"Qué bien te queda" by Osvaldo Pugliese y su Orquesta Típica with Roberto Chanel in vocals, 1943 (with English translation of the lyrics).

Vinyl record of the Argentine Tango "Qué bien te queda (Cómo has cambiado)"

Qué bien te queda (Cómo has cambiado)

Music: Vicente Salerno. Lyrics: Juan Mazaroni.

English translation:

Brother, modernism has defeated you,
your figure from yesterday also changed,
It only remains in your melodious bars
the past heart to heart.

You already walked away from the suburb that saw you
under the throbbing light of a lantern,
that outlined your whimsical figure
dancing to the chords, from a little organ to the beat.

How good it fits you, how much you have changed,
and in this framework of distinction,
you are entangling the hearts
between laments of a bandoneon.

The skyscrapers full of wonder
wearing tuxedo, they see you coming.

How good it looks for you, Argentine Tango,
soul song, immortal song...

En castellano:

Hermano, te ha vencido el modernismo,
tu figura de ayer también cambió,
sólo queda en tus compases melodiosos
el pasado corazón a corazón.

Ya te alejaste del suburbio que te viera
bajo la luz palpitante de un farol,
que perfilaba tu figura caprichosa
bailando a los acordes, de un organito al son.

Qué bien te queda, cómo has cambiado,
y en este marco de distinción,
vas enredando los corazones
entre lamentos de un bandoneón.

Los rascacielos llenos de asombro
vistiendo smoking, te ven llegar.

Qué bien te queda, Tango argentino,
canción del alma, canto inmortal...

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