Friday Night

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Friday Night

Friday, staying at home, a little lonely. Lying in bed, thinking to myself about what TV shows are playing.
The thoughts in my mind repeat over and over. The phone rings, a sentence and I'm changing clothes.
Those few steps to come inside, exchanging gazes.
 
Content, joyful, they say I'm playing it cool. I'm too lazy to greet them, don't need to defend myself.
Tonight, I just want to be captured by the music.
 
Baby boy, why dance by yourself? Baby boy, why choose loneliness?
Pretending to be innocent, calling me unfeeling. Your way of thinking, what you want to do, has been very clear.
Baby boy, why dance by yourself? Baby boy, why choose loneliness?
Pretending to be innocent, calling me unfeeling. Your way of thinking, what you want to do, has been very clear.
 
Immersed* in the middle of the rhythm, I'm not lonely anymore. On the dance floor, the crowd also matches this program**.
Don't mind this tiny mistake. When the music stops, this story ends too.
 
In the music's poison, whole-heartedly, don't keep dancing seriously—throw out your worries.
Soundwaves speeding, heart beats racing faster, wanting to protect this moment. Time, stop.
 
Baby boy, please give me a chance. Baby boy, I swear you won't regret it.
Physical contact, making people jealous. This cup of alcohol flowing to the brain, (it's) becoming unclear.
Baby boy, please give me a chance. Baby boy, I swear you won't regret it.
Physical contact, making people jealous. This cup of alcohol flowing to the brain, (it's) becoming unclear.
 
Now round 2 begins, friends celebrating together.
Everyone happily enjoying (themselves), raise (your hands)! A cup of whiskey label blue;
Women shaking their asses, making the men that watch fascinated. Come out to play, just be happy—don't be so serious.
A shot heating us up, soothing a day's exhaustion.
Don't have to try to overcome (it), the attitude in the club is already "woo woo"!
But don't overdo it, knives and guns aren't impossible to get into.
My own level ignored well, at the last cup I stop.
 
Baby boy, why dance by yourself? Baby boy, why choose loneliness?
Pretending to be innocent, calling me unfeeling. Your way of thinking, what you want to do, has been very clear.
Baby boy, please give me a chance. Baby boy, I swear you won't regret it.
Physical contact, making people jealous. This cup of alcohol flowing to the brain, (it's) becoming unclear.
 
Publié par mszed le Mar, 18/09/2012 - 22:58
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Bolded text indicates the female singer.
Chinese is a pro-drop language; there are very few pronouns in the song. I did my best to guess what they are, and left them out if at all possible.
*Common translations for 沉溺 are "to indulge" and "to wallow" but I felt immerse was a better verb in this case.
**program as in TV show, radio show, etc. I'm not sure what it means in this context.

There is a line in there that says, "Reprinted from Mojim lyrics site". I didn't translate that.

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Friday Night

星期五待在家有点孤独 躺在床上自己想有什么节目
脑里的思绪反反覆覆 电话响啊一句话就换上衣服
进门那几步 换来注目
 
自得其乐他们却说我在耍酷 懒得招呼 不需辩护
今天晚上只想被音乐俘虏
 
babyboy 为何一人跳舞 babyboy 为何选择孤独
 

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    septembre 19th, 2012

Thank you!! I've waited a long time for this translation. Smile

mszed     septembre 19th, 2012

No problem! It was a fun song to translate.