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Phwe - Icy7venIt’s been a while since I last posted 7ven music; I know some of you miss it. :P You see, the amazing ME has been busy and lacking inspiration to sing; age is catching up. Truth be told, the main reason for lack of music post on mayvelous is cos’ our dear O’ Icy went back to Yangon for a few month. She just came back last week and must have brought back quite a few Karaoke CDs. She was telling me about the latest hits from home the other day and sent me these three songs that she tried out. As her most faithful fan, I have the honour of listening her songs first and am given the freedom of praise or criticize about them ruthlessly. ha`ha`

The three songs she sent are: (more…)

BoA – Eat You Up

The very first time I listened to Korean pop songs (apart from those come in dramas) was a few years back, when my sister brought a CD, “BoA No.1“, from her Taiwanese classmate. Her friend recommended that she listens to the CD since it’s a hit and sure to like it.

BoA No.1The CD was neatly packed with a lyric booklet in which beautiful photos of BoA against each song. I remember, I drew 2 of her photos from the booklet. Oh, did I mention I drew quite well back in my early teen days (I sounded like a Granny now)?; just simple pencil sketches that is. I have a habit of drawing beautiful pictures to make them ugly, especially portrait faces, from the Magazines. Anyway, I remember BoA cos’ her name is very easy to remember compare to other Korean names which I can’t even pronounce. I noted that she sings well and has a nice vocal. I remember her as a young, talented teen who likes (more…)

I haven’t been following any news, feeds or even personal emails. Just now I ran through GV flags quickly and found this one interesting so checked out the link. It really makes me smile so just sharing here. Some GVers translated back into various languages haha. Amusing indeed.

You’re No One If You’re Not On Twitter – The Twitter song.

You’re no one if you’re not on Twitter
And if you aren’t there already you’ve missed it
If you haven’t been bookmarked, retweeted and blogged
You might as well not have existed

In the old days it was all about achievements
Collecting all your trophies in a shrine
Then everybody came across the internet
And suddenly you had to be online

A home page was all you really needed
To seem like a success but not a geek
As long as you updated semi-annually
And checked your email once or twice a week

You’re no one if you’re not on Twitter…

Technology was moving rather quickly
And the next thing you needed was a blog
With intimate and detailed press releases
And now and then a photo of your dog

More recently the students brought us Facebook
And everybody has a hundred friends
The parties in the photos look amazing
They’re not so great but everyone pretends

You’re no one if you’re not on Twitter…

Now you need to publish every movement
And every single thought to cross your mind
I’m told the Twitterverse is full of rubbish
But most of us are actually quite refined

We validate each other’s insecurities
And brag about the gadgets that we’ve bought
We laugh out loud at every hint of jolliness
And try to self-promote without being caught

You’re no one if you’re not on Twitter…

So are you somebody or nobody? Are you on twitter yet? Oh yes, luckly I’m someone on twitter. LOL

There is a video, mp3 download, TShirt and a few other stuffs about the Twitter song. Better go check out at I Hate Morning site.

Last time I wrote about my beloved Naruto. I’ve done watching all Naruto episodes from the first serie and am up to #18 of Naruto Shippuden sequel. The characters are getting face lifts in this new serie; their cloths have been changed, characters gone ugly and even their voice changed (kind of). Since it’s airing once a week, we have to wait for at least 1 or 2 weeks to download. So I’m in the process of waiting the next episode #19.

While I’m waiting for Naruto, we’ve watched a couple of other animes as well. The followings are some of the animes we watched recently.

Bleach : [ Wiki ]

250px-Bleach_cover_01I’ve heard some good reviews about Bleach so I decided to check it out. I must say it does live up to my expectations. Bleach is interesting, fun, full of actions and rapidly dwelling your interest. Although the characters are not that cute compare to Naruto, the actions scenes are very well drawn. Before downloading Bleach, my bro and I have a hard time deciding whether to choose Bleach or Death Note for both of them were top rated animes at that time. Then my bro decided that he doesn’t like the Death Note story and wanted to watch longer episodes, we started downloading Bleach.

After watching a few episodes of Bleach, I wasn’t sure which one I like more – Naruto or Bleach cos’ they both are great in their own ways. Bleach got more actions with little story development. Naruto got a good story build up and is funnier. I guess Naruto is for younger audience since the characters themselves are younger compare to those in Bleach. Still, both of them are superb and hard to decide which is better.

Saiunkoku Monogatari : [ Wiki ] [ Characters ] [ Characters Graphical ]

613367-c28Ok to make it short, I love everything about this anime. The story is lovely and characters are just soooo cute! Currently it’s their second season but they licensed the show so previous sub-titler group dropped the project and was halted. But I heard another group has started picking again so hopefully we get to see/catch up the second season episodes soon.

Now, about the theme songs; every anime has opening and closing theme songs. In Naruto and Bleach, they changed lots of songs already since they’ve been on air for many seasons. For Saiunkoku, I love both opening and closing songs especially the closing song, “Saikou no Kataomoi“. The vocal is very sweet and can go too high note. Notice the very beginning of the song, there is one long – pitch note. I thought it was some sort of flute or instrumental sound but actually it really is the singer’s vocal. Man, she can sing or what? I try to scream like that but my throat gone kapoot as soon as I open my mouth. (Khway A’ Hlal Ninn pi htwet tal a tan lo pal) LOL Definitely it’s not my key. Oh and the vocalist, Tainaka Sachi, looks like Chaw Su Khin…the mouth I mean. I searched for the mp3 files but couldn’t find it before; lucky enough someone uploaded them on idols-unlimited a few weeks back and I quickly grabbed them from there. The 2nd song being my favorite, I’ve been listening repeatedly almost everyday and I don’t seem to get tired of it yet. I’m a sucker for this kind of slow, tiny, sweet melodious songs, some what good to sleep with. ahehehe.

The ending song has been changed in the second season and the opening graphic looks terrible. I love the opening graphic from the first season; they should have kept it. Graphic from part two of the first season is also good but for some reason second season opening graphic sucks. Anyways, if you like cute characters and lovely story, you should watch this anime. Make sure to listen to the following two songs too. I bet you’ll like it.

Saikou no Kataomoi – Tainaka Sachi (Closing Song)
[ MP3 ] [ YouTube ] [ Lyrics and Translation ] [ Song Review ]

Hajimari no Kaze – Ayaka Hirahara (Opening Song)
[ MP3 ] [ YouTube ] [ Lyrics and Translation ] [ Song Review ]

That’s all folks. Ta Tar!

Music: 7ven Duet + NWP

အခုတေလာ အိမ္မွာေရာ ရံုးမွာေရာ အရမ္းအလုပ္မ်ားေနတာနဲ႔ လုပ္ေနက်ကိုယ္ပိုင္ခ်ိန္ အလုပ္ေလးေတြကို ignore ထားရတယ္။ စာလဲ မဖတ္ႏိုင္ဘူး၊ feed ေတြလဲ မဖတ္ႏိုင္ဘူး၊ အပတ္စဥ္ ကူေနၾက BD + GV web update ကိုလဲ လွည့္ေတာင္မၾကည့္ႏိုင္ဘူး။ တာဝန္ေတြ လစ္ဟင္းမိေနလို႔ သက္ဆိုင္သူေတြကို အားနာမိပါတယ္။ ထားပါေတာ့ you don’t want to know.

ေမ႔ သူငယ္ခ်င္းေတြလဲ တခ်ိဳ႔က စာေမးပြဲရာသီျဖစ္လို႔ အလုပ္ေတြရွဳပ္ေနၾကတယ္၊ တခ်ိဳ႔က forever busy following $$$၊ တခ်ိဳ႔က စိတ္ေတြ ေလ၊ စိတ္ဓာတ္ေတြက်၊ အင္း အစံုပဲေပါ့။ သူတို႔နဲ႔ ေကာင္းေကာင္း catch up မလုပ္ျဖစ္တာလဲ တစ္လေလာက္ ရွိေရာေပါ့။ ေျပာခ်င္တာက ထိုထိုေသာအေၾကာင္းျပခ်က္မ်ားေၾကာင့္ ဒီရက္ပိုင္းအတြင္း mayvelous ျငိမ္ေနျခင္းျဖစ္ပါတယ္လို႔။ အဟီး ဘာမွေတာ့ မဆိုင္ပါဘူး။

အဲဒါနဲ႔ ဟိုေန႔တုန္းက ဟိုမိန္းကေလး နဲ႔ ဟိုလူေလး က ဟိုစာေမးပြဲေတြ ျပီးသြားလို႔ဆိုပီး ဟိုသီခ်င္းေလးေတြ ပို႔ထားတယ္။ အဲဒါ တင္မယ္ တင္မယ္နဲ႔ လုပ္ေနတာ ဒီေန႔ေတာ့ တင္ျဖစ္ေအာင္တင္ပါ ဆိုျပီး ဟို နားဒုကၡဆင္ခ်င္သူ တစ္ေယာက္က ပူညံ ပူညံ လာလုပ္လို႔ ရံုးကေန ဒီ post ကိုတင္ေပးလိုက္ပါတယ္။

nay war phyoအရင္ဆံုး ဟိုလူေလးရဲ႔ သီခ်င္း ၃ပုဒ္ တင္ေပးမယ္။ သူပို႔ထားတာ ေတာ္ေတာ္ၾကာပီ။ လူေလးက ဂစ္တာနဲ႔ အျပတ္ဟဲထားတာ။ မဆိုးပါဘူး၊ ေတာ္ေတာ္ေလး တီးႏိုင္ ဆိုႏိုင္ ပါတယ္။ သူ ဂစ္တာတီးတတ္ေၾကာင္း လာၾကြားထားတာေလ။ နင္ တီးတာေလာက္ေတာ့ အေပ်ာ့ ေပါ့ကြာ။ ငါတို႔ ကလဲ အျပတ္တီး (လက္ခုပ္) လာတဲ႔လူဆိုေတာ့ အႏုပညာသမား အခ်င္းခ်င္း ပိုနားလည္ခံစားတတ္တာေပါ့ေႏွာ့္။ ဟဲဟဲ

ဒီဟာေလးက instrumental ေလးပါ။ လူေလးက ခပ္တိုတို classical ေလးတစ္ခု တီးထားတာတဲ့။ အင္း နာမည္ဘာေခၚလဲ သိဘူး။ လူေလးက အျပင္းထူတယ္၊ သူ ပို႔သမွ်သီခ်င္းေတြကို နာမည္တစ္ခုမွ မတတ္ထားဘူး။ ၁ ၂ ၃ ၄ ဆိုပီး name ထားတယ္။ ဒီကလဲ သီခ်င္းနာမည္ေတြကို ေတာ္ေတာ္သိတာကိုး။ ဒီမွာတင္ဖို႔ လုပ္တိုင္း ဟဲ့ နင့္ နံပတ္ ၁ သီခ်င္းက ဘာေခၚလဲ၊ ဘယ္သူဆိုလဲ၊ ဘာလဲ ညာလဲ ျပန္ျပန္ေမးရတယ္။ အဲဒါမ်ိဳးဆိုရင္ ဟိုမိန္းကေလးက ေတာ္သြားျပန္ေရာ။ သူပို႔တဲ့ သီခ်င္းေတြကို ေကာင္းေကာင္း label လုပ္ပီး ဘယ္သူ ဘယ္ဝါ ဆိုေၾကာင္းပါ ရွင္းျပတယ္။ အင္းထားပါေတာ့ ေလာေလာဆယ္ နာမည္သိတဲ့ ၂ ပုဒ္တင္လိုက္ပါတယ္။ R ဇာနည္ ရဲ့ ေနရာ ႏွစ္ နဲ႔ ဝိုင္ဝိုင္း ရဲ့ သမင္လည္ျပန္ တဲ့။

[ MP3 ] Instrumental
[ MP3 ] Nay Yar 2 (ေနရာ ႏွစ္)
[ MP3 ] Ta Min Lal Pyan (သမင္လည္ျပန္)

ပထမေတာ့ လူေလး သီခ်င္းေတြၾကီး တစ္ကိုယ္ေတာ္ အေနနဲ႔တင္မလို႔ အဲ့ဒါ သူ႔ buddy ၾကီးေတြက ဒီေကာင့္အသံမၾကားခ်င္ဘူး ေျပာလို႔ ok ok ဆိုပီး ေရာတင္လိုက္တာ။ သိလားဟဲ့ နင့္ကိုအဲေလာက္ထိ အားေပးၾကတာ။ ဟာဟား စၾကတာပါ၊ နင္ေကာင္းတယ္ ေျပာၾကပါတယ္။

Phwe + Mayဒီတခါ ဟိုမိန္းကေလးရဲ့ အဂၤလိပ္ သီခ်င္းေလး တင္မလို႔၊ အဲဒါ သူက မိန္းမရယ္ ငါတစ္ေယာက္ထဲဆိုတာၾကီး တင္ေနရင္ နားေထာင္ရတာ ျငီးေရာေပါ့၊ နင္နဲ႔ အတူဆိုမယ္ တဲ့။ ကၽြန္မက ဟဲ့ ငါနဲ႔ အတူဆိုရင္ နင့္သီခ်င္းျပတ္ေရာလို႔ အတင္းျငင္းပါတယ္။ But she insists. မိန္းမရယ္ နင္နဲ႔ အတူမဆိုရရင္ ငါ ဒီတစ္သက္ အေသေျဖာင့္မွာမဟုတ္ဘူး၊ လုပ္ပါဟယ္၊ ငါ့ကို သနားပါအံုး ဆိုတာနဲ႔ ကၽြန္မလဲ သူအေသေျဖာင့္ပါေစေၾကာင္း ေမတၱာပြားပီး ပါရမီ ျဖည့္ေပးလိုက္ရတယ္။ အဟတ္ ဟတ္ဟတ္။

အမယ္ အဲဒါကိုေနာ္ ကိုယ္ေတာ္မေလးက ဆိုေပးလဲ ဆိုေပးျပီးေရာ ေက်းဇူးကန္းပါေလေရာ။ မိန္းမတဲ့ နင့္ရဲ့ ေမာင္၊ ေမာင္ ဆိုတာၾကီးက ဘာသံၾကီးမွန္းကို မသိဘူးတဲ့။ very weird ပဲတဲ့။ ကၽြန္မကလဲ ေဟ…ဟုတ္လား ၾကည့္မယ္စမ္း၊ ဆိုပီး ကိုယ္အသံကိုယ္ ျပန္နားေထာင္လိုက္တာေပါ့ေနာ္။ အမယ္ သေကာင့္သမီးက ဘယ္ဆိုးလို႔တုန္းေပါ့၊ တယ္ ခ်ိဳတဲ့ အသံပဲ ဆိုပီး အျပတ္ ကိုယ္ဟာကိုယ္ ၾကည္ႏူးပီတိ ဂြမ္းဆီထိ ခ်ီးက်ဴးလိုက္တာေပါ့။ ဟဲဟဲ

ၾကည္ႏူးလို႔မဆံုးေသးဘူး mom က ဝင္လာပါေလေရာ။ ဟဲ့ဘာသံေတြလဲ၊ တဂြီးဂီြ တဂြမ္ဂြမ္န႔ဲ တဲ့။ ကၽြန္မကလဲ အဟဲ ငါ့အသံေကာင္းေၾကာင္း အဆံုးအျဖတ္ေပးဖို႔ လူတစ္ေယာက္ရပီေပါ့ ဆိုပီး၊ လာလာ ေမၾကီး၊ သမီးနဲ႔ ေဖြးနဲ႔ တူတူဆိုထားတာ လာနားေထာင္ၾကည့္ဆိုပီး အားရဝမ္းသာ ဖိတ္မဂၤလ ျပဳလိုက္တာေပါ့ေနာ့။ အဲဒီမွာတင္ မွန္းခ်က္နဲ႔ ႏွမ္းထြက္က ဟတ္တက္ကြဲပါေလေရာ။ ဒါလားနင္ဆိုတာ၊ ဘာသံၾကီးလဲတဲ့၊ ေဖြးကိုလဲ အားနာပါအံုးတဲ့။ အတူဆိုတာ သူ႔ကိုလိုက္မွီေအာင္ဆိုမွေပါ့တဲ့။ အခုဟာက တျခားစီပဲတဲ့။ အဟင့္ ေျပာရက္လိုက္တာ။ ကၽြန္မရဲ့ ေစာနက ၾကည္ႏူးခ်က္ေလး ေတာ္ေတာ္ေလး ယိုင္သြားတာေပါ့ေနာ။ ဟာ ေမၾကီးကလဲ ဒီက သမီးအရင္းေလ။ နဲနဲပါးပါး အားေထာက္အားနာေလးနဲ႔ ေကာင္းတယ္ေျပာစမ္းပါအံုး ေပါ့။ သူက ေဟ…နင့္ကိုမ်ား အားနာေနရမွာလား မေကာင္းရင္ မေကာင္းဘူးေပါ့ ဆိုပီး အတင္းၾကီးကို ပိတ္ေျပာပါေလေရာ။ အဲဒါန႔ဲ ကၽြန္မလဲ ဟာ ေတာ္ပီ ေနာက္တစ္ပုဒ္ ေပးနားမေထာင္ေတာ့ဘူး ဆိုပီး ေမၾကီးကို အတင္း အခန္းထဲက ဆြဲထုတ္လိုက္ရတယ္။ အမယ္ အဲဒါကို ဟို အမိေလးက ၾကားလဲၾကားေရာ ခြက္ထိုးခြက္လန္ ရယ္ပါေလေရာ။ မိန္းမ အန္တီကို ျပန္ေခၚလိုက္၊ ေနာက္တစ္ပုဒ္ပါနားေထာင္ခိုင္းလိုက္ တဲ့။ ကၽြန္မလဲ ေတာ္ ေတာ္ နင္ဝင္ မီးမထိုးေပးနဲ႔ ဆိုပီး ေဟာက္လိုက္ေတာ့မွ ျငိမ္သြားတယ္။ ဒါေတာင္ ကၽြန္မ မသိေအာင္ ဘယ္ေလာက္ရယ္ေနမလဲ မသိ။ သိပ္ခ်စ္ဖို႔ေကာင္းတဲ့ အမိေလး။ ကၽြန္မ စိတ္ဆိုးဆိုးနဲ႔ သူ႔ကို ပြစိပြစိလုပ္ေနတာကို သူက မသိခ်င္ေယာင္ေဆာင္ပီး ကၽြန္မတို႔ရဲ့ ခ်စ္မ Jain ၾကီးကို ပါ triplet ဆိုဖို႔ ရေအာင္ဆြယ္ပါေလေရာ။ မ Jain ၾကီးလဲ ယက္ကန္ယက္ကန္ အင္း အဲ နဲ႔ ပါလာရတာေပါ့။ အင္း…အဲဒါေလးကေတာ့ ေနာက္မွေမွ်ာ္။ ဟိဟိ။

[ MP3 ] Taung Tal Su Nal Phay Wa Ya Say Thar (ေတာင္းတဲ့ဆုနဲ႔ ျပည့္ဝရေစသား)
[ MP3 ] Blue Jean (ဂ်င္းပန္ အျပာ)

ဘာပဲျဖစ္ျဖစ္၊ မေကာင္းလဲ ေကာင္းတယ္၊ ေကာင္းလဲ ပိုေကာင္းတယ္ ဆိုပီး နားပိတ္ျပီးေတာ့သာ နားေထာင္လိုက္ေပေတာ့။ အေပ်ာ္အျပက္ ေပါ့ေႏွာ့္။ I’m sure you’ll enjoy it. နားေထာင္ေပးတဲ့ အတြက္၊ သူငယ္ခ်င္းေတြနဲ႔ အတူ ဒီကေန ေက်းဇူး မ်ားၾကီးတင္ေၾကာင္းပါ ရွင္။

Update: Corrected spelling mistake
Fixed file download links

Music: A Lwan Nay Yat Shay

ဒီအပတ္ ေဖြး ဆီက သီခ်င္းႏွစ္ပုဒ္နဲ႔ က်မရဲ့ သီခ်င္းႏွစ္ပုဒ္ တင္ေပးလိုက္ပါတယ္ရွင္။

ေဖြးရဲ့ ပထမတပုဒ္က ယုဇနဆိုထားတဲ့ “ငယ္ငယ္တုန္းကထက္ပိုခ်စ္တယ္″ ဆိုတဲ့ ခပ္ျမဴးျမဴးသီခ်င္းေလးတပုဒ္ပါ။ ေဖြးအသံနဲ႔ ဒီလိုျမဴးျမဴးၾကြၾကြ သီခ်င္းေလးေတြနဲ႔ အရမ္းလိုက္တယ္လို႔ က်မေတာ့ထင္တာပဲ။

Phwe Solo ေျပာင္လဲမသြားေတာ့မဲ့ အခ်စ္နဲ႔
ေဟာင္းႏြမ္းမသြားေတာ့မဲ့ အခ်စ္နဲ႔
မအိုမင္းေတာ့မဲ့ အခ်စ္နဲ႔
ငယ္ငယ္တုန္းကထက္ပိုခ်စ္တယ္။

[ MP3 ] Phwe – Nge Nge Tone Ka Htet Po Chit Tal

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ဒီ “အလြမ္းေန႔ရက္ရွည္″ သီခ်င္းကို ေမစပယ္ညိဳကဆိုထားတာပါ။ ေမစပယ္ညိဳ အသံက က်မအတြက္ေတာ့ ေတာ္ေတာ္နိမ့္လို မနဲလိုက္ဆိုရတာေတာင္ ဟိုျပတ္ဒီျပတ္နဲ႔ ဘယ္လိုဆိုရမွန္းမသိတာကို၊ ေဖြးက ေအးေအးေဆးေဆးေလး ၾကည္လင္ျပတ္သားတဲ့ သူ႔အသံေလးနဲ႔ လြယ္လြယ္ေလးဆိုသြားတာကို နားေသာတဆင္ၾကည့္ၾကပါဦးရွင္။

Oh Love…ရွင္သန္ရာ ဘဝေလးမွာ မင္းအခ်စ္နဲ႔ ေဝးရင္ေလ
အရာရာဟာေလ တကယ္ကိုအသက္မဲ့သြား…
Oh Love…ႏွလံုးသားေလးဟာ ေသဆံုးခ်ိန္မွာ
အဓိပၸါယ္မဲ့ ကိုယ္ရဲ့အလြမ္းေန႔ရက္ရွည္မ်ား…

[ MP3 ] Phwe – A Lwan Nay Yat Shay

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ဒီသီခ်င္းက အလြမ္းသီခ်င္းလဲျဖစ္၊ key ကလဲနိမ့္၊ မဆိုကလဲမဆိုတတ္၊ ေမစပယ္ညိဳအသံကိုနားေထာင္ျပီး သူ႔လို ဖီးလ္ေတြ အီးေတြ ထည့္ဆိုလိုက္တာ ဖီးလ္အသြင္းမ်ားသြားလို႔ အသံကိုထြက္မလာေတာ့တဲ့ က်မရဲ ဗားရွင္းေလးကိုလဲ နားဒုကၡဆင္ႏိုင္ေၾကာင္းပါရွင္။

[ MP3 ] May – A Lwan Nay Yat Shay

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ေမစပယ္ညိဳ အသံကိုဆိုလို႔မရမွန္းသိရက္နဲ႔ က်မအရူးမ ေနာက္တပုဒ္ထက္ဆိုလိုက္ပါေသးတယ္ရွင္။ စာသားေလးကိုခံစားလိုက္ရလို႔ပါ။ သီခ်င္းေလးက “အခ်စ္ဆိုတာ” ပါတဲ့ရွင္။

Bula Dress 1 ငယ္စဥ္ခါ အခ်စ္ဆိုတာကို နားမလည္ပါ
အဓိပၸါယ္အေျဖရွာမရခဲ့ပါ
ရယူပိုင္ဆိုင္ျခင္းပဲလို႔ ရင္ထဲဆြဲျမဲမွတ္ယူထား

တကယ္ဆိုရင္ အခ်စ္ဆိုတာ အိပ္မက္ပမာ
အျမဲလို ကာရံမ်ားမေသခ်ာ၊ ရယူခ်င္လဲေပးဆပ္လို႔
တို႔အေဝးဆံုးက လြမ္းေနမွာ
ဒီလိုအခ်ိန္က်မွ ရင္မွာခံစားရ

[ MP3 ] May – A Chit So Der

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ဒီအပတ္ေတာ့ ဒီမွ်ပါပဲရွင္။ 7ven အဖြဲ႔က ေက်းဇူးတင္ေၾကာင္းပါရွင္။

Music: 7ven Idols + Maria

Sorry for the late post this week. No excuses, I’m just being lazy to post. Anyways, this week pick includes a lovely Tongan song and more of 7ven’s old songs. You can also check out previous posts here:
# 7ven Idols + Glass Alley
# 7ven Idols + NWP

Phwe SoloPhwe – Icy7ven
This week I got two songs from Phwe’s old collections. “Ta Di Ya Nay Mhar Par” is about rememberence of the old university by Mie Mie Win Phay and Phwe sang it pretty well, though I think the song should be abit slower cos’ it’s suppose to be a sad song. “Pa Soe Nae Tite Pong” is Phwe’s favorite. The song is about wearing Burmese traditional dress – a gal is telling her bf to wear proper dress when he come see her parents. Her parents don’t like baggy cloths and next time if he doesn’t wear proper clothing, she will not accept him. It’s a good song though I find it kinda funny.

[ MP3 ] Phwe – Ta Di Ya Nay Mhar Par

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[ MP3 ] Phwe – Pa Soe Nae Tite Pong

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Tu’I kolongahau kaikoa
A friend from Tonga forwarded me this beautiful song. This is the first time for me to listen a Tongan song and I like it. Sometimes back, one of my friend sent me a PNG song which also has the similar name Maria or Mae in it. Unfortunately I misplaced the file and couldn’t find it back. But I think PNG and Tongan dialect are a bit similar…may be not. I also lost a CD with many good songs from South Pacific – Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia and all those small island nations. I’ve been losing things lately, hmm so bad! Anyways, I requested the song details and here is what he sent me. Sweet isn’t it. I bet his gal must be really touched by it.

[ WMA ] Tu’I kolongahau kaikoa – Oh, my dear Maria

About the song:This song has been played throughout the three local and secular radio stations in Tonga: FM 88.6, FM 90 and AM 110.03

I wrote this in dedication to my current girlfriend. Her name is Demarise, who is currently studying in Africa. Due to the long distance relationship, and being, what we call it, ‘lovesick’ most of the time, I decided to put all my thoughts into a song, with my heart etched to it. The chorus of the song has her name in it.

I never thought this song would be recognized. I guess it’s just that I put my whole heart into it, where there are also others out there who can identify themselves with me. We all go through times when you think you will go crazy just missing somebody you love so much. I have translated the lyrics of the song in English, though I wish you knew Tongan because the heat of the matter is better explained in my mother tongue language, Tongan.

Read, listen and enjoy. And to all you lovebirds out there, just hang in there!

English Translation

Oh, my dear Maria

As the wind blows from the northern hemisphere
My thoughts are just filled with you
I don’t see anything else but your face in my dreams
It actually relieves me of the pain I feel (in heart and mind)

Chorus:
Oh, oh, oh, my Maria…

In the evening when the sun is about to set
It reminds me of your beautiful smile
I think of nothing and nobody else but you alone
Yes, the love of my heart (my lover)

Oh how I wish that I were near you
The thought of it just takes my breath away
Yes, I so cannot wait for that day
When I pledge you myself (body, heart, mind and soul)

# NB. The file is in .wma format and it got some keys in it. Just download it and you should be able to play as many times as you wish.
Thanks Hayden and Tu’i-K-K for the song.

Bula Dress 1May – G7ven
And finally this two is from me. “A Pyin Pyay Nya Nay” is about a girl day dreaming in a boring evening and sings about the thing she sees on the street. It’s L Sine Ze’s song and my recording is crap, overriding her vocal. “Nha Ko Tu Chit Ta Mhya” is very OLD song from a very OLD movie – “Thingyan Moe”, singing about two love birds. It’s a duet song but I sang for both. I can’t keep up the vocals … oh well…who cares!

[ MP3 ] May – A Pyin Pyay Nya Nay

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[ MP3 ] May – Nha Ko Tu Chit Ta Mhya

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That’s all folks! ta tar!

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