Oktoberfest music: Fliegerlied
This is without a doubt the most popular Oktoberfest song that’s cropped up over the past five years and its popularity doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. When you’re in the beer tent and scores of Oktoberfest revellers stand on benches, do fist-pumps, grab their mates by the hand and pretend they’re tigers, the Fliegerlied must be playing.
The video shows you the German lyrics, the English translation is below.
The Fliegerlied performed by some well-hydrated festival-goers.
English Fliegerlied Lyrics
‘Today is Such a Beautiful Day (Flier song)’
I like to lay in the grass and look up at the sky.
Don’t all the clouds look funny?
And a plane flies past,
and I wave up at it.
(Kids: ‘Hello flier’)
And if you’re there too,
then I feel fantastic.
And I fly, fly, fly, like a plane
am so strong, strong, strong
like a tiger
and so tall, tall, tall like a
and tall all-oh-oh
and I jump, jump, jump
and keep on jumping
and I swim, swim,
over to you and I take, take, take
you by the hand because I
and I say
Today is such a beautiful day – la, la, la, la, la
Check out some other famous Oktoberfest songs here.