Uso song

Alo Key | 54 comments

A song about brotherly/sisterly love…one sibling asking for forgiveness from another

sau loa oe, e nofo mai o’u tafatafa,
o le amataga, o si ta mafutaga,
o le lumana’i o lo’o saunia mai,
mo tatou, uma e va’ai.

mo nai ou uso
se’i fa’amagalo mai
mo so’u sese na fai
fa’amolemole fa’agalo ita.


o oe lo’u uso, o lea oute fa’atoese ai,
aua ou iloa, ua na o oe na te fa’amagalo mai,
o le lumana’i, o lo’o saunia mai,
mo tatou, uma e va’ai.


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  1. Chloe Ah-lam

    I would absolutly love the english translation to this please 🙂

    • JJW

      Draw ye nigh and sit here beside me
      A new beginning of our fellowship
      For the future will be unfold
      For all of us we shall behold

      O my brethren
      Please forgive me
      Of any wrongs I’ve done
      Please put it out of mind

      You are my brother
      I am begging your pardon
      For I know only you can forgive me
      For the future will be unfold
      For all of us we shall behold

      I just recently realized 1samoana has a music page I never visited before and found requests from like 100 years

    • dunaconda_69

      Verse 1
      Come now and sit next to me
      This is the new beginning of our relationship/friendship
      Our future will unfold
      For everyone to see

      For all my brothers
      Forgive me!
      For all my wrong doings
      Please, forget about it.

      Verse 2
      You are my brother
      I ask you for your forgiveness
      Because I have realized
      That its only you, who can forgive me
      Our future will unfold
      For everyone to see

  2. Jemima

    umm just its

    “osi ta mafutaga” other than that your algoods shana 🙂

  3. MR TEE

    wat song is this????

    • khiya

      The uses beginning saying

  4. Ana

    @Mr Tee – the song is called ‘Uso Song’ by Alo Key

  5. Geejay

    ilove this song man, who’s the guy singing it please?
    meaaan song!! love the beat & words.


  6. D_sWaq A.K.A tausili

    hiii everyone this song is so cool RYTE!! ua OU FIAFIA kele mahn,,,,, this is a good songf to all yopur brothers and sisters out there aye!!!!! you know what i pray to our heavenly father to guide all of us aye and make us alquds with our brothers and sisters!!!!! ilove all ov youz!!!!!

    • _Marvin_Muasau

      Yeah I love you guys and this is a great song asking for forgiveness. I pray to heavenly father for forgiveness always.

  7. Bmurda Gallen

    Alo Key Album ” Music is the Key to Love” get it NOW!!!

  8. Abby

    love the song..

  9. maniceelovessjt

    iloveeee dis sOnq ;))))))))

  10. timuia

    love diz song choohoo samoan priide

  11. NAEA

    Love this song! listen to it every morning…x

  12. pisah

    OMG….i really love this song thanks for posting it up…..i love you….
    suppp geeee,,,,,,,!!!!!!!

  13. Lloving iIht

    hey, hey, hey!? is SPAWNBREEZIE a SAMOAN?? if he is i ddnt no dat

  14. cell@

    thank you for sharing, love this song.

  15. Vicky Tolofua

    @Lloving iIht – Spawnbreezie is Samoan 🙂

    And just with the lyrics im sure your missing a word from this line “aua ou iloa, ua na o oe na te fa’amagalo”

    I think its aua “UA” ou iloa, ua na o oe na te fa’amagalo

    sorry if I just botzd it 🙂

  16. agnes ulufale

    hey!this is gud song for those who not get along for their brothers,and sister…..but this is the only way to faamagalo each other in your family,@ church,@ school,and every where you go

  17. lil aggie

    this is gud for those who not together with their brothers,sister..but its muaaaaa ooooooo……

  18. lil aggie

    lol…smh people do u think this song its gud for your sisters, and your brothers tooo…….se tupulaga sakasaka malie lou lyphe….lolllllll

  19. ri-ri


    You come here, sit beside me
    It’s the beginning, of our friendship
    The future is coming
    For us all to see

    For my brothers
    Please forgive me
    For any wrong, I have done
    Please forgive me

    You are my brother, this is why I’m asking (for forgiveness)
    Because I know you are the only one who can forgive me
    The future is coming
    For us all to see

    *** please feel free to correct me, but this is what I have deciphered

  20. go viking

    se kailo pe sao lou translation lae commen mai……hahaaaaaaaa….lolllll

  21. fobasian4life

    Manaiia iia lea pese, se!
    I listen & siing dis sng 24/7!
    E manaia foi le pese lea mo tagata ia la puapuagatia i totonu o latou fale!
    Luv dis song so much!!
    Sorry 4 my freshness peepz, if ii sound fresh!!

  22. risajuka

    this song is very manaia.

  23. REESAH

    for the last line of the chorus,
    i think its “faamolemole faagalo i tai”
    L0ViNG tHiS S0NG t0 tHEE MAX 🙂


    i miss this guy who sing this song….but im sorry bout it okkkkkkayayayayayy….lolllllllllll

  25. leeh

    i just luv dis song it remaind me of mi mum
    luv yu mum

  26. tina

    wow i can’t believe this song is awsome. by tina, i live at tutuila village
    at nu’uuliuta

  27. muipu lema

    i’m sure alo keys didn’t make this up i thought that these samoan guys that killed the shop keeper
    made it up soo the uso’s from samoan can forgive them 🙂 jst sayin

  28. CocoleeBits

    Nqaaw , ilove this sonq 😉 I didnt know that Spawnbreezie was a samoan!!! Meean Sonq 110/10 haha Lmbo 🙂

  29. Telle

    <3 da song:)

  30. Cheekii Mathias

    hey hey i <3 da song !!!1 it is soooo awesome… <3 it when i jam wif my khuzzy 🙂 🙂

  31. cuttiebooty

    this song is veerrrrryyyyyy manaia,,

    singing this song for my HSC perormance ,,, cheeerrrrr up baby,

  32. tina

    nice son g i love you guys

  33. Tina

    ou te fiafia tele se usu lesi pese

  34. kori

    Do you have what it means in English?

  35. TitaLuvsYah!!

    could you pls tell what this song is all about pls 

    it’s a very nice song

  36. freshbeatz101

    chords please?

    • freshoutofSAMOA_akaKOKOFRESH

      Hey, just saw your comment (… 10 years later lol) might be late but there’s this site I found that I play with on my guitar. HOWEVER, they are ukulele chords, but you can play it TO guitar chords. Just have to have a guitar chord chart or if you already know them, then have fun. I’m pretty sure they’re not the exact chords but it’s good enough I reckon.

      Here’s the site:

      It’s a PDF so you can download it too

      Ia Manuia !!

  37. selina

    i like this song so much better than all of use that aremaking comments at this song we use to sing this song everyday wen our lunch time is start and also we will gona sing it for our prize giving day if we will reach it by Gods love hahahahah any comments ah

  38. Rachael Jaocb

    VERSE 1
    First line is: ‘nofo mai i o’u tafatafa’
    Second line: ‘o si ta mafutaga’

    Second lne: ‘seia faamagalo mai’

    VERSE 2
    First line: ‘o oe o lo’u uso’

    That’s my only corrections…
    God bless you all…..
    E lelei le Atua i taimi uma…..

  39. Vannah Maloa

    u know wat! i really love this song, and i think this is the only samoan song that i really like it…..good job!:)

  40. tia

    OMG I love you Alo Key!!!! I always cry to this song because it reminds me of my brothers in New Zealand!!!!!(Maselino Sului, Leo Sului, Simon Telea, Richard Mulu)Miss you guys so much!!!!

  41. tia

    sita aswell 😉

  42. Fuailelagi Silupe ULumani Valoaga

    🙂 ohhhhh……….my favourite favourite song….O.M.G. i always sin dis song every dae even if i wnt 2 bed i alway sing before i go 2 sleep 🙂 🙂 ………..@@love dis song……and cez wat im inlove with dis song.Dis song ies remind me how i sed sowry to my sister before she went 2 dah other country……but she still in my heart………..

    🙂 🙂 Wen i 1 heard dis song i thourght it ws a tonga song,but i ws wrong itz ws a samoan song 🙂 :)i love samoan song…… ever wrote dis song plz plz email me on……ohhhh dis ies my name on facebook:::linah melanie john.!!!!!!!!!!!

    ******lol***XOXO*******love u guyz mmwwhhhh:) 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

  43. Fue

    you did perfect thank you

  44. Manumonsta

    Manaia le pese uso!

  45. diane

    love this song, manaia le pese.

  46. ripine

    this is a song about your sister

    • jermaine pogai

      yeah man…about sister

  47. jermaine pogai

    this song makes me feel dreaming yeah………I love this song…samoa pride..#09.


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