sing from somewhere deep in his boots

French translation: chanter avec ses tripes

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English term or phrase:sing from somewhere deep in his boots
French translation:chanter avec ses tripes
Entered by: Sylvia Rochonnat

13:22 Nov 22, 2006
English to French translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Linguistics / music
English term or phrase: sing from somewhere deep in his boots
"The album took its first odd turn with 'Club America', where Robert Smith tried a new voice, much raspier and lower than his Lovecat moneymaker. For the first time on record, Smith sounded as if he's singing from somewhere deep in his boots, as he growls like a predatory sex machine."

On parle ici d'un album de The Cure.
Je ne vois pas du tout ce que peut signifier ce "sing from somewhere deep in his boots", des idées ?
Sylvia Rochonnat
France
Local time: 01:02
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Explanation:
je pense que c'est l'idée de chanter avec ses tripes, de chanter du plus profond de soi-même/de son coeur, ce qui donne d'où une voix rauque/qui vient de loin, etc, ( comme le dit la suite du texte...)
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Stéphanie Soudais
France
Local time: 01:02
Grading comment
merci, Stéphanie !
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Explanation:
je pense que c'est l'idée de chanter avec ses tripes, de chanter du plus profond de soi-même/de son coeur, ce qui donne d'où une voix rauque/qui vient de loin, etc, ( comme le dit la suite du texte...)

Stéphanie Soudais
France
Local time: 01:02
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 23
Grading comment
merci, Stéphanie !

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Natasha Dupuy
2 mins

agree  Anne Patteet: ...du plus profond de son âme
19 mins

agree  Michel A.: avec ses tripes
42 mins

agree  Sandra C.
1 hr

agree  Tony M: Yes, it means the voice is firmly anchored, has a solid base, has 'substance'; can also suggest a deep voice (e.g. bass), but not necessarily.
1 hr

agree  Samia Touhami (X)
18 hrs
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