Mon îlot • BélO


Genre: Afro/Dancehall
Album: Motivasyon
Year: 2019
Produced by: BélOMusic
Lyrics by: Jean Winer PASCAL; Music: Jean Bélony MURAT/BélO

Mon îlot

L'encadrement cassé
L'image quitte le décor
Dedans, tout est brisé
C'est la ruée vers l'or
Le nouveau, c'est l'ancien
Le navire qui revient
Je le vois arriver
Affamé, assoiffé.

Il s'accoste au rivage
Jetant l'ancre du pillage
Camouflant les carcans
Et les canons d'antan.

Toi mon île, toi qui pleures
Toi mon île, toi qui pleures
Je comprends ta douleur
Je viens t’offrir ces mots
Pour guérir tous tes maux
Te rappeler ta victoire
Petite île, grande histoire.

Pa da da pa pa
Pa da da pa pa…

Ta blessure est ouverte
Ton drapeau en lambeaux
Triste découverte
Tes entrailles dans l'tombeau
Le passé qui revient
Au coeur du quotidien
Dans cette lutte tribale
érosion nationale.

Les pirates de chez nous
Prédateurs d'outre-mer
Les métèques, les voyous
Ils dessinent ton enfer.

Toi mon île, toi qui pleures
Toi mon île, toi qui pleures
Tu vis là dans mon coeur
Je viens t’offrir mes mots
Pour guérir tous tes maux
Te rappeler ta victoire
Petite île, grande histoire.

Pa da da pa pa…
Pa da da pa pa…

Ici, le vent marin
Seul siffle encore ton beau nom
Et les vagues du matin
Ressassant encore ton renom
C’est vrai, tu rêves encore
D’un lendemain meilleur
Oui, où tout s’améliore
Pour un p’tit brin d’bonheur.

Toi mon île, toi qui pleures
Toi mon île, toi qui pleures
Je comprends ta douleur
Je viens t’offrir mes mots
Pour guérir tous tes maux
Te rappeler ta victoire
Petite île, grande histoire.

Toi mon île, toi qui pleures
Toi mon île, toi qui pleures
Petite fleur qui se meurt

Tu grelottes
Ils radotent
Tu t'éteins
Ils font le plein.
Tu gémis
Tu pâlis
Sans un bruit
Ils fixent les prix.
T’es vendu
T’es battu
Dans la cohue
Haïti Chérie.

Pa da da pa pa…
Pa da da pa pa…

Paroles: Jean Winer PASCAL
Musique: Jean Bélony MURAT/BélO
January 11, 2016; April 2017

  • BelO has been hailed as Haiti's musical ambassador to the world. A socially conscious singer-songwriter with a sophisticated sound and winner of numerous awards, including the prestigious "Prix Radio France International Discoveries of 2006," BelO's sound is a sublime mixture of Jazz, Worldbeat, Rock, Reggae and Afro- Haitian traditional rhythms known as "Ragganga". After the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti, BelO's primary focus was to create awareness for his country at various performances around the world. BelO's third album "HAITI DEBOUT," (Haiti Stand-up -2011) was released under Radio France/France Info and distributed, globally, by Harmonia Mundi. During the "HAITI DEBOUT" tour, BelO has performed in Germany, Rome, Romania, France, South Korea, London, Canada and the U.S.
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