Oun to wun mi (What I Covet)

Oun to wun mi O

Edumare ma sai se fun mi

 

Chorus:  Oun to wun mi O, oun to wun mi O

Edumare ma sai se fun mi

Oun to wun mi l’aye mi

 

Ile le’gbe mi nko

Edumare ko temi fun mi

 

Chorus:

 

Owo le’gbe mi ni

Edumare se temi fun mi

 

Chorus:

 

Alafia baba oro

Edumare se temi fun mi

 

Chorus:

 

Gbogbo omo ti mo ni,

Gbogbo won ki won s’orire

 

Chorus:

 

Oun to wun mi O

Edumare ma sai se fun mi

 

Chorus:  Oun to wun mi O, oun to wun mi O

Edumare ma sai se fun mi

Oun to wun mi l’aye mi

 

 

English Interpretation:

 

 

What I covet

Lord, do them for me

 

Chorus:  What I covet, what I covet

Lord, do them for me

What I covet in life

 

My mates are building houses

Lord, build mine for me as well

 

Chorus:

 

My mates have money

Lord, give me mine

 

Chorus:

 

Health is wealth

Lord, make me healthy

 

Chorus:

 

All the children that I have

Should be successful

 

Chorus:

 

What I covet

Lord, do them for me

 

Chorus:  What I covet, what I covet

Lord, do them for me

What I covet in life

 

-Original song composed, produced and directed by King Sunny Ade (Nigeria)

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