July 5, 2012 8:01 AM Subscribe
Spanish-translation-filter. As part of this month's Mefi music challenge, I'm doing a cover of Radiohead's Subterranean Homesick Alien in Spanish, and need translation help.
Here's the English
posted by hanoixan to writing & language (7 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
, and there's already a Spanish translation online here
, but it's more wordy than I can deal with given the tempo of the song.
1. Is this a good translation?
2. Can the wording be more economical and still get the meaning across? I can speak rapidamente, pero es muy dificil for long stretches of lyrics. It would great if someone could try and make it as terse as possible, but still communicate the semantics.
3. I'd like to give the translation a Mexican feel if at all possible.
4. You'll get to hear me butcher this into carnitas when I post my song this month. :)