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Lirik Cinta Kristal (Crystal Love) by Rahim Maarof

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Rahim Maarof was a very popular singer and one of his hit songs was Cinta Kristal (Love Crystal). This song spoke about the strong attraction (expressed in the poetic language used)- the magic is further added by the way the song is sang….in a slow purring rock way. Lirik/lyrics Rahim Maarof – Cinta Kristal (Crystal [...]

Lirik Puisi Cinta by Illusi (Love Poem)

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Puisi Cinta (Love Poem) sang by the group Illusi is a very popular song in the 80s. In fact, it was one of the finals of the Juara Lagu 1988. The song is written in a very beautiful Malay language and is very difficult to translate into English because the words are poetic and symbolic. [...]

Lirik Aku Dalam Teka Teki by Wann with English Translation

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This is quite a nice song sang by Wann a female singer popular in the 80s. She is good with the electrical guitar and often sang rock songs. Below is a translation of one of her hit songs, Aku Dalam Teka Teki . The song spoke about a woman who have gone through challenges and experiences [...]

Lirik Kitalah Orang Ketiga- Freedom (We are the third party)

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This is the lyrics of another song by Kumpulan Freedom (a popular Malay group in the 80s) that I’ve attempted to translate. It’s about two persons who already belonged to other people- and yet still meet and fall in love.  Why meet when already belonged to someone else and to only love and admire from [...]

Freedom- Babak Cinta Terakhir (lyrics with English translation)

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Another song by Kumpulan Freedom, sang by Shuib called Babak Cinta Terakhir. This song spoke of a love that was so brief and beautiful but had to end due to circumstances. The singer spoke of the first time he saw her and …..the last time (thus the name of the song, The Final Chapter). Babak [...]

Lirik Jauh Dirindu- Freedom (Far and Missed)

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Thanks to YouTube, I found this song that I thought I would never get to listen again. Beautiful song sang by Shuib of Kumpulan Freedom (a famous local group in the 80s). The song tells about the magic that seemed to have been lost in a relationship- he did not know where it had gone to. The singer [...]

Darjat (Status) by A to Z Lirik

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The song Darjat, sang by A to Z was one my favourite Malay songs. Perhaps it is the melody or the simple but profound message in the lyrics that made me like the song. Before YouTube came about, we had to wait and hope the radio would play the song. With the Youtube video available [...]

Lirik Kehebatan Cinta Jamal and Fran (The Greatness of Love)

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Here is another song that I’ve attempted to translate the lyrics into English as this evergreen song has always been many people’s favourite. This song is about two persons expressing to the other how great their love is for the other. Both Jamal and Francisca were very famous then and the combination of both their [...]