"Parlez-Vous Francais?" as written by Daniel Williams, Daniel Mcnamee and James Finn....

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"Parlez-Vous Francais?" as written by Daniel Williams, Daniel Mcnamee, James Finn

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    General CommentBesides the mimes in the music video trying to kill each other, I personally don't find this song all much interesting, other than being a humorous dance number.
    On a separate note, sounds very much like The Arctic Monkeys' "Brainstorm" during and after the chorus...

    The literal meaning.
    The lyrics in the first verse and the chorus appear to be about two guys walking down the very famous Avenue des Champs-Élysées in Paris. 'Getting down" (dancing and/or flirting) with the female pedestrians walking by, and then sweetly asking them to 'Please my darling could you take of your shirt". Still being sleazy, they go around asking women if they speak French and if they do "then go on and take your shirt off!". Now in the second verse the guys keep egging the women on, and it works. The guys start bragging about how they're creating a buzz, with the women going alone with what they ask.
    Now, the music video shows two rival mimes in a western, continuously tryin' to kill each other in an endless loop.

    Meaning.
    I believe it could be how societies, try to out do each other, in attracting people, with fads and trends..
    MrEnigmaon September 11, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThere's some misspellings of the French words which can lead to the wrong translation. Correct lyrics are at their myspace page blogs.myspace.com/…
    spielentwickleron August 29, 2009   Link
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    General CommentBesides the mimes in the music video trying to kill each other, I personally don't find this song all much interesting, other than being a humorous dance number.
    On a separate note, sounds very much like The Arctic Monkeys' "Brainstorm" during and after the chorus...

    The literal meaning.
    The lyrics in the first verse and the chorus appear to be about two guys walking down the very famous Avenue des Champs-Élysées in Paris. 'Getting down" (dancing and/or flirting) with the female pedestrians walking by, and then sweetly asking them to 'Please my darling could you take of your shirt". Still being sleazy, they go around asking women if they speak French and if they do "then go on and take your shirt off!". Now in the second verse the guys keep egging the women on, and it works. The guys start bragging about how they're creating a buzz, with the women going alone with what they ask.
    Now, the music video shows two rival mimes in a western, continuously tryin' to kill each other in an endless loop.

    Meaning.
    I believe it could be how societies, try to out do each other, in attracting people, with fads and trends..



    MrEnigmaon September 11, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWell, I think this song is great. Loved it the first time I heard it. I was so excited when I found out they were playing at Jamboree (they were one of the bands I was hoping for). They are excellent live. Great job guys.
    Love,
    Jacinta
    OOODayDreamerOOOon January 22, 2010   Link
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    My OpinionI really like this song, a great dance number! Its hard for me not to scream 'Oui' with the crowd in the song everytime I hear it!
    spiderdomon March 12, 2010   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionCall me picky, but "champs elysees" should be capitalized, it's a pronoun.
    YellowJelloon November 24, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI find this could be a parody of French stereotypes, specifically the one that all French are horny, all the time, but it probably actually isn't, and is just meant to be a booty-shakin' number.
    blue.painted.tearson June 02, 2011   Link

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