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Fama Clamosa Lia Fail
   
Credits: a) Lia Fail - William Jackson; lyrics by Eilidh Mackenzie
b) Nighean Rua Bhn - traditional; arranged by Mackenzie
   
Appears On: Fama Clamosa
   
Language: Gidhlig (Scottish Gaelic)
   
Other Versions: b) "Fosgail An Dorus" on Capercaillie's album Sidewaulk
"Puirt A Beul" on Ishbel MacAskill's album Essentially Ishbel
"Puirt-A-Beul" on Mac-talla's album ...Mairidh Gaol Is Ceol
   

Lyrics: English Translation:
   
Laigheamaid air fail eile lia fail Let me lie, fail eile on the Stone of Destiny
Is leanamaid am faileas illeachd, plaide frdadh And let me follow, shining shadow, a black blanket
Fail eile lia fail Fail eile the Stone of Destiny
A' falach anns an fhrdaich fhor Hiding in your true dwelling place
   
Laigheamaid air fail eile lia fail Let me lie, fail eile on the Stone of Destiny
Is leanamaid am faileas illeachd, plaide frdadh And let me follow, shining shadow, a black blanket
Laigheamaid air fail eil' lia fail Let me lie, fail eil' on the Stone of Destiny
Anns an fhrdaich illeas fhor In the true shadow place
   
Laigheamaid air fail eile lia fail Let me lie, fail eile on the Stone of Destiny
Is leanamaid am faileas illeachd, plaide frdadh And let me follow, shining shadow, a black blanket
Fail eile lia fail Fail eile the Stone of Destiny
A' falach anns an fhrdaich fhor Hiding in your true dwelling place
   
Laigheamaid air fail eile lia fail Let me lie, fail eile on the Stone of Destiny
Is leanamaid am faileas illeachd, plaide frdadh And let me follow, shining shadow, a black blanket
Laigheamaid air fail eil' lia fail Let me lie, fail eil' on the Stone of Destiny
Anns an fhrdaich illeas fhor In the true shadow place
   
Nighean rua' bhn aig Dmhnall rua' Pobair Auburn Donald Piper's auburn lass
Rachadh i bhl nam faigheadh i fdhlear She would go to a ball if she got a fiddler
Nighean rua' bhn aig Dmhnall rua' Pobair Auburn Donald Piper's auburn lass
Dhanadh i sth nam faigheadh i drm She would make peace if she were to get a dram
Nighean rua' bhn aig Dmhnall rua' Pobair Auburn Donald Piper's auburn lass
Rachadh i bhl nam faigheadh i fdhlear She would go to a ball if she got a fiddler
Nighean rua' bhn aig Dmhnall rua' Pobair Auburn Donald Piper's auburn lass
Dhanadh i sth nam faigheadh i drm She would make peace if she were to get a dram
   
Dhanadh i crdadh dhanadh i creadh She would tease, she would comb
Rachadh i bhl nam faigheadh i fdhlear She would go to a ball if she got a fiddler
Dhanadh i crdadh dhanadh i creadh She would tease, she would comb
Dhanadh i sth nam faigheadh i drm She would make peace if she were to get a dram
Dhanadh i crdadh dhanadh i creadh She would tease, she would comb
Rachadh i bhl nam faigheadh i fdhlear She would go to a ball if she got a fiddler
Dhanadh i crdadh dhanadh i creadh She would tease, she would comb
Dhanadh i sth nam faigheadh i drm She would make peace if she were to get a dram
   
Nighean rua' bhn aig Dmhnall rua' Pobair Auburn Donald Piper's auburn lass
Rachadh i bhl nam faigheadh i fdhlear She would go to a ball if she got a fiddler
Nighean rua' bhn aig Dmhnall rua' Pobair Auburn Donald Piper's auburn lass
Dhanadh i sth nam faigheadh i drm She would make peace if she were to get a dram
Nighean rua' bhn aig Dmhnall rua' Pobair Auburn Donald Piper's auburn lass
Rachadh i bhl nam faigheadh i fdhlear She would go to a ball if she got a fiddler
Nighean rua' bhn aig Dmhnall rua' Pobair Auburn Donald Piper's auburn lass
Dhanadh i sth nam faigheadh i drm She would make peace if she were to get a dram
   
Dhanadh i crdadh dhanadh i creadh She would tease, she would comb
Rachadh i bhl nam faigheadh i fdhlear She would go to a ball if she got a fiddler
Dhanadh i crdadh dhanadh i creadh She would tease, she would comb
Dhanadh i sth nam faigheadh i drm She would make peace if she were to get a dram
Dhanadh i crdadh dhanadh i creadh She would tease, she would comb
Rachadh i bhl nam faigheadh i fdhlear She would go to a ball if she got a fiddler
Dhanadh i crdadh dhanadh i creadh She would tease, she would comb
Dhanadh i sth nam faigheadh i drm She would make peace if she were to get a dram
   
Nighean rua' bhn aig Dmhnall rua' Pobair Auburn Donald Piper's auburn lass
Rachadh i bhl nam faigheadh i fdhlear She would go to a ball if she got a fiddler
Nighean rua' bhn aig Dmhnall rua' Pobair Auburn Donald Piper's auburn lass
Dhanadh i sth nam faigheadh i drm She would make peace if she were to get a dram
Nighean rua' bhn aig Dmhnall rua' Pobair Auburn Donald Piper's auburn lass
Rachadh i bhl nam faigheadh i fdhlear She would go to a ball if she got a fiddler
Nighean rua' bhn aig Dmhnall rua' Pobair Auburn Donald Piper's auburn lass
Dhanadh i sth nam faigheadh i drm She would make peace if she were to get a dram
   
Dhanadh i crdadh dhanadh i creadh She would tease, she would comb
Rachadh i bhl nam faigheadh i fdhlear She would go to a ball if she got a fiddler
Dhanadh i crdadh dhanadh i creadh She would tease, she would comb
Dhanadh i sth nam faigheadh i drm She would make peace if she were to get a dram
Dhanadh i crdadh dhanadh i creadh She would tease, she would comb
Rachadh i bhl nam faigheadh i fdhlear She would go to a ball if she got a fiddler
Dhanadh i crdadh dhanadh i creadh She would tease, she would comb
Dhanadh i sth nam faigheadh i drm She would make peace if she were to get a dram
   
Laigheamaid air fail eile lia fail Let me lie, fail eile on the Stone of Destiny
Is leanamaid am faileas illeachd, plaide frdadh And let me follow, shining shadow, a black blanket
Fail eile lia fail Fail eile the Stone of Destiny
A' falach anns an fhrdaich fhor Hiding in your true dwelling place
   
Laigheamaid air fail eile lia fail Let me lie, fail eile on the Stone of Destiny
Is leanamaid am faileas illeachd, plaide frdadh And let me follow, shining shadow, a black blanket
Laigheamaid air fail eil' lia fail Let me lie, fail eil' on the Stone of Destiny
Anns an fhrdaich illeas fhor In the true shadow place