Oh, you know I have seen
A sky without sun, a man with no nation
Saints, captive in chains
A song with no name for lack of imagination

And I have seen
Darker than ebony
And now it seems, that I
Without your eyes could never be

My one desire, all I aspire
Is in your eyes forever to live
Traveled all over, the seven oceans
There is nothing that I wouldn't give

Came from Bahrein, gone to Beruit
Looking for someone comparing to you
Tearing down windows and doors
And I could not find eyes like yours

Rabboussamai fikarrajaii
Fi ainaiha aralhayati
Ati ilaika min haza lkaaouni
Arjouka labbi labbi nidai

Came from Bahrain, until Beirut
Looking for someone comparing to you
Tearing down windows and doors
And I could not find eyes like yours

Oh, you know I have seen
A woman of means in rags and begging for pleasure
Crossed, a river of salt
Just after I rode a ship that sunk in the desert

And I have seen
Darker than ebony
And now it seems, that I
Without your eyes could never be

My one desire, all I aspire
Is in your eyes forever to live
Traveled all over, the seven oceans
There is nothing that I wouldn't give

Came from Bahrein, gone to Beruit
Looking for someone comparing to you
Tearing down windows and doors
And I could not find eyes like yours

Rabboussamai fikarrajaii
Fi ainaiha aralhayati
Ati ilaika min haza lkaaouni
Arjouka labbi labbi nidai

Came from Bahrein, gone to Beruit
Looking for someone comparing to you
Tearing down windows and doors
And I could not find eyes like yours

Rabboussamia fikarrajaii
Fi ainaiha aralhayati
At ilaika min haza ikaaouni
Arjouka labbi labbi nidai

Came from Bahrein, until Beriut
Looking for someone comparing to you
Tearing down windows and doors
And I could not find eyes like yours

My one desire, all I aspire
Is in your eyes forever to live
Traveled all over, the seven oceans
There is nothing I wouldn't give

Came from Bahrain, until Beirut
Looking for someone comparing to you
Tearing down windows and doors
And I could not find eyes like yours


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Eyes Like Yours (Ojos Así) [Ojos Asi] Lyrics as written by Pablo Flores Shakira Mebarak

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  • +2
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    Maybe you guys just don't have a sense of poetry, but the things she lists are mainly impossible. Crossing a river of salt? There's no such thing, so there's no possible way she did it--it's called an hyperbole or exaggeration. Same with a ship that sank in the desert, as well as seeing darker than ebony. The poetic devices she uses in this song are amazing, and for the majority of you to sit here and discredit it as 'horrible' is flat out insane.

    I like the Spanish song, but her voice sounds uncontrolled, like she has no idea what tone is. If anything, it flows less because it sounds so rushed; I love it, but the English version just is more organized and mature sounding.

    PatrickFuryon September 28, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    THIS SONG IS AWESOME, ILOVE IT IN BOTH ENGLISH AND SPANISH

    Tracyon March 09, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Sorry, I am doing it again:

    Oh, you know I have seen A sky without sun A man with no nation Saints captive in chains A song with no name For lack of imagination

    Ya he, ya he, ya la he And I have seen Darker than ebony Ya he ya he ya la he And now it seems that I Without your eyes could never be

    My one desire, all I aspire Is in your eyes forever to live Travelled all over the seven oceans There is nothing that I wouldn't give Came from Bahrein, got to Beirut Looking for someone comparing to you Tearing down windows and doors And I could not find eyes like yours

    Rabboussamai fikarrajaii Fi ainaiha aralhayati Ati ilaika min haza lkaaouni Arjouka labbi labbi nidai

    Came from Bahrein, got to Beirut Looking for someone comparing to you Tearing down windows and doors And I could not find eyes like yours

    Oh, you know I have seen A woman of means and rags And begging for pleasure Crossed a river of salt The specter, I rode The ship that sank In the desert

    Ya he, ya he, ya la he And I have seen Darker than ebony Ya he ya he ya la he And now it seems that I Without your eyes could never be

    My one desire, all I aspire Is in your eyes forever to live Travelled all over the seven oceans There is nothing that I wouldn't give Came from Bahrein, got to Beirut Looking for someone comparing to you Tearing down windows and doors And I could not find eyes like yours

    Rabboussamai fikarrajaii Fi ainaiha aralhayati Ati ilaika min haza lkaaouni Arjouka labbi labbi nidai

    Came from Bahrein, got to Beirut Looking for someone comparing to you Tearing down windows and doors And I could not find eyes like yours

    Rabboussamai fikarrajaii Fi ainaiha aralhayati Ati ilaika min haza lkaaouni Arjouka labbi labbi nidai

    Looking for someone Comparing to you Tearing down Windows and doors And I could not Find eyes like yours

    Rabboussamai fikarrajaii Fi ainaiha aralhayati Ati ilaika min haza lkaaouni Arjouka labbi labbi nidai

    Min Bahrain ela Beirut

    Looking for someone comparing to you Tearing down windows and doors And I could not find eyes like yours

    My one desire, all I aspire Is in your eyes forever to live Travelled all over the seven oceans There is nothing that I wouldn't give Came from Bahrein, got to Beirut Looking for someone comparing to you Tearing down windows and doors And I could not find eyes like yours

    syd_Melon June 20, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Just thought i would give you guys the traslantion of the arabic lyrics.. for anyone who didnt know...

    God of the sky, the granter in his eyes I see my life I come to you from this world please God grant my request..

    sounds better in arabic...right!!!

    suhaon August 11, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    wow... I feel some tension up in here... lol but anyway... yeah, don't try to over-analyze it... she's just saying that she's looked all over the world, and although she's seen some weird & rare things, nothing compares to the one she loves... or @ least his eyes... haha

    rubyslippers17on August 28, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    just tryin to make it a bit easier for you..

    Rabbou assama'i fika arraja'i Fi ainaiha aral-hayati Ati ilaika min hazal kaawni Arjouka labbi labbi nida'i

    and it means as suha expalained, but i think she sez, in his eyes, i see life...

    bisoon December 14, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    What is this english crap. This song was about 92 times better in spanish. but none the less, I will always be shakira's biggest fan.

    nilladon April 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I agree with nillad this song is amazing in Spanish. The english version sounds like a piece of schizznick. Really doesn't do the song any justice.

    defubuskornon May 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    somebodys trying hard to to fit in...

    like you meant iton June 06, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    lol, I sort of like the english version, I mean the spanish version is better, but I have no bad words for the english version

    manyamoreon June 07, 2002   Link

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