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Alejandra Ribera - I Want

Singer-songwriter Alejandra Ribera sings “I Want”, first single from her album “La boca”.

Who is Alejandra Ribera, anyway? In short: she’s a beautiful, talented young artist who adopted Montreal as a place to live. Discover her on BRBR!



Réalisateur: Jean-François Sauvé
Production year: 2013

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Sur le plateau de la Boîte Noire de BRBR, ALEJANDRA RIBERA manie la guitare sèche et interprète I Want, une pièce aux accents jazz et pop. Un pianiste et un guitariste l'accompagnent.


[ALEJANDRA RIBERA:] ♪ You had

the gun

I had the horse ♪

♪ We took a photograph ♪

♪ Now I can’t find

my way back ♪

♪ And all i’m grieving

was a dream ♪

♪ Well I’m down

this rabbit hole ♪

♪ Even the madness

cannot shield this soul ♪

♪ There’s so much labor

just in breathing lately ♪

♪ There’s so much labor

just in breathing lately ♪

♪ There is so much labor

just in breathing ♪

♪ I want the ocean

open up before me ♪

♪ And I want

the aching of a melody ♪

♪ And I want my comrades

to share this with me ♪

♪ I want to want just to want

just a little something ♪

♪ I want to feel

the power of a psalm ♪

♪ Oh and I want the light

to carry me along ♪

♪ And I want to feel

the wind upon my skin ♪

♪ Oh and I want the life force

back in my blood again ♪

♪ And I want

the ocean open up before me ♪

♪ I want

the aching of a melody ♪

♪ And i want my comrades

to share this with me ♪

♪ I want to want

just to want anything ♪

♪ We'll take these sheets

and burn them all ♪

♪ So they don't

take root in me ♪

♪ Well I cannot

face upstream ♪

♪ He abandoned ship

to join a war ♪

♪ I hope he's victorious ♪

♪ The water level is rising

in this styrofoam cup ♪

♪ There's so much labor

just in breathing lately ♪

♪ There's so much labor

just in breathing lately ♪

♪ There is so much labor

just in breathing ♪

♪ I want

the ocean open up before me ♪

♪ And I want

the aching of a melody ♪

♪ And I want my comrades

to share this with me ♪

♪ I want to want just to want

just a little something ♪

♪ I want to feel

the power of a psalm ♪

♪ Oh and I want the light

to carry me along ♪

♪ And I want to feel

the wind upon my skin ♪

♪ Oh and I want the life force

back in my blood again ♪

♪ And I want

the ocean open up before me ♪

♪ I want

the aching of a melody ♪

♪ And i want my comrades

to share this with me ♪

♪ I want to want just

to want anything ♪

♪ Oh anything ♪

♪ Oh ♪

♪ Oh ♪

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