The meaning and translation of Cold Heart, so Elton John passes the baton to Dua Lipa

The meaning and translation of Cold Heart, so Elton John passes the baton to Dua Lipa
The meaning and translation of Cold Heart, so Elton John passes the baton to Dua Lipa

Sooner or later, the collaboration between the two major stars of Uk music should have taken place, the recent past of Sir Elton John and the present of Dua Lipa: a passing of the baton that musically collects four great hits by Elton John, mixed by the Australian duo Pnau ; his name is “Cold Heart”.

The relationship between Sir Elton John and the British pop star Dua Lipa has undergone a very strong acceleration in the last year, from the singer’s participation in the benefit show organized by the “Rocketman” last April in favor of AIDS patients, to the solidarity in criticism against statements by the US rapper DaBaby, offensive to HIV patients. A personal closeness, before being musical, which however led the singer to confess on Instagram the birth of a song on Instagram, not only with the collaboration of the singer: together with them the Australian duo of Pnau, who remixed four classics of the Sir Elton John’s discography, giving life to “Cold Heart”. The song will also be accompanied by an official video in which the protagonists of the song have been made animated.

The meaning of Cold Heart

Almost a passing of the baton between Sir Elton John and Dua Lipa in the evolution of British pop music. One of the longest-lived artists of international pop music seems to crown, with the collaboration in “Cold Heart”, the new queen of Uk music Dua Lipa, who in recent days also announced her film debut, alongside Samuel L. Jackson and Henry Cavill. The single, clearly inspired by dance-hall, recreates the disco atmosphere through the remix of four of the most important songs of the British singer: “Kiss the bride” from the 1983 album “Too low for zero”, “Rocketman” da “Honky Chateau” del 1972, “Where’s the shoorah?” from the double album “Blue moves” in 1976 and “Sacrifice” from “Sleeping with the past” in 1989. The work entrusted to the Australian duo Pnau manages to restore the two dance souls of the artists, especially Dua Lipa who seems not to fear confrontation with Pinner’s pianist. The song focuses on the concept of a “cold heart”, frozen by the disappointments of the past: so much so that, as Elton John sings “I think it will be a long, long time before I hit rock bottom that leads me to look for someone again” .

The campaign against DaBaby

But the two artists have also been protagonists in recent weeks in an awareness campaign on the issue of HIV, after the infamous statements al Rolling Loud Miami del rapper di Cleveland DaBaby. The singer, who on the stage of the event had shouted offensive phrases against AIDS patients, was immediately seen attacked by the couple Dua Lipa – Elton John, with the first one who completely moved away from the rapper’s statements, stating that he had not including what kind of person he was while collaborating on the “Levitating” remix. Sir Elton John, on the other hand, said he was incredulous about it, stating that it is not possible that these social stigmas against HIV patients are still used, advertising his charity foundation even more, and asking DaBaby to inform himself and raise awareness of the public. rather than exclude it.

Cold Heart

It’s a human sign
When things go wrong
When the scent of her lingers
And temptation’s strong

Cold, cold heart
Hardened by you
Some things look better, baby
Just passin’ through (Oh no, no, no, no)

And I think it’s gonna be a long, long time
‘Til touchdown brings me ‘round again to find
I’m not the man they think I am at home
Oh no, no, no (No, no, no, no)
And this is what I should have ever said
When I’m fallin’, but I can’t dance

Cold, cold heart
Hardened by you
Some things look better, baby
Just passin’ through (Oh no, no, no, no)

And I think it’s gonna be a long, long time
‘Til touchdown brings me ‘round again to find
I’m not the man they think I am at home
Oh no, no, no (No, no, no, no)
And this is what I should have ever said
When I’m fallin’, but I can’t dance

Cold, cold heart (Oh)
Hardened by you
Some things look better, baby (Oh)
Just passin’ through (Oh no, no, no, no)

And I think it’s gonna be a long, long time
‘Til touchdown brings me ‘round again to find
I’m not the man they think I am at home
Oh no, no, no (No, no, no, no)
And this is what I should have ever said (And I think it’s gonna be a long, long time)
(‘Til touchdown brings me ‘round again to find)
When I’m fallin’, but I can’t dance (I’m not the man they think I am at home)
(Oh, no, no, no)
(Oh no, no, no, no)

Sugar (Oh)
Sugar
Sugar (Oh)
Sugar
(Oh no, no, no, no)

The translation of Cold Heart

It is a human sign
When things go wrong
When its scent lingers
And the temptation is strong

Cold, cold heart
Hardened by you
Some things look better, baby
Just in passing (oh no, no, no, no)

And I think it’s going to be a long, long time
before hitting the bottom that you take me to search again
I’m not the man they think I’m home
Oh no, no, no (No, no, no, no)
And that’s what I should never have said
When I’m falling, but I can’t dance

Cold, cold heart
Hardened by you
Some things look better, baby
Just in passing (Oh no, no, no, no)

And I think it’s going to be a long, long time
before hitting rock bottom you take me around again to search
I’m not the man they think I’m home
Oh no, no, no (No, no, no, no)
And that’s what I should never have said
When I’m falling, but I can’t dance

Cold, cold heart (Oh)
Hardened by you
Some things look better, baby (oh)
Just in passing (oh no, no, no, no)

And I think it’s going to be a long, long time
before hitting rock bottom you take me around again to search
I’m not the man they think I’m home
Oh no, no, no (No, no, no, no)
And that’s what I should never have said (and I think it will take a long, long time)
(before I hit rock bottom you take me around again to search)
When I’m falling, but I can’t dance (I’m not the man they think I’m home)
(Oh, no, no, no)
(Oh no, no, no, no)

Sugar (Oh)
Sugar
Sugar (Oh)
Sugar
(Oh no, no, no, no)

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