Malo lava! Welcome to the largest collection of Samoan lyrics online.

These are our favourite lyrics from hymns and ‘traditional’ Samoan songs to classic Samoan jams from the 60s, 70s and 80s, right up to the best of today’s Samoan music scene. 

Our collection includes songs that are in the Samoan language as well as English language songs performed by Samoan artists and even songs from around the Pacific and the world that lots of Samoans just happen to love.  

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We want to know your Samoan song choices for the following scenarios. Once we get 10 nominations for each category, we’ll set up a poll to find the best of the best. Just complete this quick survey with the names of your favourite songs and their artists (type over the words in the boxes) then hit the NOMINATE button to have your say. Nominate as many times as you like – just refresh the screen and start again. 

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Released in May 1981 by Kiwi Pacific Records, this classic Five Star album belongs in every Samoan music collection.

Let us help you build your Samoan music collection. We’re starting with the classics!

Click on the song titles to find the lyrics, or click here to buy this album on Amazon.

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What’s On Our Playlist

Heartbreakingly beautiful… check out our playlist of favourite classic Samoan jams.

What we’re saying…

  • Jen on Pule aoao le AtuaI would love a translation of this song please, such a beautiful song 💓
  • Lagi on Alo i au faivaI'm so touched !! even thou i'm not a Samoan but i can understand the lyrics I love this song so badly x
  • Keane Savea on Sina EaThis song was written by my cousin lol, My father had told me he wrote for our grandma many years ago. Sadly she has passed away this year to Covid-19…
  • Sinapati on Samoa e maopo’opo maime too samoa is my home country
  • Joy on Mavaega a Tavita ma IonatanaAgree - composed by Toleafoa Talitimu. From memory it tells the story i le so'o a nu'u-somehow Palauli comes to mind but unsure.