听歌学英语:我未曾找回自己 I've never been to me
日期:2019-07-12 21:37

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中英歌词

今天介绍的歌曲《I've Never Been to Me》,来自于崛起于80年代初,昙花一现就消失的女歌手Charlene,这是她唯一的代表作。历久弥新,也弥足珍贵。欢迎收听今天的《听歌学英语》,我是主播小C。这是一首充满女性自觉的情歌。歌中唱的是劝告别人,但听起来却像是在规劝另一个自己,一个几十年前的自己。她规劝一位彷徨的妇女,“要好好珍惜自己的拥有,珍惜自己怀抱中的孩子,以及那经常拌嘴却是真心爱自己的丈夫”。她说自己虽然到过所谓的快乐“天堂”,却未曾有过自我,希望别人不要再重蹈她的覆辙。下面一起来听听这首歌吧!

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Hey lady,

, 女士

you lady, cursing at your life

女士, 你正对你的生活充满怨恨

You're a discontented mother

你是一个不容易满足的母亲

and a regimented wife

和一个失去自由的妻子

I've no doubt you dream about

我深信你也梦想过

the things you'll never do

那些你从未做过的事

But I wish someone had talked to me like I

但我希望有人曾经对我说过

wanna talk to you

就像我现在想对你说的

Oh, I've been to Georgia and California

我曾经去过佐治亚州和加州

and anywhere I could run

那些我能去过的所有地方

I took the hand of a preacher man

我牵过一个教士的手

-and we made love in the sun

和他一起在阳光下恋爱

But I ran out of places

但是我还是厌倦了所有的地方

and friendly faces because I had to be free

和那些友好的脸庞, 因为我渴望自由

I've been to paradise

我曾经去过天堂

but I've never been to me

却从未找回我自己

Please lady, please lady,

女士, 女士

don't just walk away

请你别走开

Cause I have this need to tell you

因为我要告诉你

why I'm all alone today

为什么我现在一直很孤独

I can see so much of me

我能从你的眼神中

still living in your eyes

看到太多过去的我

Won't you share a part of a weary heart

你愿意分享我早已疲惫的心吗

that has lived a million lies....

这颗生活在无数谎言中的心

Oh, I've been to Niece

我曾经去过尼斯

and the Isle of Greece

和希腊

while I've sipped champagne on a yacht

在游艇上享受香槟

I've moved like Harlow in Monte Carlo

在蒙特卡洛像哈洛一样畅游

and showed 'em what I've got

还向他们炫耀我的一切

I've been undressed by kings

我曾被王侯们脱下衣服

and I've seen some things

我曾见识过那些

that a woman ain't supposed to see

一个女人无法想像的事情

I've been to paradise,

我曾经去过天堂

but I've never been to me

却从未找回我自己

Hey, you know what paradise is? It's a lie

, 你知道天堂是什么样吗? 天堂是一个谎言

A fantasy we create about people and places as we'd like them to be

一个为我们所期望的人们和地方创造的幻想

But you know what truth is?

但是你知道生活的真相是什么吗

It's that little baby you're holding

就是你手中正抱着小宝宝

It's that man you fought with this morning

白天和那个男人吵架

The same one you're going to make love with tonight

晚上你却愿意和他做爱

That's truth, that's love

那就是生活, 那就是爱情

Sometimes I've been to crying for unborn children

有时我会为我那些没有出世的孩子们哭泣

hat might have made me complete

他们本来可以让我有完整的人生

But I took the sweet life,

但是我却选择了风光的生活

I never knew I'd be bitter from the sweet

我从没想到过生活会变得苦涩

I've spent my life exploring the subtle

我用我的一生想弄明白

whoring that costs too much to be free

那个微妙的妓女生活要付出多大的自由的代价

Hey lady, I've been to paradise,

, 女士, 我曾经去过天堂

but I've never been to me

却从未找回我自己

I've been to paradise

我曾经去过天堂

I've never been to me

却从未找回我自己

I've been to paradise

我曾经去过天堂

I've never been to me

却从未找回我自己

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歌词讲解

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歌词:Hey lady,you lady, cursing at your life.

, 女士,女士, 你正对你的生活充满怨恨

You're a discontented mother and a regimented wife.

你是一个不容易满足的母亲和一个失去自由的妻子

讲解:Curse [kɜːrs] n.&v.诅咒;咒骂

curse at 咒骂

curse at sb =swear at sb 咒骂某人

She cursed at one of her servants this morning.

今天早晨她大骂了一个仆人

We didn't beat or swear at people.

我们既没有打人,也没有骂人.
be cursed with sth因…而受苦

Poor Mother is cursed with bad health.

可怜的母亲苦于身体不佳。

discontented [ˌdɪskən'tentɪd] adj. 不满意的

He was discontented with his salary.

他对自己的薪水感到不满。

contented adj. 满足的;心安的

We are contented to work for that company.
我们心甘情愿为那家公司干活。

regimented ['rɛdʒɪmɛntɪd] adj. 受管制的

Modern children don' t like being regimented .

现代的儿童不喜欢受严格的控制。

regimented education 标准化教育

歌词:I took the hand of a preacher man,-and we made love in the sun.

我牵过一个教士的手,和他一起在阳光下恋爱。

But I ran out of places and friendly faces because I had to be free.

但是我还是厌倦了所有的地方和那些友好的脸庞, 因为我渴望自由。

讲解:Take the hand of 抓住某人的手

Take sb by the hand 拉某人的手

Won’t you take me by the hand, forever?

你是否能牵着我的手,永远?

preacher['priːtʃər] n. 传道者;讲道者;牧师

He was a simple preacher, but he was a man with a mission.

他虽然是个平凡的牧师,却是个有使命的人。

preach [pritʃ] vt. 讲道;说教 vi. 传道;训诫

"Don't preach at me," he shouted.

“不要对我说教,”他喊道。

He said he was trying to preach peace and tolerance to his people.

他说他正试图向他的人民宣扬和平与宽容。

preach at 向…唠叨

My sister has been preaching at me again about my lack of neatness.

我姐姐又在跟我唠叨要我改掉不爱整洁的毛病。

ran out of用完;耗尽;

We have run out of milk and juice.

我们用完了牛奶和果汁。

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重点单词
  • subtleadj. 微妙的,敏感的,精细的,狡诈的,不明显的
  • yachtn. 游艇,快艇 vi. 驾快艇
  • neatnessn. 干净,整洁
  • tentn. 帐篷 v. 住帐篷,宿营
  • contentedadj. 满足的,心安的 动词content的过去式和过
  • fantasyn. 幻想 v. 幻想
  • tolerancen. 忍耐力,宽容,容忍,公差
  • preachvi. 传道,宣扬 vt. 讲道,说教
  • cursen. 诅咒,咒骂,祸端 vt. 咒骂,诅咒,使受罪 vi
  • beatv. 打败,战胜,打,敲打,跳动 n. 敲打,拍子,心跳