sickening style. OK, I'm done. Bye, all.
I preferred the spoof version "Quelqu'un m'a dit que tu bandais encore"
Now *that* would be eclectic.
Quelle honte ! Such a shame !
 PhileasII wrote:
Not PM, wife of Niçolas Sarkozy, former President. And ex of great Mick.
 
She sounds GREAT.  No wonder she's been hanging with powerful guys.  (Already know what she looks like.)
how many lyrics can we squeeze in here ...
 divisionlane wrote:
is she wife of the PM of France and an ex of Mick Jagger?

 
Not PM, wife of Niçolas Sarkozy, former President. And ex of great Mick.
 hightail wrote:
Sounds lovely and I have a girl-crash on her because of her voice. 
 
I do hope the 'crash' was not life threatening...
is she wife of the PM of France and an ex of Mick Jagger?
Sounds lovely and I have a girl-crash on her because of her voice. 
Oh non par pitié, pas ça, c'est pas possible, il faut écouter une radio US pour entendre Carla Bruni....
Damien
Compare this to most French popular music output and it stands out as rather good. 

Anyone who travels in France will know just how bad French popular music can be. . .
I hate this one !!!!
All her albums are very nice, even though she is basically talking through it.  I also have a compilation album that is themed around guitar and vocals of various artists, and she stands out as the best. 
Yum.  Shades of Claudine Longet.  Only less murderous.
I love this one :)
I like French and Us song but please stop with Carlita ! PLEASE
 lelkoun wrote:
I hate french everything songs.

 
i don't like all American songs,  and the Earth turns all the same.
Sorry for my bad English, but it's "normal", i'm French   {#Cheers} 
 fredriley wrote:

Er, no. She wouldn't get in your bed in the first place.

Quelqu'un m'a dit que cette chanteuse est l'acme de l'ennui. Et quelqu'un as raison.

 

Sigh.  You really need to work on the humour thing, Fred.  You're being cantankerous again. 
 rdo wrote:

I think the politcally correct phrase is "I would not kick her out of my bed".

 
Er, no. She wouldn't get in your bed in the first place.

Quelqu'un m'a dit que cette chanteuse est l'acme de l'ennui. Et quelqu'un as raison.

 rdo wrote:

I think the politcally correct phrase is "I would not kick her out of my bed".

 
...pour manger des craquelins.
 jhorton wrote:
I'd do her.
 
I think the politcally correct phrase is "I would not kick her out of my bed".

First heard this song while watching the movie (500) Days of Summer and liked it immediately.  Bonus that the song is by a very sexy first lady.
Good for the ears...and the eyes.
I'd do her.
The french president's wife !

Mais c'est beau Quand meme
I have no idea what she is saying, but I think I am in love.
I've been listening to RP for a while now.  This is the first song I've heard that I didn't like.  I can tell why she's included, though, after looking at the album cover.  After all, we're only human. 
There's so much other french rock band , why taking the worst ! No voice, no music nothing !!!
Remove it from the playlist, it's only soup !
BillG, since you mentioned not daring to say the song title: It's pronounced "Kelkunh* mah dee." :)

*make that a nasal sound; don't say the N. That last syllable almost sounds like a short A, as in cat. 

Please, STOP with Carla !
Thank you so much frogy! :)
 helgigermany wrote:

Why you show a picture like this , i cannot understand! She is a singer songwriter here, and not a political person!
 

@helgigermany, I'm pretty sure it's not a political statement.  Just confirmation that Sarkozy is the luckiest man on the planet.  If I had her to come home to every night, I'd have that same look on my face.
I like her voice and the whole arrangement, from time to time. Here it is perfect!
 Cynaera wrote:
I love the French language - to my very untrained ears, it sounds like she's cramming a whole lot of words into four bars of music.  Anyone feel like translating this into English? (And please, don't use those lame online translators - I seriously want to know about what she's singing!) {#Daisy}
  i find that seems a good translation

français

Quelqu’un M’a Dit

On me dit que nos vies ne valent pas grand chose,
Elles passent en un instant comme fanent les roses.
On me dit que le temps qui glisse est un salaud
que de nos chagrins il s'en fait des manteaux
pourtant quelqu'un m'a dit...

Refrain

Que tu m'aimais encore,
C'est quelqu'un qui m'a dit que tu m'aimais encore.
Serais ce possible alors ?

On me dit que le destin se moque bien de nous
Qu'il ne nous donne rien et qu'il nous promet tout
Parais qu'le bonheur est à portée de main,
Alors on tend la main et on se retrouve fou
Pourtant quelqu'un m'a dit ...

Refrain

Mais qui est ce qui m'a dit que toujours tu m'aimais?
Je ne me souviens plus c'était tard dans la nuit,
J'entend encore la voix, mais je ne vois plus les traits
"Il vous aime, c'est secret, lui dites pas que j'vous l'ai dit"
Tu vois quelqu'un m'a dit...

Que tu m'aimais encore, me l'a t'on vraiment dit...
Que tu m'aimais encore, serais ce possible alors ?

anglais

Some One Told Me

One told me that our lives aren't worth much
They pass in an instant like roses wither
One told me that sliding time is a bastard making jackets of our sorrow
And yet someone told me...

Refrain

That you still love me,
It was someone who told me that you still love me.
Is it possible then?

One told me that destiny mocks us
That it gives us nothing and that it promises us everything
It appears that happiness is within reach,
Then one holds out one's hand and one is again found crazy
And yet someone told me...

Refrain

But who is it that told me that you always love me?
I don't remember more it was late in the night
I still here the voice, but I don't still see the features
"He loves you, it's secret, don't tell him that I told you"
You see someone told me...

That you still love me, one really told me...
That you still love me, is it possible still?



I love the French language - to my very untrained ears, it sounds like she's cramming a whole lot of words into four bars of music.  Anyone feel like translating this into English? (And please, don't use those lame online translators - I seriously want to know about what she's singing!) {#Daisy}
boring
French fries - good    French music - bad
 ptooey wrote: 
Why you show a picture like this , i cannot understand! She is a singer songwriter here, and not a political person!

 fuh2 wrote:
Does this prove that lyric meanings are irrelevant in song quality?
 

"Swearing in French is like wiping your ass with velvet."

The words are meaningless. It just sounds good.


bokey wrote:
...She's got a purty mouth no matter what language...
out of the mouths of babes...


 
Stave wrote: 
I like:) very funny thanx Stave!

 grandkrok wrote:


Yesterday i said to my dad " Carla, just the railroad train hasn't go in it".
She could be the hotest girl, just have a look on her C.V. HEAH !
 

Something is lost in the translation here.

 NoEnzLefttoSplit wrote:
sex corrupts and absolute sex corrupts absolutely.
 

You say that as if it's a bad thing.
Evviva Carla... Francese con accento italiano!

Quelqu'un m'a dit que je suis " Machtgeil " !


N´importe quoi !
I took one glance at the title of this album and read . . . squelchy my tit. 

I heard the voice, saw her name, and had to run right to the RP comments. I knew they would be hilarious and entertaining. My brothers and sisters, you did not disappoint. Merci.
Wow, what a sexy voice. Superb.
Somebody give her a drink of water.  Please.
Mme Sarkozy ... non merci.
 {#Puke}{#Puke}{#Puke}{#Puke}{#Puke}{#Puke}{#Puke}


One word.... HOT! {#Hearteyes}
 NoEnzLefttoSplit wrote:
sex corrupts and absolute sex corrupts absolutely.
 

lmao...{#Iamwithstupid}
 ptooey wrote:
nicolas sarkozy
see more Political Pictures

Nice picture, i think in France we made the same thing with george W. Just have a fun about all political people 'round da wor'd.

Yesterday i said to my dad " Carla, just the railroad train hasn't go in it".
She could be the hotest girl, just have a look on her C.V. HEAH !

 


No comment. It's not like MM with JFK !
nicolas sarkozy
see more Political Pictures

Good to hear new music here.
I'll send this to the top for further consideration. 
sex corrupts and absolute sex corrupts absolutely.
Love this song - thanks Bill!
Does this prove that lyric meanings are irrelevant in song quality?
Rarely, if ever, am I driven to turn Radio Paradise down.  Good looks and money does not a musician make.  I don't know a word of the French language, but I don't need to; at least in this tune, Carla's constants drove me absolutely bonkers — like fingernails on a chalkboard.
I've been listening to RP for years and never heard this song once. Now I've heard it twice since yesterday. YAY!!
La femme de notre cher président, elle est vraiment partout comme lui...

Love this song — glad to hear it here.
Limpopoking
(The Parish of St. Alfonzo)
Posted: Feb 16, 2009 - 03:46 < Reply >

I'm with Sarko on this one {#Tongue-out}
radiojunkie
(Don't get out much)
Posted: Feb 14, 2009 - 20:00 < Reply >

Italian women should not be permitted to sing in French. That is, like, sensual overload

{#Lol}

Even the spoken language is music to my ears...{#Clap}
 nate917 wrote:
I kind of wish I were that guitar.  My low E string would be totally taking care of business.
 
{#Tongue-out}

I'm with Sarko on this one {#Tongue-out}
Italian women should not be permitted to sing in French. That is, like, sensual overload.
Brad_Eleven wrote:
Thank goodness for Google Translate, or I wouldn't be able to parse any of these (heh) frank comments.


I hope you're proud of yourself. {#No}
...what She said!  lol  Nice song anyway...

Why can't we have first ladies like this in the US? {#Think}


Thank goodness for Google Translate, or I wouldn't be able to parse any of these (heh) frank comments.
Quelqu'un m'a dit que cette opportuniste me gonfle et qu'elle peut aller $#@$@#% des !#@!@@ sur le $#@#@! de mon beau-frere!

I'm living in Sarkozistan and if i want so , i can see  Mme Bruni Sarkozi on TV Channel TFI ,A2,FR3, M6 ,ARTE,La 5 ,ITELE, AB Chanel ,BC Chanel,CD Chanel ....XYZ Chanel.............
But please {#Pray},not on RP .



 ThePoose wrote:
You evidently did not understand what I wrote in French, as you are completely off the mark in your comment. C'est triste. Peut-etre vous devez prends des lecons en francais aussi!
 
Oh, that's rich!

Dude, I lived in France for 13 years. Do you need French lessons?

 Yaourth wrote:
Y a moyen de ne plus l'entendre ?
 


{#Think}


Y a moyen de ne plus l'entendre ?
 TanteJensen wrote:

Comment? Pas du tout, il a raison. D'ailleurs, peut-être vous devez prendre des le(attends ... ah, là)çons ensemble, commençant par la conjugaison, regardant des verbes auxillaires? (Désolé, mon cher) {#Angel}
 
Alors là, les gars, les filles... nous avons plus facile d'apprendre l'anglais que vous d'écrire le français... Désolé, c'est une langue difficile.
C'est triste. Peut-etre vous devez prends des lecons en francais aussi! =
C'est triste. Peut être devriez-vous prendre des leçons de français aussi !

Pourquoi passer une chanson de la femme du Président français ?  Admettons, elle chante bien (mais pas trop grosse voix ! ), ne trouvez-vous pas qu'il y a d'autres artistes français qui mériteraient de toucher les droits-d'auteurs, et pas une née-riche, ex-manequin, et 1ère dame de France ?  Boycott !
Why listen a song of french president's wife ?  Ok, she sings pretty good (but not a BIG voice ! ), don't u think there's is others french artists who merits to earn money, and not a woman borned rich, ex playmayte, and 1st lady of France ?  BOYCOTT !
ThePoose wrote:
You evidently did not understand what I wrote in French, as you are completely off the mark in your comment. C'est triste. Peut-etre vous devez prends des lecons en francais aussi!

Comment? Pas du tout, il a raison. D'ailleurs, peut-être vous devez prendre des le(attends ... ah, là)çons ensemble, commençant par la conjugaison, regardant des verbes auxillaires? (Désolé, mon cher) {#Angel}
 nate917 wrote:
I kind of wish I were that guitar.  My low E string would be totally taking care of business.
 
Ever see Bedazzled? The funny original with Raquel Welsh? That's where Blake Edwards makes a pact with the devil to try to win Raquel, and ends up as a fly on the wall, literally, and jumping on a trampoline, etc.  LOL.

Ok, Carla is hot enough to wish being a guitar, but as the movie showed, I think I'd be better off bein' myself...


{#Puke}
I kind of wish I were that guitar.  My low E string would be totally taking care of business.


Glockman45 wrote:
this song still sucks. always did and always will. she is a tramp goldigger if you know anything about her.
Maybe true, but I really don't care. She is beautiful, and this song may not be a "great song", but I still love it. I appreciate that you see her for who she is, but she still has me captivated.
ThePoose wrote:
You evidently did not understand what I wrote in French, as you are completely off the mark in your comment. C'est triste. Peut-etre vous devez prends des lecons en francais aussi!
:lol: It's funny that you would say that. To her.
bokey wrote:
I'd made a comment before in another song thread about her demonstrating some vocal ability by not "popping her p's", and today I was writing a song and I had 2 "p" words in a row, and I laughed and added a third, just cause I could. :lol:
Not surprising. The "p" in French is not aspirated, so you wouldn't typically hear a pop in a microphone.
AliGator wrote:
:ask: How about he plays what he likes, and some of it happens to be sung in French?
You evidently did not understand what I wrote in French, as you are completely off the mark in your comment. C'est triste. Peut-etre vous devez prends des lecons en francais aussi!
I was prepared to find this fluff but I think its actually very nice. She's beautiful AND she can sing. Maybe she should marry smeone famous and become a star. LOL!!!!
FluorideFreeMN wrote:
Almost feels like she is trying to pick up someone at a bar.... not that I speak a word of French, but if I were on the receiving end of this conversation, I'd guess that she was looking for some action!!
I don't know about you, I'd go with her! (Except for the French equivalent of the Secret Service who would be guarding her, and the swarm of paparazzi around her, and......) Ahhhh! Mdme. Sarkozi!
Don't quit your day job: first lady.
Almost feels like she is trying to pick up someone at a bar.... not that I speak a word of French, but if I were on the receiving end of this conversation, I'd guess that she was looking for some action!!
I actually thought of this chick just this morning- weird. I'd made a comment before in another song thread about her demonstrating some vocal ability by not "popping her p's", and today I was writing a song and I had 2 "p" words in a row, and I laughed and added a third, just cause I could. :lol: Of course the line ended up sucking and will get trashed, but whatcha gonna do?
this song still sucks. always did and always will. she is a tramp goldigger if you know anything about her.
macadavy wrote:
Quelqu'un m'a dit - tu est un con! :moon:
, i don't scorn your taste you stupide cunt so get lost
stop that garbage
mavi wrote:
a)If she weren't a Woman ,then Sarkozy should be gay b)if she did'nt come from a rich family , Sarkozy don't love this woman . c)excuse me for my incorrect english
Ha ha politics and people are the same in France as they are in America (sorry to both French folks and American folks...I imagine many on both sides dont appreciate the comparison). By the way, so true, and I don't care. I love her.
Nice song, but I can't help thinking that BillG was partially motivated to play it so he could read the comments from all the fellas in RP land. :propeller:
Holy cow she speaks/sings quickly.
Hey, you are a lucky man, mister president !
I first heard a song or two of this in a smoky bar in Cherbourg whilst on a wine trip! Well....the bar person handed me the CD of this album and I thought wow! she's a looker....and great voice/tunes. I didn't really know who she was at the time. I will however be looking to hear some more. So...all i can say is lucky old Sarko eh!
mavi wrote:
pitié .... :pray: ,pas Madame Sarkozy :frustrated: :fire: :crashcomp: :arghhh:
Désolé ... Elle est maintenant Madame Sarkozy :lol:
Felicitations, Mme. Sarkozy!
teapot wrote:
Love this album. Have had it for a couple of years. Funny to read the comments below about her private life and family. Would anyone care or even make these comments if a) she weren't a woman--and a beautiful one at that; and b) she didn't come from a rich family? Who cares about that? Either she has talent or she doesn't. Luckily she does.
a)If she weren't a Woman ,then Sarkozy should be gay b)if she did'nt come from a rich family , Sarkozy don't love this woman . c)excuse me for my incorrect english
pitié .... :pray: ,pas Madame Sarkozy :frustrated: :fire: :crashcomp: :arghhh:
teapot wrote:
Love this album. Have had it for a couple of years. Funny to read the comments below about her private life and family. Would anyone care or even make these comments if a) she weren't a woman--and a beautiful one at that; and b) she didn't come from a rich family? Who cares about that? Either she has talent or she doesn't. Luckily she does.
:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
Very cute.
Love this song. I have no idea what it's about, but it soothes me. Heard it at a New York wedding two weekends ago and was very impressive when I identified it to all the interior designers and broadway dancers there... Thanks, RP.