Song

Alouette (Lark)

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Classic French song about a lark that has been modified to be more animal-friendly. The original phase ""je te plumerai" (I want to pluck) has been changed to "Je vais te câliner" (I want to pet).

Time
4 minutes
Ages
0 - 60 months
Group size
0 - 8 tots
Rating

Song

Chorus:
Alouette, gentille alouette,
Alouette, je vais te câliner.

Je vais te câliner la tête.
Je vais te câliner la tête.
Et la tête! Et la tête!
Alouette! Alouette!
A-a-a-ah

(Chorus)

Je vais te câliner le bec.
Je vais te câliner le bec.
Et le bec! Et le bec!
Et la tête! Et la tête!
Alouette! Alouette!
A-a-a-ah

(Chorus)

Je vais te câliner les yeux.
Je vais te câliner les yeux.
Et les yeux! Et les yeux!
Et le bec! Et le bec!
Et la tête! Et la tête!
Alouette! Alouette!
A-a-a-ah

(Chorus)

Je vais te câliner le cou.
Je vais te câliner le cou.
Et le cou! Et le cou!
Et les yeux! Et les yeux!
Et le bec! Et le bec!
Et la tête! Et la tête!
Alouette! Alouette!
A-a-a-ah

(Chorus)

Je vais te câliner les ailes.
Je vais te câliner les ailes.
Et les ailes! Et les ailes!
Et le cou! Et le cou!
Et les yeux! Et les yeux!
Et le bec! Et le bec!
Et la tête! Et la tête!
Alouette! Alouette!
A-a-a-ah

(Chorus)

Je vais te câliner les pattes.
Je vais te câliner les pattes.
Et les pattes! Et les pattes!
Et les ailes! Et les ailes!
Et le cou! Et le cou!
Et les yeux! Et les yeux!
Et le bec! Et le bec!
Et la tête! Et la tête!
Alouette! Alouette!
A-a-a-ah

(Chorus)

Je vais te câliner la queue.
Je vais te câliner la queue.
Et la queue! Et la queue!
Et les pattes! Et les pattes!
Et les ailes! Et les ailes!
Et le cou! Et le cou!
Et les yeux! Et les yeux!
Et le bec! Et le bec!
Et la tête! Et la tête!
Alouette! Alouette!
A-a-a-ah

(Chorus)

Je vais te câliner le dos.
Je vais te câliner le dos.
Et le dos! Et le dos!
Et la queue! Et la queue!
Et les pattes! Et les pattes!
Et les ailes! Et les ailes!
Et le cou! Et le cou!
Et les yeux! Et les yeux!
Et le bec! Et le bec!
Et la tête! Et la tête!
Alouette! Alouette!
A-a-a-ah

(Chorus)

Translation

Chorus:
Lark, nice lark,
Lark, I will pet you.

I will pet your head.
I will pet your head.
And your head! And your head!
Lark! Lark!
O-o-o-oh

(Chorus)

I will pet your beak.
I will pet your beak.
And your beak! And your beak!
And your head! And your head!
Lark! Lark!
O-o-o-oh

(Chorus)

I will pet your eyes.
I will pet your eyes.
And your eyes! And your eyes!
And your beak! And your beak!
And your head! And your head!
Lark! Lark!
O-o-o-oh

(Chorus)

I will pet your neck.
I will pet your neck.
And your neck! And your neck!
And your eyes! And your eyes!
And your beak! And your beak!
And your head! And your head!
Lark! Lark!
O-o-o-oh

(Chorus)

I will pet your wings.
I will pet your wings.
And your wings! And your wings!
And your neck! And your neck!
And your eyes! And your eyes!
And your beak! And your beak!
And your head! And your head!
Lark! Lark!
O-o-o-oh

(Chorus)

I will pet your legs.
I will pet your legs.
And your legs! And your legs!
And your wings! And your wings!
And your neck! And your neck!
And your eyes! And your eyes!
And your beak! And your beak!
And your head! And your head!
Lark! Lark!
O-o-o-oh

(Chorus)

I will pet your tail.
I will pet your tail.
And your tail! And your tail!
And your legs! And your legs!
And your wings! And your wings!
And your neck! And your neck!
And your eyes! And your eyes!
And your beak! And your beak!
And your head! And your head!
Lark! Lark!
O-o-o-oh

(Chorus)

I will pet your back.
I will pet your back.
And your back! And your back!
And your tail! And your tail!
And your legs! And your legs!
And your wings! And your wings!
And your neck! And your neck!
And your eyes! And your eyes!
And your beak! And your beak!
And your head! And your head!
Lark! Lark!
O-o-o-oh

(Chorus)

Origin
French people ate horned larks, which they considered to be a game bird. The original song lyrics are about plucking the dead lark to get it ready to eat.

Original Source

French folk song

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