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This is my ALTERNATIVE Birthday song page. And in honor of my Birthday month, I’m sharing everything you need to listen to it, learn it, sing it, play it on piano, share it with others… and even sing it in FRENCH!
Download the FREE MP3
Want to have this song on your phone, your ipad, or any play that uses an MP3? It’s better than a great cup of coffee to lift your spirits – especially when you sing along. You can use the form below or use this link https://5oy5jsmn.pages.infusionsoft.net – which you can also send to friends to get their free copy.
Downloading the song also gets you on my mailing list so you can hear about upcoming shows, stories and creative adventures online and live.
SING-ALONG with the VIDEO
DOWNLOAD the LYRICS (Free)
DOWNLOAD GIFTWRAP (Free)
(Print them yourself into a color printer – or print in Black-and-White and color them yourself. And here’s my tutorial on how to wrap a whole CD with just this piece of giftwrap. I made this tutorial for my holiday giftwrap, but it works with the Congratulations gift-wrap, too!)
Buy the CDs at CDbaby!
Sing it in FRENCH!
Thanks to Will Robichaux in Thibodaux, LA you can now sing this song in French via his 2011 translation.
” Félicitations pour tout c’ que t’as fait,
Félicitations pour tout ce que tu es,
Quand tu désespères, ne perds pas courage,
Pour moi, tu es l’étoile montante,
Félicitations – voilà c’ que je chante!”
Phonetic spelling attempt
” Fayleeseetahsyawn poohr toose kuh tah fay
Fayleeseetahsyawn poohr too suh kuh tu ay
Kawn tu dayzayspair, nuh pair pah koo rahdge
Poohr mwa tu es laytwahl mohntahnt
Fayleeseetahsyawn – vwalah skuh dzuh chahnt”
Congratulations for everything thing you’ve done,
Congratulations for everything you are
When you’re feeling down, don’t lose courage,
To me you are the rising star!
Congratulations – that’s what I’m singing about
Merci beaucoup, Will!
This is an archive post ~ originally published in 2015 and updated in 2017 and 2019.
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