Saturday, October 5, 2013

Jacques Douai - Prévert - Demons and marvels

Second song fo the video, starts at 2:35 (first is "Colchique dans les prés") :


Original Title: "Démons et merveilles"
Text: Jacques Prévert
Demons and marvels, winds and tides
far away already the sea withdrawn
and you like a seaweed
softly caressed by the wind
In the sands of the bed
you stir while dreaming

Demons and marvels, winds and tides
Far away already the sea withdrawn
but in your half opened eyes
two small waves remained

Demons and marvels, winds and tides
two small waves to drown myself

Extract from The Devil's Envoys (Visiteurs du Soir), sung by Jacques Jansen over the voice of actor Alain Cuny:

Cora Vaucaire's version:

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