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A TERCEIRA LÂMINA (1981) (Brazilian Portuguese)
Zé Ramalho (10/03/1949 - )

É aquela que fere que virá mais tranquila
Com a fome do povo, com pedaços da vida
Como a dura semente que se prende no fogo
De toda multidão

Acho bem mais do que pedras na mão
Dos que vivem calados, pendurados no tempo
Esquecendo os momentos na fundura do poço
Na garganta do fosso, a voz de um cantador

E virá como guerra a terceira mensagem
Na cabeça do homem aflição e coragem
Afastado da terra, ele pensa na fera
Que o começa a devorar

Acho que os anos irão se passar
Com aquela certeza que teremos no olho
Novamente a ideia de sairmos do poço
Da garganta do fosso, a voz de um cantador

E virá como guerra (virá como guerra)
A terceira mensagem (terceira mensagem)
Na cabeça do homem (homem)
Aflição e coragem (coragem)
Afastado da terra, ele pensa na fera
Que o começa a devorar

Acho que os anos irão se passar
Com aquela certeza que teremos no olho
Novamente a ideia de sairmos do poço
Da garganta do fosso, a voz de um cantador

Eiá! Oh-oh!
Eiá! Ooh!
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh!
Eiá! Oh-oh!
Eiá! Oooooooh!
Oh! Na voz de um cantador
THE THIRD BLADE
Translation and notes by Julia Alvares

Is the one which hurts which will come easier
With the hunger of the people with pieces of life
With the hard seed which is caught by the fire
Of the whole crowd

I find much more than stones in my hand*
Of those who live silent hanging in time
Forgetting the moments in the depth of the rock bottom
In the throat of the fosse in the voice of a singer**

And it will come as a war the third message
In the mind of men, afliction and courage
Away from the land he thinks in the beast
Which starts to devours him

I believe the years will pass
With that certainty we will have in the eye
Again the idea of leaving the rock bottom
The throat of the fosse in the voice of a singer

And it will come as a war (will come as a war)
The third message
(message)
In the mind of men, (men)
Afliction and courage (courage)
Away from the land he thinks in the beast
Which starts to devours him

I believe the years will pass
With that certainty we will have in the eye
Again the idea of leaving the rock bottom
The throat of the fosse in the voice of a singer.
Notes: *The word "lâmina" could mean "blade", but also "record". This is the first song of the artist's third record, hence he makes a game of words.
*It's a game of words, for "stones in the hand" may also mean agressivity.
**When the artist says "cantador" he doesn't mean an ordinary professional singer, but a traditional profession from the Northeast of the country, when men sing lines as they compose it, and usually defy each other, like some kind of rap battle. The cantadores also have social prestige, and have some mystical air around them.

The translation and notes by Julia Alvares have been borrowed from Lyricstranslate.com.

Original clip by Zé Ramalho
Recording by Zé Ramalho
Live rendition by Zé Ramalho and his cousin Elba Ramalho

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