Denez Prigent (photo Philippe Charluet)

Gortoz A Ran (I’m Waiting)

Music film clip (Super 16mm – 4 min)
produced by Philippe Charluet, Stella Motion Pictures (Melbourne, Australia) in association with Morgane Production (Paris) for Barclay/Universal Music.








An evocative music clip sung by French artist Denez Prigent, from Brittany, with haunting Australian singer Lisa Gerrard;
this clip was made to promote Ridley Scott’s feature film,
Black Hawk Down.

Credits Tab above : approximate translation from Breton (Brittany’s language) to English

Videos Tab above: Gortoz A Ran as used in the film Black Hawk Down

  • Lisa Gerrard (photo © Philippe Charluet)
  • Denez Prigent (photo Philippe Charluet)
  • Lisa Gerard and Denez Prigent - 'Gortoz A Ran' clip (photo Philippe Charluet)
  • Denez Prigent with Lisa Gerard - 'Gortoz A Ran' clip (photo Philippe Charluet)
  • Denez Prigent discussion shot with Jean-Marc Gosse (dir) - Gortoz A Ran (photo Philippe Charluet)

Lyrics in Breton Language and English

Gortoz a ran (Denez Prigent & Lisa Gerrard)
I'm waiting

- Gortozet 'm eus, gortozet pell
I was waiting, waiting for a long time

-skeud teñval tourioù gell
In the dark shadow of grey towers

- E skeud teñval an tourioù glav
In the dark shadow of rain towers

-C'hwi am gwelo ' c'hortoz atav
You will see me waiting forever

- Un deiz a vo ' teuio en-dro
One day it will come back

-Dreist ar morioù, dreist ar maezioù
Over the seas, over the lands

- Dreist ar maezioù, dreist ar morioù
Over the lands, over the seas

-D'am laerezh war an treujoù
To steal me on the trunks

- ' Teuio en-dro karget a fru
It will come back full of spray

-E skeud te4val an tourioù du
In the dark shadow of the black towers

- ' Teuio en-dro an avel c'hlas
Will come back the blue wind

-Da analañ va c'halon c'hloaz't
To breathe my wounded heart

- Kaset e vin diouzh e anal
I will be pulled away by its blow

-Pell gant ar red en ur vro all
Far away by its stream to another land

- Kaset e vin diouzh e alan
I will be pulled away by its breath

-Pell gant ar red, hervez 'deus c'hoant
Far away by its stream, wherever it wants

- Hervez 'deus c'hoant pell eus ar bed
Wherever it wants, far away from this world

-Etre ar mor hag ar stered
Between the sea and the stars