The Meaning Behind The Song: Berpayung Tuhan by Nadin Amizah
As a music teacher and a passionate piano player, I am constantly exploring different genres and discovering new songs that captivate my heart and soul. One such song that has deeply resonated with me is “Berpayung Tuhan” by Nadin Amizah. I remember stumbling upon this song while browsing through a friend’s playlist, and from the very first notes, I was hooked.
“Berpayung Tuhan” is a beautiful piece of art that reflects Nadin Amizah’s immense talent as a singer-songwriter. With heartfelt lyrics and a soothing melody, this song takes us on a journey of self-reflection, spirituality, and finding solace in the presence of a higher power.
The lyrics of “Berpayung Tuhan” convey a sense of unity and serenity. The opening verse, “Biar kita tinggal di angkasa, Bersama selama-lama lama-lamanya, Beralas awan, berpayung Tuhan yang baik, Hendak jauh dekat, tetapi selalu lebur” (Let us live in the sky, Together forever, On the clouds, under the shelter of a kind God, We want to be far yet close, always merging), beautifully depicts the desire to find eternal peace and harmony.
In the second verse, Nadin expresses the longing to become a tangible prayer, leading us towards a beautiful and vast field of dreams. The lyrics, “Biar kita jadi doa yang nyata, Bermuara pada lapang yang indah, Tahu tujuan, hilang pun tetap kembali, Hendak jauh dekat, tetapi selalu lebur” (Let us become a real prayer, Flowing into a beautiful wide field, Knowing the purpose, even when lost, always returning, We want to be far yet close, always merging), showcase her poetic prowess and ability to convey profound emotions.
The chorus of the song, “Jalan panjang kita, Semoga menyenangkan, Semua menjaga dari kiri-kanan, Senang mereka melihat kita senang” (Our journey is long, Hopefully enjoyable, Everyone takes care from left to right, Happy to see us happy), instills hope and positivity, urging us to embrace the joys and challenges that come our way.
The bridge and the beautiful interlude evoke a sense of tranquility and unity. Nadin’s soulful voice, accompanied by the mesmerizing melody, resonates deeply within, capturing the essence of finding peace within oneself, be it in every breath, in the soles of our feet, or in the warm embrace of a mother.
The closing lines of the song, “Biar saat aku jauh, Semua baikku terkubur” (When I am far, bury all my goodness), leave us with a bittersweet feeling, reminding us that despite the distance or hardships we may face, the goodness within us should never be forgotten.
“Berpayung Tuhan” is a true masterpiece that showcases Nadin Amizah’s talent not only as a singer but also as a brilliant storyteller. It is a song that transcends language and cultural barriers, touching the hearts of listeners with its profound message of unity, spirituality, and finding peace. Whenever I listen to this song, I am reminded of the immense power that music holds. It has the ability to heal, inspire, and connect people on a deeper level.
I highly recommend giving “Berpayung Tuhan” a listen and immersing yourself in the captivating world that Nadin Amizah has created through her heartfelt lyrics and mesmerizing melody. Allow yourself to be transported to a place of serenity and reflection, where you can discover the beauty that lies within us all.