Lojban rock lyrics

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The author of this song is believed to be Rob Speer.

Okay, so this might do better as techno than rock, but:


Verse 1:

do cu te cupra .i mi cu foldi

A  C  D  C  E  G  G  C  A  G

''You are production. I'm a field.''

.i fo'i cu pu te trina do

G  A G  C  C  D   G E  A

''It's what you were attracted to.''

.i se se damba .i tu se mi'u

G  D  D  E  E  G  C  D  G C

''There's fighting; and with that too.''

di'u .i ra'unai de'e jinci

G C  G  E C F   D D  G  G

''And now for some scissors.''

Chorus:

.i do cu vanci le ba panje xusra

G  A  C  E  G  D  E  E  D  C  E

''You are the evening of the coming porous prophet.''

.i denci gunma le se gidva

G  D  G  C  E  D  D  G  E

''The followers are in the tooth collection.''

Verse 2:

.i .o'a ni'o xlura ko'i

A  C D  C E   G C  A G

''Ah! / It's tempted!''

.i ri cu pu mifra .i .i'i

G  A  G  C  C  D  G  E A

''It was enciphered. Together,''

.i se se mifra .i ba le klina

G  D  D  E  E  G  C  D   G C

''it's enciphered. What's after the transparency''

cu spita .i je'e rik. gi'e

G   D G  C  E D  D    G E

''is a hospital. Yeah, Rick, and...''

Chorus:

.i do cu vanci le ba panje xusra

G  A  C  E  G  D  E  E  D  C  E

''You are the evening of the coming porous prophet.''

.i denci gunma le se gidva

G  D  G  C  E  D  D  G  E

''The followers are in the tooth collection.''

Bridge:

.i ko'e cu va marxa mi'a

G  A D  C  E  E  E  G E

''There, it crushes us.''

Verse 3:

ni'o ca ta ba dikca la rik.

A C  D  C  E  G  C  A  G

''That will be electrifying Rick.''

.i .uo lei clupa cu janbe

G  A   C    C D  G  E  A

''Finally, the loop is a bell.''

ni'o tu'a le rafsi pu zivle

G D  D E  E  G  C  D  G  C

''Something about the affix invested''

la .atlstan. .i ra cu nivji

G  D G  C    E  D  D  G  E

''Athelstan, and it knits.''

Chorus:

.i do cu vanci le ba panje xusra

G  A  C  E  G  D  E  E  D  C  E

''You are the evening of the coming porous prophet.''

.i denci gunma le se gidva

G  D  G  C  E  D  D  G  E

''The followers are in the tooth collection.''

created randomly, music is the jbozgi tune of the first stanza, chorus, and bridge. Translated (excellently) by rab.spir.

People have since been making making references to the porous prophet. See Year 2000 and Lojban Anthem for examples.

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