I Was Born for This (Journey)

~ Song

Annotation

Lyrics (made of citations in their respective genuine languages, D.P.)

Stat sua cuique dies ¹
Stat sua cuique dies ¹
Mæl is me to feran ²
A meto maneat nostros ¹
A meto maneat nostros ¹
C’est pour cela que je suis née ³
この道や(kono michi ya) ⁴
行く人なしに(yuku hito nashi ni) ⁴ ← singer unfortunately recorded “yuku hito nishi ni
この道や(kono michi ya) ⁴
秋の暮(aki no kure) ⁴
C’est pour cela que je suis née ³
Ne me plaignez pas ³
C’est pour cela que je suis née ³


¹ Latin epic poem, Aeneid, Publius Vergilius Maro
² Old English epic poem, Beowulf, unknown
³ French quote, « Ne me plaignez pas, c’est pour cela que je suis née. » Jeanne d’Arc
⁴ Japanese haiku, 「この道や 行く人なしに 秋の暮」(kono michi ya/yuku hito nashi ni/aki no kure松尾芭蕉


Rough English translation (from http://youtu.be/AIYyoVX5zA8)

To each his day is given ¹
To each his day is given ¹
’Tis time that I fare from you ²
I gain from our time here ¹
I gain from our time here ¹
I was born for this ³
On this road ⁴
Where nobody else travels ⁴
On this road ⁴
Autumn Nightfall ⁴
I was born for this ³
Do not pity me ³
I was born for this ³

Annotation last modified on 2014-05-02 12:12 UTC.

Relationships

composer: Austin Wintory
lyricist: Jeanne d’Arc (The Maid of Orléans)
Publius Vergilius Maro
松尾芭蕉
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.)
part of: Journey
referred to in medleys: Journey (Video Games Live)

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
I Was Born for This Austin Wintory 4:57
I Was Born for This Austin Wintory 4:41
I Was Born for This (From "Journey") cover and instrumental Salome Scheidegger 5:03
I Was Born For This (Ocarina cover) instrumental Austin Wintory 4:49