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Anna van der Leeuw (11 December 1939 – 30 June 2019), better known by her stage name Anne Vanderlove, was a Dutch-born French singer and songwriter.
BALLADE EN NOVEMBRE (French)
(Anna Van Der Leeuw, Yanis Spanos - 1967)

Qu'on me laisse à mes souvenirs,
Qu'on me laisse à mes amours mortes,
Il est temps de fermer la porte,
Il se fait temps d'aller dormir
Je n'étais pas toujours bien mise
J'avais les cheveux dans les yeux
Mais c'est ainsi qu'il m'avait prise,
Je crois bien qu'il m'aimait un peu

Refrain :
Il pleut
Sur le jardin, sur le rivage
Et si j'ai de l'eau dans les yeux
C'est qu'il me pleut sur le visage.

Le vent du Nord qui s'amoncelle
S'amuse seul dans mes cheveux
Je n'étais pas toujours bien belle,
Mais je crois qu'il m'aimait un peu
Ma robe a toujours ses reprises
Et j'ai toujours les cheveux fous
Mais c'est ainsi qu'il m'avait prise,
Je crois que je l'aimais beaucoup

(Refrain)

Si j'ai fondu tant de chandelles
Depuis le temps qu'on ne s'est vus
Et si je lui reste fidèle,
À quoi me sert tant de vertu ?
Qu'on me laisse à mes amours mortes !
Qu'on me laisse à mes souvenirs
Mais avant de fermer la porte,
Qu'on me laisse le temps d'en rire
Le temps d'essayer d'en sourire...

(Refrain)
BALLAD IN NOVEMBER


Let me brood over my memories.
Let me brood over my long-gone love.
The time has come to close the door,
It is time to go to sleep.
I wasn't always smartly dressed,
My hair was falling in my eyes,
But he accepted me that way.
I believe he somewhat loved me.

(chorus)
It's raining
Over the garden, over the shore,
And if my eyes are full of water
It's only the rain falling on my face.

The gathering North wind
Frolicks on its own in my hair.
I sometimes wasn't that pretty,
But I think he somewhat loved me.
My dress is still patched
And my hair is still wild,
But he accepted me that way.
I believe I loved him a lot.

(chorus)

I might have melted many candles
Since the distant day we last met,
I might have been faithful to him,
But what good is such a high virtue?
Let me brood over my long-gone love!
Let me brood over my memories!
But, before closing the door,
Allow me some time to laugh
Before I try to smile about it...

(chorus)
Translation borrowed from Lyricstranslate.com with some edition.

original 1967 recording - 2011 live rendition

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