让所有父子百听不厌的歌《Father and Son》

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《Father and Son》是英国民谣摇滚歌手Cat Stevens 的经典温情之作,被许多人翻唱过,它还曾作为电影《银河护卫队2》的插曲放在影片结尾部分。这首歌的歌词通过一对父与子之间的对话讲述了两代人之间的代沟以及难以割舍的亲情,真实感人。

后附音频和中英文歌词


歌 曲:《Father and Son》

歌 手:Cat Stevens



- ✿【中英文歌词】✿ -

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father:(父亲的话)

It's not time to make a change

现在还不是做出改变的时候

Just relax--take it easy

请放松点吧,别紧张

You're still young--that's your fault

你还是太年轻了,那是你的缺点

There's so much you have to know

你需要学习的东西还很多

Find a girl, settle down

找个女孩安定下来,不再浪迹天涯

If you want, you can marry

如果你想,那么你可以步入婚姻的殿堂

Look at me--I am old

看着我,我已逐渐老去

But I'm happy

但我却很活得很开心

I was once like you are now

我也曾像你这样年轻过

And I know that it's not easy

而且我知道那并不容易

To be calm when you've found

当你发觉外头有些奇妙的事情时

Something going on

务必保持冷静

But take your time--think a lot

凡事三思而后行

While think of everything you've got

思考你所拥有的一切

For you will still be here tomorrow

因为明天你的人依然会在这儿

But your dreams may not...

而你的梦想却并非如此……

 

son:(儿子的回答)

How could I try to explain?

我该怎么和你解释呢?

When I do--it turns away again

事实总是和意愿背道而驰

And it's always been the same

历史不断犯着相似的错误

Same old story

同样的故事正在发生

From the moment I could talk

那我能够说话的那一刻起

I was ordered to listen

我就被要求循规蹈矩

Now there's a way, and I know

现在,路在眼前,我知道

That I have to go away

我必须要走了

I know, I have to go...

是的,我必须走……

 

father:(父亲的话)

It's not time to make a change

现在还不是做出改变的时候

Just sit down

请坐下

and take it slowly

慢慢去找出解决的办法

You're still young--that's your fault

你还是太年轻了,那是你的缺点

There's so much you have to go through

你还需要经历更多风雨的洗礼

Find a girl, settle down

找个女孩安定下来,不再居无定所

If you want, you can marry

如果你想,那么你可以享受婚姻的幸福

Look at me--I am old

看着我,我已垂垂老矣

But I'm happy

但我依然开心

 

son:(儿子的回答)

All the times, that I've cried

每次当我泪流的时候

Keeping all the things I knew inside

我都将这一切深藏心底(指自己的理想和抱负)

And it's hard

这是很不容易的

But it's harder to ignore it

但更难的是要对它视而不见

If they were right--I'd agree

我承认,有时候别人的生活是对的

But it's them--they know

但那是别人,是他们追求的生活

Not me. Now there's a way, and I know

不是我,现在我知道该怎么做了

That I have to go away

我会离开你的生活,自己去闯荡

I know, I have to go.

是的,我该走了……

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