這首歌聽著聽著,會讓人想到自己還是純情少女時,暗戀過的人,再讓我心中的十七歲少女出場一次吧!奇怪,為什麼跟你在一起總是會看到流星、聽到鳥唱歌呢?原來是因為鳥、星星、和我一樣,都想靠近你啊! 真像戒嚴時期,哦不,是70年代才會有的含蓄表達。歌裡暗示了「金髮碧眼」是天賦異稟的美貌,也成為洋人的註冊商標,從此象徵高級與時尚,但我個人還是比較偏愛黑人啊!


They Long to be Closer to You
原唱者:Carpenters
發行年:1970

Why do birds suddenly appear Every time you are near?
(為什麼, 每次你來的時候,都會有小鳥唱歌呢…?)

Just like me, they long to be Close to you.
(啊!就像我一樣,因為牠們想靠近你呀!)

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Why do stars fall down from the sky Every time you walk by?
(為什麼,每次你跟我散步的時候,都會有流星呢?)

Just like me, they long to be Close to you.
(啊!跟我一樣,星星們也想到地球上來看看你啊!)

On the day that you were born
(你出生的那天……)

The angels got together
(天使聚在一起)

And decided to create a dream come true
(他們決定要讓人類的美夢成真)

So they sprinkled moon dust in your hair of golden starlight in your eyes of blue.

(所以,他們把月亮的粉塵灑在你的金髮上,種在你的藍眼睛裡)

That is why all the girls in town Follow you all around

(這就是,為什麼全城的女人都在倒貼你…:o)

Just like me, they long to be Close to you.
(跟我一樣,大家都想接近你)

 

On the day that you were born
(你出生的那天)

The angels got together
(天使聚集在一起)

And decided to create a dream come true
(他們決定要讓人類的美夢成真)

So they sprinkled moon dust in your hair of golden starlight in your eyes of blue.
(所以,他們把月亮的粉塵灑在你的金髮上,種在你的藍眼睛裡)

That is why all the girls in town Follow you all around
(這就是,為什麼全城的女人都在倒貼你…)

That is why all the girls in town Follow you all around
(這就是為什麼全城的女人都在倒貼你)

Just like me, they long to be Close to you.
(跟我一樣,大家都想接近你)

Just like me, they long to be Close to you.
(跟我一樣,大家都想接近你)

Wa, close to you
(哇,我跟你靠得好近)

Wa, close to you
(哇,我跟你靠得好近…)

Ha, close to you
(哈,我跟你靠得好近)

La, close to you
(啦,跟你靠得好近……)

 

 

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