Tam, de nas nema

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Там, де нас нема
Tam, de nas nema
Studio album by Okean Elzy
Released 1998
Recorded 1998
Genre Rock
Length 1:00:35
Label Lavina Music
Producer Vitality Klimov
Okean Elzy chronology
Tam, de nas nema
(1998)
Yananebibuv
(2000)

Tam, de nas nema (Ukrainian: Там, де нас нема; Wherever We Aren't) is the debut studio album of the popular Ukrainian rock group Okean Elzy. Svyatoslav Vakarchuk is the lead vocalist and songwriter for most of the lyrics on this album. It was released in 1998 by the Kiev-based record label Lavina Music.

Meaning[edit]

The term "Tam de nas nema" is a reference to a Ukrainian proverb: Ukrainian: Добре там, де нас нема. Translation – It's good where we aren't. This proverb is popular in other Slavic languages. Russian proverb: Там хорошо, где нас нет. In English, a similar proverb is, "The grass is always greener on the other side."

Track listing[edit]

  1. Novyi den (2:48) - (Ukrainian: Новий день; Translation: New day)
  2. Tam, de nas nema (3:29) - (Там, де нас нема; There, where we are not)
  3. Holos tviy (3:54) - (Голос твій; Your voice)
  4. Pozych meni sontse (4:06) - (Позич мені сонце; Lend me the sun)
  5. Taj-Mahal (3:22) - (Тадж-Махал)
  6. Sumna melodiya (4:17) - (Сумна мелодія; Sad melody)
  7. Poyizd «Chuzha Liubov» (3:59) - (Поїзд "Чужа любов"; Train «Others' love»)
  8. Ydu na dno (3:34) - (Йду на дно; Going to the bottom)
  9. Visim (3:30) - (Вісім, Eight)
  10. Lastivka z moho mista (3:04) - (Ластівка з мого міста; A Swallow from my city)
  11. Ty zabula davno (4:38) - (Ти забула давно; You forgot long ago)
  12. Long time ago (3:47)
  13. Kolyska vitru (3:05) - (Колиска вітру; Cradle of the wind)
  14. Hodi vzhe (4:29) - (Годі вже; Enough Already)
  15. Tam, de nas nema (remix) (4:07)

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