1981年,全世界充滿痛苦,但每個人為了自己的生活煩惱,連看苦難者一眼的心思都沒有。

其實每天下午四點之後,在台北的捷運站裡,找個角落坐著看,你也會有一樣的感覺。每個人擁擠、匆忙、冷漠的生活在一起,卻不覺得這樣很痛苦?

Under Pressure
原唱者:Queen
發行年:1981

Pressure pushing down on me
(有種壓力,壓著我)


Pressing down on you no man ask for
(這世界就是有種壓力,卻不是來自任何人)


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Under pressure that brings a building down
(這種壓力,會壓倒整座大樓)

Splits a family in two
(會拆散家庭)

Puts people on streets
(讓人流落街頭)

Ee day da - that's okay
(咿爹打,算了)

It's the terror of knowing
(但所有人都恐懼去了解它)

What the world is about
(神啊!這究竟是個什麼樣的世界啊?)

Watching some good friends
(看著我的好朋友們)

Screaming 'Let me out'
(他們在牢籠裡呼喊著:「讓我出去~~~!」)

Pray tomorrow gets me higher
(想像著明天會更好,會讓我舒服一點)

Pressure on people people on streets
(每個人都承受著某種壓力,街上的每個人都帶著壓力生活)

Okay
(好吧)

Chippin' around - kick my brains around the floor
(我投降了,把我打趴吧)

These are the days it never rains but it pours
(這是個壓抑的年代,一旦爆發,就無法收拾)

It's the terror of knowing
(每個人都害怕知道太多)

What this world is about
(不敢面對這個世界究竟發生了什麼事)

Watching some good friends
(看著自己的好友)

Screaming 'Let me out'
(呼喊著:「讓我出去」)

Pray tomorrow - gets me higher higher high
(為明天祈禱吧,懷著一份真誠的期待,會讓你感覺自己還活著)

Pressure on people people on streets
(一條普通的街,也像個壓力鍋)

Turned away from it all like a blind man
(每個人別過頭,漠不關心,讓自己像個瞎子)

Sat on a fence but it don't work
(冷眼旁觀,不會有用)

Keep coming up with love but it's so slashed and torn
(所有罪惡,都以愛之名,卻快毀滅這個世界了)


Why - why - why?
(為什麼?)

Love love love love love
(這就是愛的口號,那是假的)

Insanity laughs under pressure we're breaking
(瘋狂大笑,在壓力之下,我們崩潰了)

Can't we give ourselves one more chance
(我們能再給自己一次機會嗎?)

Why can't we give love that one more chance
(為什麼,我們不能給真愛一次機會?)

Why can't we give love give love give love give love
(為什麼,我們沒有能力愛?)

Give love give love give love give love give love
(就愛吧,就愛吧!就愛吧!)

'Cause love's such an old fashioned word
(愛只是一個老掉牙的字眼)

And love dares you to care for
(愛會讓你產生勇氣關心別人)

The people on the (People on streets) edge of the night
(人們,那些在街上的人們,在黑暗的邊緣掙扎著)

And loves (People on streets) dares you to change our way of Caring about ourselves
(愛會改變你,會改變你看待自己的方式)

This is our last dance
(這是我們最後的一支舞)

This is our last dance
(也是人類最後的機會)

This is ourselves
(這就是人類)

Under pressure
(在極端的壓力下…)

Under pressure
(這是個瘋狂的世界…)

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