Professional Russian to English Song Translations

IGOR NIKOLAEV SONGS

Cold Eyes (Холодные Глаза)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VfPouYeUjc 

 

I don't usually believe in rumors, but,

Sooner or later, the truth would have still come out

I was living with the fantasy

That you'd always be here with me

It would have come true if not for your cold eyes

 

CHORUS:

These cold eyes

There's no more love in them

There's just an icy light

That giggles mercilessly

Oh, cold eyes

Who are you laughing at?

These cold eyes

Are laughing at meю

 

I was good to you, and maybe you got tired of that

Maybe your old circle of friends has called you back

Or maybe things are simpler:

You don't love me anymore.

Isn't that what your cold eyes are hinting at?

 

CHORUS

 

Taxi (Такси) [Duet with Katia Lel]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuCqpZl1ULE 

 

Today, I am a bit too drunk

It is not safe for me to drive

Closing time at the restaurant

We are hugged by this July night.

In the middle of this dark scene

I have one favor to ask, please,

Let us leave here our limousine

You and I, we'll catch a taxi!

 

CHORUS (2x):

Taxi, taxi takes you and me

Down the road, through dreams,

Nothing's as it seems

Taxi, taxi, in this taxi,

All I want to do

Is hug and kiss you.

 

It will take us to our old place

We'll walk in, won't turn the lights on,

And together, in one embrace,

You and I, we will meet the dawn.

Please forgive me for all of the pain

I've ever caused you to go through.

Please forgive me for those poems,

All that weren't written about you.

 

CHORUS (4x)

 

Let me invite you (Приглашаю Тебя) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSnbLsrifdA

 

I thought that I would find the words

But all words were erased.

I thought that I'd walk up to you

But I stayed in my place.

Maybe it was pride, maybe fear, that kept me silent then.

The words stayed frozen on my lips,

But I wanted to say

 

CHORUS:

Let me invite you to my home

So that we stay there alone

You have sinned, and I'm no angel

I am free and you are single.

So,  let me invite you to my home

So that we can stay there alone

You have sinned and I'm not an angel

I am free and you are single

 

But you made the decision

Easy for me that night.

You got into your automobile

And flew right out of sight.

And so I thought, away with you!

Well, maybe you were correct.

And so I saved for someone else,

The words I would have said

 

CHORUS (2x)

 

Five Reasons (Пять Причин)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hj_ylt0gq0Y

 

How could all of this have happened?

And not that much time has passed

I just could not learn to live alone

And for that I have five reasons

 

The first reason is you

Second, all the dreams that you construed

Third were all of your words

I didn't believe them at first.

And the fourth reason is deceit,

Who's right and who was wrong we could not see

And the fifth reason is pain

Because all our love has died away.

 

And today I saw you in dreams,

Dear, I saw you smiling not at me

You entered a world of other men

And for that you have five reasons

 

The first reason is myself

Second, all the friends who crossed our path

Third is your new love

It is all too simple for words.

The fourth reason is deceit

Who's right and who was wrong we could not see

And the fifth reason is pain

Because all our love has died away

 

[repeat first verse and chorus]

 

Because all our love had died away. (2x)