Taco Hemingway – 6zer (English lyrics)

[Translation provided by Kamil Michalik]

[First Verse: Taco Hemingway]
I’m strolling down the streets, checking out chicks.
They wearing black coats, black drainpipes jeans and black Nike’s.
Broken iPhone 6 even though she’s a low earner.
I’m not asking her how she can afford it, if she wants to dance I’m like ‘go ahead, please’.
But she actually doesn’t want to.
Maybe the other girl will be down for it if that one can’t.
My speech is slurred, I’m saying weird shit.
I’ll get a D+ or C- , p’fessor.
Bird’s shit beautified black Porsche.
I always keep beers in the inside pocket of my coat.
On the first day of each month I buy more expensive brew but at the end of the month I switch to less expensive ones.
Mom asks me if she should transfer some money on my account and I’m like: ‘yes, please’.

[Chorus]
PLN 1.000.000. I hope that one day I’ll have that kind of money.
Bartender asks if he should pour me another one, I’m like: ‘yes, please.’
Someone asks with whom I came here.
Someone else asks me if I want to get my ass whopped, I’m like: ‘yes, please.’
I got bumps big as mountains.
I am an atheist but ” Lord, help me”.
I’ve seen it all, I think I’ll go home and go to bed.
Bartender asks if I want another one, I’m like: ‘yes, please.’
I got bumps big as mountains.
I am an atheist but ” Lord, help me”.

[Second Verse: Taco Hemingway]
Nowadays young people don’t have contract of employment.
They don’t talk about their future, Social Insurance Institution fees, deposit accounts
or politics. It’s not on our menu.
But I’m going to a party. I’m having a ball.
I’ll get my drink on, and my smoke on, to forget about my problems.
In the morning I’ll order pizza even though I was supposed to change my eating habits
and cut down on beer. In February I’ll start working out on a regular basis.
I see only six pack fliccs on Facebook.
My friends are bragging like some pre-schoolers.
They’re posting photos with all them veins popping out.
Tomorrow they’ll post a picture from a theatre to keep up the appearances.
People are usually weak, I have little tolerance for that.
* Black holes are posing as auroras.
Who will help me when I’ll fall ill ?
Bartender asks if he should pour me another one, I’m like: ‘yes, please.’

[Chorus]

[Third Verse: Taco Hemingway]
I’m riding on a bicycle on a Spring Friday night.
I shouldn’t be doing this cause I had some wine.
I’d like to say that I’m running from the cops
but remember: ‘life is not a movie.’
Our lives taste like a flat beer.
Our love affairs are not as exciting as the ones portrayed in Harlequin books.
No black limousine only big black eye.
Don’t look for a girl like Scarlett Johansson if you’re not a guy like Rudolph Valentino.
We’re in Poland. It’s always cold out here.
You better hide your car or someone will soon steal it.
Everyone here is whistling ‘ do re mi fa sol la si do’ tune.
** It’s a melodic country, we have a lot of ‘musicians’ here.
I’m in my twenties, my dreams are fading away.
I’m strolling through town with the same blaséd face.
My brain is like a rifle, I could kill someone with the power of my intellect.
I’m still obsessed with those six zeros.
PLN 1.000.000. I hope that one day I’ll have that kind of money. x2

[Chorus]

notes/titbits:
The title (six zeros) means simply PLN 1.000.000 (approximately GBP 165.000)
* “Black holes are posing as auroras” Taco himself said that in this line he’s referring to boring people who are pretending to be fascinating/interesting when they’re actually not.
** You better hide your car or someone will soon steal it. Everyone here is whistling ‘ do re mi fa sol la si do’ tune.
A verb ‘gwizdać’ (present in both of the sentences just in different form) can mean either ‘to whistle’ or ‘to steal/nick’. Following this trail of thought, apart from literal meaning the noun ‘musicians’ also means ‘car thieves’.

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