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Lyrics Project #12: Snail, Ant, and Hedgehog - Liao Juanjia


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Liao Juanjia’s fanciful lyrics describe a whimsical daydream featuring various plants and animals. However, the line about high heels somewhat grounds the proceedings in reality, suggesting the second verse is actually about someone’s commute. The third verse is essentially about the game Plants vs Zombies (a pretty popular game to play on one’s phone during a commute). The stars of the show finally appear in the fourth verse: a pair of hedgehogs who want to embrace but fear getting pricked by each others’ quills. An apt metaphor for modern dating!
This is part of the Grand Chinese Lyrics Project.

Chinese title: 蜗牛蚂蚁与刺猬

Artist: 廖隽嘉

Listen: https://artist.douban.com/m/liaojunjia/tracks?play=tSd1lz&pl=pS975v3wb&pz=1

Type of lyrics: Third-person story

Genre: Jazz pop

Difficulty: Medium? No fancy expressions and only one semi-rare word (向日葵).




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