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Something Just Like This (Bely Basarte) (Spain)
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An acoustic cover of the song 'Something Just Like This' by Chainsmokers&Coldplay.

I've been reading books of old
The legends and the myths
Achilles and his gold
Hercules and his gifts
Spiderman's control
And Batman with his fists
And clearly I don't see myself upon that list

But she said, where d'you wanna go?
How much you wanna risk?
I'm not looking for somebody
With some superhuman gifts
Some superhero
Some fairytale bliss
Just something I can turn to
Somebody I can kiss

I want something just like this
Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo
Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo
Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo
Oh, I want something just like this
Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo
Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo
Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo

Oh, I want something just like this
I want something just like this

I've been reading books of old
The legends and the myths
The testaments they told
The moon and its eclipse
And Superman unrolls
A suit before he lifts
But I'm not the kind of person that it fits

She said, where d'you wanna go?
How much you wanna risk?
I'm not looking for somebody
With some superhuman gifts
Some superhero
Some fairytale bliss
Just something I can turn to
Somebody I can miss

I want something just like this
I want something just like this

Oh, I want something just like this
Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo
Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo
Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo
Oh, I want something just like this
Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo
Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo
Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo

Where d'you wanna go?
How much you wanna risk?
I'm not looking for somebody
With some superhuman gifts
Some superhero
Some fairytale bliss
Just something I can turn to
Somebody I can kiss
I want something just like this

Oh, I want something just like this
Oh, I want something just like this









- BOOKS OF OLD= Ancient or antique books.

- LEGENDS= /'ledʒənds/ An unverified stories handed down from earlier times, especially those popularly believed to be historical.

- MYTHS= /mɪθs/ A traditional, typically ancient story dealing with supernatural beings, ancestors, or heroes that serves as a fundamental type in the worldview of a people, as by explaining aspects of the natural world or delineating the psychology, customs, or ideals of society: the myth of Eros and Psyche; a creation myth.

- ACHILLES= /ə'kɪli:z/ (Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth; Greek hero, the son of Peleus and the sea goddess Thetis. In the Iliad the foremost of the Greek warriors at the siege of Troy. While he was a baby his mother plunged him into the river Styx making his body invulnerable except for the heel by which she held him. After slaying Hector, he was killed by Paris who wounded him in the heel.

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- HERCULES= /'hɜ:kjʊli:z/ Mythical hero. Classical myth, allso called: Alcides. A hero noted for his great strength, courage, and for the performance of twelve immense labours. Heracles (or Hercules) is best known as the strongest of all mortals, and even stronger than many gods. He was the deciding factor in the triumphant victory of the Olympians over the giants. He was the last mortal son of Zeus, and the only man born of a mortal woman to become a god upon his death.

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- GIFTS=  Special aptitudes, abilities, or powers; talents.

- SPIDERMAN= He is easily the most widely recognized character in Marvel Comics’ four-color pantheon, and has been an American pop-culture mainstay for almost five decades. Spider-Man's creators gave him super strength and agility, the ability to cling to most surfaces, shoot spider-webs using wrist-mounted devices of his own invention, which he calls "web-shooters", and react to danger quickly with his "spider-sense", enabling him to combat his foes.

- BATMAN= A character in an American comic strip and several films who secretly assumes a batlike costume in order to fight crime. Unlike most superheroes, Batman does not possess any superpowers; rather, he relies on his genius intellect, physical prowess, martial arts abilities, detective skills, science and technology, vast wealth, intimidation, and indomitable will.

- FITS= The hand closed tightly with the fingers bent against the palm.

- WHERE D'YOU WANNA GO?= (Informal) Where would you want to go?

- RISK= To venture upon; take the chance of; to expose to the chance of injury or loss.

- SUPERHUMAN= Having powers above and beyond those of mankind.

- FAIRYTALE= /'feərɪtaɪl/ A story about fairies; told to amuse children.

- BLISS= /blɪs/ Perfect happiness; serene joy.

- TESTAMENTS= (Bible) Either of the two main parts of the Bible: the Old Testament or the New Testament. Also a proof or evidence that something exists or is true.

- ECLIPSE= /ɪ'klɪps/ (Astronomy) The total or partial obscuring of reflected light from a celestial body as a result of its passage through the shadow of another. A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes through the shadow of the earth.

- SUPERMAN= The all-American 20th-century comic-book hero, who takes his name from the term the 19th-century German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche used for the ideal superior man: Übermensch. Superman's appearance is distinctive and iconic; he usually wears a blue costume with a red-and-yellow emblem on the chest, consisting of the letter S in a shield shape, and a red cape.

Superman's famous arsenal of powers has included flight, super-strength, invulnerability to non-magical attacks, super-speed, vision powers (including x-ray, heat-emitting, telescopic, infra-red, and microscopic vision), super-hearing, super-intelligence, and super-breath, which enables him to blow out air at freezing temperatures, as well as exert the propulsive force of high-speed winds.

- UNROLL= /ʌn'rəʊl/ Open out or unwind (something rolled, folded, or coiled) or (of something rolled, etc) to become opened out or unwound.

- SUIT= /su:t/ Clothing: jacket and trousers. A set of matching outer garments, especially one consisting of a coat with trousers or a skirt, often worn on formal occasions.

- LIFT= Raise upward. Ascend.

It's about a relationship that doesn’t need to be superhumanly perfect.
The lyrics talk about the superhero within, which a person just wants to be with. No need for Herculean efforts, no need for the Caped Crusader or the Webslinger.

The singer tries compare himself with the heroes that he knows and he clearly fails. He wants to be oh-so-powerful like the stories of the legends he read about as a child. He believes that he needs to do everything to his woman-everything in the world-to make her happy. But little does he realize that that is not what women are after.

Her reply is simple. She just wants someone whom she can hold tight, go on adventures with and kiss throughout the day.

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