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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.
 



Lady Nüwa mended the heavens
A leftover rock became Mt Hua
Birds fly with their backs to that sun
Fly from the east side to the west side

Why has the sky turned grey?
Why does the earth have no green?
Why are people's hearts not red?
Why has the snowy mountain turned black?

Why does the rhino have no horn?
Why does the elephant have no tusks?
Why does the shark have no fin?
Why do the birds have no wings?

Heaven and earth keep each other company
Birds go around that sun
Mt Hua and Yellow River keep each other company
The rice in the fields bend over in laughter

Why does the desert have no oasis?
Why are the stars no longer twinkling?
Why are the flowers no longer blooming?
Why is the world devoid of color?

Why is it we know the outcome?
Why are we still being wasteful?
We must stop our forward march
(We) should restore a little color to the world

 


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Answer
 

Spoiler

 

Title: 给你一点颜色
Artist: 谭维维
Link: https://youtu.be/1BZzs_2dhS4?t=146
Translation: https://www.notion.so/ebe4b6f7f824416a936da79136c8590d

Chinese lyrics

女娲娘娘补了天
剩下块石头成华山
鸟儿背着那太阳飞
东边飞到西那边

为什么天空变成灰色
为什么大地没有绿色
为什么人心不是红色
为什么雪山成了黑色

为什么犀牛没有了角
为什么大象没有了牙
为什么鲨鱼没有了鳍
为什么鸟儿没有了翅膀

天空和大地做了伴
鸟儿围着那太阳转
华山和黄河做了伴
田里的谷子笑弯腰

为什么沙漠没有绿洲
为什么星星不再闪烁
为什么花儿不再开了
为什么世界没有了颜色

为什么我们知道结果
为什么我们还在挥霍
我们需要停下脚步
该还世界一点颜色

 

 

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.
 



Clouds, just like wandering minstrels
Singing the wind’s song, spitting the rain’s saliva
Birds, forgot how to fly
Anyway, being in a cage isn’t tiring, can sleep soundly

Turn off cell phone, activate insect’s antennae
Let us perceive this world

Right now, close your friend feed
Close your eyes, and your mouth
Ears, can probe orientation
Let us slowly search for the distant place

Reindeer eats that lichen ah
It can’t come out of the forest ah

Information overload is like carbon in the air
Am I engaging too many senses (at once)?
Invite “Silence” on a date
Use insect’s antennae to chat with her

The ink on the page is deeper than that on a page
The music on a live stage is more real than that from earphones
After we meet in person, give me your time, ok?
After returning home, (use our cell phones to) keep in touch

Use insect’s antennae to look far afield
Use insect’s antennae to perceive this world, ok? Heh heh.

 


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Answer
 

Spoiler

Title: 虫的触角。
Artist: 诺尔曼
Link: https://artist.douban.com/m/nuoerman/tracks?play=tSebuc&pl=pSpjsllq9p&pz=1
Translation: https://www.notion.so/b956edac59c14645b6abe10f7de2ae3e

Chinese lyrics

云儿 就像吟游诗人
唱着风的歌,吐着雨的口水
鸟儿 忘记了怎么飞
反正在笼中不累,可以安睡

关上手机,开启虫的触角
让我们感知这世界吧

现在 关上你的朋友圈
闭上你的眼睛 还有嘴
耳朵 可以探测方向
让我们逐渐 去寻觅远方

驯鹿是吃那苔藓的啊
它从森林中出不来呀

信息多的像空中的碳(氧化合物)
我是否运行着太多感官?
邀请“静静”来个约会吧
用虫的触角与她交谈

书上的墨比屏幕更深
现场的音乐比耳机更真
相见后时间给我可以吗?
回家后再低头联络吧

用虫的触角去遥望吧
用虫的触角去感知这世界,好吗? 呵呵

 

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.
 



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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Answer

Spoiler

 

Title: 去你的撩妹即正义
Artist: 阿肆
Link: https://youtu.be/lvRukzrB1VY
Translation: https://www.notion.so/f31a1ceefb6c4aeba8b0b36d918c43b3

Chinese lyrics

你的魅力外放到银河系
最好全世界都被你调戏
当我在角落里被你偶然想起
撩妹即正义

既然你不够喜欢我
干嘛总来撩我
既然是寂寞惹的祸
干嘛来拖累我

因为我会当真
因为我太天真
无奈我覆水难收的
愚蠢的认真
亦步亦趋的
望眼欲穿的认真

春风十里不如你的演技
坐立难安是我,自在是你
当百无聊赖的灵魂再次燃起

撩妹即正义
既然你不够喜欢我
干嘛总来撩我
既然是寂寞惹的祸
干嘛来惩罚我
因为我会当真
因为我太天真
无奈我覆水难收的
执迷不悟的
望眼欲穿的愚蠢

所有情绪
因你而起
因你而落
因你而不知所措
随你而来
随你而去
为你而蹉跎

干嘛总来撩我
既然是寂寞惹的祸
既然你不够喜欢我
干嘛来拖累我

因为我会当真
因为我太天真
无奈我覆水难收的
愚蠢的认真

 

 

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.
 



Just like this, day after day
Just like this, smoking
I’m burning time
Year after year

Won’t keep thinking about yesterday
Today will quickly become the past
Also won’t wait for tomorrow
Getting through today

Reflect from every day’s experience
Sing every day’s joy and sorrow
Drink a cup of coffee without sugar
Taste many flavors (within)

Maybe there are tears
Maybe there will be regret
Maybe this is what makes it perfect
There’s only one life
Time flows like water
Maybe its ephemerality is what makes it beautiful

Just like this, day after day
Just like this, staring into space
I’m enjoying time
Year after year

It’s too late to wait for yesterday
Today will quickly become the past
It’s also too late to wait for tomorrow
Got through today

This moment’s experience
This moment’s joy and sorrow
This cup of coffee without sugar
Taste even more flavors (within)

Because there are tears
Because there’ll be regrets
Because it’s like this, it can be called beautiful
There’s only one life
Time flows like water
Maybe its ephemerality is what makes it beautiful

 


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Answer
 

Spoiler

 

Title: 无糖的咖啡
Artist: 杨乐
Link: https://youtu.be/T8awA80x-XY
Translation: https://www.notion.so/ef6127a3248d475b966584daacb7f288

Chinese lyrics

就这样一天天
就这样抽着烟
我燃烧着时间
一年一年

不再去想昨天
今天很快是从前
也不再等明天
过着今天

读每天的体会
唱每天的喜与悲
喝一杯无糖的咖啡
品出许多的滋味

也许有眼泪
也许要后悔
也许这样才完美
生命只一回
岁月如流水
也许它短暂才美

就这样一天天
就这样发着呆
我享受着时间
一年一年

来不及等昨天
今天很快是从前
也来不及等明天
过了今天

这一刻的体会
这一刻的喜与悲
这一杯无糖的咖啡
品出更多的滋味

因为有眼泪
因为要后悔
因为这样叫完美
生命只一回
岁月如流水
也许它短暂才美

 

 

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.

 

Drifting in circles
Tired of a thousand people with the same face
The day she descends to earth
What will her appearance be?

 

Deep black horizon
Unfathomable hallucinations
Long unencountered halo
In front of me, barely discernible

 

I think this time
I really fell in love with something
I think this time
My heart is harder than stone

 

Inside my hand
There’s a single rose
There’s just one chance
Want to wilt in your embrace

 

Inside my gun
There’s a single bullet
Just one swift release
Want to go through your heart

 

I want to go through
Your heart
I want you to
Constantly think of me

 

More than 40 seasons
Forgot the feeling of love
Tip of tongue is numb
Cannot taste bitterness, cannot recall sweetness

 

No matter how many years I’ve waited
No matter how long I’ve walked down the wrong road
As long as I can see
The scene from every night’s dream

 

I think this time
I really fell in love with something
I think this time
My heart is harder than stone

 

Inside my hand
There’s a single rose
There’s just one chance
Want to wilt in your embrace

 

Inside my gun
There’s a single bullet
Just one swift release
Want to go through your heart

 

I want to go through
Your heart
I want you to
Constantly think of me

 


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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.

 

Something you didn’t personally ignite
That can’t be called a flame
Something you didn’t personally touch
That can’t be called a jewel
You ah you
Finally appeared
We only met by chance
This heart was smashed to pieces
The entire world completely fell apart

 

Someone who isn’t personally killed by you
Has absolutely no reason to continue living
You ah you
Finally appeared
We only met by chance
This heart was smashed to pieces
The entire world completely fell apart

 

If this life must end
Then I must die by your hands
Then I must die by your hands
Then I must die by your hands
 

 


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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 young lady is a flower
Wherever it blooms, cow poop will be there
Every dude has a phrase
Don’t know whether or not to say it to a girl

Hey girl, where're you off to?
I haven’t finished saying what I want to say
Hey girl, are you going to come back?
When you get back, let’s finish our conversation

So girl, when you’re thirsty do you drink water?
Me too, this must be fate
Hey girl, when you’re hungry do you eat?
Me too, this must be fate

Hey girl, does your long hair hang over your shoulders?
Me too, this must be fate
Girl, do you like to wear your hair in braids?
Me too, this must be fate

Fate grows wings, it will fly
Without you realizing it, it flies to your side
Fate grows legs, it will run
If you don’t catch him, he’ll be out of sight

So girl, where're you off to?
I haven’t finished saying what I want to say
Hey girl, are you going to come back?
When you get back, let’s finish our conversation

Hey girl, when you’re tired do you sleep?
Me too, this must be fate
Hey girl, when you wake up do you get out of bed?
Me too, this must be fate

Hey girl, do you like listening to this song?
Me too, this must be fate
Hey girl, do you want another one?
Me too, this must be fate

Hey girl girl, when you’re thirsty do you drink water?
Me too, this must be fate
Hey girl girl, when you're hungry do you eat?
Me too, this must be fate

Hey girl girl, does your long hair hang over your shoulders?
Me too, this must be fate
Hey girl girl, do you like to wear your hair in braids?
Me too, this must be fate

 


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Answer

Spoiler

 

Title: 我想这就是缘分吧
Artist: 关雅亮(亮子)
Link: https://artist.douban.com/m/guanyaliang/tracks?play=tS9tyo&pl=pS2jz40cmn&pz=1
Translation: https://www.notion.so/21e6d3c3c4274e04b5f1fa267228cdd6

Chinese lyrics

每个姑娘都是一朵花哎
盛开在哪牛粪就往哪啦呢
每个爷们都有一句话
不知该不该跟姑娘说啊

嘿姑娘,你要去哪啊
我还没说完我要说的话
嘿姑娘,你还回来吗
回来咱们接着把话说完呐

我说姑娘啊,你渴了喝水吗
我也是啊,这就是缘分吧
嘿姑娘啊,你饿了吃饭吗
我也是啊,这就是缘分吧

嘿姑娘啊,你长发披肩吗
我也是啊,这就是缘分吧
姑娘啊,你爱扎小辫儿吗
我也是啊,这就是缘分吧

缘分长着翅膀,它会飞
不知不觉就飞到你身边
缘分长着腿儿啊,它会跑
你不抓住他,他就不见了

我说姑娘,你要去哪啊
我还没说完我要说的话
嘿姑娘,你还回来吗
回来咱们接着把话说完呐

嘿姑娘啊,你困了睡觉吗
我也是啊,这就是缘分吧
嘿姑娘啊,你醒了起床吗
我也是啊,这就是缘分吧

嘿姑娘啊,你爱听这歌吗
我也是啊,这就是缘分吧
嘿姑娘啊,你要再来一个吗
我也是啊,这就是缘分吧

嘿姑娘姑娘,渴了喝水吗
我也是啊,这是缘分吧
嘿姑娘姑娘,饿了吃饭吗
我也是啊,这是缘分吧

嘿姑娘姑娘,长发披肩吗
我也是啊,这是缘分吧
嘿姑娘姑娘,爱扎小辫儿吗
我也是啊,这是缘分吧

 

 

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 think I should calm down to think about some words
I think I should calm down to walk a path
I think I should calm down to read a book
I just want to calm down to reflect on myself

I think I should calm down to sleep a spell
I think I should calm down to think about someone
I think I should calm down to forget those things
I just want to calm down to reflect on myself

When everything starts to calm down
Calm enough for me to hear a composed and quiet heartbeat
Calm like clouds
Calm like air
Calmly and gradually I get used to it



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Answer
 

Spoiler

 

Title: 静下来
Artist: 大乔小乔
Link: https://artist.douban.com/m/165402/?play=tS5hse&pl=pSx3fx3u&pz=1
Translation: https://www.notion.so/5ee0e416256c4ca3a8110fd03004af80

Chinese lyrics

我想应该静下来想一些话
我想应该静下来走一段路
我想应该静下来看一本书
我只想静下来反省自己

我想应该静下来睡一个觉
我想应该静下来想一个人
我想静下来忘掉那些事情
我只想静下来反省自己

当一切都开始静下来的时候
静的可以让我听到平和安静的心跳
静的象云
静的象空气
静静的我开始渐渐的适应

 

 

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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Answer

Spoiler

 

Title: 十点半的地铁
Artist: 刘锦泽
Link: https://youtu.be/ojQWM7IfI4E
Translation: https://www.notion.so/9a3419ab3377432aa55b5d98e4e233f3

Chinese lyrics

十点半的地铁
终于每个人都有了座位
温柔的风
轻轻地,轻轻地,轻轻地吹

身边的姑娘,胖胖的她
重重的靠着我睡
我没有推,我不忍心推
她看起来好累

矮下了身子,向后仰
我懒散地伸长了腿
对面的大叔
在鼾声之中张大了嘴

旁边的阿姨,左摇右晃
她睡得找不到北
身边的妹妹 和朋友谈谁
是是非非

我也疲倦了
这是我唯一不失眠的地方
悲伤的,难过的
在这里我没有力气去想

城市的夜,在头上
沉默经过它的心上
尽管它千疮百孔
仍在夜里笑得冷艳漂亮

我已疲倦了
这是我唯一不失眠的地方
沉重的,烫手的
在这里都可以暂时放放

等到了站,下了车
余下的路还有好长
不去想,管它呢
让风吹在我脸上

十点半的地铁
终于每个人都有了座位
温柔的风
轻轻地,轻轻地,轻轻地吹

身边的姑娘,胖胖的她
重重的靠着我睡
我没有推,我不忍心推
她看起来好累

 

 

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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.
 



Hi everyone, I'm Wang Qiang, guitar teacher Wang Qiang
Let me tune everyone's strings
Firstly, strum the E string, let me listen to see if it's in tune
Uh, this is off, turn it 30 degrees to the left

It's off, it's off, turn it 30 degrees to the right
Still off, another 30 degrees
Teacher, I've turned it as far as it'll go
Oh, if it's all the way then it's alright

Wang Qiang is a guitar teacher
He's not a qualified guitar teacher
First turn a string 30 degrees to the left
Then turn it 30 degrees back to the right

Wang Qiang is a guitar teacher
A guitar teacher who'll lead students astray
He has a priceless
Acoustic guitar tuner

Students, let me tell you
When you study under me, you must buy my tuner
My tuner is 3000 bucks
Special insider price is 2000 to take it home

Wang Qiang is a guitar teacher
Still not up to par with Fenghua Arts Academy's instructor Liu Chuan
Mr Liu Chuan teaches us how to use the pitch pipe
Wang Qiang, all you know is 30 degrees (method)

Wang Qiang's tuner costs 3000 bucks
I really think it's a little too pricey
Mr Wang Qiang, you shouldn't lead students astray
Actually, you're just a fraud

Is Wang Qiang really a guitar teacher?
Actually he's just a big fraud
Is Wang Qiang really a guitar teacher?
Actually he's just a dumbass
 


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Spoiler

 

Title: 王强老师30度
Artist: 纣王
Link: https://youtu.be/TmB4iZjPc6o
Translation: https://www.notion.so/5f330e566ecd4a458860dc1163a59819

Chinese lyrics

大家好,我是王强,吉他老师王强
我给大家调调弦
首先你弹一下E弦,我听一听准不准
诶呦,你这个不准,往左转30度

不准,不准,再往右转30度
还是不准,再转30度
老师,我拧到头了都
哦,拧到头就准了

王强是一个吉他老师
他不是一个合格的老师
将一条弦左边先转30度
右边,再转回了30度

王强是一个吉他老师
是一个误人子弟的吉他老师
他有一个价值连城的
木吉他调音器

同学们,我跟你们说
跟我学琴,必须买我的调音器
我的调音器3千块钱
内幕价2千,拿走

王强是一个吉他老师
还不如风华艺校的刘传老师
刘传老师教我们定音笛
王强,你只会30度

王强的调音器要3千块钱呢
我真是觉得有点太贵了
王强老师你不要误人子弟了
其实你就是一个骗子

王强真的是一个吉他老师吗?
其实他就是一个大骗子
王强真的是一个吉他老师吗?
其实他就是一个傻逼

 

 

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.
 



Uncle Li wants to be a Red soldier
Red Army doesn’t want that uncle
Because Uncle Li’s butt is big
Too easy for Japs to spot the target

Uncle Li found the commander
The commander is also an uncle (an old guy)
Because uncle feels sorry for uncle
Uncle honorably joined the army

Uncle Li went on a mission
Got halfway up the mountain
Because Uncle Li’s butt is big
He was spotted by the Japs

Uncle Li patted his stomach and ran
Japs came up stabbing
For the revolution, for the party
Uncle Li gloriously sacrificed himself

Rain falling on pear blossoms
Tightly close the door
Yan clay is spent
Flowers falling into dust

Hoping you are an honoroed guest that understands my kindness and intention
And not a confused person who can't tell right from wrong
I did not come seeking fame and glory
I hope, Mister, that you don't let me down

Uncle Li wants to be a Red soldier
Red army doesn't want Uncle Li
Because Uncle Li’s butt is big
Too easy for Japs to spot the target

Uncle Li found the commander
The commander is also an old uncle
Because old uncle sympathizes with old uncle
Uncle Li honorably became a Red soldier

Uncle Li went on a mission
Climbed up a small hillside
Because Uncle Li’s butt is big
He was spotted by the Japs

Uncle Li slapped his butt and ran
Japs came up stabbing
For the revolution, for the party
Uncle Li gloriously sacrificed himself

For the revolution, for the party
Uncle Li gloriously sacrificed himself
For the revolution, for the party
Uncle Li gloriously sacrificed himself

 


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Answer
 

Spoiler

 

Title: 李伯伯
Artist: 张玮玮
Link: https://youtu.be/A-q9zs8qSzk
Translation: https://www.notion.so/9e7beb13c5bc4016b8bd716b93c076dc

Chinese lyrics

李伯伯要当红军
红军不要那伯伯
因为李伯伯的屁股大呀
容易被鬼子发现目标

李伯伯找到了团长
团长也是个伯伯
因为伯伯同情伯伯呀
伯伯就光荣参军了

李伯伯去执行任务
来到了半山腰
因为李伯伯的屁股大呀
被鬼子发现了目标

李伯伯拍肚子就跑
鬼子上来就是两刺刀
为了革命,为了党呀
李伯伯就光荣牺牲了

雨打梨花
深闭门
燕泥已尽
落花尘

但愿你是那知恩知意的心中客
不是那无是无非的糊涂人
我此来不为求功名啊
望先生你啊切莫负我情

李伯伯要当红军
红军不要李伯伯
因为李伯伯的屁股大呀
容易被鬼子发现目标

李伯伯找到了团长
团长也是个老伯伯
因为老伯伯他同情老伯伯呀
李伯伯就光荣当了红军

李伯伯去执行任务
爬上了小山坡
因为李伯伯的屁股大呀
被鬼子发现了目标

李伯伯拍屁股就跑
鬼子上来就是两刺刀
为了革命,为了党啊
李伯伯就光荣牺牲了

为了革命,为了党啊
李伯伯就光荣牺牲了
为了革命,为了党啊
李伯伯就光荣牺牲了

 

 

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.

 



Darling Orpheus

Please sing a song
You pluck the lyre strings
Mountains and seas are all moved
Mesmerized by your song

Pitiable Orpheus
Please don’t cry
That despicable poisonous snake
Took away Eurydice
You narrate your grief through song

Weary Orpheus
You walked seven days and seven nights
Arrive at the foothills of Mount Tartarus
That god who can resurrect her
I want to use my sincerity to trade

The golden lyre’s light
Shines through the perpetual darkness
You lightly stroke the strings
The wandering souls
Weep sympathetic tears

Darling Orpheus
Don’t forget your promise
Eurydice is just behind you
Feel the warmth of sunlight
How could you possibly lose her again?

Pitiable Orpheus
Your song contains nothing but sorrow
He lost Eurydice forever
All that’s left is ceaseless
Longing for her

Oh my Orpheus
Those who can’t have you
Who can’t hear your song
In rage and disappointment tear you to shreds
Toss you into the sea along with the lyre

Darling Orpheus
Those streets you walked through
Nightingales circling in the air
Listen to her song
Moves you like nothing else


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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.
 



In the night sky
So many stars
Bright one is you
Dim one is me

In the wilderness
Flowers in the wind
Red one is you
Green one is me

Between heaven and earth
So many landscapes
Blue mountain is you
Small river is me

In life
So much that is ephemeral
Cloud is like you
Cool breeze is like me

The day will come when we both leave
In turn you forget me
In turn I forget you
Thinking of this makes my heart shatter
Only that night sky’s moonlight understands me

The day will come when we both leave
In turn you forget me
In turn I forget you
Thinking of this makes my heart shatter
Only that night sky’s moonlight understands me

 

Only that night sky’s moonlight understands me


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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.
 



Remember in my youth
Everyone was honest and sincere
Say something and that’s that

Daybreak at the train station
Long street is dark, no pedestrians
The shop selling soy milk gives off steam

In the past, the hues of sunlight changed slowly
Cars, horses, mail were all slow
A lifetime lasts long enough to love one person

In the past, locks were lovely
Keys were elegant and classy
You locked it, and everyone understood

 


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Answer
 

Spoiler

 

Title: 从前慢
Artist: 叶炫清
Link: https://youtu.be/TPFzCxb26Bo
Translation: https://www.notion.so/65f8dc1b5e784f4eafada957ef93f30d

Chinese lyrics

记得早先少年时
大家诚诚恳恳
说一句,是一句

清早上火车站
长街黑暗,无行人
卖豆浆的小店冒着热气

从前的日色变得慢
车,马,邮件都慢
一生只够爱一个人

从前的锁也好看
钥匙精美,有样子
你锁了,人家就懂了

 

 

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.
 



After enduring the winter’s big snowfalls
Have the birds turned around?
After a winter's worth of waiting
Have memories slipped away?

Street lights that turn on too early, evening wind, flickering lights
People you briefly encounter, streets and cities, the presences you don't perceive

Wait until spring is almost here
Wait until spring, green (like the color of jade) is appearing on branches
This spring

Kids, kids, stave off your cravings, after Laba (eighth day of the twelfth lunar month) is the new year
Kids, kids, stave off your cravings, bit by bit to the twenty-third

Twenty-third, malt sugar candy
Twenty-fourth, day for cleaning
Twenty-fifth, buy tofu
Twenty-sixth, cut a piece of meat
Twenty-seventh, buy a chicken
Twenty-eighth, leaven dough
Twenty-nineth, steam buns
Night of the thirtieth, stay up late (until midnight)
New year's day, shake your booty

 


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Answer

Spoiler

 

Title: 春节
Artist: 坡上村乐队
Link: https://youtu.be/Qf4D3MWb0aQ
Translation: https://www.notion.so/5c3bb5ab67404fd192881059b033e252

Chinese lyrics

经过一冬天的大雪之后
鸟儿有没有回头
在一冬天的等待之后
回忆有没有溜走

太早亮起的路灯,晚风,忽明忽暗的灯
擦肩而过的人们,街市,你不见的踪影

等到春天 快来的时候
等到春天,玉结在枝头
这春天

小孩小孩你别馋,过了腊八就是年
小孩小孩你别馋,哩哩拉拉二十三

二十三 糖瓜粘
二十四 扫房日
二十五 买豆腐
二十六 切块肉
二十七 买只鸡
二十八 把面发
二十九 蒸馒头
三十晚上 守一宿
大年初 扭一扭

 

 

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.
 



Distant islands, no longer vast
Young girl traveling from afar, still silent
In the boat, the song that was playing on arrival is still on loop
On the sea’s surface, silver waves appear

Escaped the past, come here alone
Easternmost island, start a new life
Youth hostel by the mountain, find a job
Only sing her song to stray dogs

Badun, Badun, Badun
I come alone, I leave alone
Badun, Badun, Badun
Is there someone who would wait for you to come home?

Until she encounters her
So out of the ordinary
Like the beam of a lighthouse
Illuminating the forsaken night sky
She said, let’s go together
Badun always disappears in
The grove by the road near the wharf
But where does she go?
Deep in the sea winds, reverberates
The voice of seventeen

Badun, Badun, Badun
I come alone, I leave alone
Badun, Badun, Badun
Is there someone who would wait for you to come home?

Badun, Badun, Badun
I come alone, I leave alone
Badun, Badun, Badun
Is there someone who would wait for you to come home?

Badun, Badun, Badun
I don’t want her to leave alone
Badun, Badun, Badun
Is there someone who would wait for me to come home?

Badun, Badun, Badun

 


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Answer

Spoiler

 

Title: 少女巴顿
Artist: 黄小岛
Link: https://streetvoice.com/amyislet/songs/587875/
Translation: https://www.notion.so/890526d144a54fc1b7106b20f26d304a

Chinese lyrics

远方的岛屿,不再辽阔
远行的少女,还在沉默
船里仍单曲 来时的歌
海面上泛起 银色的波

逃离了过去,独自来这
最东的岛屿,重新生活
山边的青旅,找份工作
只唱给野狗 自己的歌

巴顿,巴顿,巴顿
我一个人来,一个人走
巴顿,巴顿,巴顿
有没有人会等你回家

直到她遇见她
如此与众不同
灯塔的光一样
照亮隔绝的夜空
她说 一起走吧
巴顿总消失在
码头路边树丛
可是 去哪里呢
海风深处回荡着
十七岁的呼声

巴顿,巴顿,巴顿
我一个人来,一个人走
巴顿,巴顿,巴顿
有没有人会等你回家

巴顿,巴顿,巴顿
我一个人来,一个人走
巴顿,巴顿,巴顿
有没有人会等你回家

巴顿,巴顿,巴顿
我不想她也一个人走
巴顿,巴顿,巴顿
有没有人会等我回家

巴顿,巴顿,巴顿

 

 

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 raise my eyes and see the outline of Thousand Buddha Mountain
I close my eyes—there’s Lake Daming and the city moat
Spurting Spring is gushing by my ear
But I’m not sure
Jinan
What is it actually like?
What is it really like?

Cheongsam-wearing girls, where are you?
Oldsters performing clapper talk, where are you?
Annoying little kids all grew up
The local accent of the young’uns, is there anyone who remembers it?

Ancient streets and alleys have already been torn down
Republican era train station, I haven't even seen it
For years now, Qingshiban's spring water is nowhere to be found
The beautiful scenery of a weeping willow by every house is already a legend

Jinan, Jinan, where are you?
Jinan, Jinan, I'm too far from home
Jinan, Jinan, I can't go back
Jinan, Jinan, I'm missing you

The Yellow River used to flow through Old Town's west side
East, south, and north, mountains and rivers surround those sides
Sandstorms from Inner Mongolia, they charge straight in
Springwater moistens the city's arteries

Magnificent city walls, all that's left of it is Liberation Pavilion
The neon lights can't illuminate the city moat
Yanxi Temple's sign board is dim and falling apart
Furong Street's restaurants, how many serve Shandong cuisine?

Jinan, Jinan, where are your roots?
Jinan, Jinan, what do you have left?
Jinan, Jinan, do you know
Jinan, Jinan, how much I love you?

I raise my eyes and see the outline of Thousand Buddha Mountain
I close my eyes—there’s Lake Daming and the city moat
Spurting Spring is gushing by my ear
I just want to say to you
Jinan
I miss you
I want to go back home
 


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Answer

Spoiler

 

Title: 济南济南
Artist: 陈小熊
Link: https://youtu.be/0yzKT7i5m5Y
Translation: https://www.notion.so/41e6279c73af4b7796ff3d16dce8bd35

Chinese lyrics

我抬眼是千佛山的轮廓
我闭眼是大明湖和护城河
趵突泉在我耳畔喷涌着
可我却不清楚
济南
到底是啥样的
它究竟是啥样的

穿旗袍的姑娘你在哪儿呢
说快板儿的大爷你在哪儿呢
膈应人的小么都长大了
半青的乡音有谁还会记得

那古街古巷都已经被拆了
民国的火车站我都未见过
青石板的泉水早已没了着落
户户垂杨的美景已成为传说

济南呐济南呐,你在哪儿呢
济南呐济南呐,我离家太远了
济南呐济南呐,我回不去了
济南呐济南呐,我想你了

古城的大西边儿有黄河流过
东南北那三边儿有山川包围着
内蒙古的风沙,它长驱直入呢
泉水仍滋润着城市的脉络

雄伟的城墙只剩个解放阁
霓虹灯的光照不亮护城河
燕喜堂的牌匾昏暗又没落
芙蓉街的店家,有几个是鲁菜呢

济南呐济南呐,你的根在哪儿呢
济南呐济南呐,你还剩下什么啊
济南呐济南呐,你知道吗
济南呐济南呐,我有多爱你呢

我抬眼是千佛山的轮廓
我闭眼是大明湖和护城河
趵突泉在我耳畔喷涌着
我只想对你说
济南
我想你了
我想回家了

 

 

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.
 



If you see that I’m ignoring you
I’m doing it on purpose
At night I still wear sunglasses
I’m still faking it

I own a small Xiali
My key chain says Audi
Going out must bring a chauffeur and assistant
Otherwise I won’t go anywhere at all

There’s one leader, he says to me
Your taste is excellent
If you listen to even more classical music
You can enter another world

I suddenly gained respect for him
I repeatedly nodded to express my approval
Suddenly his phone rang
(Can’t bear being wounded, really can’t bear being wounded)
Wow, leader! I really appreciate this classical classic song.
I pinched myself

Living in this world, people coming and going
Every shade and description
Can’t clearly discern who’s a good person
Who’s a big bad wolf

The forest is big, the birds are many
Don’t lose your bearings
People in jianghu, do what they please
When you should fake it, you must fake it

Everyone is a director of life
On occasion, make a cameo for several days
As an actor bound by the unwritten rules of life
My role is always the brightest
My costume is the most beautiful
My box office is always sold out
When I should fake it, I must fake it

In my social circle is an older woman
Every day she’s very active
In every photo expose her underwear
Everything she says is very artsy

She obviously looks like a hired thug
But she insists she looks like an actress
Even though she’s only 56
But this is everyone’s freedom

 


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Answer
 

Spoiler

 

Title: 该装就装
Artist: 郝云
Link: https://youtu.be/0Kt06uxTx4Q
Translation: https://www.notion.so/3b45c2c70a2144b5a3122db6565b217d

Chinese lyrics

如果你看到我没理你
那是我故意滴
大晚上我还戴着墨镜
我就是在装(滴~)

我有一辆小夏利
我的钥匙链是奥迪
出门必须有司机助理
否则我哪儿也不去

有一位领导他对我说
你的品位很不错
如果再多听些古典音乐
就会进入另一个世界

我顿时对他心生敬意
我频频点头表示赞许
突然他的电话响起
(伤不起,真的伤不起……)
哇,领导!我特别喜欢这首古典神曲
我掐了一下我自己

活在世上人来人往
形形色色模样
分不清楚谁是好人
谁是大灰狼

林子很大,鸟儿很多
不要迷失方向
人在江湖,我行我素
该装就得装

每个人都是生活的导演
偶尔也会客串几天
被生活潜规则的演员
我的角色永远最闪亮
我的服装最漂亮
我的票房总是满满当当
我该装就得装

朋友圈里有个姐姐
每天都很活跃
每张照片都露着内衣
每句话都说的很文艺

她明明长得像个打手
可非说自己像个女优
虽然她才五十六
但这是每个人的自由

 

 

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 suddenly get the urge to skip work
Stare into space, be a little lazy
But I also want to ask myself
Shouldn’t I have more resolve?

Dreams always go in a circle
But you always go back to the starting point
Shouldn’t I
Double down on my resolve?

I really have no time, no time, to eat breakfast
I have no time, no time, to exercise
I have no time, no time, to stroll through shops
I have no time, no time, really no time at all

I have no time, no time, to exercise
I have no time, no time, to see my parents more
I have no time, no time, I’m a bit annoyed
What do I always have no time?

More and more, I miss the past
Free of worries, glorious youth
But I have to still tell myself
Shouldn’t I have more resolve?

Dreams always go in a circle
But you always go back to the starting point
Shouldn’t I
Double down on my resolve?

I really have no time, no time, to eat breakfast
I have no time, no time, to exercise
I have no time, no time, to stroll through shops
I have no time, no time, really no time at all

I have no time, no time, to date
I have no time, no time, to see my parents more
I have no time, no time, I’m a bit annoyed
What do I always have no time?

I’m just left with an empty pocket
I can only stare blankly in the same place
This world changes too fast
How can I paint the future?

I’m just left with an empty pocket
I can only stare blankly in the same place
This world changes too fast
Thinking about it, I still don’t get it

I really have no time, no time, to eat breakfast
I have no time, no time, to exercise
I have no time, no time, to stroll through shops
I have no time, no time, I really have no time at all

I have no time, no time, to date
I have no time, no time, to see my parents more
I have no time, no time, I’m a bit annoyed
What do I always have no time?

More and more, I miss the past
Free of worries, glorious youth
But I have to still tell myself
Shouldn’t I have more resolve?

 


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Answer
 

Spoiler

 

Title: 没时间
Artist: 牛奶咖啡组合
Link: https://youtu.be/hzV4DsebHTI
Translation: https://www.notion.so/chicagochinese/04b4d2987b074890ac2d72ddc34ddc81?v=c21d14a3ff1d40cd9fa0d309644fd2b7
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Chinese lyrics

突然很想 不去上班
发一发呆 偷一点懒
但是又要 问我自己
是不是要 坚强一点

梦想总是 绕一个圈
却还是要 回到原点
是不是我
还需要再坚强一点

我真的没时间 没时间 吃一顿早餐
我没时间 没时间 去锻炼锻炼
我没时间 没时间 逛一逛商店
我没时间 没时间 真的没有时间

我没时间 没时间 谈一谈恋爱
我没时间 没时间 常回家看看
我没时间 没时间 我有一点烦
为什么总是 没有时间

我越来越 怀念从前
无忧无虑 美好童年
但是又要 告诉自己
是不是要 坚强一点

梦想总是 绕一个圈
却还是要 回到原点
是不是我
还需要再坚强一点

我真的没时间 没时间 吃一顿早餐
我没时间 没时间 去锻炼锻炼
我没时间 没时间 逛一逛商店
我没时间 没时间 真的没有时间

我没时间 没时间 谈一谈恋爱
我没时间 没时间 常回家看看
我没时间 没时间 我有一点烦
为什么总是 没有时间

我只剩下 空空的口袋
我只好在 原地发呆
这个世界 变化的太快
我要怎么 画出未来

我只剩下 空空的口袋
我只好在 原地发呆
这个世界 变化的太快
我想不明白

我真的没时间 没时间 吃一顿早餐
我没时间 没时间 去锻炼锻炼
我没时间 没时间 逛一逛商店
我没时间 没时间 我真的没有时间

我没时间 没时间 谈一谈恋爱
我没时间 没时间 常回家看看
我没时间 没时间 我有一点烦
为什么总是 没有时间

我越来越 怀念从前
无忧无虑 美好童年
但是又要 告诉自己
是不是要 坚强一点

 

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.

 



What should we use to wash away
The traces left by war
A once great land is now left with nothing but devastation
What should we use to wash away
The marks left by violence
A once-glorious homeland has been razed to the ground

You turned all the people who loved you into killing robots
Make them slaughter each other so you can conquer more territory
To pompously satisfy your bottomless selfish desires
Violence has been labeled as war to uphold your so-called justice

When your beloved loses both legs on the battlefield
When he’s unable to sleep at night, shouting and crying in pain
When you fearfully wait for news and it finally becomes a death notification
Then victory in war is mockery aimed directly at you

When you’re still diligently pondering your life’s potential
When the bomb drops a second before you receive blessings
This isn’t the heavens making a senseless joke at your expense
You must start praying for the lifetime of suffering you will receive

Your people are drifting in misery, homeless and destitute
Your people are desperately searching for a way to survive
You’ve already gotten what you were striving for
But you paid a painful price in bloodshed

Your power is pushing you towards the path of no return
Your power will not allow your soul to be redeemed
Yet even if you are hacked to pieces, it won’t wash away your sins
Violence has completely turned into a berserker demon

What should we use to resist
The merciless destruction of bullets
You use the bodies of warriors to build the facade of war victory
What should we use to rouse
The deeply slumbering power
The firepower of war cannot withstand the longing for peace in people's hearts

What should we use to liberate
The power of love and peace
So that it can heal the desolation of time
To allow happiness to grow like crazy
No more casualties
No more casualties
No more people will be hurt by this
 


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Spoiler

 

Title: They Lie
Artist: ChaCha
Link: https://youtu.be/7YkZjY9TUmE
Translation: https://www.notion.so/828a9c1a584547aa828a3c9398d6f22d

Chinese lyrics

我们该用什么来清洗
战争留下的痕迹
曾经大好的河山现在只剩下满目疮痍
我们该用什么来清洗
伤害留下的痕迹
曾经美好的家园都已经被夷为一片平地

你将爱你的人民全都变成杀人机器
让他们互相残杀为你争夺更多的土地
为了冠冕堂皇地满足你贪得无厌的私欲
暴力被冠以战争之名去主持你所谓的正义

当你心爱的人在战场上失去双脚
当他在夜里无法入睡,痛苦地大声哭嚎
当你战战兢兢等待的消息最终变成噩耗
那么战争的胜利就是对你最直接的嘲笑

当你还在为人生的前途用力地思考
当炸弹掉落在你迎接幸福之前那一秒
这不是老天对你开的无聊玩笑
你要为从此迎接苦难的一生开始祷告

你的人民在颠沛流离居无定所
你的人民在为了生活苦苦求索
你已经得到了一切你想得到的结果
却为此付出惨痛的代价血流成河

你的权力在把你推向一条不归的路
你的权力在让自己的灵魂得不到救赎
可是就算将你千刀万剐也洗不去你犯下的罪恶
暴力已经完全变成一个丧心病狂的恶魔

我们该用什么来抵挡
子弹无情的扫荡
你用战士的尸体堆积成战争胜利的假象
我们该用什么来唤起
还在沉睡的力量
战争的炮火敌不过人民心中对和平的渴望

我们该用什么来解放
爱与和平的力量
让它能治愈时间的荒凉
让快乐疯狂生长
不再受伤
不再受伤
不会再有人为此受伤

 

 

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.
 



Alarm clock already sounded many times, how come you haven’t gotten up?
You said sleep for 5 minutes more, but it’s already been an hour
Based on your clinical symptoms
We can begin to diagnose
You are a late stage procrastination syndrome sufferer

Piled up a week’s worth of work, you put it off again and again
Leader is anxious, boss is angry, but you just keep tweeting
Based on your clinical symptoms
We can once again diagnose
You are a late stage procrastination syndrome sufferer

Dealing with modern humans, medical science is in crisis
We still don’t have an effective method of treatment
Day after day, every day wasting time, we must resort to
Cut off your wifi
Pull out your network cable
Throw out your cellphone
Turn off your feed
Now you must begin (to work)

If you can’t finish today, we won’t give you anything to eat
Next week is the test, textbook hasn’t even been touched
Will see advisor tomorrow to submit thesis, at worst you won’t sleep tonight
Based on your clinical symptoms
We can definitely diagnose
You are a late stage procrastination syndrome sufferer

Pile up for a month, no more clean clothes to wear
Room isn’t inhabitable by humans, no place to put your feet
Based on your clinical symptoms
We can begin to diagnose
You are a late stage procrastination syndrome sufferer

End of the month, rent hasn’t been paid, should be fined for (late) water and electricity (bill)
Don’t want to make food, don’t want to bathe, can’t stop (watching) TV shows
Based on your clinical symptoms
We can once again diagnose
You are a late stage procrastination syndrome sufferer

Dealing with modern humans, medical science is in crisis
We still don’t have an effective method of treatment
Day after day, every day wasting time, we must resort to
Cut off your wifi
Pull out your network cable
Throw out your cellphone
Turn off your feed
Now you must begin (to work)

If you can’t finish today, we won’t give you anything to eat
You’ve gotten fat again, you said you were going to work out, laid down the whole day
This meal doesn’t count, wait until next meal, if you don't eat your fill how can you lose weight?
Based on your clinical symptoms
We can totally diagnose
You are a late stage procrastination syndrome sufferer

Can you be saved?
You are a late stage procrastination syndrome sufferer
You ask me, but who do I ask?
We’re all late stage procrastination syndrome sufferers

 


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Answer
 

Spoiler

 

Title: 晚期拖延症患者
Artist: Mr. Miss
Link: https://youtu.be/-7AxR0NjnCg
Translation: https://www.notion.so/chicagochinese/ad8e68c535f045359c2f72c6bb9c9cc4?v=ab355816d35a4582a301c2b7a0e06aa5
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Chinese lyrics

闹钟响了好几遍了你怎么不起床呢
你说再睡个五分钟可已经一钟头了
根据您的临床表现
我们可以初步诊断
您是晚期拖延症患者

攒了一礼拜的工作可是你一拖再拖
领导急了老板怒了可你还在玩微博
根据您的临床表现
我们可以再次诊断
您是晚期拖延症患者

对于这个现代人类医学难关
我们目前尚无有效治疗手段
明日复明日每天浪费时间我只能
断掉你WIFI
拔掉你网线
扔掉你手机
关掉朋友圈
现在必须给我开始

今天要是干不完就不给你吃饭
下礼拜就要考试了课本还从没碰过
明天见导师交论文大不了今晚不睡了
根据您的临床表现
我们可以确切诊断
您是晚期拖延症患者

攒了一个月了没有干净衣服能穿了
房间不是人类住的双脚都没地方搁
根据您的临床表现
我们可以初步诊断
您是晚期拖延症患者

月底了房租还没交水电费该罚款了
不想做饭不想洗澡电视剧停不下了
根据您的临床表现
我们可以再次诊断
您是晚期拖延症患者

对于这个现代人类医学难关
我们目前尚无有效治疗手段
明日复明日每天浪费时间我只能
断掉你WIFI
拔掉你网线
扔掉你手机
关掉朋友圈
现在必须给我开始

今天要是干不完就不给你吃饭
你又胖了说要去健身房可整天躺着
这顿不算下顿再说不吃饱怎么减肥呢
根据您的临床表现
我们可以完全诊断
您是晚期拖延症患者

我还有救吗
您是晚期拖延症患者
你问我我问谁呢
我们都是晚期拖延症患者

 

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.
 



Can't stand how high the waves are and how salty the water is
I just live near the shore
Seaside wind is very cool, coconut juice is very sweet
I just sleep under the trees

Dad says the beach is very muggy, weather is very hot
Can't be suitable for me
Mom says the beach is too far, too many bad guys
Can't stop worrying about me

But since I was little you both said
The sea is the kingdom of freedom
A free, fabulous, tolerant place
How can it not accommodate me
I'll run towards it with all my might
Just treat it as exercising my body
This is how it becomes my own little piece of the sea

 


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Answer

Spoiler

 

Title: 海
Artist: HeavenStore乐队
Link: https://artist.douban.com/m/heavenstore/tracks?play=tS8l8d&pl=pS2jz84h5q&pz=1
Translation: https://www.notion.so/8acfccf7c463428a95537b60c9219207

Chinese lyrics

受不了海浪太高海水太咸
我就住在岸旁边
海边的海风好凉,椰汁好甜
我就睡在树下面

爸爸说海边很湿,天气很热
不会适合我
妈妈说海边太远,坏人太多
不能放心我

可是从小你们都说
海是自由的王国
自由,美好,包容的地方
怎么会容不下我
我会奋力跑向那里
就当做锻炼身体
这才算是属于我的那片海

 

 

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.
 



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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Answer

Spoiler

 

Title: 在山西烟台
Artist: 刘东明
Link: https://artist.douban.com/m/liudongming/tracks?play=tS7jx7&pl=pSx45xcb&pz=1
Translation: https://www.notion.so/f7534b420ed7495e9f9446a0d58cc1f4

Chinese lyrics

卖唱的人,从东走到西
夏天天桥上,冬天地铁里
弹着一个和弦,唱着流行的歌曲
没有人鼓掌,零钱落在地
滑在双脚边,弯腰拾起
日图有三餐,无暇顾尊严
零钱买大饼,饼似家乡月
捧了在手中,囫囵咽下去
天寒手指冻,捂嘴哈热气
不敢多喝水,生怕有内急
命如细琴弦,卖唱如行乞
同在人流中,只为腹中饥
五谷入茅厕,只剩腹中饥

 

 

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.
 



A long, long time ago
You had me, I had you
A long, long time ago
You left me to soar in a distant sky

The world outside is wonderful
The world outside is very fickle
When you think the outside world is wonderful
I'll be here sincerely wishing you well

When the evening sun sets
I'm always here longing for you
Even though the sky is filled with drizzling rain
I'll still be waiting for your return

The world outside is wonderful
The world outside is very fickle
When you think the outside world is very fickle
I'll still be here patiently waiting for you

 


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Answer
 

Spoiler

 

Title: 外面的世界
Artist: 郑心慈 + 胡慧仪
Link: https://youtu.be/txuG0UzROd4
Translation: https://www.notion.so/feade1d4d1404bd08a02dbe79b1a2422

Chinese lyrics

在很久很久以前
你拥有我,我拥有你
在很久很久以前
你离开我去远空翱翔

外面的世界很精彩
外面的世界很无奈
当你觉得外面的世界很精彩
我会在这里衷心地祝福你

每当夕阳西沉的时候
我总是在这里盼望你
天空中虽然飘着雨
我依然等待你的归期

外面的世界很精彩
外面的世界很无奈
当你觉得外面的世界很无奈
我还在这里耐心地等着你

 

 

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