December 4th, 2011

one piece, nico robin

"La Historia de Juan" by Juanes, English translation of lyrics

"The Story of Juan"
Album: Un Día Normal (A Normal Day), 2002
Style: Soft rock, social commentary, poverty awareness
Country: Colombia


This song brings awareness to child homelessness. The lyrics follow the story of a boy named "Juan" (a very common name) and explain his progression through poverty. Listen to the song at YouTube here.

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Esta es la historia de Juan,
El niño que nadie amó,
Que por las calles creció,
Buscando el amor bajo el sol.

This is the story of Juan,
The boy who nobody loved,
Who grew up in the streets, [*alt. Who grew up roaming through the streets]
Looking for love under the sun.

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