I’ve had this one sitting in Drafts for probably 3 or 4 years now. Just came across it again and figured I should touch up the translation.
Lucia is one of my favorite lyricists. Her language is poetic and dramatic, and though sometimes it pushes the boundaries between emotional and hammy – like this one – her words have never felt fake. Her more recent work is even better, bearing a sublime gravity steeped in traditionalism, but her 2010-2015 era lyrics still stand up well.Continue reading