在這個商品已經生產過剩、供過於求的年代,一個家庭一整年有情人節*2,雙方的生日*2,結婚週年紀念日*1,而且送的禮物都是全家一起使用的,買禮物所削弱的金流,也是整個家庭所承受的,所以對於買禮物,除了不環保、浪費錢之外,它的邊際效用也已經很低。結婚兩三年後,老公還能送你一首詩、一首歌,即使只是一張親手寫的卡片,裡面有100個字以上,就已經很感人了。就算是首爛歌、爛詩,但也好過手機、平板、3C等一秒變垃圾的商品。

Your Song
原唱者:Elton John
發行年:1970

It's a little bit funny, this feeling inside
(這種感覺,有點好笑)

I'm not one of those who can easily hide, I
(我不是那種會隱藏感受的人)

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Don't have much money but boy, if I did
(我沒有很多錢,但是如果我可以的話…)

I'd buy a big house where we both could live
(我會買一間大房子,我們可以住在一起)

If I was a sculptor but then again, no
(如果我會雕刻,哦不)

Or a man who makes potions in a traveling show
(或是我會拍旅遊影片)

Oh, I know it's not much but it's the best I can do
(我知道我能做的不多,但是這是我能做的全部)

My gift is my song
(我送妳的禮物,就只有這首歌)

And this one's for you
(這首歌,就是給你的)

And you can tell everybody this is your song
(然後,你就能跟每個人說,這首歌是你的歌)

It may be quite simple but now that it's done
(這首歌,其實也很簡單,但是我寫好了)

I hope you don't mind
(我希望你不介意)

I hope you don't mind
(我希望你不介意)

That I put down in words
(我還替它填了詞)

How wonderful life is while you're in the world
(有你在的生活,是多麼美好)

 

I sat on the roof and kicked up the moss
(我坐在屋頂上,然後腳打著拍子,順便除掉了不少青苔…XD)

Well, a few of the verses, well, they've got me quite cross
(雖然只是幾個樂句的堆疊,但是我很用心編排…)

But the sun's been quite kind
(今天的陽光正好很溫柔)

While I wrote this song
(當我寫這首歌的時候,還沒有把我晒昏)

It's for people like you that
(這首歌,就是為了你,和跟你一樣的人寫的)

Keep it turned on
(讓它一直傳唱下去吧!)

So excuse me forgetting
(所以,抱歉我忘了)

But these things, I do
(我所做的事情)

You see, I've forgotten
(你看,我已經忘了)

If they're green or they're blue
(不管這是綠歌,或是藍調)

Anyway, the thing is, what I really mean
(反正,這首歌就是我想的那樣)

Yours are the sweetest eyes I've ever seen
(你的眼睛是我所看過最美的)

And you can tell everybody this is your song
(你可以告訴每個人,這是你的歌)

It may be quite simple but now that it's done
(這首歌,也很簡單,但是我寫好了)

I hope you don't mind
(我希望你不介意)

I hope you don't mind
(我希望你不介意)

That I put down in words
(我替它寫了詞)

How wonderful life is while you're in the world
(有你在的生活,是多麼美好)

I hope you don't mind
(我希望你不介意)

I hope you don't mind
(我希望你不介意)

That I put down in words
(我替它寫了詞)

How wonderful life is while you're in the world
(有你在的生活,是多麼美好)

 

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