Do a phonetic translation of these foreign songs into English (only English required)

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Please do a phonetic (sound) translation of the foreign songs listed below into English. You don’t need to know the foreign language, all you have to do is translate the foreign “sounds” into English so the songs sounds the same/similar in English as in the original.

Successful freelancers will get a lot more songs to translate in the future.

As part of your entry for each song please submit:
- A word document with your lyrics
- A recording of you singing your lyrics with the original version of the song in the background (ideally mp3, mp4 or wav)
- A recording with the instrumental version of the song in the background.
- A recording of you singing the lyrics without any music

Don’t worry. You don’t have to be a good singer, but I need to hear you sing the English version of the song to be able to assess if the English version flows nicely, like the original.

Please submit just one song first so I can give you feedback before you do too much work.
Also, there can be several winners.

As an example of what to do, please see a phonetic translation of the song "Szukam" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JwGZlMQkvQ. I attach a pdf with lyrics, a recording with the original song in the background, a recording with the instrumental version in the background and a recording of just vocal.

Now, please do the same thing with the three songs below. Any questions, let me know!


1. Ten stan:
„Ten Stan” by Sanah – original: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lthffObMcw0
„Ten Stan” by Sanah, - instrumentalna: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxFZJJWmZ8o

Song primary topic: The song is about a girl that likes a guy and she hopes he likes her back. Please make your English version of the song about roughly a similar topic.


2. Tak na oko
„Tak na Oko” by Margaret – original https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWnxXjr_qgg
„Tak na Oko” by Margaret – original https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wb9aG6ODuXw

Song topic: The song is about a happy carefree girl enjoying the summer and falling in love with a guy. Please make your English version of the song about roughly a similar topic.


3. Bądź duzy
„Bądź duzy” by Natalia Nykiel – original https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0h_EhCnDpI
„Bądź duzy” Natalia Nykiel – instrumental https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=504bwMJbIeQ


Song topic: The song is about a girl that has broken up with a guy and wants him to move on. Please make your English version of the song about roughly a similar topic.

Good Luck!

Anbefalede Evner

Offentlig Præciserings Opslagstavle

  • AverageX1
    AverageX1
    • 3 uger siden

    Thanks for the feedback, I appreciate it. Will try again next time.

    • 3 uger siden
  • lancerfree506
    lancerfree506
    • 3 uger siden

    Man can we submit our own written lyrics? Matching to the lyrics rhythm

    • 3 uger siden
  • lancerfree506
    lancerfree506
    • 4 uger siden

    Please don't close the contest before time.. I will be submitting my entries.. Currently working over it..

    • 4 uger siden
  • DuyguYuksel55
    DuyguYuksel55
    • 1 måned siden

    that sounds interesting I'll try and submit one

    • 1 måned siden
  • abdullakrahman
    abdullakrahman
    • 1 måned siden

    I had uploaded one.. Do give ur suggestions :)

    • 1 måned siden
  • zulaica0728
    zulaica0728
    • 1 måned siden

    What is the primary meaning of the Szukam song dear contest holder? I would like to try write the phonetic translation.

    • 1 måned siden
  • AverageX1
    AverageX1
    • 1 måned siden

    Dunno if i should do the other 2 as well ?

    • 1 måned siden
  • AverageX1
    AverageX1
    • 1 måned siden

    Hi I have done one song.

    • 1 måned siden
  • CesM212
    CesM212
    • 1 måned siden

    Hi. Just to clarify, 1 song = 1 entry, or do we have to do all 3 songs to qualify?
    Many thanks.

    • 1 måned siden
    1. Arsvitae
      Konkurrenceafholder
      • 1 måned siden

      im tooling for talent. if you do one song and its great ill buy it from you for 33 british pounds in a seperate project

      • 1 måned siden
    2. SeriousSafwan
      SeriousSafwan
      • 1 måned siden

      Just a suggestion. You may open separate contests for each song. Alongwith guaranteeing the award. #guaranteed will invite the talent and quality you seek.

      • 1 måned siden
  • SeriousSafwan
    SeriousSafwan
    • 1 måned siden

    Welcome back Marcin. Could you make it #guaranteed please?

    • 1 måned siden
    1. Arsvitae
      Konkurrenceafholder
      • 1 måned siden

      dont worry - no need to guarantee - high quality entries will be rewarded and the best translators will get more work

      • 1 måned siden
  • abdullakrahman
    abdullakrahman
    • 1 måned siden

    So basically u want us to write our own lyrics (in english) and sing on the instrumental . And then upload us per the format given right?.. Sounds great by the way!!

    • 1 måned siden
    1. Arsvitae
      Konkurrenceafholder
      • 1 måned siden

      yes thats right

      • 1 måned siden
  • Livewire09
    Livewire09
    • 1 måned siden

    This has to be fun....I'm in?

    • 1 måned siden
  • abdullakrahman
    abdullakrahman
    • 1 måned siden

    as*

    • 1 måned siden

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