Y se tendio para cerrarlos/ Y Costello el rey del America/ Y Suntuosa Cait

14:10 Aug 15, 2000
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: Y se tendio para cerrarlos/ Y Costello el rey del America/ Y Suntuosa Cait
More of the Pogues song I've been trying to decipher, you guys have been a huge help, by the way...here's the rest: "Non Rompere mes colliones/ Los gritos fuera de la casas"...was also wondering if anyone could tell me what "Chochona" "Almeria" and "Conleche" means...It's for a music class....
Patrick Boles

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"Y se tendio para cerrarlos
Y Costello el rey del America
Y Suntuosa Cait [O Riordan]"

"And they had to cut them off [lock them up, finish them, etc.]
And Costello the king of America
And gorgeous Kate O'Riordan"

"Non Rompere mes colliones [cojones]
Los gritos fuera de la casas"

"Don't break my balls
The screams outside the houses"

"Chochona" - "Now he has won chochona in the bingo" = Not in any web sites or paper references, but from context is sounds like a jackpot or big prize.

"Almeria" - the city and region in Spain

"Conleche" [the line in the song is "We have sin gas and con leche"; that is, "without gas" (in all senses); and "with milk," which seems to imply a comfortable condition…]

Hope this helps, at least a little!

    Reference: http://www.csc.liv.ac.uk/~laurence/shane/lyrics/fiesta.html
    ("Fiesta," by Shane MacGowan / Jem Finer (1988))
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