Roxanne其實在歌裡是個妓女的名字,這首與宅男與妓女一見鐘情的歌,還頗受歡迎的。有點像Don't Stop Believing裡的South Detroit, 因為歌曲流傳太廣,最後Detroit(底特律)就被Journey唱成一個爛地方。勸大家在取假名的時候,還是不要挑Roxanne這個名字…不然妳跟外國人說自己叫Roxanne時,人家第一印象很可能是浮現the Police歌裡那個妓女…XD

Roxanne
原唱者:the Police
發行年:1978

Roxanne you don't have to put on the red light
(小仙仙,妳不必出來賣)

Those days are over you don't have to sell your body to the night
(為了幾個錢,就把靈魂交給黑夜的日子結束了)

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Roxanne you don't have to wear that dress tonight
(小仙仙,妳不用穿得像妓女一樣)

Walk the streets for money you don't care if it's wrong or if it's right
(在街上搭訕男人,只是為了賺錢,管他是對還錯)

Roxanne You don't have to put on the red light
(小仙,你不用到紅燈區討生活了)

Roxanne You don't have to put on the red light
(小仙,你不用到紅燈區討生活了)

Roxanne (put on the red light) Oh
(小仙,現在就跟我從良去吧,噢)

 

 

I loved you since I knew ya
(因為,我看到你的第一眼,就愛上你了)

I wouldn't talk down to ya
(我不會對妳說髒話的)

I have to tell you just how I feel
(我要讓你知道我的感覺)

I won't share you with another boy
(我不想和別人分享妳)

I know my mind is made up so put away your make-up
(我已經下定決心了,所以你不用再假扮自己了)

I told you once I won't tell you again it's a bad way
(我只會對你說一次,我不喜歡妳這樣)

Roxanne You don't have to put on the red light
(小仙,你不用到紅燈區討生活了)

Roxanne (put on the red light) Oh
(小仙,現在就跟我從良去吧,噢)

 

 

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