Wednesday, January 20, 2010

HAITI- Rene Chassagne of Arcade Fire Asks For Aid For Haiti

Arcade Fire Canadian Indy Rock Band



Regine Chassagne & Win Butler of Arcade Fire



Rene Chassagne of Arcade Fire Talks about her parents homeland Haiti



Rene Chassagne's Song Haiti





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June 08, 2008

From the album: Funeral Released: September 14, 2004 Lyrics:

Lyrics:

Haiti, mon pays,
wounded mother I'll never see.
Ma famille set me free.
Throw my ashes into the sea.

Mes cousins jamais nes
hantent les nuits de Duvalier.
Rien n'arrete nos esprits.
Guns can't kill what soldiers can't see.

In the forest we are hiding,
unmarked graves where flowers grow.
Hear the soldiers angry yelling,
in the river we will go.

Tous les morts-nes forment une armee,
soon we will reclaim the earth.
All the tears and all the bodies
bring about our second birth.

Haiti, never free,
n'aie pas peur de sonner l'alarme.
Tes enfants sont partis,
in those days their blood was still warm.

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