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But the rain Is full of ghosts tonight, that tap and sigh upon the glass and listen for reply.
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【K'naan: Take A Minute】花一分鐘


  索馬利亞籍歌手K’naan的歌,這位歌手也就是今年南非世界杯主題曲Wavin’ Flag的演唱者。
  我不愛RAP的,但我好愛K’naan的聲音,還有他歌詞裡對索馬利亞的熱愛。
  (發現他是從跟Keane的合作!!!!!!
  有些地方還沒翻完,但我趕著要去宜蘭了,星期二才回來,沒翻的地方回來以後再弄。
  (其實那些是我不知道怎麼翻或者不知道什麼意思的地方XD

  And any man who knows a thing knows
  如果有一個人了解這些的話
  He knows not a damn, damn thing at all
  他會了解這一切不是那麼糟的
  And every time I felt the hurt
  每一次我感覺到痛

  And I felt the givin' gettin' me up off the wall
  我便感覺給予,這讓我

  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it ride
  稍微花一分鐘,奔放一陣
  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it breeze
  稍微花一分鐘,輕盈片刻

  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it ride
  稍微花一分鐘,奔放一陣
  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it breeze
  稍微花一分鐘,輕盈片刻

  How did Mandela get the will to surpass the everyday
  曼德拉到底是以什麼樣的意志好去度過那些日子
  When injustice had him caged and trapped in every way?
  當他因不公義而深陷囹圄他是如何度過的
  How did Gandhi ever withstand the hunger strikes and all?
  甘地到底是如何忍受飢餓與無數的攻擊
  Didn't do it to gain power or money if I recall
  也沒有利用這一切掌握一些力量或趁機致富

  It's to give, I guess, I'll pass it on
  最要緊的就是給與,我想,我會把這想法傳下去
  Mother thinks it'll lift the stress of Babylon
  Mother knows, my mother she suffered blows
  媽媽知道,我母親曾經受難遭擊
  I don't know how we survived such violent episodes
  我不知道在那些暴力中,人們是如何存活

  I was so worried and hurt to see you bleed
  我曾經如此擔心受驚,當我看見你受傷
  But as soon as you came out the hospital you gave me sweets
  但是當你從醫院走出來,你給了我甜蜜的笑容
  Yeah, they try to take you from me
  嗯,儘管他們試圖奪走你
  But you still only gave 'em some prayers and sympathy
  你依然寬容地為他們祈禱,給與他們同情

  Dear mama, you helped me write this
  親愛的媽媽,是妳讓我寫下這首歌
  By showing me to give is priceless
  讓我知道能夠給與是無價的福分

  And any man who knows a thing knows
  如果有一個人了解這些的話
  He knows not a damn, damn thing at all
  他會了解這一切不是那麼糟的
  And every time I felt the hurt
  每一次我感覺到痛

  And I felt the givin' gettin' me up off the wall
  我便感覺給予,

  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it ride
  稍微花一分鐘,奔放一陣
  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it breeze
  稍微花一分鐘,輕盈片刻

  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it ride
  稍微花一分鐘,奔放一陣
  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it breeze
  稍微花一分鐘,輕盈片刻

  All I can say is the worst is over now
  我所要說的就是,最糟的已經過去了
  We can serve the hard times, divorce, it's over now
  我們共度了最糟的時刻,然後離開,一切都結束了
  They try to keep us out but they doors is open now
  有些人嘗試把我們隔絕在外,但那扇掩蔽的門已然開啟
  My nigga, Akon is gettin' awards and covers now
  
  This is K'naan and still reppin' the S
  這裡是K’naan
  Comin' out of Mogadishu and still draped in the mess
  來自索馬利亞,依然陷在一片混亂局面
  And no matter how we strong, homie
  而不論我們到底如何堅強,同伴們
  It ain't easy comin' out of where we from, homie
  走出我們的祖國不是那麼容易,同伴們

  And that's the reason why, I could never play for me
  這就是為什麼,我從來就不能為自己效力
  Tell 'em the truth is what my dead homies told me
  告訴他們事實吧,這是一個死去的同伴告訴我的
  Ooh yeah, I take inspiration from the most heinous of situations
  喔是的,這首歌的靈感來自一個最混亂的環境裡
  Creating medication out my own tribulations
  
  Dear Africa, you helped me write this
  親愛的非洲,你讓我寫出了這首歌
  By showing me to give is priceless
  讓我知道能夠給與是無價的福分

  And any man who knows a thing knows
  如果有一個人了解這些的話
  He knows not a damn, damn thing at all
  他會了解這一切不是那麼糟的
  And every time I felt the hurt
  每一次我感覺到痛

  And I felt the givin' gettin' me up off the wall
  我便感覺給予,

  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it ride
  稍微花一分鐘,奔放一陣
  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it breeze
  稍微花一分鐘,輕盈片刻

  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it ride
  稍微花一分鐘,奔放一陣
  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it breeze
  稍微花一分鐘,輕盈片刻

  Nothing is perfect man, that's what the world is
  天下無完美,這就是這個世界的樣貌
  All I know is I'm enjoying today
  但我能夠把握的是,我享受今日
  You know 'cause it isn't every day that you get to give
  因為你知道的,不是每一天你都有能力給予

  And any man who knows a thing knows
  如果有一個人了解這些的話
  He knows not a damn, damn thing at all
  他會了解這一切不是那麼糟的
  And every time I felt the hurt
  每一次我感覺到痛

  And I felt the givin' gettin' me up off the wall
  我便感覺給予,

  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it ride
  稍微花一分鐘,奔放一陣
  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it breeze
  稍微花一分鐘,輕盈片刻

  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it ride
  稍微花一分鐘,奔放一陣
  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it breeze
  稍微花一分鐘,輕盈片刻

  I got nothin' to complain about
  沒有什麼好抱怨的
  You know where I'm from
  你知道我來自何方
  You know where I'ma last, so
  你也知道最後我將往何處去
  You know I was flyin' high
  你知道我正馳騁著

  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it ride
  稍微花一分鐘,奔放一陣
  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it breeze
  稍微花一分鐘,輕盈片刻

  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it ride
  稍微花一分鐘,奔放一陣
  I'm just gonna take a minute and let it breeze
  稍微花一分鐘,輕盈片刻

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