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This is a series of exercises where you are presented with the translated English lyrics of a Chinese song. Your goal is to use your Chinese search skills to find the title and artist of the mystery song. A brief audio clip is provided as an additional hint.

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feihong

Use the translated English lyrics below to find the title and artist of the song. Bonus points for providing a video or audio link. A short audio clip is provided as an additional hint, should you need it.
 



Don't need to turn the coil so tightly, treat passersby as scenery
Zoning out is the lesson of the day, getting lost is the goal of the moment
It’s been a good day, just let me chill
Let me face the other stuff when I wake up tomorrow
I’m gon have my way, I’m totally right, the farther my mind the better the experience

Rest a spell, let your body take a vacation
Find a coffeeshop to sit for a while
Rest a spell, bad weather’s no biggie
Pretend not to notice, don’t let your mood be hijacked

No need to fight on the weekend, please don’t persist in going against the flow
Heart beats in time with the rhythm in my headphones, getting lost is the goal of the moment yeah
It’s been a good day, just let me chill
Let me face the other stuff when I wake up tomorrow
I’m gon have my way, I’m totally right, the farther my mind the better the experience

Rest a spell, let your body take a vacation
Find a coffeeshop to sit for a while
Rest a spell, bad weather’s no biggie
Pretend not to notice, don’t let your mood be hijacked

It’s been a good day, just let me chill
Let me face the other stuff when I wake up tomorrow
I’m gon have my way, I’m totally right, the farther my mind the better the experience
Rest a spell, let your body take a vacation
Find a coffeeshop to sit for a while
Rest a spell, bad weather’s no biggie
Pretend not to notice, don’t let your mood be hijacked

I'm gon have my way
Today was a good day

 


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Answer

Spoiler

 

Title: 小歇
Artist: Julia Wu
Link: https://youtu.be/JQvaDYCJa4Q
Translation: https://www.notion.so/379ce06ba84e4ac099ed4804262b28bb

Chinese lyrics

发条不用拴紧,把路人当做一种风景
放空是今天的课题,迷路是现在的目的
It's been a good day,就让我耍废
其他事 明天起床面对
I'm gon have my way,我说的就对,心越远 我就 能够体会

小歇一下,让身体放假
找个 咖啡店坐一下
小歇一下,坏天气没差
装个傻,别让心情绑架

周末不需要战斗,反拍生活请不要执着
心跳跟着耳机节奏,迷路是现在的目的 yeah
It's been a good day,就让我耍废
其他事 明天起床面对
I'm gon have my way,我说的就对,心越远 我就 能够体会

小歇一下,让身体放假
找个 咖啡店坐一下
小歇一下,坏天气没差
装个傻,别让心情绑架

It's been a good day,就让我耍废
其他事 明天起床面对
I'm gon have my way,我说的就对,心越远 我就 能够体会
小歇一下,让身体放假
找个 咖啡店坐一下
小歇一下,坏天气没差
装个傻,别让心情绑架

I'm gon have my way
Today was a good day

 

 

feihong

Use the translated English lyrics below to find the title and artist of the song. Bonus points for providing a video or audio link. A short audio clip is provided as an additional hint, should you need it.
 



Hey mama
This world is constantly changing
There’s no way that my life would be exactly the same as yours

Hey mama
Your son has already grown up
Everyone has to walk their own path

Grandpa always says you didn’t have to bear the hardships of war
You always say we didn’t have to experience the Cultural Revolution
We’ll also say that the each generation is damn inferior to the previous one
But when we’re all old, everything under heaven belongs to those born in the 90s

Hey mama
Society always has many different points of view
What if I was gay?
Is it possible you’d look down on me?

In the past Bruno said
The earth revolves around the sun
But those so-called worldly people
Burned him alive

I have no chance of becoming awesome heroes like them
But I must tenaciously walk the path I’ve chosen
Even though I have nothing at all
However like Pavel (protagonist of Soviet novel How the Steel Was Tempered) I’m still totally satisfied (with life)

Mamama, dear mama, North Korean and South Korea, who is right?
Mamama, dear mama, look at North Korean and South Korea, who is wrong?
Mamama, dear mama, why can’t they peacefully get along?
 


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Answer

Spoiler

 

Title: 嘿妈妈
Artist: 小魏
Link: https://youtu.be/jy7OKRTB0zY
Translation: https://www.notion.so/96b78053e53243a8846af7548122fe85

Chinese lyrics

嘿妈妈
这个世界在不停变化
我的生活不可能与你一模一样啊

嘿妈妈
儿子已经长大
每个人的道路总要自己走啊

爷爷总说你们没吃过打仗的苦
你们总说我们没经过文化大革命吧
我们也会说真他妈一代不如一代啊
可是等我们全都老了,天下还是90后的

嘿妈妈
世间总有很多不同的看法
如果我是同性恋呢?
难道你会歧视我吗?

曾经布努诺说
地球围着太阳转的
可是那些所谓有经验的人们
却将他活活烧死啦

我无法成为他们那么牛B的英雄
可是自己选择的道路总要顽强得走
虽然现在我一无所有
可是我却感觉像保尔一样充实满足

妈妈妈,亲爱的妈妈,你说朝鲜和韩国到底谁是对的?
妈妈妈,亲爱的妈妈,你说朝鲜和韩国到底谁是错的?
妈妈妈,亲爱的妈妈,你说他们为什么就不能和平相处呢?

 

 

feihong

Use the translated English lyrics below to find the title and artist of the song. Bonus points for providing a video or audio link. A short audio clip is provided as an additional hint, should you need it.
 



Oh~oh~
This is a sad song
Oh~this is a sad song

Miss Wang turned 31
When her friends see her
They all ask a question:
When do you plan to get married?

But the problem of marriage
Isn’t something she can decide on by herself
She asks her papa, she asks her mama
They both said, you better hurry

Look, look, look at other people, there there there there
Look, look, look look look there there there there

Over-30 artsy girl
Should marry what kind of person?
Shouldn’t she find someone who does art?
This way, they would be fairly compatible?

But artsy boys who do art
Some of them are only into their art
Also, a very small minority of boys who do art
Do art so they can do girls

Doing girls doesn’t mean just doing her
What’s the point of marrying him?
Doing girls doesn’t mean just doing her
Damn damn damn damn it

Friends introduce quite a few
Some have cars, some have houses, some have kids
They said you should find one who has money
Let him support your creative efforts

But no rich guys like her
They only want to marry those who can cook
Girls who can’t cook
Can only become the other woman
Artsy girls who can’t cook
Can only be used by them

Damn damn damn damn it
Oh~ho~oh~ho~ho

This song is a truthful account
If it’s fictional that’s just coincidence
Please don’t take it personally
And then form an online mob to block me

Look, look, look, she can only make stir fried egg and tomato
Look, look, and eat it with instant noodles
That is really quite tasty
Mia mia mia mia mia mia mia
That is really quite tasty
Mia mia mia mia mia mia mia~
 


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Answer

Spoiler

 

Title: 大龄文艺女青年之歌
Artist: 邵夷贝
Link: https://youtu.be/CDi5G9XJ2iY
Translation: https://www.notion.so/7085694f55fa43a68a78d760c3337577

Chinese lyrics

Oh~oh~
这是一首悲伤的歌
Oh~这是一首悲伤的歌

王小姐三十一岁了
朋友们见到了她
都要问一个问题:
你什么时候打算嫁呢?

可是嫁人这一个问题
又不是她一个人 可以决定的
她问她爸爸,她问她妈妈
他们都说,你赶紧的

你看,你看,你看人家,那那那那
你看,你看,你看看看那那那那

大龄文艺女青年
该嫁一个什么样的人呢?
是不是也该找个搞艺术的
这样就比较合适呢?

可是搞艺术的男青年
有一部分只爱他的艺术
还有,极少部分搞艺术的男青年
搞艺术是为了搞姑娘

搞姑娘又不只搞她一个
你嫁给他干什么呢?
搞姑娘又不只搞她一个
奶奶奶奶奶奶的

朋友们介绍了好几个
有车子,房子,和孩子的
他们说你该找个有钱的
让他赞助你搞创作

可是大款都不喜欢她
他们只想娶会做饭的
不会做饭的女青年
只能去当第三者
不会做饭的文艺女青年
只能被他们潜规则

奶奶奶奶奶奶的
Oh~ho~oh~ho~ho

这一首歌纯属雷同
如有虚构实属巧合
请不要自觉对号入座
然后发动群众封杀我

你看,你看,你看她只会做西红柿炒鸡蛋
你看,你看,还要就着方便面
那是非常的好吃的
Mia mia mia mia mia mia mia
那是非常的好吃的
Mia mia mia mia mia mia mia~

 

 

feihong

Use the translated English lyrics below to find the title and artist of the song. Bonus points for providing a video or audio link. A short audio clip is provided as an additional hint, should you need it.
 



Did your mom force you to marry?
Did your mom force you to marry?
If your mom didn’t force you
Why are you forcing yourself, forcing yourself?

Miss Ding is 28 this year
Bright and joyful, lovely as a flower
The house she likes isn’t big
Just wants a small cozy home

Spring festival comes, company vacation
Her mom makes prawns braised in oil
But she’s a little afraid
Afraid her mom will ask, do you have a boyfriend?

Mr Wang is 28 this year
Started a software business with partners
He works day and night, can’t ever go home
No choice but to work overtime banging out code

Spring festival comes, company vacation
His mom makes bullfrog boiled in Szechwan chili oil
But he’s a little afraid
Afraid his mom will ask, do you have a girlfriend?
 



Answer

Spoiler

 

Title: 你妈逼你结婚了吗?
Artist: 王胜男
Link: https://youtu.be/7DZp6CTEnE8
Translation: https://www.notion.so/ad27008eec9b4434a86daf18b710b97a

Chinese lyrics

你妈逼你结婚了吗?
你妈逼你结婚了吗?
如果你妈没有逼
何必自己逼自己,逼自己

丁小姐今年28
神清气爽,貌美如花
喜欢的房子并不大
只想要一个小小的家

春节来了,单位放假
她妈做的油焖大虾
可是她的心里有点害怕
怕她妈问她,男朋友呢?

王先生今年28
联合创业,软件开发
他没日没夜,不能回家
只能在公司加班敲代码

春节来了,单位放假
他妈做的水煮牛蛙
可是他的心里有点害怕
怕他妈问他,女朋友呢?

 

 


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feihong
Use the translated English lyrics below to find the title and artist of the song. Bonus points for providing a video or audio link. A short audio clip is provided as an additional hint, should you need it.
 

10:30 on the subway
Finally everyone gets a seat
Gentle breeze
Softly, softly, softly blows

The (fairly chubby) girl sitting next to me
Leaning heavily against me while sleeping
I didn't push, I can't bear to push
She looks very tired

Slide down the seat, lean back
I lazily stretch my legs
The uncle across from me
While snoring, widely opens his mouth

Nearby auntie, rocking to and fro
She sleeps soundly in her unsteadiness
The girl next to me, gossiping with a friend about someone's
Scandals

I'm also tired
This is the only place where I don't experience insomnia
Sorrowful things, difficult things
Here, I don't have the strength to think of them

The city night, above my head
Silently pass through its heart
Even if it's riddled with problems
Still it smiles elegantly and beautifully

I'm already tired
This is the only place where I don't experience insomnia
Serious things, troublesome things
Here, I can temporarily set them aside

Wait until the stop, get out of the train
The remainder of the trip is still pretty long
Don’t think about it, whatever
Let the breeze blow on my face

10:30 on the subway
Finally everyone gets a seat
Gentle breeze
Softly, softly, softly blows

The (fairly chubby) girl sitting next to me
Leaning heavily against me while sleeping
I didn't push, I can't bear to push
She looks very tired
 

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feihong
Use the translated English lyrics below to find the title and artist of the song. Bonus points for providing a video or audio link. A short audio clip is provided as an additional hint, should you need it.
 

Every day at 7 I wake up, semi-consciously I exit the dorm
No time to eat breakfast, because I have to go attend those stupid classes
Listen to these college professors, expressionlessly reading from the textbook
I lower my head and I’m also looking at my phone, without realizing it I enter dreamland

Sun is in the sky shining on the school, I’m carrying a bookbag filled with explosives
A flower finds out and smiles at me, a small bird says I’m badass
Fellow students aren’t worthless, tell me who’s worthless
You make me sit in the classroom, if I don’t show up you deduct points, this is how China’s colleges are

Basically, if you don’t attend class you fail it, if you fail it you have to retake it
If you retake it you gotta fucking pay up, a single class costs more than 200
You ask him what’s the point, what I’m learning is useless
He said you should just resign yourself, this is how China’s colleges are

Classmate Xiaohua, classmate Xiaohua
Your ideological stance is utterly wrongheaded
Classmate Xiaohua, classmate Xiaohua
Just go home already, just stop coming to study


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feihong
Use the translated English lyrics below to find the title and artist of the song. Bonus points for providing a video or audio link. A short audio clip is provided as an additional hint, should you need it.
 

I know very little about your life
As a child you carried a canvas bookbag to school
Your father told you to work hard
More than half of your life, plain tea, cloth shoes, food coupons

Town gate, town gate, how high is it?
Town gate, town gate, how high is it?
Town gate, town gate, how high is it?
How high is it?

I know very little about your life
From the first time I saw you, you were very very old
How come time runs faster than the first-place runner?
In a flash your teeth all start to fall out

Please gift me a clock that turns in reverse
How great it would be for you to tell me the stories within your wrinkles
I’ll come with you to grow flowers, fish, stroll, feed birds
How great it would be for you to hold my child

Please gift me a clock that turns in reverse
How great it would be to return to the stories within your wrinkles
Go with you back to your hometown, even if it’s far away
Let me know about your life, OK?
Town gate, town gate, how high is it?
 

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feihong
Use the translated English lyrics below to find the title and artist of the song. Bonus points for providing a video or audio link. A short audio clip is provided as an additional hint, should you need it.
 

Right at 9, the last alarm sounds
Lazily and dazedly extend my back, half awake, half asleep
She’s in a rush, afraid of being late
I accidentally pee in her shoe

I mistakenly think this habit is a sort of mutual understanding
But she gives me a bitter melon face, very angry
Oh a dog’s mission
I still don’t understand it’s meaning

Want to sleep, want to eat my fill
But still have to continue pondering
Why my master
Is not accepting my ingratiation anymore

Is there some kind of medicine
Swallow it whole
And I can share her struggles
I really really want to see her smile
And in passing tell her
Today I didn’t cause a scene

Jiu ba li du lu jiu ba li du
Want to open my mouth but I can’t say anything
Jiu ba li du lu jiu ba li du
No time to do cheap tricks for you

Jiu ba li du lu jiu ba li du
Go out into the world and look around
Don't dodge or hide
If you’re not satisfied, dress like a person and live like a dog

Like to sniff morning flower scent
Like to observe every day’s sunset
This is what I’m like
Don’t unrealistically expect any more human characteristics

But day after day passes
She’s step by step
Discovering her dream
And time passes unwaveringly second by second
The clock hand ticks heavily on my heart

Jiu ba li du lu jiu ba li du
Want to open my mouth but I can’t say anything
Jiu ba li du lu jiu ba li du
Don't want to do cheap tricks for you

Jiu ba li du lu jiu ba li du lu
Go out into the world and look around
Don't dodge or hide
If you’re not satisfied, dress like a person and live like a dog
 

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feihong
Use the translated English lyrics below to find the title and artist of the song. Bonus points for providing a video or audio link. A short audio clip is provided as an additional hint, should you need it.
 

When I become you, the role becomes mine
Sing once more the nursery rhymes of yesteryear
Be good darling, sleep darling
Be good darling, sleep darling

You’re very loud, you have many anxieties
For example when I’m far away, have I eaten well?
Who’s cleaning the room, will the kid fall down??
I’m swiping my phone saying, I got it, I got it
Laughing while you look at me, wondering why I’m so childish
Can’t do anything, how can I take good care of your grandson?
Every day the conversations are about the same
Gabby, you’re too gabby, you repeat everything you say

Once you become a mother, you become strong, no challenge is too tough
Just like when you left our hometown to earn money for me
Didn’t earn much, bought everything for me
You’re very skinny and weak, did your utmost to protect me

When I become you, the role becomes mine
Sing once more the nursery rhymes of yesteryear
Oh darling, sleep darling
Oh darling, sleep darling
When I become you, the role becomes mine
Sing once more the nursery rhymes of yesteryear
Oh darling, sleep darling
Oh darling, sleep darling

Yesterday you pointed out to me the age spots on your face
You said back in the day you were beautiful, suitors piled up like a mountain
You always love to tell old stories, and always carry a grudge against someone who mistreated me, on this point you’re very stubborn
You said my daughter will finally understand the pain of being a mother, when I went into labor you were far away crying uncontrollably
Married too far away, hard to reunite, forget it, don’t talk it, it’s fate
Paid too much for clothes, food is almost cold
Won money at mahjong, don’t bother me when I lose money
Not sleeping well, sleeping too little, holding your grandson singing the folk songs of my youth

Be good darling, sleep darling
Sleepiness slowly takes hold, bad guys stay away
My darling loves to sleep

Oh darling, sleep darling
Oh darling, sleep darling
Oh darling, sleep darling
Oh darling, sleep darling

Never send me to the airport, just ask that when I land I report all is well
The night that I left home, you couldn’t sleep until dawn
They say that when children go far way, mother won't stop worrying until the family is reunited
Hold the child’s hand, teach him how to walk the right path in the future
Sometimes there’s shouting and chaos, sometimes there’s crying and laughter
You always say everything’s for my good, you always say in this world only mama is good
Say mama, say mama, quickly quickly learn to say mama
The responsibility for this title is so heavy, only when I become you can I really experience it

When I become you, the role becomes mine
Sing once more the nursery rhymes of yesteryear
Be good darling, sleep darling
Be good darling, sleep darling

When I become you, the role becomes mine
Sing once more the nursery rhymes of yesteryear
Be good darling, sleep darling
Be good darling, sleep darling

Be good darling, sleep darling
Be good darling, sleep darling
 

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feihong
Use the translated English lyrics below to find the title and artist of the song. Bonus points for providing a video or audio link. A short audio clip is provided as an additional hint, should you need it.
 

Old wine glass, old toy, old cologne
Old flame, old emotional wounds, old happiness
Old me, old scents, old heart beats
Old feelings that are lost

Old wine glass, that red wine’s flavor has dispersed
Old flame and her new flame are sleeping together
Old me can perceive their new joy
Old feelings, let them age

Old hunting cap, still haven’t thrown it away
Sitting in my wardrobe like a trap
Every second and every minute reminding me to ask how you’re doing
Old razor blade, still haven’t thrown it away
Fixed into place in the bathroom like a talisman
Every several minutes and several seconds, enter a number only to then delete it, so pointless

Old hunting cap, I threw it out
Its place in my wardrobe has been taken up by my cat
Every instant guarding my heart, don’t care how you’re doing now
Old razor blade, I threw it out
Looking in the bathroom mirror, smile at myself
Every several minutes and several seconds, phone rings and then disconnects, doesn't bother me at all
 

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feihong
Use the translated English lyrics below to find the title and artist of the song. Bonus points for providing a video or audio link. A short audio clip is provided as an additional hint, should you need it.
 

He’s older than her by 3 years
She loudly calls him Old Ghost
They play guitars around the bonfire
Singing that time flows like water

He was once a big drinker
She was once young and lovely
They left home in their twenties
To be heartbroken in a faraway place

They sing that spring wind is like the sea
And sing their dreams for the future
They sing about cherishing each other
And sing about their desire to have children

They sing love songs until morning’s light
And sing about challenging yourself while you’re young
They sing that struggle is short-lived
And sing that when they’re rich and upstanding they’ll return home

He floats through factory jobs
She sells smiles in small stores
Their lives are like rice straws, no one else to rely on
But they embrace every day

He was once destitute and down on his luck
She was once an unreasonable brat
Every day they split up, stubbornly bicker
Neither asks for forgiveness

They sing that life is so fickle
And sing about the disappointment towards reality
They sing about pain and tears
And sing that maybe it’s better to end the show

They about spring grass becoming yellow in autumn
And sing about that autumn yellow turning into summer coolness
They sing about life being so boring
And sing about getting a new house next year

Life goes on
There was no miracle
They didn’t get rich
Always ordinary, then they grew old

He doesn’t sigh as much
She’s not anxious anymore
They count wrinkles and genuine happiness
Finally start to look back

They sing about how crazy those years were
And sing about that young guy, that dumb gal
They sing that life is so hard
And sing that this struggle was so glorious

They sing about how weddings are so stupid
And sing about those long-standing grudges
They sing if there’s another life
They’d like to give it another go

They sing if there’s another life
They’d like to give it another go
 

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feihong
Use the translated English lyrics below to find the title and artist of the song. Bonus points for providing a video or audio link. A short audio clip is provided as an additional hint, should you need it.
 

On the way home from work
Became wet and rainy
Slowly walk
Treat it as a stroll in the rain
Lovers holding hands
Avoiding the rain in the station
I don’t have the heart to disturb them
Lower my head and walk over
In their vicinity, time came to a stop
Rainy day became a subtle poem
Looking on as they hail a taxi
My eyes follow the wetness

The night darkened quickly
The last train still hasn’t come, hasn’t come
Breath out fog
In the air it disperses, disperses
There’s only me left on the platform
Feels like the person I’m waiting for didn’t show up
Not sure if I missed him or if he’s yet to arrive

Waiting for the last train
Waiting for the last train
Waiting for the last train
Waiting for the last train

Quietly sit
Idly thinking
Take out my phone and see reflected
The image of myself
Feel a little hapless
Maybe because
The wind has been blowing the whole time
Waited for a rather long time
Feel a little embarrassed
Passerby glances at me
Continues walking forward
Rain suddenly fell hard, then suddenly fell softly
I’m a little anxious but also helpless

The night darkened quickly
The last train still hasn’t come, hasn’t come
Breath out fog
In the air it disperses, disperses
There’s only me left on the platform
Feels like the person I’m waiting for didn’t show up
Not sure if I missed him or if he’s yet to arrive

Night becomes ever colder, I rub my hands
Want to get some warmth, but it’s no use
I’m even getting a bit pissed off
While sighing, I lift my head
Faintly see hope coming closer
Couldn’t help but dash into the rain
A small pleasant surprise after disappointment
Leave misfortune in the mud
Lean against the window zoning out
Blurred vision, how relaxing
Stop for a while, pass a station
Some time passes, go towards the next station
Warm last train
Other than the driver, there’s only me in the car
Lazily hum a song
It feels like I’m the only one left in this world
 

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Use the translated English lyrics below to find the title and artist of the song. Bonus points for providing a video or audio link. A short audio clip is provided as an additional hint, should you need it.
 

Your charm extends out to the Milky Way
You wish you could seduce the whole world
When I’m in the corner and you occasionally think of me
Flirting with girls is righteous

Seeing as how you don’t like me that much
Why are you always flirting with me?
Seeing as how it’s loneliness-induced trouble
Why do you come to burden me?

Because I’ll take it seriously
Because I’m too naive
Helplessly I go past the point of no return
Stupid earnestness
Carefully following your every step
Desperately longing earnestness

Your performing skills surpass those of skilled courtesans
I'm a bag of nerves, you're at ease
When my bored-to-death spirit was set aflame

Flirting with girls is righteous
Seeing as how you don’t like me that much
Why are you always flirting with me?
Seeing as how it’s loneliness-induced trouble
Why do you come to punish me?
Because I’ll take it seriously
Because I’m too naive
Helplessly I go past the point of no return
Stubbornly pursue this error
Desperately longing stupidity

All my feelings
Rise because of you
Fall because of you
Totally befuddled by you
Follow you here
Follow you there
Waste my time on you

Why are you always flirting with me?
Seeing as how it’s loneliness-induced trouble
Seeing as how you don’t like me that much
Why do you come to burden me?

Because I’ll take it seriously
Because I’m too naive
Helplessly I go past the point of no return
Stupid earnestness
 

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Wenzhou (city) in Zhejiang (province), Wenzhou in Zhejiang, Jiangnan leather factory went bankrupt
Wenzhou’s biggest leather factory, Jiangnan leather factory went bankrupt
Bastard, boss Huang He is a bastard, he leads a debauched life, leads a debauched life
Owes a debt of 350 million, ran off with his wife's sister

We don’t have, don’t have, don’t have any choice, use the wallets to make up for lost wages
Wallets with original price of 100 plus, 200 plus, 300 plus, all are 20 bucks
All are 20 bucks, 20 bucks, 20 bucks, all 20 bucks, 20 bucks, 20 bucks
Huang He is a bastard, bastard, Huang He is a bastard, you are, you're a piece of crap
Ah, huge clearance sale, ah, everything is 20 bucks
Ah, huge clearance sale, ah, 20 bucks
 

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One day when I was twenty
I held hands with you and walked to the pedestrian bridge
You only had 5 bucks in your pocket
We ate a bowl of beef noodles

You said any love will change
You said you don’t have any money now
You said thank you for being with me these past several days
You said don’t get duped again in the future

One day when I was thirty
I was walking with him and passed this street
I said I wanted to eat a bowl of beef noodles
He said he didn’t have any change on him

I’ve already forgotten your face
I also don’t have a photo of you
Time has slaughtered all of the past
We don’t really need to reminisce any more

You said any love will change
You said you don’t have any money now
You said thank you for being with me these past several days
You said don’t get duped again in the future

One day when I'm eighty
Could I picture your face again?
 

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Wednesday, second class of the day
A beautiful silhouette enters
She’s not Teacher Liu
Teacher Liu is sick

Her family name is Wang, she tells us
She’s our substitute teacher for the day
Her voice is very pleasant
She’s almost the same age as me

Miss Wang, I love you
I answer all of your questions
I haven’t yet experienced love
I’m not from around here

Miss Wang, I love you
These past days you’ve been in my dreams
Coming and going
Close my eyes, see you everywhere

Next Wednesday, second class of the day
Will Teacher Liu take a rest?
I know it’s not possible
Just want to see you

You're just like my sister
I often write to her
Want to think of you as her
Not logical at all

Miss Wang, I love you
When will you come to my class again
To answer your 100 questions
I’ll study hard
Miss Wang, I love you
Are you also not from around here?
People who left home don’t have it easy, have to rely on themselves
 

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When I was young
My family had 6 members
Brothers and sisters
I was the youngest

Papa was handsome
Mama was young and pretty
Energetic workers
Kind characters

After the Cultural Revolution
There were 5 left
Papa was falsely charged
Left us early

Mama was helpless
Remarried to another place
Brothers and sisters
Went to the mountains to work in the countryside

From that time on
My family was basically split apart
Brothers and sisters
East west south north

Every holiday
Just well wishes from afar
Well wishes from afar
Well wishes from afar

Many years later
Look back once more
Brothers and sisters
Don’t need to be consoled

We all remember
Papa wants us to be sincere
And also kind
Never change

We remember
Mama wants us to be resolute
And also happy
Even today

We are singing
Papa and mama’s
Favorite song
Resolute, happy
Kind, sincere

We are singing
Papa and mama’s
Favorite song
Sincere, kind
Live happily
 

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You looked at me for a long time
In your eyes, I can see
You want me to bring you along
I looked at you for a long time
Afraid that on the way there, you’ll
Plead

Every time I go out
You wait for me a long time
As soon as the car pulls up downstairs
You watch for me a long time
All my worries
Are carried away by your tail
Waved away in the wind

I looked at it a long time
Your favorite window
Sunlight shines on your spot
At this time you‘re at the door
Always hoping I’ll take you out for
A walk

I’m still not used to
You not being behind the door
Give my first greeting upon coming home
I still like it
When you nudge me with your head

You just don’t know how to say it
You understand everything about me
You just don’t know how to say it
Inside your heart, there’s only me
You just don’t know how to say it
Inside your heart, there’s only me
 

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Before afternoon
Is sleepy time
I’m by the innermost bookshelf
Dozing off, staring at the sky

Before afternoon
Is a time of one’s own
I’m in the corner smoking
Blow out mist, 2 to 3 rings

Look, look, look, look
Noon clouds drift slowly
Slowly, slowly, slowly, slowly
When will they obscure the brilliant sunlight?

Before afternoon
Is a time of freedom
I’m at a lake with no people
Singing how fresh is the sunlight

Before afternoon
Is a time for dreaming
Clouds can’t hide the autumn warmth
Who’s smiling sweetly in their dream?

Listen, listen, listen, listen
Who’s been singing the whole time?
Softly, softly, softly, softly
As if the autumn day was chirping in your ear

Look, look, look, look
Noon clouds drift slowly
Slowly, slowly, slowly, slowly
When will they obscure the brilliant sunlight?
Listen, listen, listen, listen
Who’s been singing the whole time?
Softly, softly
As if the autumn day was chirping in your ear

Before afternoon
Is the mellowest time
Suddenly everything
Fades into pre-afternoon
 

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Open the box, leisurely, vestiges of the past
Stacks of ticket stubs, beautifully aged
From a show that played on some day, some month, some year
A movie from the last meeting before farewell
The longing for warmth, it’s all printed here

This is my hoarding complex
Since I can’t live in the moment, might as well collect memories
It feels ridiculous, I want to keep everything, afraid of losing it all at once
Those printed words are blurred with age
Just like we will become blurred with age
It's alright, this is the best evidence of our existence

Find that living is not at all easy, it’s very hard to pause the gears
This kind of compulsive hoarding can be fun to play with, it’s just for killing time
Find that living is a big problem, happiness is even harder
This kind of compulsive hoarding lets you reflect on yourself, where you stand

So I sorted out all the wrinkled things
Those things that look like junk, but have more meaning because of my point of view
Thank you for your company, you picked up my worn-out heart
This kind of compulsive hoarding, how long can I keep it up?
Those messy past incidents, still need to box them up
 

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You live on the fourth floor, I live on the third
Every day I hear you renovating
Monday to the weekend, no rest at all
Neighbors all moved away

I heard after he left
You never wanted to venture outside again
Electric drill head, drill painfully through your heart
Mistakenly believe that he’ll return after the renovation

Unfortunately
His love was worn down by years of neglect
His heart was long ago stolen away by time
After whitewashing
It’s not enough to hide the faded red

However
Your hate can’t be extinguished
Building up a tower to lay siege to love
The master of self-deception
Lives in your memories and refuses to leave
Unable to leave
 

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Let me be a stupid person
Avoid the conflict between knowledge and privilege
Let me be a lowlife
Trade my toil with capitalists to get the youth I deserve

Just got off work, riding a bicycle home
Students buying breakfast cursing next to me
Boring news sliding under fingertips
I’m thinking of my middle class mom and dad

"After you grow up, you must be an educated person
Marry a good husband, live a happy life"
Everyone wants to be a person of means
But who will paint things, who will wipe floors
Who will be the wretched poor beneath our feet?

Just got off work, riding a bicycle home
Homeless people on the side of the road speaking to themselves
A filthy dog is sizing me up
I’m thinking of my mom and dad who have struggled their entire lives
 

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Buskers, go from east to west
In summer on pedestrian bridges, in winter on the subway
Playing a chord, singing popular songs
No one applauds, spare change falls on the ground
Rolls toward legs, bend over to pick up
Every day trying to get three meals, no time to worry about dignity
Use pocket money to buy flatbread, bread is like the moon over my hometown
Hold it with both hands, swallow it whole
Cold day, fingers frozen, cover mouth and blow hot air (on hands)
Don't dare to drink much water, fear the call of nature
Life is like a delicate instrument string, busking is like begging
Be inside the stream of people, can't worry about anything other than the hunger in the stomach
Five grains enter the latrine, all that remains is the hunger in the stomach
 

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Jiajia, the next time we meet, give me a smile
You see it’s been so long and yet no answer, just stop putting on a brave face
Jiajia, let’s both concede to (your) father and mother
I still have freedom, but they only have you

Look Jiajia, you ought to have remembered my drunken words
(I’ll) personally design a wedding dress of your very own
OK Jiajia, don’t keep opening the wounds on your heart
Hang in there a little longer, very soon it’ll be completely healed

Look Jiajia, you ought to have remembered my drunken words
(I’ll) personally design a wedding dress of your very own

OK Jiajia, don’t keep opening the wounds on your heart
Hang in there a little longer, very soon it’ll be completely healed

Forget it Jiajia, stop taking my drunken calls
I'll hang in there a little longer, very soon I'll have forgotten you
 

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She came to listen to my concert
First love at 17, the very first date
The boy stood in line all night for her
Half a year’s savings, bought a pair of tickets

My song enchanted her, my song broke her heart
A three year relationship, ended with a single letter
She remembers the horn on the platform urging them towards farewell
Playing my song, crying along with others
Hey, crying with others

She came to listen to my concert
Love at 25, a radiant vision
Boyfriend sent roses to someone else behind her back
She ignores the phone, night after sleepless night listening to music

My song enchanted her, my song broke her heart
Adults split up and then always act like it’s no big deal
With friends, drink and karaoke
Sing my song and cry along with the image on screen
Hey, cry along

My song enchanted her, my song broke her heart
At 33, how precious is true love
Young girl begs her to relent
Let the man decide who to fly away with
Hey, who’s flying away to a faraway place

My song enchanted her, my song broke her heart
She’s trying hard not to look tired
Time hears us singing that we have no complaints and no regrets
To the sound of applause, sing oneself to tears
Hey, sing oneself to tears

She came to listen to my concert
A woman over forty listening to music, very beautiful
The child asks her why she’s crying
The man by her side, long since slipped into slumber
She quietly listens to our concert
 

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