Arise Tu i Luga

Lole Usoalii | 17 comments

Released not long after the deadly 2009 tsunami, this song is a call for Samoans to be strong, to find comfort in our heritage, our culture and our God.

Mua ia ina mua
Mua o, Mua o, Mua o
(Mua o)
Mua o, Mua o, Mua o

Samoa lau atunuu pele
e le galo oe i taimi faigata
Tumau pea lau gagana
fausia pea lou va’a
Faamalosi

Manatua pea aso anamua
Fa’aaloalo i tagata matutua
Fa’aavae oe i le Atua
Aua lava e te fo’i i tua
Talofa e Samoa e
Tupulaga fo’i mai

TALI:
Tu i luga i lou malosi
Aua e te fefe i le oti
O le Atua e, puipui oe
Iesu o le leoleo mamoe
Fa’amalosi
x2

Be strong

This is the story of my warrior people
This is the story of all Polynesia
Where the warriors rule and reign
Born as warriors and died as kings
Samoa e!

I wanna thank you for my freedom
I give thanks for a certain destiny
Cause you fought and died for me
Showed the world to live in peace
Fa’asamoa
Teine Samoa
Outou Tama Toa

{ TALI x2 }

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17 Comments

  1. tino

    MAH HEART BELONG TO SAMOA.
    I LUUUUUUUUUUUV SAMOAN PEOPLE THEY ARE THE BEST AND THEY ROCK MAH WORLD
    GOOOOOOO HARD TRY YOUR BEST IN WVERYTHING YOU DO AND NEVER GIVE UP AND GUUD LUCK IN EVRYTHING YOU DO
    GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HARD
    LOLS TINO

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    • Evelyn Fuiava

      Samoa is the best, like they say.
      You can take a boy out of Samoa, but you can’t take the Samoan out of the boy.

  2. MATI

    GO HARD AND BE YOUR BEST
    AUA ETE FEFE I LE OTI O LEA ATUA E PUIPUI OE IESU LEOLEO MAMOE
    JESUS WILL ALWAYS BE THERE WITH YOU

    SONNY BILL, MAA NONU,DAVID TUA, AND EVERYINE WHO REPERSENT SAMOA IN ANY ACTIVITY ROOOOOXXXXXZZZZZ MMMMAAAAAAAH WORLLD

    LLLLLLLLLLLOOOOOOOOOOOOLLLLLLLLLSSSSSSSSSSS
    MATI LOOOOOOOOOOVESSSSSSSSSS SAMOA

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  3. MATI

    TU I LUGA IS THE BEST SONG I’VE EVER HEARD I LIKE THE LYRICS AND IT IS THE BOOOOOOOOMBB

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  4. Kiakik

    KuLL ! ! ! ! !

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  5. Lei

    To our Samoan cousins! We love you all and may our Heavenly Father bless each and every one of you. Samoa will always be in my heart….Tofa soifua! –From your Hawaiian cousins! Cheeeehuuuu!
    This song represents!!!!!

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  6. Carole Liuvao

    Thankyou Lord for all you have done for the people of Samoa, they may struggle to live back at home but you have blessed them with the gift of strength and faith…may tha good Lord continue to move through Samoa, be strong nd believe in all you do. We have the power to do anything in life as long as our relationship with God is strong and we stay true to him nd ourselves thea is no greater power than faith!

    May God Bless you all..xo

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  7. pisah

    nice and mean as song:)

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  8. mmuliau

    What’s the English translation to this song? Can anyone help me?

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    • Shirlgirl

      Look up Arise Tu I Luga by Lole Usoalii on UTube which gives the Samoan as well as the English lyrics. Love this song.

  9. LJanet

    second verse, second line is actually”fa’aaloalo i tagata matutua” not fa’aaloalo i tagata matatua:.

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    • admin

      Thank you LJanet. Corrected now.

  10. beccaskuxx

    Tu I luga is one of the best song ive heard

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  11. Victorysmith Marie Lofipo

    Tu luga are one of my favorite songs ever and I absolutely love Lole Usoalii this song also reminds me of Samoa

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  12. Jamaya

    Thank you God for everyday. I’m proud to be Samoan. I loved this song since David Tua’s fight with Shane I think it was Shane. Anyways love the lyrics also. Malo Samoa!

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  13. Valelia

    im from Samoa and I love this song coz it reminds me of Home
    Samoa forever in my Heart Love all the samoans out there!!

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